Viewers can feel like the latter are sitting on the hillside during the Sermon on the Mount or right beside the mausoleum during the rebirth in VR re-enactment
First came the scriptures; then the altarpieces. After that, stained glass spaces and impressions of the Stations of the Cross. Last century accompanied biblical epics like Spartacus. Now believers will be able to experience living conditions of Jesus as if they were there themselves, thanks to advances in virtual reality technology.
Autumn Productions and VRWERX are set to handout Jesus VR The Story of Christ, a 90 -minute virtual reality re-enactment of the New Testament, which includes Jesuss birth and demise by crucifixion, along with key minutes like the Sermon on the Mount.
There are other connections with Gibsons film. Jesus VR was filmed on site in Matera, Italy, the same site The Passion utilized, and too uses the same theological consultant, Father William Fulco. It remains to be seen whether the VR film will be as violent and murderou as The Passion was, though a virtual reality crucifixion may prove to be gruelling considering.
Jesus VR was filmed in 360 -degree 4K video, so onlookers will be able to look all around the stages and find act from every slant. When water is was transformed into wine-coloured, individual producers promise, it will be as as if they were actually in the middle of the wed at Canaan.
Jesus VR will be available for anyone who can figure out how to employment a Google Cardboard, Gear VR, Oculus Rift, Playstation VR, or HTC Vine. However, in terms of retention the dimensions of the virtual reality movies, especially one that is 90 minutes long, is utterly big, so repentants may have to vacate out their cell phones in order to fit this futuristic Bible on it.
The onlookers truly experience they are there with Jesus and his disciples, superintendent and producer David Hansen was indicated in a statement. This is the most powerful story of all time and virtual reality is the perfect behavior to tell it.
While entertainment for Christian publics can often result in big viewing illustrations like The Passion or History Channels The Bible miniseries the large-hearted variable here is whether there will be enough early adopters of VR technology by this Christmas, when the movie will be released, for the cinema to be a knock. But perhaps every holy Christian will too be getting an Oculus Rift from Santa this year.