ITP Student Premiers Film at Cannes

Friday, Apr 13, 2018

Wilde Eastern title card

Wilde Eastern


Wilde Eastern (the multi-ending gaze triggered VR film), hosted on the WondaVR platform, has been selected to be shown in the VR library at Festival de Cannes - Le Marché du Film:

The film was co-created by Christina Elizabeth Hall (ITP 2018) and Penelope Lawson (Grad Film 2019), Directed by Penelope Lawson, Written by Christina Elizabeth Hall, and Produced by Penelope Lawson, Rebecca Martos, and Richard Kim.

The film features actors Bud Galloway (American Horror Story CULT), Cat Daddario (Artifact), Gianmarco Soresi (Deception), Jason De Beer (Numb), Nicolas diPierro (Just Sing), Olivia Blois Sharpe (Jerseylicious), and Daniel Deutsch (Numb).

The Wilde Eastern team wishes to thank the NYU community, specifically the Graduate Film Department and ITP at Tisch School of the Arts, Wonda VR, Jaunt, and Gotham Sound.

Christina Hall will also be joining Marche du Film's VR Panel, "Who is Afraid of VR? Can VR Replace Traditional Film?" with Gerda Leopold (VR Filmmaker), Celine Tricart (VR Filmmaker), Nick Risher (Hologate / VR Games).