Canada country of honour at World VR Forum: Register today!

Toronto, May 22, 2018 - The Canada Media Fund (CMF) will participate at the World VR Forum from 7 to 10 June, 2018 in Crans-Montana, Switzerland. This annual summit consists of a conference, a competitive festival, and a market gathering more than 4,000 experts, producers, artists, researchers, and private and public funders. Canada will be featured thanks to the support of On Screen Manitoba and SODEC.

Canada will be the country of honour at this year’s forum. A country that has demonstrated its leading role in the virtual reality scene with a formidable array of world-renowned virtual reality projects and studios.

Canadian creators are invited to register here. To benefit from a preferential price, please use the promo code: WVRFLOVESCANADA. Registered Canadians may be selected to feature their productions at one of 12 stations at the Canada pavilion.

The conference will take place during the first 3 days of the event (June 7 to 9). Masterclasses for industry professionals will be organized on specific topics regarding the importance of the Virtual and Augmented Reality market.

The international festival will present an exclusive selection of virtual reality works grouped in a competition and parallel sections (VR Cinema, AR selection, Game Zone) that will also delight the general public.

The market is the forum’s third component, an excellent way to learn about XR ecosystems and to meet potential investors, venture capitalists, potential customers, as well as to network with fellow start-ups pitching their projects.