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SBS Virtual Reality Gives A First-Person Insight Into Australia's Culture

SBS’s virtual reality app has gotten a facelift — and launching alongside the revamp are three new VR projects.

Welcome to Garma with Ernie Dingo builds on NITV’s coverage and presents a rare insight into the remarkable Indigenous Garma Festival in Arnhem Land; A Pig’s Life with Matthew Evans is a VR exploration of the life of a pig in Australia’s meat trade and Tomorrow’s Diwali is a real-time art animation driven by SBS Radio, celebrating the significance of Diwali to Australia.

Soon You'll Have No Reason To Plug An Antenna Into Your TV

The last year has been a tough time for free to air TV. Even Freeview, the peak body representing the FTA channels, says viewing habits have “changed dramatically” — everyone is using their phones instead. Netflix and Stan and catch-up apps from every major digital TV channel means that you don’t need to watch TV, unless you’re dead-set on watching The Bachelor live and in real time. To that end, within a month Freeview will do its bit to speed that push away from the big screen and onto mobiles with a single unified app that streams all 15 major FTA channels to your phone.

SBS Has A New On Demand Virtual Reality App

SBS will today become the first Australian broadcaster to launch a Virtual Reality app, SBS On Demand VR, allowing audiences to explore the latest 360° videos produced by SBS and the independent production community.

Australian Diversity To Be Focus Of QLD's New Virtual Reality Filmaking Project

SBS and Screen Queensland today called on filmmakers across Queensland to be part of a new Virtual Reality project to bring documentaries about Australian life to audiences across the country for the second season of SBS series Untold Australia. Submissions open today.

Watch Dallas Buyers Club For Free Today, Legally

Yesterday, lawyers acting for the rightsholders to Dallas Buyers Club dropped their case against iiNet, giving up on petitioning for the user details of 4726 alleged pirates. We’ve had a few tweets and comments from people saying they would download Dallas Buyers Club in celebration of the verdict, and we think that’s just rude. Instead, how about you watch it for free legally?

Australia: Here's Every TV And Movie Streaming Service You Can Watch

Looking for something a little more interesting than a YouTube playlist of cooking shows? We’ve had a revolution over the last couple of years in streaming video services on the ‘net, and that means it’s easier than ever to sit Here’s a list of every major TV catch-up service, and every subscription streaming website or app for movies and TV, available to Aussies.

You'll Miss It When It's Gone: Why Public Broadcasting Is Worth Saving

In an age of global media abundance, the notion that public broadcasting is a mechanism to address “market failure” is beguiling. It is also fundamentally wrong.

SBS And Stan Team Up To Bring You DIG

From the creators of Homeland and Heroes, DIG is a murder mystery thriller set amongst the intrigue of modern day Jerusalem. Better yet, it will be fast tracked from the US so we will get it on from March 6.

A Look Into The Design World Of Marc Newson

On Sunday, SBS aired the third episode of season two of Designer People hosted by Lee Lin Chin, and this week’s episode was about Aussie industrial designer extraordinaire and tech world hearthrob Marc Newson.

SBS To Offer 400 Movies On-Demand And Completely Free

Everyone loves a freebie! SBS is satiating our need for sweet online movie content from next month with 400 titles going up completely free to you, the user.

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