VHRAM!VRHAM! PREVIEW AND KEYNOTE BY MICHEL REILHAC - Hamburg, Germany - June 2018 The triangular VR Conference “VR Connect - one Conference, Three Locations” took place attached to VRHAM!, the world’s first Virtual Reality and Arts Festival held in Hamburg from June 7-17 2018.
This event was organised in collaboration with Creative Europe Desk Hamburg and offered a preview of the 1st edition of the virtual reality and arts festival VRHAM! in Hamburg,
It featured a keynote about virtual reality by transmedia author and VR expert Michel Reilhac on June 6th. The event took place at the occasion of the Studio Hamburg Nachwuchspreis – an award for young filmmakers, taking place in the evening of the same day. Michel Reilhac gave an overview about what virtual reality is all about and was stressing out that VR relies on the technologies of the future. Each storyteller has to transform his or her story into an experience by permanent change, experiential storytelling and space manipulation.
The keynote was followed by the pre-opening of the expo and networking: participants could choose up to three out of 16 VR experiences they could try out as the very first visitors.
In total 45 participants, (freelancer and 25 companies represented) attended the event.