A new era of emerging technology - like NFTs and the blockchain - means there has never been a better time to finance and tell familiar stories in a new way, according to creative entrepreneur Reggie Ba-Pe.
Technology trends such as the transformative impact of artificial intelligence were the subject of in-depth discussions at this year's Screen Producers Australia's GENR8 conference on Wednesday.
As a self-professed "comic book person" and "genre head", Ryan Griffen is blown away to have the voice of Batman - Kevin Conroy - attached for his upcoming project, 'Lustration VR'.
Director Leticia Caceres has been announced as the second artist-in-residence at Start VR, following on from 'Cleverman' creator Ryan Griffen, who continues to develop projects with the company.
Start Beyond co-founder and COO Nathan Anderson has spun out the company's entertainment division into independent venture New Canvas.
In partnership with Polygon Studios, XR studio New Canvas has launched non-fungible tokens (NFTs) based on its project 'Lustration', currently playing in Venice Immersive.
New Canvas is among 13 businesses selected by Warner Bros. Discovery and Acme Innovation to take part in Collider On The Lot, a new accelerator program designed to provide opportunities to collaborate with the two companies as they explore emerging technologies.