Two Bit Circus Premieres VR Cinema at the 2018 edition of New Frontier at Sundance Film Festival

PARK CITY, Utah–#sundance2018–Today Two Bit Circus, an experiential entertainment company, premieres a VR Cinema at the 2018 edition of New Frontier at the
Sundance Film Festival, January 18-28 in Park City, Utah. The VR Cinema
will feature the official New Frontier Mobile VR lineup.

Shari Frilot, Sundance Film Festival Senior Programmer and Chief
Curator, New Frontier, said, “We are thrilled to be working together
again with Two Bit Circus to expand cinema culture by featuring the New
Frontier mobile VR lineup in their VR Cinema in Park City. They are not
only making possible an exponential increase in points of access for our
audiences into this important work, their VR Cinema will also bring
warmth and meaning through enabling a collective experience of these
outstanding immersive stories.”

The state-of-the-art Two Bit Circus VR Cinema will allow Festival
attendees to immerse themselves in an international selection of
original VR narratives through a forty-person simultaneously triggered
virtual reality screening experience. Featured works in the lineup
include will.i.am’s brainchild, Masters of the Sun, the world
premiere of the full season of Ed Robles’ Dispatch, and Yung
Jake’s groundbreaking interactive VR, On My Way, and Isle of Dogs
Behind the Scenes (in Virtual Reality), Felix & Paul’s collaboration
with The Isle of Dogs Production Team.

New Frontier is known for identifying the most relevant and impactful
modes of tech-enabled narrative, and Two Bit Circus is known for
providing cutting-edge immersive experiences. Together, New Frontier and
Two Bit Circus will deliver new compelling narratives in innovative and
engaging ways, levering both story and technology.

Nancy Bennett, Chief Creative Officer, Two Bit Circus, said, “The spirit
of these organizations resonate; both seek to engage audiences in
immersive, imaginative storytelling that is enabled by new technologies.
Together, Two Bit Circus and New Frontier at the Sundance Film Festival
are building a foundation for the next generation of storytellers, who
will use different mediums and technologies to tell some of the most
important stories of our time. We can’t wait for this chapter of
storytelling and where it might lead us.”

Brent Bushnell, CEO, Two Bit Circus, said, “Keri Putnam, Shari Frilot,
and the Sundance Institute are best-in-class storytellers and curators,
shaping the stories of tomorrow. Our shared passions when combined, help
to provide new venues and avenues for exploring unique narratives.”

About Two Bit Circus

Two Bit Circus is an experiential entertainment company building a
network of micro-amusement parks. These 35k-50k square foot
entertainment complexes are a new platform to showcase the future of fun
and bring people together through VR, escape rooms, re-imagined arcade
games, immersive theater, and other new forms of entertainment. The
venues are a launchpad for new technologies and branded content and
serve as an anchor tenant to drive customers and traffic to urban
centers and malls. Two Bit Circus has a long history of working with
brands to help tell their story through public attractions and
spectacle. Some highlights include VR action sports content for the NFL,
NBA, and Indy; major entertainment activations at the Olympics, the
Super Bowl, and All Star Games; and even a cloud that rains tequila. The
first micro-amusement park opens in Downtown LA in 2018. Learn more at
@TwoBitCircus and www.twobitcircus.com.


 



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