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FoST Festival (2017)

From 6 member reviews
Members say: Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Confusing, Intelligent, Disappointing

About the show

This three-day festival on Staten Island showcases the latest in virtual reality, immersive theater, and experiential art. More…

Featuring over 40 world and American premieres, and more than 100 hands-on demonstrations of cutting-edge technologies, the Future of Storytelling Festival provides rich experiences for theater lovers interested in what's coming next. After riding the free Staten Island Ferry, you'll enjoy no-cost transportation to the venue for a full day of activities and exciting evening entertainment.



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90
Ambitious, Edgy, Thought-provoking, Profound, Entertaining

See it if you have any interest in Virtual Reality. Classic headset programs to new art forms, passive watching to interactive even group programs

Don't see it if walking around the lovely Snug Harbor Arts Park will be difficult for you. You may want to bring lunch as food is limited. You are a luddite

77
Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Confusing, Disorganized

See it if You are interested in storytelling in VR in a beautiful setting. Sag Harbor is worth the trip by itself, IMHO.

Don't see it if You don't like VR, or you have trouble walking.

Also Getting around the festival was confusing, and I had trouble getting t... Read more Read less

70
Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if This festival is dedicated to VR and the future of story telling, see it if Virtual Reality is of interest to you.

Don't see it if you are not into VR. There is a bit of walking that you will have to do.

Also If you go, get there very early to sign up for the exhibitions. Most w... Read more Read less

66
Ambitious, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Indulgent, Disappointing

See it if You have a strong connection to the VR/AR community and are interested in exploring new exhibits in a festival setting

Don't see it if New materials don’t appeal to you, and if a hit/miss festival experience isn’t your thing

65
Absorbing, Ambitious, Delightful, Confusing, Slow

See it if You are interested in how new art forms like immersive theater and AR/VR are used for storytelling

Don't see it if Great selection of materials, but most interesting parts had a full sign up list or a long wait time

10
Boring, Confusing, Disappointing, Insipid, Fake

See it if you fall into the marketing of what Fost promises but don't deliver.

Don't see it if you know about this kind of festivals, and you know that Fost won't deliver.

Also Fost Festival had bad organization. Bad attitude from the staff. The p... Read more Read less


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