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ASFF Screen School VR Lab at York Theatre Royal

This year, BAFTA-Qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival invites film lovers to York Theatre Royal to consider the ever-increasing possibilities of filmmaking. The Screen School VR Lab in partnership with London College of Communication is part of ASFF’s diverse programme, exploring new dimensions and immersive experiences created by some of the world's most innovative filmmakers working with exciting new technologies.

Running alongside the VR Lab, York Theatre Royal hosts industry professionals and practitioners to share their experiences of working with new technologies. In these relaxed discussions, guests explore the practicalities and challenges of VR filmmaking, considering practical techniques as well as the potential of VR, its role in the future of cinema and its purpose beyond the realm of filmmaking.

These sessions look to varied ways VR can impact daily life, traversing different industries such as news, education, healthcare and more. Topics covered include: VR Broadcasting: The Changing Face of Journalism; Artificial Intelligence; How to Create a 360 Film; The Future of VR and VR in the Everyday.

Find out more about the VR Lab here. Tickets for ASFF are available here.