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How Lucasfilm plans to make the Star Wars world feel real to fansFor Lucasfilm's experimental laboratory ILMxLAB, the future of entertainment and storytelling will be immersive, using virtual reality and augmented reality to bring fans into the action.
[NOISE] [MUSIC] So we're really interested to see how immersive, Purpose of entertainment is going to influence and change storytelling. And what we're really about is, you know, creative use of technology to enable storytellers, to make immersive entertainment. Whether that's VR, or AR, or location-based entertainment that you'd see in parks, or any of these sort of new expressions. [MUSIC] [SOUND] We are able to use the Star Wars world to Explore what immersive storytelling looks like. The, Millennium Falcon landing, practically on your head, is something that you can only experience, in something like virtual reality. [SOUND] Right now, we are still kind of exploring all of our options, about whether, or how, to put this out into the world. [SOUND] In Star Wars Plan they've already announced that there's gonna be this amazing Millennium Falcon ride. And what we're finding is a lot of the technology, the same technology that drives virtual reality also drives all sorts of other real time things. Being able to add computer graphics to the real world, to do visual effects in real life With glasses that are like this, right? Say sometime in the future. It's gonna be a big deal. And we think there's going to be incredible storytelling opportunities when the kind of complexity that we see in our film is possible to do in immersive entertainment.