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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.”