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News + PressPresszOccupied
June 19, 2018

Biome Grow announces agreement to acquire Weed Virtual Retail

TORONTO, ON (June 19, 2018) - Biome Grow (“Biome” or “The Company”) is pleased to…
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Lightcatcher Still - Hano
News + PressPresszOccupied
April 24, 2018

RSA VR + Occupied VR new sci-fi VR series, “Lightcatcher” world premiere during TRIBECA Samsung Filmmaker’s Event

"Lightcatcher" has been exclusively released on the Samsung VR Video service. WATCH LIGHTCATCHER: EPISODE ONE…
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zOccupied
August 9, 2017

Odesza—A Front Row 360° Experience In The Middle Of The Desert!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kR6RWtKU8Nc Timur Musabay and Samsung VR drops you right in middle of the desert at Red…
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zOccupied
August 7, 2017

Occupied Hits Seoul For MMCA VR Art Exhibition

From a well-developed and highly comprehensive transportation system to a thirst for broad-band speed and…
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News + PressTalkzOccupied
July 21, 2017

Cut-Off @ GIFF 2017, Mexico

It’s a packed cinematic week for Timur Musabay and J.Lee Williams during the Guanajuato International Film Festival held in two of…
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zOccupied
June 18, 2017

Fezz Stenton And 1188 Films Slays @ MMVA’s

We would like to give a loud shout-out to the crew at 1188 Films and Occupied's Fezz Stenton for…
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zOccupied
May 28, 2017

Fort Mac: After The Fire 360°

Supported by Telus, Vice and Occupied spin a 360° version of the lives shaken after…
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zOccupied
May 11, 2017

Telus Releases ‘Riding Tofino’

    Surfing Tofino 360˚ VR short film launches at Photo Showdown! Rip Curl Pro…
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zOccupied
May 2, 2017

VICE’s Motherboard Releases Power 360

Take an exclusive tour —sans the threat of radioactive contamination—with Motherboard and Occupied at three of Ontario’s nuclear energy…
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TalkzOccupied
April 19, 2017

BMC @ BISFF ’17, Korea

As part of the Guest Country Program at the Busan International Short Film Festival, J.Lee Williams, along with Ana…
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zOccupied
April 11, 2017

BIOSTEEL 360° Released Today On Samsung VR

Step onto the court with Occupied and Samsung VR to meet the best of the best high-school ballers from…
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zOccupied
April 9, 2017

Occupied @ Tofino with Pro Surfers Noah Cohen and Hannah Scott

Occupied @ Tofino with Pro Surfers Noah Cohen and Hannah Scott Occupied joins Telus to catch some swells…
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OccupiedVirtual RealityzOccupied
April 7, 2017

‘Monster Truck Spectacular’

Occupied @ Monster Truck Spectacular Occupied and Samsung gets unparalleled access in the action-packed, high-decibel Monster Truck Spectacular event at…
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zOccupied
April 3, 2017

Weed VR Launches @ 420 to Great Response

Shopping for your preferred cush will soon be just a headset and hand controller away…
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360 VideozOccupied
March 27, 2017

Occupied VR @ The Source

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTx4s8SERx8&feature=youtu.be Directed by Fezz Stenton, Occupied got together with the electronics retailer The Source to…
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zOccupied
March 5, 2017

Watch The BTS Video From Our VR Shoot For Lincoln Motor Company Canada

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zOccupied
February 22, 2017

Pick A Piper’s “Still Awake” VR Music Video is Launched on VICE’s Creators Project

Released by Creators, Director/Animator Fezz Stenton takes you on a somnambulist walk in this meditative and ghostly VR…
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zOccupied
February 13, 2017

THE HOLY CITY (2017)

The Holy city is an innovative immersive and gamified VR experience to one of the…
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AwardsPresszOccupied
January 31, 2017

VICE’s Cut-Off VR Doc Nominated @ The Canadian Screen Awards

The prestigious Canadian Screen Award is a ceremony held annually by the Academy of Canadian…
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360 VideozOccupied
January 9, 2017

J.Lee Directs Justin Trudeau in VICE’s CUT-OFF Documentary

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHMcP_YNh4o&feature=youtu.be CUT-OFF is a heartbreaking VR documentary capturing the stories of disenfranchised youths living in remote…
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zOccupied
November 27, 2016

Occupied @ TSN’s 104th Grey Cup

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4mSa1RrIXw   This year the CFL kicks off with the introduction of 360° video content…
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Panel TalksPresszOccupied
September 12, 2016

J. Lee Speaks @ TIFF 2016

https://youtu.be/QIwizF62jRA Documentary Meets Virtual Reality is a dynamic panel curated by Landon Zakheim, co-founder & CEO…
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PresszOccupied
June 23, 2016

Occupied Presents @ VRFX!

