After a successful first edition in Paris in February 2019, the VR Arles Festival is returning to the premises of Leonard:Paris, the laboratory for the future of cities created by VINCI, on 31 January, for a day reserved for the press and professionals, and on 1 and 2 February 2020 for two days open to the public.
Come and discover, free of charge and in a privileged setting, a selection of some fifteen works presented during the 2019 edition of the festival in Arles, including four experiments accessible to the young public.

Meet on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd February from 10am to 6pm.

Leonard:Paris, 6 place du Colonel-Bourgoin, 75012 PARIS

Free access upon registration on our eventbrite.

FUTURAPOLIS Festival – november 2019  

The FUTURAPOLIS Festival and Le Point invite the FR ARLES Festival to present a part of its selection. You could (re)discovered in the space of The Lab the experiences Traveling While Black of Roger Ross Williams, Ayesha Nadarajah, Felix Lajeunesse, Paul Raphael and Emergence of Matt Pyke and the experience  Ayahuasca – Kosmik Journey of Jan Kounen at the Quai des Savoirs.

FUTURAPOLIS Festival in Toulouse from november 14th to 16th – In partnership with Le Point and Quai des Savoirs.


Carte blanche at the 2019 Locarno Festival

Miyubi – Gender Bender – VR shows on August 9 & 10 2019

Miyubi is a 40-minute virtual reality, scripted comedy about a Japanese toy robot − inhabited by you, the viewer − gifted to a young boy on his birthday in 1982 suburban America. Over the course of a year, as the boy’s family begins to fracture, you experience love and your inevitable obsolescence through an intimate, hilarious and endearing interactive story.

Miyubi won the Grand Prix at the 2017 VR Arles Festival.

Proposed by Les Rencontres d’Arles and the VR Arles Festival.

VR Arles in Paris – February 2018

For the first time, the VR Arles Festival has proposed an exceptional edition off-site presenting to the Parisian public its programming 2018.The event was held on February 8 and 9, 2019 in the spaces of Leonard:Paris, the open laboratory of future of cities and infrastructures created by the VINCI Group. Organized with the support of BNP Paribas and Fisheye, she highlighted the creations, fictions and documentaries that animated the programming of the last summer edition by using virtual reality to take the viewer into another dimension, poetic, sensitive, interactive and immersive.  A young public course has also been proposed in the 1200 square meters of Leonard:Paris.

Photo: I Never Promised You a Garden

“A vertiginous show (…) which condenses the best of current production”

“Poignant” aboutThe Sun Ladies

(Le Point)

Rencontres du 7e art Lausanne

The Rencontres du 7e art Lausanne is an innovative and non-competitive event.
Films that have marked the history of cinema are screened throughout the city of Lausanne, including at the emblematic Capitole theatre and Pathé cinemas.

The event offers its audience various conferences/debates/conversations with prestigious talents and speakers about the films screened and current issues.

What are the recent innovations and what are their impact on cinema? That is the main question asked to VR experts from various industries: films, game studies, new technologies.