FRONTERA

DIR. EMILIANA AMMIRATA

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A Virtual Reality Interactive Experience

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Supported by:

Kaleidoscope x VIFF Immersed Co-Production Market

Kaleidoscope First Look

Venice Biennale College VR

Venice Production Bridge

Frontera immerses you in the world of Maria, a single mother from Venezuela, who has decided to migrate in order to save her children from the crisis. In this experience you will become Maria and live her story. You will have the power of making important decisions that affect the course of her journey, ultimately placing you, quite literally, in the shoes of a migrant.

Frontera was conceptualized to transmit an intimate portrait of what is it like be a migrant, to those who are not directly affected by the Venezuelan crisis but who live in migrant-receiving countries.

Frontera aims to bridge understanding into why migrants leave home, what pulls them into new frontiers and what kind of decisions they have to make to get there. This experience will change the way you see migrants and displaced peoples forever. By erasing the limits between a 2D screen and the user, and providing you with a space to interact with and the agency to make decisions on Maria’s behalf, we believe that a deeper sense of empathy can be gained. This empathy and understanding can be a strong catalyst for action.

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Directed by Emiliana Ammirata

Produced by Meghan McWilliams, Helena Carpio

Co-Produced by Gia Rigoli, Halley Albert

Graphic Designer & Web Developer - Maia Benaim

Lead VR Developer - Alpha Rats

Developer - Guillermo Carrasquero

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