Experimenting with VR and VFX, the interactive and creative night was driven by conversations on…
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PressScreeningszOccupied
June 13, 2016

Vice’s Cut-Off VR Doc Previews @ Banff 2016

To help catapult creative objectives and new business ventures in post-production, content development and broadcast…
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zOccupied
June 12, 2016

J. Lee @ Banff World Media Festival 2016

http://occupiedvr.com/blog/summer-in-the-winter/ Panel - The Art of Storytelling with VR J. Lee Williams joins Jacques Méthé, President of Cirque…
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zOccupied
June 10, 2016

Occupied @ Bestival June 2016

  Bestival Toronto 2016 Bestival Toronto is an eclectic, 2-day music festival featuring a line-up from Grimes,…
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PresszOccupied
June 9, 2016

Occupied @ VICE MuralFest Party

The 11-day urban art celebration in Montreal's St-Laurent Boulevard swelled with talented and renowned mural…
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PresszOccupied
May 13, 2016

Occupied Speaks @ Cannes Film Festival 2016

Occupied was honored to be invited to speak and screen at Cannes Film Festival 2016!…
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zOccupied
May 4, 2016

J. Lee Speaks @ CMW Panel

J.Lee Williams hits Canadian Music Week to share his expertise on the potentials of merging future technologies with…
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zOccupied
April 29, 2016

Fezz Stenton Takes the Stage @ Mutek 2016

  Keynote & Case Studies 1: Fiction, Documentary, Journalism Mutek is an international festival of digital…
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Panel TalkszOccupied
April 19, 2016

Blair Renaud & J.Lee Talk VR Turkey @ FITC

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j91X1W32_B8   FITC - The Technology and Creativity Conference Key digital creators gather together at…
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zOccupied
April 17, 2016

Technolust NOW Available on Steam

Technolust Available On Steam! Technolust is a cyberpunk VR adventure game immersing the player into…
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zOccupied
March 30, 2016

Jonny6 Cameo @ Canadian Film Fest Panel

https://www.facebook.com/CanFilmFest/videos/vb.289021481137493/1133675386672094/?type=2&theater Loaded with national pride, the Canadian Film Fest is dedicated to cultivating homegrown talent…
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zOccupied
January 20, 2016

Vice x Fido Present: Hologram Party!!

January 28th, 2016 @ The Great Hall in Toronto. The Occupiedcrew, alongside a few trusted friends,…
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zOccupied
January 18, 2016

Technolust nominated at the 2016 Vision VR/AR Awards

Technolust nominated at the 2016 Vision VR/AR Awards Blair Renaud's dystopian brainchild, Technolust, continues to wow…
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zOccupied
January 18, 2016

J. Lee Talks @ VRTO

Moderated by Perry Voulgaris—Chief Business Development at AWE, J. Lee joins Stephan Gambert—Creative Director @ Secret Location;…
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zOccupied
December 18, 2015

Occupied Demos the Minister of Canadian Heritage!

Thanks to the CFC Media Lab for giving us the opportunity today to demo the…
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zOccupied
December 5, 2015

Blair Renaud, Kit Bashing Session @ FITC VR 2015

Blair Renaud, Kit Bashing Session @ FITC VR 2015
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zOccupied
November 11, 2015

Purple Carpet @ NextMedia ’15

Occupied + MoonMedia hit the Purple Carpet @ The 2015 DigiAwards   The purple carpet…
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zOccupied
November 10, 2015

J.Lee + James Campagna appear as Holograms @ NextMedia 2015

The Twittersphere was abuzz with talk of the premiere of Holostream™. Occupied co-founder J. Lee Williams…
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zOccupied
November 4, 2015

CBC NEWS Meets Cronenberg @ WEST 2015

Once again the spotlight was on Occupied! Thanks to a recent feature about Wearable Tech by CBC's Jelena Adzic during…
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zOccupied
November 3, 2015

J. Lee Talks @ WEST 2015

J. Lee spoke on a VR panel at the WEST Conference in Toronto for the second year…
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zOccupied
October 23, 2015

Samsung Pop-up Store Gets Occupied

Samsung has brought its Global Galaxy Studio -—an interactive pop-up concept—- to Canada for the first…
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zOccupied
October 20, 2015

The VR Report – Ep3: Blair Renaud

The VR Report sits down with Technolust creator Blair Renaud. From his start as a…
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zOccupied
October 15, 2015

Quantum Capture Talk @ VRTO

Quantum Capture were invited to speak at VAR/VRTO 2015 - the largest Virtual, Augmented and…
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zOccupied
October 15, 2015

Occupied Awarded MuchFact Grant for Grandtheft

Occupied was recently awarded a MuchFact Grant for Sony Recording artist and rising EDM star…
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zOccupied
October 7, 2015

Occupied talks VR with the National Post!

http://business.financialpost.com/technology/virtual-hollywood-north-how-canadian-film-studios-are-getting-ready-for-the-next-big-tech-trend
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News + PresszOccupied
October 6, 2015

J. Lee Talks @ a New Reality + Immersed ’15

https://youtu.be/UoQH5T0mgA4?t=3m31s J. Lee takes the stage twice in one day. FIRST @ Immersed 2015 //…
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zOccupied
September 22, 2015

Technolust Takes2 @ 2015 Proto Awards

The awards keep piling up for Occupied co-founder Blair Renaud's futuristic sci-fi adventure game, Technolust. This…
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zOccupied
September 14, 2015

Occupied, The CFC + AMD Team up for VR Dome @ The CFC BBQ ’15

Occupied was out in full force as the CFC held its Annual BBQ Fundraiser. Although…
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zOccupied
September 10, 2015

VIRTUAL REALITY HAS ITS DAY!

