Artistic director: Debra Anderson
In association with EEVO
In\Formation is a two part immersive documentary investigating the medium of virtual reality and the creative use of the technology to build empathy and new forms of storytelling. Explored through 3D 360-degree stereoscopic VR, the project documents VR pioneers during the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival through a deep dive into their projects, motivations and speculations. Part One features interviews with Nonny De La Peña, James George, Jacquelyn Ford Morie, Brian Chirls and Vincent Morisset. Part Two focuses on VR projects selected for Tribeca Storyscapes - The Enemy by Karim Ben Khelifa and The Machine To Be Another by BeAnotherLab.
Debra Anderson is Chief Strategy Officer & Founder at datavized, an immersive design studio focused the intersection of virtual reality and data visualization. A Producer/Director specialized in digital storytelling and media impact, she builds data-driven and researched based approaches to immersive experiences. Her directorial debut, In/Formation, is a two part (25 min) immersive documentary explored through 3D 360-degree stereoscopic VR, investigating the medium of VR and creative use of the technology to build empathy and new forms of storytelling. She is a consulting producer for pioneering virtual reality projects at the intersection of journalism, gaming and neuroscience including The Enemy, SoundSelf and Less Than Human. Debra founded the innovation consultancy Culture Shock in 2007; presented groundbreaking interactive works with The National Film Board of Canada at Sundance New Frontier and Tribeca Storyscapes and curated arts/tech projects at Volta Art Fair NY & Switzerland. She designed and instructs the Big Data: Consumer Research undergraduate course at The New School for Public Engagement.