Tribeca Film Festival organisers will stage DEFCON’s hacking conference, Oculus Story Studio’s virtual reality experience and a special event with A$AP Rocky.
The additional roster of events includes the ‘Tea Talks’ industry discussions in partnership with leading cultural institutions
The Oculus Story Studio will showcase a short experience called Lost using the Oculus Rift Crescent Bay prototype. Lost takes the viewer on a journey to a moonlit forest inhabited by an unexpected creature.
The piece is directed by Oculus Story Studio’s creative director Saschka Unseld, who also directed Pixar’s short film The Blue Umbrella.
Festival brass also announced that artist, director and entrepreneur Chris Milk has been named the inaugural featured creator at Spring Studios.
The Tribeca Film Festival is set to run in New York from April 15-26. Click here for further programming details.