Whipped Cream "The Dark"

"The Dark" featuring Monstercat artists Whipped Cream, Jasiah & Crimson Child, presents a new VR experience that blends electronic and opera music in an emotion-oriented story about a toxic relationship. Captured volumetrically in Vancouver, Canada at The Departure Lounge's Metastage, this VR experience showcase next-generational immersive storytelling, featuring amazing photorealistic holographic performances. Be taken into the future of storytelling and performance in the Metaverse, as you find yourself transported into the world of Whipped Cream's artistic vision. This piece makes you feel as though you are there within the story, rather than simply watching a story.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Credits

Directors:

Caroline Cecil (aka Whipped Cream), Will Selviz

Executive Producer:

Adam Rogers, Tabitha Neudorf, Loc Dao, Debi Wong

Producer:

Brenda Medina Carmona

Screenwriter:

Caroline Cecil

Cinematographer:

Yie Hua Chee

Editor:

Yie Hua Chee

Production Designer:

Departure Lounge

Sound Designer:

Whipped Cream, Crimson Child

Music:

Whipped Cream, Monstercat

Principal Cast:

Caroline Cecil, Malachi Phree-Jasiah Pate, Yashar Tafazoli

Additional Credits:

Artist Manager: Anthony Baca, Head of Communications: Kelsi Ring, Commercial Executive: Daniel Turcotte, Volumetric Capture Technician: Basia Karpinski, Associate Producer: Jaclynn Wong, 3D Lead Artist: Elia Youssef, VFX Technical Artist: Mohammad Haj Ali, Environment Artist: Conal Wright, Colourist and Compositor: Zhun Zhang, First Assistant Director: Ross Albrecht

Contact

Public Film Contact:

Adam Rogers
Departure Lounge Inc.
adam@dlxr.ca
+1 604 367 5272

Publicity Contact:

Kajol Bhatia
kajol.bhatia@dlxr.ca
(604) 916-5823

Details

Primary Entry:
Music Badge
Platinum Badge
Interactive Badge
Film & TV Badge
Year:

2023

Premiere Status:

World Premiere

Genres:

Experimental, Music

Screening Section:

XR Experience Competition

Screening Category:

XR Experience

Language:

English

Runtime:

4 mins