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Swinging Safari’s World Premiere

December 13 2017

The 1970s nostalgic Australian comedy, Swinging Safari, celebrated its world release this week and the Cutting Edge team let the good times roll at Sydney’s Moore Park premiere. From the mind of writer-director Stephan Elliott (The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert), Swinging Safari features an all-star Australian cast including Guy Pearce, Kylie Minogue, Asher Keddie, Julian McMahon, Radha Mitchell and Jeremy Sims. Set in mid-’70s Australia, in a period of bad hair, bad style, bad choices and good times, a 200-tonne blue whale is washed up on a local beach, and the kids think it’s the biggest thing that’s ever happened in Australia. Meanwhile behind closed doors of a classic suburban cul-de-sac – and the sexual promiscuity of their parents – the mums and dads celebrate in other ways by joining the sexual revolution. However, just like the rotting whale, it’s all about to go spectacularly wrong. Picture…

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…