Stay Alive, My Son (Chapters 1 & 2)

Upon being shown a photograph of a 6- year old boy, now digitally aged to 50, Yathay Pin’s realities collide. Haunted by his inner demons, his guilt surfaces for abandoning his son to escape during the Cambodian genocide. The Player, embodying Yathay, plummets into his mental prison, containing locked memories. As they experience Yathay’s journey, they discover his reason for living: to reclaim all that he lost and to reunite with his son. Therefore, finding his salvation and healing his heart.

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Credits

Director:

Victoria Bousis

Executive Producer:

Elodie Yung

Producer:

Victoria Bousis

Screenwriter:

Victoria Bousis

Cinematographer:

n/a

Editor:

n/a

Production Designer:

Victoria Bousis

Sound Designer:

Marios Namiotakis, Alexandros Sotiropoulos, Sound Engineer - Robert Krestovskiy

Music:

T.K. Broderick

Principal Cast:

Elodie Yung, Arnold Chun, Vincent Rodriguez III, Kostas Filippoglou, Abraham Sigler, Lucas Sigler

Additional Credits:

Associate Produce, Outreach Coordinator: Jana Landowski, Elina Nastou, Lead Engineer, Game Mechanics: Hryhorii “Greg” Shynkar, Lead Level Designer, Lead Environmental Artist: Alexandros Demetriades, Level Designer, VFX Artist: George Zekos, Lead Concept Artist: Iris Iordachescu, Art Director, Game Designer: Victoria Bousis, Lead Character & Hero Artist, 3D Prop Artist: Mourad El Harfa, Mostafa Sobhi, Lead Animator: Georgii Dominskyi, Head of Motion Capture, Mocap Animator: Yiannis Angouris, Andreas Helmis, Consulting, Volumetric Capture: Tom Thudiyanplackal, Todd Bryant, Matthew Niederhauser, John Fitzgerlad

Contact

Public Film Contact:

Victoria Bousis
UME
victoria@ume.ai
+1-312-404-2464

Publicity Contact:

Melody Korenbrot
mkorenbrot@bk-pr.com
+13235742223

Details

Primary Entry:
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Year:

2023

Premiere Status:

World Premiere

Genres:

Biography, Documentary, Drama, Gaming

Screening Section:

XR Experience Competition

Screening Category:

XR Experience

Language:

English

Runtime:

55 mins