First Russian Spherical Film Festival «EMC VR FILM Festival» was held in Moscow in 2016 - The Year of Russian Cinema.
35 films were presented in 3 major programs:
EMC VR Film Lab
Program Director – Georgy Molodtsov
Festival Director – Artur Trapizonyan
Initiator of the festival - Dell EMC Company, the world leader in information storage and management.
Winner of the International Competition – "KAFKA 360", dir. Tal Goldberg, Israel
Special Diploma of the Jury – "War Knows No Nation", dir. Oleg Chetverikov, Belarus
Winner of the EMC VR Film Lab - Aleksey Likhnitsky ("The Story of one Jester" and "Nu and others" producer)
Festival was realized with the VR Cinema technology developed by Interactive Lab, which allowed to synchronise over 65 Samsung Gear VR Helmets with Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones.
Festival venue - SREDA RED LOFT.
Festival was free to all viewers, with pre-screening registration