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The Slamdance Film Festival is embracing the digital future with a new showcase planned for December titled DIG (Digital, Interactive and Gaming). In what is being cited as an “innovative new showcase,” DIG will shine a light on emerging independent artists working in hybrid, immersive and developing forms of digital media art. Works included in the event range from short films made for virtual reality to Cubist-inspired video art pieces and video games being developed for PlayStation and the personal computer.
Ten works will feature in the inaugural DIG show, hosted by Big Pictures Los Angeles. DIG opens December 4 from 5-9PM. Admission is free and open to the public. The show will also be featured at the Slamdance Film Festival in Park City that runs from January 22-28, 2016.
“We deleted the rules and regulations to help encourage and find emerging artists pushing and breaking the boundaries of interactive storytelling through digital media and technology,” said Slamdance President and co-founder Peter Baxter. “We hope people coming to the show will find as much curiosity, fun and appreciation interacting with the work as we did programming it.”
Below are the 10 works showing in the 2015-2016 DIG showcase.
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