Living Distance

"Living Distance" is a fantasy and a mission, in which a wisdom tooth is sent to the outer space and back down to Earth again. Carried by a crystalline robotic sculpture, the tooth becomes a newborn entity in space and tells the inconsequential, but ever so unique story of a person in this universe. It unmasks and unmakes the alienated technological space programs and reimagine visceral, active, empathic and poetic forms of engagement. After the outer space performance, a multi-sensory VR experience will take the audience through the story, create a weightless world most of us have never been.

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Xin Liu




Director: Xin Liu
Executive Producer: QinYa (Jenny) Guo, Gershon Dublon
Producer: QinYa (Jenny) Guo, Reese Donohue
Screenwriter: Xin Liu
Production Designer: Reese Donohue
Sound Designer: Matt McCorkle
Music: Reese Donohue
Additional Credits: Executive Producer: Qin Ya (Jenny) Guo, Executive Producer: Gershon Dublon, Executive Producer: Justin Durazzo, Technical Director: Reese Donohu, Sound Artist: Matt McCorkle, 3D Artist: Kyle Szostek, 3D Artist: Nate Turley, 3D Artist: Lily Fang, Chair Integration: D BOX Technologies


Public Film Contact
QinYa (Jenny) Guo
Publicity Contact
QinYa Guo
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2020
Genre: Fantasy
Screening in: Virtual Cinema Program
Screening Section: Virtual Cinema Competition
Screening Category: Virtual Reality
Country: China, United States
Language: English
Runtime: 8 mins