VIRTUAL REALITY HAS ITS DAYJ. Lee Talks to Barnaby Marshall about VR
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News + PresszOccupied
August 30, 2015

Sportnet.com Article

Occupied gets Drafted by Sportsnet.ca to talk about how virtual reality is about to change sports.  …
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Virtual RealityzOccupied
August 18, 2015

Graffiti VR // Now Available on Android and iOS!!

Filmed with a 360 Stereoscopic camera rig, 4 of Canada's top graffiti artists paint their…
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zOccupied
August 4, 2015

Occupied Collective Talks @ Toronto VR Meetup #16

The Occupied VR collective joins the the TorontoVR 16 meet up to share their latest…
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zOccupied
August 3, 2015

BMC @ Fantasia Film Fest ’15

FANTASIA--a Montreal-based International Film Festival--collaborated with SAMSUNG, CFC Media Lab, Félix & Paul, Jimmy Lee…
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zOccupied
July 15, 2015

VIRTUAL REALITY NORTH: J.Lee Talks to Beta Kit about VR up North

VIRTUAL REALITY NORTH:Occupied covered in Canada's Top Players in VR!
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zOccupied
June 9, 2015

Andy Kim Activation @ Field Trip ’15

Occupied has reinvented the traditional music video with a virtual-reality experience for the Kevin Drew/Andy…
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zOccupied
May 29, 2015

CBC News Lists Occupied as a Top Company to Watch!

CBC News Lists Occupied as a Top Company to Watch!!
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zOccupied
May 11, 2015

Occupied’s Blair Renaud Speaks @ SVVR ’15

Occupied's Blair Renaud was invited back to Speak at SVVR 2015 in Silicon Valley. The Panel: Creation of…
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zOccupied
April 14, 2015

Oculus Rift and the Future of Content Making

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejxROB8XWMc
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zOccupied
February 16, 2015

muchFACT Grants it’s First VR Project to Occupied for Andy Kim!

muchFACT Grants it's First VR Project to Occupied for Andy Kim!
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zOccupied
December 13, 2014

Technolust: A Way Out Oculus Rift DK2 – VR Review

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=meouAEGnk28
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zOccupied
November 17, 2014

Occupied Speaks at upcoming Immersed event

Founding members of Occupied will be attending the upcoming Immersed Event.Their Panel entitled "The Ingredients…
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zOccupied
November 12, 2014

Ben Mulroney Demos BMC on e-Talk

We had the chance today to head down to the set of e-Talk with our new…
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zOccupied
November 10, 2014

Blair talks @ M.I.G.S.14

Occupied co-Founder Blair Renaud takes to the stage at the MIGS14 Conference in Montreal today…
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OccupiedTalkzOccupied
November 8, 2014

J. Lee Talks @ WEST 2014

Panel: Beyond the Screen – Creating Media Experiences Using Virtual Reality J. Lee Williams of 1188…
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zOccupied
October 31, 2014

CBC NEWS STORY COVERING VR

Occupied on CBC NEWS:Virtual reality makes a comeback
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zOccupied
October 22, 2014

Discovery Channel Demos BMC @ WEST 2014

We got the opportunity to Demo Lucas Cochran from Discovery Channel’s The Daily Planet. His…
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zOccupied
October 15, 2014

Ana Serrano gives Occupied a Nod from the TedX Stage in Toronto

Ana SerranoWATCH THE TALK Our good friend Ana Serrano from The CFC Media Lab talks…
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zOccupied
October 7, 2014

Occupied Members Get Clipped by CBC News

Occupied Members Get Clipped by CBC News @ Toronto VR Meet-up A few of us…
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zOccupied
July 2, 2014

Technolust is Saving Us From Terrible VR Before it’s Even Arrived!

The entertainment biz is overflowing with examples of technology that fell pointedly short of their…
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zOccupied
May 20, 2014

Blair Renaud Speaks @ SVVR 2014

Occupied's Blair Renaud was invited to Speak on two Panels at SVVR 2014 in Silicon Valley. The 1st Panel: Indie VR…
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zOccupied
May 6, 2014

Technolust is VR’s best living diorama

Zero Cool as a Blade Runner: Technolust demo is virtual reality’s best living diorama If…
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zOccupied
April 21, 2014

Best Rift Concept I’ve Seen

Watch jacksepticeye review his Technolust experience to his 7.5+ million followers. TechnolustWATCH REVIEWOriginal Link: https://www.youtube.com/embed/aETTIUc7HMo
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