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Dear Mom

Partnership with Facebook [email protected] AR/VR

Directed by Kevin Ke & Sebastian Aldo

The Story:

While struggling to become a successful VR artist, an Asian-American woman comes home to visit her Mom after years of separation.

 

In collaboration with Facebook [email protected]/ VR, Dear Mom is a 360º immersive experience dedicated to appreciating mother figures through the act of gift-giving.

The Tech:

360 film mixed with interactive 6DOF segments, immerse yourself in a touching story about mending a broken relationship. 

Vivian’s Gift:

Experience Vivian’s gift from her mother’s perspective and relive her most treasured memories.

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Web AR gift creator:

Create a personalized mobile AR gift with your own memories, photos, and voice to remind your Mom how much you love her.

The Awards:

BAFTAs Interactive Media Showcase

Finalist

VR For Change

Honorable Mention

Experience Now

Experience in VR: 

Oculus

Watch it now:

YouTube

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Experience in VR: 

SideQuest

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Watch it now:

Weibo

Press Kit

The Team:

CAST

Mary Zhang

Vivian

 

Cindera Che 

Mom

Madeline Ma Sharrett

Young Vivian

 

LEADS 

 

Awu Chen

Executive Producer

Director of Photography 

Editor

  

Kevin Ke

Director

Graphic Designer  

 

Sebastian Aldo Widjaya 

Director

Colorist  

 

Maryyann Crichton

Writer

Art Director

Quill Artist  

 

Kevin Wu 

Interactive Lead 

 

Nicholas Pudjarminta 

Producer

Production Design

VFX  

 

Yuyuan Wang

Producer 

ART & INTERACTIVE 

Haley Tomaszewski 

Quill Artist 

 

Stephanie Ng 

Interactive Designer 

 

Steven Harmon 

Interactive Designer


Hanzo Huang 

Engineer

 

John Marshall

Engineer 

 

Mingxuan Li

Engineer

 

Alexandra Thomopoulos

AR Gift Researcher

 

Sabrina Stamnes

AR Gift Researcher

 

Sharleen Chen 

AR Gift Researcher

VIDEO PRODUCTION 

Emily Wu

Production Design 

 

Nestor Trujillo

Sound Designer

Production Sound Mixer

Re-recording mixer

Cameron Kostopoulos

Visual Effects

Qixing Tong

Costume Designer

Still Photographer 

 

Zong Chiang

Music Composer 

 

Justin Lieberman

Music Engineer 

 

Alex Kelly

Cellist

 

Taylor Ellis

Set Dresser

Script Supervisor 

 

Reina Akamatsu

Boom Operator 

 

Kelly Huang

Make-Up and Hair Artist

 

Indah Gunawan

Make-Up and Hair Artist

Jay Goldstuck

Social Media and Distribution

 

MENTORS 

Katerina Zacharia

 

Marientina Gotsis 

 

Tracy Fullerton