How The Directors Of The Virtual Reality Horror Short “11:57” Shot A Film For Oculus Rift
The extent to which virtual reality technology is going to change the way we consume entertainment hasn’t yet been determined. But as the hardware that it takes to make these things starts getting cheaper and more common, we’re going to get our first glimpse at the answers.
Even while Oculus Rift and other VR hardware is still in the realm of novelty rather than ubiquity though, there are innovators looking to determine the creative potential of this technology. Some of them work with the Sid Lee Collective, the creativity-for-creativity’s-sake arm of advertising agency Sid Lee, and the result is the one of the first horror films shot for 360-degree viewer angles, to be watched through Oculus Rift: 11:57, directed by Henrik Leichsenring and Sofia Gillström.