Once Upon a Sea

Once Upon a Sea is a poetic, interactive XR documentary telling the tragic tale of the legendary Dead Sea – a place of undeniable healing powers and, for many, a place of indescribable magnetism. Through a physical exploration of the sea’s forbidden, moonlike landscapes, to intimate encounters with local characters, the user gets a rare glimpse into one of the world’s most dangerous, soon to be extinct, wonders. Centuries of human intervention and political neglect have turned the Dead Sea into a precarious place. Its water levels have dropped dramatically, leaving behind sinkholes and collapsing beaches. Once Upon a Sea is our call to action.

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Credits

Director:

Adi Lavy

Producer:

Ina Fichman, Nimrod Shanit

Screenwriter:

Heidi Miller

Cinematographer:

Sebastien Gros, Barak Brinker, Adi Lavy, Nimrod Shanit

Editor:

Sigi Golan

Production Designer:

Oury Atlan

Sound Designer:

Signal Space Lab

Music:

Medhat Hanbali

Principal Cast:

Catherine Kidd, Shimon Shukron, Ronit Hillel, Eli Raz, Jackey Ben Zaken

Additional Credits:

Creative Director: Oury Outlan, Unity Developer: Jumana Saad, 3D Design: Ariel Shtern, Unity develoepr: Lena Grigorian, Production Manager: Neta Shaked, Sigi Golan

Contact

Distributor:

Nimrod Shanit
nimrod@blimey.tv

Public Film Contact:

Ina Fichman
INTUITIVE PICTURES INC
ina@intuitivepictures.ca
5149937945

Publicity Contact:

Ina Fichman
ina@intuitivepictures.ca
5149937945

Details

Primary Entry:
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Year:

2020

Premiere Status:

North American Premiere

Genre:

Documentary

Screening Section:

Virtual Cinema Spotlight

Screening Category:

Virtual Cinema

Language:

English

Runtime:

22 mins