After storming the box office in India the southern hit Bahubali that also released in Hindi will be heading to Cannes. In fact we hear that the director of the film SS Rajamouli will head a panel discussion at the 68th Cannes Film Festival.
The festival which is slated to be held from May 11 to 22 and will see the Bahubali team participating in a panel discussion titled ‘Increasing the Intensity and Scale of Epic Film Experiences through Virtual Reality (VR)’ at the NEXT Pavilion on May 16. Rajamouli, Shobu and Raja Koduri, the vice president of Radeon Technology Group (RTG), will talk about VR at the Marche du Film, a film market event. The said panel will discuss new opportunities that a storyteller has today through VR, to create experiences with unprecedented scale and immersiveness, the need for new technology and powerful graphics processors (GPUs) to build these experiences, challenges in VR production, and new ways to distribute these experiences to reach a mass audience, according to IANS.
Moderated by by Patrick Frater, the Asia Bureau Chief, Variety the discussion, which will take place alongside the Cannes film festival, will be streamed live on the official Facebook page of Bahubali: The Beginning and the AMD group, of which RTG is an autonomous graphics division. Apart from this we also hear that the film will have a special screening at Palais K at the Marche Du Film venue in Cannes after the discussion.