Program

VR Experience

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VR headsets will be available to immerse visitors into the world of virtual reality. An out-of-this-world experience that is not to be missed!

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Incarna

France
2018
Duration: 1h
From 12 years old

Created by: Jean-Noël Chiganne
Narrated by: Alyssa Landry
Art direction: Alix Michel, Carole Chaland
Directed by: Tibor Baratin
Music: Laurent Julia
Production: Incarna

Another dimension does exist! Where the real meets the virtual, there are some dreamlike, mysterious lands waiting to be explored.
Incarna is actively seeking a new kind of explorer, ready to accept the unthinkable.
Join a team and observe, cooperate, resolve the puzzles, and face the dangers.

Together, complete the task and join the ranks of the Incarna explorers!

 

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Eclipse

France
2017
From 12 years old

Created and written by: Backlight, Virtual Adventure
Directed by: Backlight
Music: TAPE
Production: BackLight et Virtual Adventure
International sales: Backlight
Broadcast: Backlight, Inoui VR

“Don’t just dream about going into space – actually make the trip!”

Experience an unforgettable adventure where a 4D VR escape game meets a space odyssey. For 20 minutes, two players take on their avatars and become members of the Eclipse II crew. Their mission involves heading into space to find the previous crew, with whom communication has been lost. You’ll need to board the Eclipse I vessel to bring home any survivors.
The program includes a trip through the cockpit, hangars, oxygen garden, and even a space mission. It’s gonna be quite a trip!

 

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ALONE

France
2019

Inspired by the series Missions (OCS)
Written by: Mathias Chelebourg, Raphael Penasa
Directed by: Mathias Chelebourg
On an idea by: Mathias Chelebourg, Joachim Landau
Production: Empreinte digitale
Studio VR & animation Fauns

Alessandra is an astronaut who has lost the rest of her crew. She wakes up, groggy and confused, in pitch darkness. A survival drone comes to life and she finds herself alone in a cave. Alessandra has to go all in to survive.

Between The Descent, The Martian, and 127 Hours, this is a VR lesson in survival… Could you make it?


ALTERATION

France
2019
Duration: 16min

Created by : Jérôme Blanquet, Atlas V, Saint George, ARTE, Oculus
Written by: Yann Apperry
Directed by: Jérôme Blanquet
Music: Jean-François Blanquet
Production: Okio Studios
International sales:  MK2 VR
Broadcast by: ARTE, Oculus

Alexandro volunteers for an experiment that is part of a study into dreams. Little does he know that he will be invaded by Elsa, an Artificial Intelligence program that is planning to digitize and assimilate his subconscious in order to become human.


BATTLESCAR

France
2019
Duration : 7min

Created by : Martin Allais & Nico Casavecchia
Written by : Nico Casavecchia & Mercedes Arturo
Narrated by : Rosario Dawson
Production Atlas V, 1st Avenue Machine, Fauns & Arte France

1978, New York City. Lupe, a 16-year-old Puerto Rican American, meets Debbie in the cell of a juvenile detention center. Debbie will introduce Lupe to the punk rock scene of the Lower East Side and the secret worlds of Alphabet City.

An exploration of identity through immersive storytelling in VR.


ARDEN’S WAKE: TIDE’S FALL

USA
2018
30min
From 13 years old

Written & directed by: Eugene YK Chung
Production: Penrose Studios

In a post-apocalyptic world, a young woman lives with her father in a lighthouse perched atop an endless sea. When he disappears, she must embark on a thrilling journey of self-discovery.

 


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THE SCREAM

2019
France
15min

Created by : Sandra Paugam, Charles Ayats
Voice : Paul Hamy
Production : Cinétévé Expérience & ARTE France
In partnership with Backlight Studio
With the support of : CNC & région Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur
International sales : Cinétévé Experience & ARTE France


CONSCIOUS EXISTENCE

Germany
2018
Duration: 12min

Directed by: Marc Zimmermann avec Helen Borkert (voice over)
Production: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
International sales: Diversion cinema

We are gifted every moment with most precious life achievement: a conscious mind, enabling us to sense and hold within, the universe boundless beauty – a source of infinite inspiration that fuels our inner space. Being aware of and grateful for the invaluable fortune of a conscious existence is vital for a life in harmony and enables us to use our precious gift within to sense that beauty in every little thing.


