Located on the Venice Immersive Island (Lazzaretto Vecchio island), the Venice Immersive Market is gathering all our Immersive activities during the Venice International Film Fetsival. The selected films for the Venice Immersive competition are presented through installations and stand-alones, the Immersive projects of both the Venice Gap-Financing Market and the Biennale College Cinema VR, panels dedicated to Immersive topics and an Exhibition Area for Institutions, public and private funds, the manufacturers, the VR production, distribution and sales companies, public and private funds supporting VR/XR/AR, VFX and post-production companies which are connected to Immersive content.

The Venice Immersive Island will also host an array of social events, including  Venice Production Bridge Panels and Cocktails.


The Immersive Island will also feature international booths, allowing attendees to personally experience titles and projects, meet with representatives of supporting firms, and engage with their various services. The 2023 Focus of the Venice Production Bridge, Germany and Quebec will also be displaying the best of their respective industries.


Venice Production Bridge Focus will further highlight Québec through XR projects as well as companies connected to immersive content.

The Quebec booth in the Venice Immersive Market is supported by Québec Créatif SODEC. The Société de développement des entreprises culturelles (SODEC) is a government corporation overseen by the Québec Minister of Culture and Communication. SODEC is mandated to promote and support the development Québec’s cultural industry at home and abroad. The corporation is instrumental in making businesses more competitive by fostering the production, the export and distribution of their works. 

The booth is operated by Xn Québec for Québec Créatif SODEC .

The Quebec Booth is a great place to meet producers and distributors in a friendly environment while seeing Quebec’s unique demo and projects in XR. Québec Créatif SODEC will be highlighting the following projects:

  • AN EMPTY SEAT (Québec, Denmark) by Johan Knattrup Jensen, Mads DamsboArt et essai,
  • AS I LAY DEAD (Italy, Québec) by Simone Salomonifig55 
  • LOU, LES PIEDS EN HAUT (Québec) by Martine Asselin and Annick Daigneault, UNLTD – VR EXPERIENCE ON SITE
  • TARTUPALUK (Québec, Denmark, Greenland) by Laakkuluk Williamson BathoryScintilla– VR DEMO ON SITE
  • JIM HENSON’S THE STORYTELLER: THE SEVEN RAVENS (Québec) by Félix Lajeunesse and Paul Raphaël, Felix & Paul Studios
  • SPACE EXPLORER: BLUE MARBLE – ORBIT 1 (Québec) by Félix Lajeunesse and Paul Raphaël, Felix & Paul Studios– VR EXPERIENCE ON SITE


German Films in cooperation with Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, MOIN Film Fund Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, Hessen Film & Medien, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, nordmedia - Film- und Mediengesellschaft Niedersachsen/Bremen, FFF Bayern and Film- und Medienstiftung NRW

September 1, Friday

10:00 – 12:30 Dream Screen, Rosenpictures Filmproduktion, 10 min
Ray Peter Maletzki, CEO, Ray.Peter.Maletzki@rosenpictures.com

„DREAM SCREEN“ is an immersive exploration of consciousness, blending personal accounts, VR sequences, and scientific discourses, inviting users to delve into extraordinary states of perception and reflection. (Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung)

12:30 – 15:00    Komez Alef O -The Pain That Lies Within These Letters, AnotherWorld VR, 18 min
Ioulia Isserlis, CEO, ioulia@anotherworldvr.com, Creative Director

The Holocaust survivor Zalmon "Victor" Avigdor takes the viewer on a deeply personal VR journey through his memories of the Second World War. (Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg)

15:00 – 17:30    Banyorama, Curious Company, 20 min
Henning Westerwelle, CEO, henning@curiouscompany.de

Banyorama is a VR experience for mobile VR glasses. You dive into an unknown world. Life on the street. You pass through 12 months, from the first morning in spring to the freezing night in winter. 4 chapters, 4 times of day, 4 seasons. The Experience wants to change the viewers perception about homelessness. (MOIN!)

17:30 – 20:00    Fonce, CINÉ-LITTÉ Productions, 18-20 min
Lilia Schneider, CEO & Writer & Producer & Director, cinelitte.contact@gmail.com

A fallen soldier relives the act of valor that reunites him with his beloved river fairy, herself trapped in a frozen gorge where she paints the night sky with stars. (Film- und Medienstiftung NRW)

September 2, Saturday

10:00 – 12:30    Meta Alchemia, Govar/ REM Mannheim / Ugo Dossi, 5 min
Stefan Göpel, CEO & Founder, stefan.goeppel@govar.de

Imagine stepping into a portal that transports you back in time to ancient Egypt, where you find yourself standing in front of a huge four thousand year old false door, intricately carved with hieroglyphics and symbols of a long-forgotten era. Are you brave enough to walk through stone? (FFF Bayern)

12:30 – 15:00    Enclosed Encounter, Fantastic Foe, 15-20 min
Imaad Manzar, Co-founder & Design Lead, im@fantasticfoe.com

Enclosed Encounter is a VR puzzle adventure about single-handedly running a secret facility and surviving your otherworldly pet's powerful tantrums. (Film- und Medienstiftung NRW)

15:00 – 17:30    Zero Latency Hannover, AS EASY, 30 min
Tom Wojtera, Business Owner AS EASY, tom.wojtera@aseasy.de

