Imraan Ismail is a writer, director, and visual artist who creates stories for the soul. His films have been shown in various film festivals around the world including at Sundance, Tribeca, and Cannes. He has directed and/or shot more than ten VR/360 projects for clients like The United Nations, The New York Times, U2, Samsung, Conservation International, Ardbeg Scotch Whiskey and others. He is a recent winner of the World Press Photo award for interactive storytelling, for a VR film he made in conjunction with the New York Times, entitled “The Displaced” — a film that was shot in the war zones of Syria, Ukraine and South Sudan, and has received the widest known release for a VR/360 film.
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