The 90th Academy Awards mark an exciting time in history — it’s the first Oscar season that every* Best Picture nominee has a VR experience!
This year’s nominees are:
1. Shape of Water
Experience Shape of Water VR by Sonia-Foltarz. Search and discover more shape-of-water VR videos on the web or in VR.
The Shape of Water follows a strange love story between Elisa and a mysterious top-secret creature that she discovers in the lab she works at. We created an immersive take on the movie poster which parallels a scene in the film of these two unlikely characters embracing for the first time. You also can experience this moment as a Snapchat Portal through this Snapcode link or view what it looks like here:
2. Darkest Hour
Experience Darkest Hour VR by SVRF Studios. Search and discover more darkest-hour VR videos on the web or in VR.
Darkest Hour explores the arch of Winston Churchill as he deliberates how to deal with Nazi Germany just days after becoming Prime Minister. This piece shows Churchill in his element with his famous cigar, accompanied by audio from the film of him rallying a nation.
3. Lady Bird
Experience Lady Bird VR by Sonia-Foltarz. Search and discover more lady-bird VR videos on the web or in VR.
Lady Bird tells the familiar story of a teenager and her ongoing relationship with her mother and the world. This VR movie poster immerse’s you in Lady Bird’s world and Lady Bird and her best friend Julie’s endearing friendship.
4. Call Me by Your Name
Experience Call Me By Your N… by SVRF Studios. Search and discover more oscars VR videos on the web or in VR.
The complex, wonderful summer romance between Elio and Oliver is captured in this experience in Italy. Elio and Oliver’s relationship is quite controversial, however, their love for one another is undeniable.
Experience SAVE EVERY BREATH… by Warner Bros.. Search and discover more dunkirk VR videos on the web or in VR.
Dunkirk tells the story of the evacuation of over 300,000 French and British troops from an advancing German army. This experience created by Warner Brothers allows you to experience the intense battle from land, sea, and air.
6. Three Billboards of Ebbing Missouri
Experience Three Billboards … by Sonia Foltarz. Search and discover more three-billboards VR videos on the web or in VR.
Ride along in the car in Ebbing Missouri and read the billboards that Mildred Hayes paints as she searches for the culprit responsible for her daughter’s murder.
7. Get Out
Experience Get Out from the … by Sonia Foltarz. Search and discover more get-out VR videos on the web or in VR.
This experience drops you into the Sunken Place from the movie the New York Times called “An exhilaratingly smart and scary freak out about a black man in a white nightmare”. Now all we can think about is the clinking if the tea cup.
Runner up: Florida Project
Experience Florida Project V… by Sonia-Foltarz. Search and discover more florida-project VR videos on the web or in VR.
Our personal favorite runner-up for the best pictures category was Florida Project. The film tells an often untold story of a summer childhood living in poverty in America. Look out for all the amazing easter eggs from the movie
* Phantom Thread and The Post are the only VR experiences that were not created.