Minimum Mass

Enter a gritty, surreal, and cinematic story rooted in the emotional world of miscarriage and family.

Minimum Mass is a story about love, loss, and black holes. Set in contemporary Rotorua, New Zealand and the speculative world of black holes, it is a short interactive narrative virtual reality. Minimum Mass takes place in a real-time, photorealistic computer generated story world and has been developed as an in headset experience for the Oculus Rift-S.

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Film Screenings

Credits

Directors:

Raqi Syed, Areito Echevarria

Producer:

Raqi Syed, Katayoun Dibamehr, Avi Amar

Screenwriter:

Raqi Syed & Areito Echevarria

Sound Designer:

Jimi Wilson

Music:

Brendan Angelides

Principal Cast:

Frankie Adams as Rabia, Allan Henry as Sky

Additional Credits:

FX Designer: Sunny Teich, Level Designer: Chris Garnier, Motion Capture Designer: John Aberdein, Motion Capture Artist: Mac Pipson, Environment Artist: Chellew Wu, Sean Pickersgill, Animation: Small Studio, France, Facial Motion Capture: Mimic, Germany

Contact

Public Film Contact:

Katayoun Dibamehr
Floreal Films
katayoun@florealfilms.com
+33 (0)1 85 09 17 37

Publicity Contact:

Raqi Syed
raqi.syed@gmail.com
+64 21 707 717

Details

Primary Entry:
Platinum Badge
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Secondary Entry:
Music Badge
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Film Festival Wristband
Year:

2020

Premiere Status:

Texas Premiere

Genre:

Animated, Drama, Interactive, Romance, Sci-Fi

Screening in:

XR Experience Program

Screening Section:

XR Experience Spotlight

Screening Category:

XR Experience

Country:

NEW ZEALAND

Language:

English

Runtime:

20 mins