"Hypha" is an immersive virtual reality story that takes viewers on a journey to cleanse Earth from man-made disasters by becoming a mushroom. From spore to mushroom, the user can experience the life cycle of a mushroom to understand the importance of the Fungi Kingdom as the main bioremediation agent of Earth.

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Natalia Cabrera



Director: Natalia Cabrera
Executive Producer: Sebastian Gonzalez
Producer: Juan Ferrer
Screenwriter: Natalia Cabrera, Juan Ferrer
Production Designer: Javier Garay, Richard Lapham
Sound Designer: Diego Aguilar
Music: Daniel Maraboli
Principal Cast: Trinidad Piriz
Additional Credits: Art Integration and VFX: Javier Garay, VR Developer: Paola G. Olea, Graphic Designer: Rosario Ureta, Installation Designer: Nicolas Oyarce


Public Film Contact
Sebastian Gonzalez
Maltrato Films
Publicity Contact
Sebastian Gonzalez
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2020
Genre: Animated, Documentary, Experimental, Hybrid
Screening in: Virtual Cinema Program
Screening Section: Virtual Cinema Competition
Screening Category: Virtual Cinema
Country: Chile
Language: English
Runtime: 15 mins