(Passive Experience – 360 Theater – Feature Length)
Join documentary filmmaker (Maranatha Hay) on a mission for justice at Standing Rock, where over 300 indigenous tribes stood together in solidarity against the Dakota Access Pipeline. She follows social media-driven outrage to the icy prairie of North Dakota—only to discover the dangers of a single-minded perspective and some surprising, unintended consequences of Internet activism.
“Indirect Actions” premiered as the Opening Film of the 2019 Downtown Los Angeles Film Festival’s Dome Film Series, winning Best Documentary Dome Feature. The film then went on to win the Best Fulldome Feature award at the 2020 Macon Film Festival and the Best 360-Degree Feature Film award at the 2020 Horsetooth International Film Festival.
Experience 360°, Tower Films and Good To Go Media are proud to present the Online Premiere of “Indirect Actions” from award-winning director Maranatha Hay and executive producer Ryan Moore at FIVARS 2020.
Filmmaker Biographies – Maranatha Hay, Ryan Moore
Maranatha Hay is a five-time regional Emmy award-winning director and producer. She has directed six documentaries for television that have aired internationally on PBS and the World Channel, on subjects such as the Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone and Liberia, the Angolan Civil War, and pediatric heart surgery for children in Nicaragua and Egypt.
Producer Ryan Moore is the founder of Experience 360°, an LA-based Virtual Experience Design Studio that has been creating branded and narrative immersive content since 2015. In the spring of 2017, the company produced its first feature “Speed Kills VR” with John Travolta and TopDog VR. Moore’s career within film production experience includes experimental branded content (Disney, Toyota, GoPro), TV commercials (Pepsi, Jack In The Box), music festival coverage (Fuse Media), and Reality TV (“The Bachelor,” “The Bachelorette”).