Tag: FIVARS 2017 Selections

Two young brothers fighting on opposite sides of the Civil War unknowingly and tragically reunite one last time on the battlefield at Antietam.

Title: My Brother’s Keeper
Director: Connor Hair and Alex Meader
Producer: Brian Seth Hurst
Executive Producer: Don R. Wilcox
Country: USA | RT:
Production Company: StoryTech® Immersive, Perception2, PBS Digital Studios
Distribution: HTC Vive, Samsung Gear Video, Oculus Videos, Google Daydream, Littlstar, Jaunt, WEVR, Zeality, Facebook, YouTube

“My Brother’s Keeper” is a Civil War inspired narrative that pushes the boundaries of immersive storytelling while remaining anchored in historical fact. It is the story of two estranged brothers who, fighting on opposing sides, unknowingly reunite one last time on the battlefield at Antietam. As we walk into battle with Ethan 19 and Jackson 16, we also take a journey through their brief lives to understand what has led them to this one life-altering moment that is surrounded by carnage and the brutality of war. “My Brother’s Keeper” was inspired by the PBS primetime drama series “Mercy Street”

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Step inside Academy Award nominated animated film “Song of the Sea”

Title: Song of the Sea VR
Director: Jericca Cleland
Producer: Gerry Shirren
Country: Ireland | RT: 10m
Production Company: Cartoon Saloon, Vision 3, Norlum

Song of the Sea VR allows the user to step inside the lush world of mythic Ireland, experienced through the 2d style of the traditional artists of Cartoon Saloon. Continue the adventure in the storyteller’s cavern and unlock the secret world of the Selkies under the sea.

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Song of the Sea VR

Experience the reality of living in sanctuary in a church for over two years, while facing deportation from Canada.

Director: Shivani Mulekar
Producer: Shivani Mulekar & Vinit Rajan
Country: Canada | RT: 7m33s
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For over two years, the Juhasz family lived in sanctuary in a 10 x 13 foot room in a suburban Vancouver church, while facing deportation from Canada. This immersive film lets you experience the reality of Marianna, Patrik and Tamas’ life in a contained space as they wait for the government to decide their future.

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