Festival of International Virtual and Augmented Reality Stories

“The Most Cutting-Edge Storytelling Festival in the World.”
~ Huffington Post

Celebrating 5 Years!


Over 30 experiences, from 10 countries, one weekend only.


The FIVARS festival promotes the world’s finest Virtual Reality & Augmented & Mixed Reality stories year round. Will your project be one of those featured in this year’s catalog of selections to represent the vanguard?

Submit your VR, AR, XR work to FIVARS 2020

Constant Change Media Group, Inc. | VRTO present:

The Original Immersive Technologies Stories Festival

September through October 2020

Read an interview about FIVARS with Director Keram Malicki-Sanchez
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2nd Step

2nd Step is a soaring VR journey through space from moon to mars and beyond. In the …Read More

Walk In My Shoes VR

Walk In My Shoes

Title: Walk In My Shoes Director: Tyler Huyser Format: Virtual Reality, Vive Genre/Niche: 360 video Country: USA Running Time: 7m49s Walk …Read More

deep connection VR FIVARS

Deep Connection

Title: Deep Connection Director: Marilene Oliver Format: Oculus Rift, Coroplast sculpture Genre/Niche: Interactive Country: Canada Running Time: 11m Deep Connection …Read More

See Me VR poster

See Me

See Me is an exploration of female body reclamation. Put on the headset and enter …Read More

Unheard Poster


UNHEARD combines the captivating radio-drama style audio play with the multi-plotline narrative of immersive theatres, …Read More

Penumo Hacker poster

Pneumo Hacker

Pneumo Hacker is a VR360 cyberpunk film about an aggressive form of air pollution that contains a hacker virus. When a person is infected with it, they lose consciousness then start behaving like a psycho.



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“Slowly but surely virtual reality (VR) movies and experiences are becoming just as important as VR videogames”

“A new wave of international filmmakers who are pushing the boundaries of cinema and narrative using Virtual Reality”
“FIVARS pushes the limits of Virtual Reality”
“Virtual Reality isn’t the stuff of fantasy any longer. Thanks to FIVARS, Canada’s first virtual reality film festival, this super-charged tech is destined to change how we experience on-screen storytelling.”
Digital Journal
“Stellar works were exhibited, each pushing the form in novel ways.”

“Virtual reality has already changed film and gaming. Now it’s coming for theatre”
Toronto Life

“Movies, video games, art — our vocabulary simply doesn’t do justice to the kind of sheer visceral experience offered by this new generation of virtual reality. The only way to really understand it is to experience it first-hand, when FIVARS in Toronto arrives…Here are some experiences that will turn VR skeptics into fanatics”

“One of the…global virtual reality events you shouldn’t miss this September, 2016”
Watch FIVARS Founder Keram Malicki-Sanchez discuss the VR zeitgeist at with Business News Network (BNN) at FIVARS 2016


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