Old Friend

A room scale VR music video experience set to the song Old Friend by Future Islands. Presented by Wevr, available now on Transport Premium. For HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, this animated psychedelic dance party digs deep to pull out as much nonsensical joy as possible from the viewer with a barrage of bright colors, fun interactions, and happy bouncy characters having the best time. It's contagious. Tyler worked alone on all the visual elements, and got some dance inspiration help from close friends and family.

Official Selection - Tribeca Film Festival, Virtual Arcade - US Premiere - 2016
Awarded "Best Animated Experience" - Kaleidoscope World Tour - International Premiere - 2016
Nominated "Best Music Experience" - Proto Awards - 2016
Nominated "Most Transformative Experience" - Proto Awards - 2016

Press

LA Times Engadget
Polygon Popular Science
The Verge - Interview VR Scout - Creator Spotlight
The Verge - Best Of Tribeca 2016 Wired - Best Of Tribeca 2016
Backstage Tech Times
New York Times Digital Trends
Tech Insider CNBC
Wareable Filmmaker Magazine
Lumoid The Guardian
Wired - Future of VR Music Videos Kaleidoscope World Tour
Wired - Kaleidoscope Winners CNET
Animation Magazine VRScout - Kaleidoscope Winners
Forbes Tribeca Film Festival 2016
Wevr Blog Post Wevr Transport

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Dance party