We tell real stories with

HOUSEHOLD ARTS FOR STUDENTS FROM OTHER LANDS

An Augmented Reality dollhouse for practicing life

WATERTIGHT

An incomplete archive of infrastructure that supports single-occupant living in New York City.

A MOMENT OF SILENCE

A playful interactive experience stands between you and the WiFi connection

VOLUME

A machine learning tool for AR/VR storytelling

RecoVR MOSUL: A COLLECTIVE RECONSTRUCTION

A virtual reality tour in the reconstructed Mosul museum in Iraq

ARCHIVE OF THE FUTURE

web archive of interviews with the first generation of Israeli authors

HAUNTED FILES

Online exhibition documentation for the A/P/A immersive recreation of the Eugenics Record Office

TZINA: SYMPHONY OF LONGING

Interactive room-scale webVR documentary in which the residents of the run-down Dizengoff Square in Tel Aviv muse on love and things that are no more.

ORION VR

A room scale VR experience for the HTC Vive, walking through the sculpture garden planned by the late sculpture Ezra Orion.

THE MUSEUM OF STOLEN ART

A virtual reality museum dedicated to pieces that went missing

FACING THE NAMELESS

a web documentary, part of the 12 part series Interactive Haiku

Raycaster is a creative studio focused around research and experiments in storytelling and cultural preservation. We exist to create meaningful interactive experiences and work with emerging technologies, exploring new ways of engaging with reality.

We develop both self initiated projects and commissioned work. We work with each client to provide them with custom services based on their mission and needs and provide end to end solutions, leading projects from concept to execution. 

Raycaster is led by ~shirin anlen and Ziv Schneider, acclaimed multimedia artists with years of experience in filmmaking, design and digital production for the web and immersive platforms such as VR and AR. We are a nimble agency working with a network of highly skilled developers and other specialists that we are able to employ based on the project. 

 

SELECTED CLIENTS AND COLLABORATORS

ARTE, NFB, MIT Open Documentary Lab, The Economist, Teacher College, Magnum Foundation,  ITP NYU, Pioneer Works, Tel Aviv University, Shenkar School for Design and Engineer, Jerusalem Film Funds, Helios Design Labs, Israel Ministry for Culture and Sport, WIX, Spotify, Samsung, IKONA, NOOR, Amnesty, CoPro, Rabinovich Cinema Project, Knight Foundation. 

 

FEATURED AT

Festival de Cannes, SIGGRAPH, IDFA DocLAB, MOMA, VICE, Google Web Experiments, B3 Biannual for the moving image, Wired, Hyperallergic, MMOMA, Cross Video Days, DocAviv, PSFK,  Kill Screen, Astra Film Festival, Haaretz, Experience VR, ICID, T.O webfest Toronto, Mutek, Paris online, Documentales inmersivos llegan, VRfocus, Queens Museum, Center for Contemporary Art Israel, The Center for Digital Art Israel, AR porn, The Next Web, Docubase, Immerse, HeK Basel, Print Screen Festival.

Raycaster is incubated at NEW INC
231 Bowery, New York, NY, 10002

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