Cinémental 25 - AR App for Festivals
By Dan Blair
An AR App For Festivals
Hunt for posters across Winnipeg to unlock tales from Cinémental’s 25 year history. Watch the poster in front of you transform into posters from the festival’s past using augmented reality! Travel to important landmarks across Saint-Boniface and Winnipeg such as the Saint Boniface Cathedral, the Esplanade Riel and Gabrielle Roy House! View maps with game poster and festival screening locations View this year’s screening schedule and don’t forget to buy tickets
How to Play
Select the year you want to learn more about. Use the map to hunt down that poster. Once you’ve found the poster corresponding to that year, press “Scan Poster.” Center the QR Code with the onscreen guides. Follow the onscreen prompt. If you’ve found the right poster, you’ll see it transform into a historic poster from that year’s festival! Once revealed, click “Accept” to unlock interesting stories and details about that year and location. Find the next poster!
You have probably heard of augmented reality from Pokemon Go or Clandestine Anomaly, in the Cinémental 25 app you are augmenting reality by unlocking the historical photos and posters from the festival’s past. When you scan a poster watch it disappear as it is replaced with the image you’ve unlocked. We can’t wait for you to try out the app and don’t forget to get your tickets for Cinémental 25!