Having already presented Virtual Reality (VR) films in previous editions, the Thessaloniki Film Festival moves one step further launching a new competition section: “Immersive: All Around Cinema” embraces creations that make use of high-end technologies to present different views of extended reality. The Immersive competition section of the 63rd Thessaloniki Film Festival showcases new films that offer an exciting interactive viewing experience, transcending film genres and immersing the viewer in each artwork’s unique environment. The Golden Alexander awarded to the best film of the section is accompanied by a monetary award of 2,000 euros The members of the Immersive Jury of the 63rd Thessaloniki International Film Festival are Alexis Alexiou, filmmaker; Dimitris Charitos, Associate Professor at the Department of Communication & Media Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens; and Eva Peydro, writer, journalist, and film critic. The film of this program are available for viewing on the first floor of Glass House (former Nursery School, Thessaloniki Port).
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