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Foo Fighters post-Super Bowl VR concert

February 9, 2022

Rock group Foo Fighters will be playing an exclusive concert in Horizon Venues Immediately following this year’s Super Bowl on February 13th. The event will be produced by Supersphere, and directed by celebrated music video director Mark Romanek.

Shot specifically for multi-format in VR and 2D, with cameras of multiple geometries positioned around the stage to give every fan a front row seat, the immersive environment will also feature a custom stage design, practical effects, sophisticated lighting and laser programming, witha wide array of  XR elements blended into a unified concert presentation.

“Collaborating with a Director like Mark, for one of the world’s biggest bands on one of the world’s biggest broadcast nights, with the vision of producing simultaneously in 2D and VR,  was a massive undertaking. Building the ability to do this kind of production at this level, with these kinds of demands, is the reason we founded Supersphere” said Supersphere’s Lucas Wilson. “This technology can transcend physical boundaries to bring fans closer to the artists they love, and we’re excited for a bigger audience than ever to experience that closeness on Sunday. ”Adding to the social experience of the concert, fans can extend their football hang into the metaverse by meeting up with friends before, during, and after the show in the Horizon Venues lobby.  Those without a VR headset will also be able to watch the concert via Instagram and Facebook Watch, and it will be featured on Portal and Messenger.

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