In this photo taken Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, an art director works on visual development at the Oculus Story Studio, a hub for digital animators and experimental filmmakers in San Francisco’s trendy South of Market district. Storytelling techniques in virtual reality are just in their infancy, and the consumer version of the industry-leading headset Oculus Rift is only due to ship later in March 2016. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg) In 1895, audiences sat down to watch “L’Arrivée d’un Train en Gare de La Ciotat,” an early film that showed a train pulling into a station. Legend has it that when viewers saw the train barreling toward them they panicked, because they hadn’t experienced the new medium. Whether the story is true or not, virtual reality filmmakers are recalling it with interest. Read More

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