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Cutting Edge Delivers a New Kind of VR Experience

December 7 2017

Cutting Edge has delivered a world first VR theme park ride for Brogent Technologies. Brogent Technologies is a world-leading producer of innovative theme park attractions. Titled ‘Q-Ride’, the virtual reality ride debuted at the IAAPA Attractions Expo held in Orlando, USA. Cutting Edge’s team created a virtual reality experience that used the innovative technology to create a breathtaking underwater experience. Q-Ride features a 360-degree view with unique vision dependant upon where the participant is seated. The movement of the seats is synched with the vision to enhance the experience. “Our ride controls the motion and guests have the freedom to choose where they look,” explains Andy Kiang, Director of Innovation for Brogent Technologies. Cutting Edge’s Director of Creativity & Innovation, Benjamin Richards tell us, “It’s a fascinating immersive experience. Q-Ride transports people to an underwater world where they are up close with ultra-realistic marine life. Because the motion is so…

Cutting Edge Creates VR Documentary Experience for SBS VR

October 2 2017

SBS VR recently partnered with Cutting Edge to launch ‘Inside Manus’, a virtual reality documentary experience, exploring the imprisonment of asylum seekers in the offshore detention centre, Manus Island.   With the concept of such detention centers foreign to most Australians, the people on Manus Island are cloaked behind a media blackout. SBS has harnessed the immersive power of VR, in a world-first documentary for virtual reality filmmakers. Guiding the audience behind the razor-wire fences, ‘Inside Manis’ shares the story of three current detainees who are being denied their freedom, their rights, and even their identity. To tell their stories, ‘Inside Manus’ share detainees experiences from their own words and their own voices. Abdul Aziz Muhamat, a 25-year-old Sudanese man who fled the conflict in Darfur, Imran Mohammad, a 23-year-old Rohingya who escaped ethnic violence in Myanmar (Burma), and Amir Taghinia, a 24-year-old who fled religious persecution in Iran, give Australians…

25 Years of Cutting Edge Post Production

October 21 2017

Cutting Edge’s Brisbane studio transformed into a burlesque themed club for the evening. A 25th birthday is a significant milestone and we chose to share it with a couple hundred of our closest friends. Guest were treated to burlesque performances, live music and plenty of cocktails. Reflecting on the achievements of the last quarter century, Owner Ray Smith said, “this all began with just 3 people, and today we have more than 200 employees. That’s pretty impressive.” “It’s our clients that got us here. We are thankful for their ongoing support and we’re looking forward to another 25 years creating world-class creative content together.”