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Australian Virtual Reality Film Festival 2018 – Opening Night

Presented by Vast Yonder in partnership with Brisbane Powerhouse

Are you ready to experience the next generation of film?

Join us for the Opening Night of the Australian Virtual Reality Film Festival featuring a special keynote speech from Stuart Campbell, also known as Sutu, a leading VR artist who will discuss his approach to VR as an artistic medium and the works he has accomplished.

The evening will also feature an industry panel and the opportunity to network and view the first screenings of the 2018 program.

Be part of this distinct film festival dedicated solely to virtual reality technology. The Australian Virtual Reality Film Festival showcases the world’s greatest virtual reality short films, music videos, documentaries and creative works. Selections have been handpicked from across the globe to showcase the next generation of filmmakers and help people experience this ground-breaking form.


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About Vast Yonder:
Vast Yonder is an experiential agency based in Brisbane Australia. Our capabilities are built around arts, technology and experience by a cross-disciplinary team of artists, curators, developers and designers. We position our approach to step far outside of the box with the use of art and technology.

About Sutu:
An illustrator, interactive designer and writer, Sutu is best known for his works Nawlz, a 24 episode interactive cyberpunk comic book series created for web and iPad. Sutu was involved in BigHart’s YijalaYala Project, in adapting traditional Australian Aboriginal stories into interactive iPad storybooks. He has created a NEOMAD interactive comic; a space opera set in the Aussie outback, as well as designing multimedia installations for the Australian National Museum and pilot training programs for the Australian Defence Force. His work has won Webby, FWA, ATOM and JMAF awards.


About the Venue

Common Questions

How do I get to Brisbane Powerhouse?
See our Getting Here page.

Is parking available?
There is limited free-of-charge, all-day, on-site car parking at Brisbane Powerhouse. If you are travelling by car, please arrive early to secure a park. Additional free parking is available in New Farm Park accessible via our link road, which is opened after 5pm on performance days.

What time should I arrive?
It's best to arrive at least 30-40 minutes before the show start time to find a car park, pick up your tickets at box office and make your way to the venue. The doors of the venue will open approximately 10-15 minutes prior to show time.

Where do I pick up my tickets?
Tickets will be available for pick up from Box Office 60 minutes prior to show time.

Is there food and drink available

Brisbane Powerhouse has two on-site restaurants. More information can be found on our Eat + Drink page.

See more common questions and learn everything you need to know about your visit to Brisbane Powerhouse on our FAQ page.

Get the most out of your visit

See an exhibition
See the world for free with awe-inspiring visual art from just about everywhere. Make sure you don’t miss anything – explore all of the foyers on the main and bottom floors. See what's on.

Explore New Farm Park
Brisbane Powerhouse is located next to the beautiful New Farm Park, one of Brisbane’s most popular and much loved recreational facilities. Pack a picnic, smell the roses in the garden, play a game of tennis, let the kids loose in the playground, enjoy a coffee, or just sit back and take in the sunshine.

Brisbane Powerhouse recommends The JohnsonTryp Hotel, and The Fantauzzo.