La Biennale di Venezia /78th Venice Worldwide Movie Competition /
Glimpse, from Academy Award-winner Benjamin Cleary and Michael O’Connor, the story of a panda voiced by Taron Egerton (Elton John in Rocketman), completes the In-Competitors line-up of the Venice VR Expanded part of the 78th VIFF
Glimpse (UK, France, Eire; 22’), from Irish filmmakers Benjamin Cleary (Academy Award-winning director of the quick movie Stutterer, 2015) and Michael O’Connor, the story of a panda voiced by Taron Egerton (Elton John in Rocketman), joins the Venice VR Expanded In-Competitors line-up of the 78th Venice Worldwide Movie Competition (September 1-11, 2021) of the Biennale di Venezia, directed by Alberto Barbera.
Glimpse is a extremely emotive, visible feast set within the imaginative thoughts of a heartbroken panda named Herbie, who has not too long ago damaged up together with his girlfriend Rice. Herbie is an illustrator and thru his artwork we delve again by means of the reminiscences of his relationship from the heart-breaking finish to the gorgeous starting.
Herbie is voiced by Taron Egerton. Taron’s efficiency in Dexter Fletcher’s Rocketman received him plaudits from audiences and critics alike, together with a Golden Globe award. Rice is voiced by Lucy Boynton, the rising expertise who performed the character of Mary Austin within the a number of Oscar-winning Freddie Mercury biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody.
Benjamin Cleary is an Oscar profitable author/director. His upcoming function movie Swan Tune stars Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris and Glenn Shut. In 2015 he wrote, directed and edited his first quick movie Stutterer, which received an Academy Award for Greatest Stay Motion Quick, a Cannes Younger Director Award and a London Critic's Circle Award. His quick movie Wave premiered on the Tribeca Movie Competition 2017 and received over 20+ awards at main festivals on the circuit.
Michael O'Connor is an XR author, director and producer. He designed and produced flagship titles for international online game market leaders SEGA and Nintendo all through his profession within the video games trade. His manufacturing credit embody Soccer Supervisor, Donkey Kong Nation, Tremendous Smash Brothers and Yoshi's Woolly World. Earlier than working in video games, he produced function movies in Eire. Glimpse is his directorial debut.
The Venice VR Expanded Official Choice consists of a complete of thirty-seven tasks (eight 360 movies, twenty-five VR tasks, 4 VR tasks upon reservation) from twenty-three Nations, divided as follows:
Along with the above, a choice of 34 VRChat worlds with 5 Particular Occasions can be introduced within the VRChat Worlds Gallery accessible by means of the Venice VR Expanded world on VRChat.
The 2021 Venice VR Expanded programme can be accessible:
- On-line for VR accreditation holders and all 78th VIFF accreditation holders (Press, Business and Cinema) by means of entry codes redeemable on the Boxol platform from September 1st to 19th, 2021
- On-site within the VR Gallery at Palazzo del Casinò (Lido) for 78th VIFF accreditation holders (Press, Business and Cinema). Reservation is required by way of the Boxol platform from September 1st to 11th, 2021
At 14 Satellite tv for pc Venues around the globe for the normal viewers from September 1st to 19th, 2021