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Astra Film Festival

First Impressions / Primele impresii

2017 5'

Film Presentation:
Ajutat de cele mai noi cercetări în dezvoltarea neuronală şi perspicacitatea vizuală a bebeluşilor, acest film permite interacţiunea cu lumea din punctul de vedere al unui nou-născut. Este o perioadă pe care niciunul dintre noi nu şi-o aminteşte, deşi este crucială în dezvoltarea noastră. Acum avem ocazia să examinăm evoluţia dramatică a simţurilor noastre în primul an de viaţă!
Film's Website: theguardian.com/vr
Director's Bio-Filmography:
Francesca Panetta - VR Director Francesca Panetta is a multi-award winning digital artist and journalist. She leads the Guardian’s virtual reality studio. 6x9: a virtual experience of solitary connement was the Guardian’s rst VR piece and won attention around the world as an exemplary case of story and form. The piece has toured 70 festivals and conferences including the White House, and used by campaigners and mitigation specialists in the US to show the psychological damage caused by isolation. Francesca’s work at the Guardian has focused on innovation and storytelling. As special projects editor she commissioned and directed agship pieces such as Firestorm, The Shirt on Your Back, the View from the Shard, The First World War: an interactive multilingual interactive documentary. In addition to her work at the Guardian, Francesca works as a sound artist specialising in binaural sound design and non-linear storytelling, usually in physical landscapes. Nicole Jackson - VR Director Nicole Jackson has been a Guardian journalist for over a decade. She joined the Guardian’s newly formed VR studio as a producer / director in 2016. Prior to this she was a commissioner and producer on the Guardian's multimedia team. She set up and produced a number of series including Comment is Free, producing the Guardian's most watched video of the year in 2015 and Watch Me Date, a series that sent strangers on blind dates wearing Google Glass. Prior to multimedia, Nicole was the features editor of Weekend, the Guardian's agship Saturday magazine, and a commissioning editor on g2, the Guardian's award-winning daily news features supplement.
Director's / Curator's Statement:
FIRST IMPRESSIONS: a virtual experience of the rst year of life