Real World VR

Real World VR, is Melbourne’s flagship XR-VR/AR/MR hub and presents a series of high-quality XR -virtual, augmented & mixed reality events & festivals. Genres include VR filmmaking, VR/AR production, VR sound, music & education, VR animation, VR/AR MR arts and VR gaming. Real World VR manages and collaborates with MIFF VR, Ballarat Tech School and Transitions Film Festival VR.

Having gained a following since launching in 2016, the event showcases some of the most inspiring social enterprise & impact-driven leaders working with new technologies in Australia.

Previous guests have included Oculus, HTC, Opaque Media, Zero Latency, Facebook, Google, Bob Brown Foundation, Marc-O-Matic, VRTOV, ABC, SBS VR, Start VR, MIFF VR, Film Victoria, Jumpgate, Humense, Staples VR, Transitions Film Festival, Melbourne University, NSW University, Ballarat Tech School & many more award-winning filmmakers & producers.

The events include a speakers forum, Q&A, panel, equipment demonstrations, VR showcase, live performance & networking.

We facilitate engage, support, educate, influence, promote, connect and inspire creatives audiences, enthusiasts, industry, developers, producers, filmmakers, animators and the XR-VR/AR/MR tech community.

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Real World VR, founded in March 2016, brings together some of the industries most respected speakers in their field. The audience attracts creatives, artists, musicians, filmmakers, developers, start-ups, enthusiasts and commercial industry experimenting with new technologies.

Find out about the current uses of XR – virtual reality, augmented and mixed reality and commercial applications, connect and network with like-minded individuals.

We meet at Loop Project Space. The night includes a panel + Q&A, virtual, augmented or mixed reality experiences using the latest headsets and immersive works showcased in the back room on large format screens. We often host live demonstrations and room-scale experiences.

The event is an opportunity for the audience to ask questions or experience XR-VR/AR/MR (Virtual Reality) and 360 video for themselves.

Each session will look at a specific industry and how VR can be applied to that industry in the commercial environment. The idea is to engage developers and commercial industry and grow the XR-VR/AR/MR community. Sessions include Film & Production, MIFF VR, VR + Transitions Film Festival- Positive Change, Music/The Arts, Gaming, Education & more.

Upcoming Events

Real World VR Transitions Film Festival VR Showcase

24th – 29th February 2020
Loop Project Space
23 Meyers Place Melbourne (CBD)

Loop Project Space is a safe space and supports, not for profits, The arts, film, music and community. 




VR Showcase #1

2 x VR films:
Future Dreaming + Heart of Darkness (dir. Sutu)

VR Showcase #2
3 x VR films:
Sanctuaries of Silence, The Atomic Tree & Intermission

INT VR Showcase #3 – Australian Premiere
3 x VR Films:
MOWB, Pneumo Hacker & Birds I Make.






Loop Project Space & Bar
23 Meyers Place, Melbourne
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Leah Bunny
Real World VR
The Cluster – Level 17, 31 Queen Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
M: 0400 190 276
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Real World VR would like to thank Film Victoria, Reality Reload, Loop Project Space & Bar and Kaiju Beer for their support.

Real World VR would like to acknowledge the Wurundjeri people as the traditional owners of the land.

Real World VR Melbourne Virtual Reality Event