Futuristic ‘Uncanny Valley’ Explores The Potential Unintended Consequences Of VR

As we dip our toes into virtual reality more and more each day, one could imagine a far-off unintended consequence — the blurring of virtual and actual reality.

A short film called “Uncanny Valley” explores that notion, with a bit of an “Ender’s Game” plot and feel. Here’s the setup from its creator, Federico Heller.

In the slums of the future, virtual reality junkies satisfy their violent impulses in online entertainment. An expert player discovers that the line between games and reality is starting to fade away. 3DAR’s latest short film explores the frightening potential of our next technological revolution. Behind the scenes coming soon! Stay connected, but not too much ;)

It’s well worth the watch.


How far is too far? How real is too real?