THUNDERSHIP IN THE NEWS
BY KEVIN JOYCE
FEB 03, 2017 - Sam Macaroni, a virtual reality (VR) film maker who’s previous experience include projects with Jaunt VR and Disney, recently took part in a panel at the Sundance Film Festival 2017. While Macaroni’s new projects, currently in development at his own studio, Thundership, remain a closely guarded secret, he was more than happy to discuss his appearance and the lessons learned with VRFocus.
Film Maker Sam Macaroni: ‘VR doesn’t have to be a solitary experience, it can be shared in a really exciting way’
Chris Milk offers another powerful VR adventure at Sundance, according to Sam Macaroni.
BY KEVIN JOYCE
JAN 31, 2017 - Virtual reality (VR) stands as a medium in its own right, but as a very modern technology it borrows a lot from the established convention of others. Like videogames before it, VR owes a great deal to motion-picture, and at the recent Sundance Film Festival 2017, VR film maker Sam Macaroni got to grips with an experience that showcased the potential of social VR bridging the gap between videogames and movies.
MAR 19, 2016 - Over the last four years, Sam Macaroni has pumped out over two hundred movies on YouTube. Before that, he was carving up Hollywood as an actor and a director. Last year, someone placed an Oculus Rift DK2 on his head, showed him Epic’s Unreal Showdown, and it changed his life forever.
MAR 17, 2016 - When it came time to make a music video for his new single “Chivalry Is Dead,” Trevor Wesley wanted to put fans in the driver’s seat. Using revolutionary 360-degree technology, the YouTube sensation teamed up with world-renowned choreographer Ian Eastwood, director Sam Macaroni and Madonna‘s music and dance entertainment network DanceOn...
FEB 15, 2016 - Last week VRFocus reported on the launch of the latest 360 degree video piece from YouTube creator Sam Macaroni....
MAR 18, 2016 - During this year’s GDC, Epic Games gave out more than a half a million dollars in Unreal developer grants. According to a press release that was sent out earlier today, over thirty developers, artists, and programmers were all chosen for an Unreal dev grant after Epic Games got to see their incredible creations all through the use of the popular Unreal Engine 4.
MAR 21, 2016 - Sam Macaroni a YouTube content creator who has created broad range of film parodies, has also delved into the world of virtual reality (VR) with several 360-degree video experiences.
MAR 21, 2106 - Let me repeat myself again: You should hear Sam on this podcast. It’s brilliant and hilarious. And probably the first mention of this new rig, which he now reveals in a video.
APR 21, 2016 - From improving memory to designing cities, one of the first student VR clubs in the nation stretches the limits of the movement