Zero Latency is a network of location-based free-roam VR entertainment venues around the world. The game library consists of a mixture of action, sci-fi, adventure and exclusive titles like Far Cry VR and Warhammer (coming 2024).  (Nordmedia)

17:30 – 20:00    Dans Drauganna, Reynard Films, 6 min
Katharina Weser, CEO & Producer, katharina@reynardfilms.com
A young spirit learns to perform ritualistic dance to collect forgotten memories and restore wisdom to humanity in this musical VR journey. Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung)

September 3, Sunday

10:00 – 12:30    Below Deck (AT), TÒ SU Duo, 30 min
Martin Prinoth & Martina Mahlknecht, contact@tosufilm.com

We are located below deck of a cruise ship. This is where the heart of the ship is and where the five Filippino crew members – our main protagonists – live. They are giving us an insight in the rough reality below deck by recreating experienced scenes on deck and slipping into the role of guests. In a funny way they are exposing the ambiguity of a neoliberal system that celebrates the slogan: “We are all equal”.

10:00 – 12:30    Golems, Doppel Real, 10 min

Deborah Reinmüller, Founder, dennisdebbieclub@gmail.com

This immersive multi-media art piece reimagines the Jewish folklore of the Golem as a protector against contemporary ills. (MOIN!)

12:30 – 15:00    DAY FOR NIGHT
Marco Del Bianco, CEO & Produzent & VFX Supervisor, marco@dayfornight.biz

Eva Wendler, VFX Producer, eva@dayfornight.biz (Nordmedia)

15:00 – 17:30    Night Divides the Day, High Road Stories / INVR / Studio Bento, 10 min
Harmke Heezen, CEO, harmke@highroadstories.com & Mike Robbins, CEO, mike@highroadstories.com & Sönke Kirchhof, CEO & Executive Producer, mail@invr.space

Night Divides The Day is a psychological thriller game in VR, in which you explore the city of your subconscious. (Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg)

17:30 – 20:00    The Delimitation Series, mYndstorm productions, 45 min
Kathrin Brunner, Founder & Creative Producer, kb@myndstorm.me & Oliver Czeslik, CEO, oc@myndstorm.me

A tryptich on human perception Part 1  Mind The Brain! Dance with your unconscious.- live, neuroreactive; (ca. 45 minutes) VR EXPERIENCE ON SITE, Part 2 i wanna be ur dog (ca. 45 minutes), VR DEMO ON SITE and an intro to Part 3 to the other side.. (in development). (FFF Bayern)

September 4, Monday

10:00 – 12:30    Moment (AT), Faber Courtial, 10 min
Maria Courtial, Producer & CEO, mcourtial@faber-courtial.de

„Moment“ takes us back to the glorious days of ancient Rome, allowing us to rediscover a lost moment through the mind of an eyewitness. (Hessen Film & Medien)

12:30 – 15:00    Selina, Trotzkind, 5 min
Sven Haeberlein, Creative Director, sven@trotzkind.com
Selina is a modern fairy tale about consent, emotions, and imagination. We experience the story of a girl who is being haunted by inner “shadows” and dark thoughts. She seeks refuge in stories and imagined worlds...but is followed by an old friend, now turned enemy.

(Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg)


    Taiwan Creative Content Agency (TAICCA) was established by the Ministry of Culture of Taiwan in June 2019 with the mission of consolidating and accelerating Taiwan’s cultural content industries.

    TAICCA is excited to connect Taiwanese immersive content, projects, venues and service providers selected for the 2023 Taiwan Pavilion with industry professionals at the Venice Immersive Market. Exciting networking opportunities will be happening at the Taiwan Pavilion. As part of the Venice Immersive Market, TAICCA will be displaying the following projects.

    • “Over the Rainbow” Another mesmerizing work from Riverbed Theatre to take part in Venice Immersive after “All that Remains.” Directed by Craig Quintero, the VR experience takes viewers on a journey exploring desires and happiness. (BEST OF VENICE IMMERSIVE)
    • “The Clouds are Two Thousand Meters Up “ Following the success of "The Man Who Couldn't Leave," Director Singing Chen continues to push the boundaries of technology and storytelling, adapting the same-name  short novel by Taiwanese novelist Ming-Yi Wu. (VENICE GAP-FINANCING MARKET SELECTION)
    • “Free UR Head” A multi-user VR project from Director Chou Tung-Yen of Very Theatre that allows the audience to unwind their bodies, dance to the rhythm, and transform swaying motions into a fascinating "dance" performance. (VENICE GAP-FINANCING MARKET SELECTION)


    The Baltic Booth in the Venice Immersive Market is supported by the Baltic Film & Creative Tech Cluster.

    Introducing Baltic Film & Creative Tech Cluster

    Based in Lithuania, the Baltic Film & Creative Tech Cluster is a vibrant business hub driving innovation. Our main mission is to foster collaboration and enhance representation in the fields of film, media, digital art, immersive reality, and gaming. 

    With a network of over 100 companies, we are a hub of opportunities. We provide support to companies, initiate cutting-edge infrastructure projects, facilitate exciting R&D prospects, and initiate comprehensive training programs. 

    Our vision is to establish Lithuania as a leading force in audiovisual content creation across Eastern and Central Europe.