Exhibition and seminar
30.09.2021 – 03.10.2021
An exciting meeting between animation, documentary and digital innovation.
ANIDOX is a creative platform for the development, production and exhibition of animated documentary projects: Hosted by Viborg Animation Festival The ANIDOX:VR Awards celebrate factual, animated stories in emerging media / Virtual Reality. Presenting contemporary works selected by a team of top industry professionals: We invite you to experience the technology bringing you outstanding storytelling and craftsmanship.
The 2021 jury awards two prizes:
- The Jury Prize – 1000 Euro to the director of the most outstanding work: Replacements by Jonathan Hagard.
- The Residency Award – Offered by the Open Workshop, for the development of new work: Blowing through the curtains by Abner Preis.
The highlight of ANIDOX:VR 2021 is a dedicated ANIDOX Seminar programme with expert guests, artists and key figures from the art-meets-technology landscape, the seminar is geared towards both a professional audience, and those with no background in the field. We discuss VR art, distribution, reaching new audiences. We also talk about personal approaches to making work in relation to technique and collaboration.
Sponsored by: HTC VIVE and Galleri NB.
Supported by: The Center for Animation, Visualization and Digital Storytelling, The Animation Workshop / VIA. By the Danish Ministry of Research & Education, the Danish Film Institute and Vision Denmark.
Hosted by: Viborg Animation Festival www.animationsfestival.dk
Missing picture episode 2: Tsai Ming-Liang
Director: Clement Deneux, Kuan-Yuan LAI
Length: 10 min. / Production: Production: Atlas V, France / Taiwan, 2021
Hard times, bad luck, tight spots, destiny… Some films become recipes for misfortune. Missing Pictures is a documentary series that gives some of the greatest directors a chance to tell the story they were never able to bring to the screen. After meeting Abel Ferrara in the first episode, join Taiwanese director Tsai Ming-Liang on a journey through the heart of his untold story set in the memories of his childhood.
Director: Abel Cohen
Length: 30 min. / Production: IKO France / Germany / UK, 2021
Inspired by the mysterious beauty of deep sea life, BIOLUM blurs the lines between biological truth and science fiction. With voices of actresses Charlotte Rampling and Dominique Tipper, Biolum is a VR sci-fi experience which immerses you in the mysterious beauty of deep sea life.
Director: Jonathan Hagard
Length: 12 min. / Production: Kampung Ayu, Japan; Ossa Film, Germany; Suwe Ora Jamu, Indonisia, 2020.
Replacements depicts a Javanese family living in a fictional neighborhood in Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia Inspired by people and places that truly exist, they are witnesses of this congested metropolis’s urban, environmental, political, and cultural transformations from about 1980 to 2020.
Blowing through the curtains
Director: Abner Preis
Length: 12 min. / Production: Institute of time, The Netherlands, 2020
Blowing Through the Curtains is an artistic interpretation of the infamous battle of Arnhem in virtual and augmented reality. An interpretation that simultaneously brings the war theme of violence, loss and displacement to global current events.