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2023 Tribeca Festival – Games & Immersive Experience

This event has already taken place.June 9 – 17, 11 am – 8 pm,
The 2023 Tribeca Festival Games & Immersive Experience is a showcase celebrating the emergence of new forms of entertainment: games that can be played at home, on the street, or in modern-day galleries, alongside the latest 3D works from world-renowned XR artists who demonstrate how immersive tech can leverage thought-provoking social statements.

This year’s Games program features 7 official selections that demonstrate potential in phenomenal storytelling and innovation through interactive experiences:
– A Highland Song (United Kingdom) – Developer: inkle Studios
– Chants of Sennaar (France) – Developer: Rundisc / Publisher: Focus Entertainment
– Despelote (New York, Ecuador) – Developers: Julián Cordero, Sebastián Valbuena, Gabe Cuzzillo, Ian Berman, Niall Tessier-Lavigne / Publisher: Panic
– Goodbye Volcano High (Canada, United States) – Developer & publisher: KO_OP
– Nightscape (Qatar) – Developer: Mezan Studios
– Stray Gods (Australia) – Developer: Summerfall Studios / Publisher: Humble Games
– The Expanse: A Telltale Series (United States) – Developer: Deck Nine / Publisher: Telltale Games

This year’s Immersive program features 13 VR, AR, XR and participatory experiences that push the technological boundaries of immersive storytelling, divided into two categories (Main Competition, New Voices):

– Emojiii (Netherlands) – Director: Steye Hallema / Producer: The Smartphone Orchestra
– In Search of Time (France, United States) – Directors: Pierre Zandrowicz, Matthew Tierney / Producers: Atlas V, Pressman Film
– Kinfolk: Black Lands (United States) – Director: Idris Brewster / Producer: Kinfolk
– Monstrorama (France) – Directors: Clément Deneux, Emilie Valentin / Producer: Atlas V
– Pixel Ripped 1978 (Brazil) – Director: Ana Ribeiro / Producers: Arvore, Atari
– The Pirate Queen: A Forgotten Legend (United Kingdom) – Director: Eloise Singer / Producer: Singer Studios

– Colored (France, Taiwan, ROC) – Directors: Pierre-Alain Giraud, Stéphane Foenkinos, Tania de Montaigne / Producers: Novaya, Centre Pompidou
– Fortune (France) – Directors: Claire Meinhard, Nicolas Bourniquel / Producers: Atlas V, ARTE France
– Maya: The Birth (Chapter 1) (United Kingdom, France, United States, India) – Directors: Poulomi Basu, CJ Clarke / Producers: Floréal, JAPC, Meta, France Télévisions
– Meneath: The Mirrors of Ethics (Canada) – Director: Terril Calder / Producer: National Film Board of Canada
– Over The Rainbow (Taiwan, ROC) – Director: Craig Quintero / Producer: Riverbed Theatre Company
– REIMAGINED VOL II: MAHAL (United States) – Director: Michaela Ternasky-Holland / Producer: Very Cavaliere, Meta
– The Fury (Denmark, United States) – Director: Shirin Neshat / Producers: Khora Contemporary, Shoja Azari