Welcome to Wacken VR Experience Now on Samsung Gear VR, Coming to iOS, and Google Cardboard
TORONTO – Dec. 4, 2017 – Banger Films and Secret Location are inviting heavy metal fans to plunge into the unique experience of Wacken Open Air, the world’s largest annual heavy metal music festival that takes place in Germany. Welcome to Wacken, is the first fully 360-degree interactive Virtual Reality (VR) music festival documentary. Now available on Gear VR, and for the first time on iOS and Google Cardboard, this innovative project combines the award-winning storytelling of Banger Films and the groundbreaking technological advancements of Secret Location’s VR content distribution platform, Vusr.
Vusr is one of the top white-label products for creators looking to easily publish, distribute and monetize 360-degree video across all major platforms. The Vusr platform connects immersive content to every VR enabled device utilizing a number of technology-driven distribution solutions. It is currently being used by world-leading content creators like the New York Times, Frontline and Dark Corner Studios to distribute a wide range of content including immersive video journalism, 360-degree interactive educational videos and immersive documentary experiences. Vusr has quickly become the easiest solution for consumers to transport themselves into any experience, built for any occasion and can be pushed to deliver a variety of experiences with applications in entertainment, journalism, social issues and enterprise operations.
Vusr was incubated in Secret Location and is backed by Entertainment One (eOne).
Welcome to Wacken was produced by Banger Films and Secret Location with the participation of the Canada Media Fund.
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Nick LaTona/Monica Pontrelli
Wonacott Communications, LLC