THE DREAM COLLECTOR

China
2017
No dialogues
Duration: 12min

Created and written by: Mi Li
Directed by: Pinta Studios
Music: Guo Haowei
Production: Pinta Studios
International sales: Pinta Studios

An old man and his playful dog live together in a garbage dump, where they spend their days sorting through the trash left behind by others. The objects -- a broken guitar, a torn baseball glove, a deflated soccer ball -- are the remnants of people's abandoned dreams. Determined to bring these dreams back to life, the man tinkers away, carefully mending each piece of "garbage" until he can re-gift it to someone who will cherish it.


GHOST IN THE SHELL

2017
Japan
16min

Based on the Manga by Shirow Masamune
Story supervisor : Junichi Fujisaku
Directed by : Hiroaki Higashi
Creative director : Nobumichi Asai
Character design : Kazuchika Kise
Music : Hideaki Takahashi
Sound : Yoshikazu Iwanami
Production : I.G

2025 CE. A time when humans connect their brains to the Network and replace body parts with cybernetic prosthetics. A world where cyber terrorism occurs daily. The Public Security Section 9, led by fully cyber-bodied Major Kusanagi, head off once again to stop a new threat.


HALF LIFE

Sweden
2018

Written by: Gai Behar
Directed by: Robert Connor, Robert Jonsson
Music: Ori Lichtik
Production: Robert & Robert Studios, Royal Swedish Opera

Half Life is a Virtual Reality short film capturing the immersive spirit of choreographer Sharon Eyal’s dance work Half Life performed by the Royal Swedish Ballet. The VR production is inspired by 3D dance films such as Pina, aiming to present a uniquely immersive and artistic experience. It’s a legend.
A sharp projection of language, movements and formulas of the soul. It’s a marble arrow being fired at a shivering audience from the end of a corridor. This creation is monotonous with an angle. “It can be good friends under your feet and bad people in your hands.”


KOBOLD

Germany
2018
In english and german
Duration: 20 to 30min

Directed by: Max Sacker
Music: Takuro Sakamoto avec David Bredin, Nick Holaschke, Garry Lane, Ioulia Isserlis (voice)
Production: AnotherWorld VR
International sales: Diversion Cinema

Kobold is a new kind of horror experience that blurs the line between cinema and VR gaming. Step into the shoes of an urban explorer investigating the mysterious case of a missing boy. Pick up your flashlight and discover the secrets of an abandoned villa in the middle of a dark forest in Germany. Immerse yourself in true, cinematic realism, explore an interactive universe, pick up clues and dare to venture deeper into a mystical world where your actions can have grave consequences.


MIND PALACE

Germany
2018
In english
10mins

Written and directed by: Carl Krause, Dominik Stockhausen
Music: Simona Miranda Yan Min Melzer
With: Anthony Mrosek, Maximilian Allgeier, Pedja Marjanovic (voice)
Production: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg

MindPalace is an animated real-time VR experience and an experiment. A venture into the emotional landscape of a break-up. Two perspectives – interwoven and yet drifting apart – clashing in an ever raging stream of consciousness. We witness a man’s last desperate attempt to communicate with the one he is about to lose. His thoughts, memories, emotions warping themselves around the reality we know, locking us into the inner core of another person. For better or for worse.


THROUGH THE MASKS OF LUZIA

Canada
2017

Written and directed by: François Blouin, Félix Lajeunesse, Paul Raphaël
Production: Cirque du Soleil, Felix & Paul Studios

Through the Masks of Luzia, based on the acclaimed Cirque du Soleil show, is a celebration of Mexican culture, shrouded in surrealism and dreamlike fantasy. Journey through uncanny worlds of mythical proportions: a demigod swings across the gateway to the Mayan afterlife, a contortionist grants you access to the awe-inspiring wildlife, a monarch butterfly dances, evoking the celerity of the Tarahumara people. With all this and more, be prepared for the waking dream of Through the Masks of Luzia!

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