The best virtual reality from the 2015 Sundance Film Festival

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We saw some incredible films during this year’s Sundance Film Festival, but equally important was the explosion of virtual reality experiences. From soaring over San Francisco to exploring the streets of Syria, VR took us everywhere. These are our festival favorites.

Lost

Bryan Bishop: Directed by Saschka Unseld, Oculus’ first VR movie was the moment we’d been waiting for: a complete narrative experience with a story, characters we enjoyed watching, and a gorgeous, immersive world. We felt for the disembodied robot hand, hid behind virtual bushes when its owner approached, and we couldn’t stop smiling the entire time. While we’re still in the infancy of VR storytelling, this is the first project that clearly articulates how vast…

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