3 Min  |  360 VR Video

RYOT and The Huffington Post present "The Crossing," a virtual reality film and immersive reporting series hosted by Susan Sarandon chronicling the refugee crisis as it unfolds in Greece. The shores of the Mediterranean see thousands of refugees every day who arrive on small boats, evidence for which is seen everywhere in massive piles of discarded life vests. Most of the arrivals are fleeing from Syria and Afghanistan in search of safety, economic stability, and a better life.


Tyson Sadler is an award-winning VR journalist and documentary filmmaker. As the Director of Special Projects for RYOT VR, he has been at the forefront of reporting Europe's refugee crisis in 360. Recently, he directed a 9-part series featuring Susan Sarandon called 'The Crossing' which details her experience welcoming refugees to the Greek Island of Lesvos. He has directed VR for Associated Press, The Huffington Post, and The New York Times. During the past year, he has produced and directed VR in Alaska, the Bahamas, England, France, Greece, Ghana, Lebanon, and Mexico.

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