WE MET IN VIRTUAL REALITY
During the pandemic, many encounters took place digitally. Yet, the relationships that develop online are real and intimate. From within the medium, Joe Hunting depicts virtual life inside the social app VRChat: moments of seduction and sorrow, the overcoming of social anxieties and a sense of community. As avatars, our masks fall away. Silvia Bauer
We present the German premiere of the film.
Writer: Joe Hunting. Camera: Joe Hunting. Sound: Joe Hunting. Editing: Joe Hunting. Music: Various Artists. Production: Painted Clouds Ltd. Producer: Joe Hunting. Length: 91 min. International Sales: Shane Riley, Jason Ishikawa
No youth rating
British filmmaker Joe Hunting graduated in 2020 with a bachelor's degree in film production from the University of Gloucestershire. At the same time, he studied art and game design in New Zealand. He has been making experimental short films since 2015.
VIRTUALLY SPEAKING, GB 2020, video series
CLUB ZODIAC, GB 2020, 10 min.
A WIDER SCREEN, GB 2019, 13 min.
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