• Lead Artist

    Leon Oldstrong

  • UK 2020. 23min

  • Production Company

    Solaris2 Media

  • Language

    English

Where to watch

6 to 17 October, 11AM to 9PM, in person at 26 Leake Street

6 to 17 October, virtually at The Expanse, available for free internationally

Imagine seeing a tragic incident from many different angles – stepping into the shoes of everyone affected? This is the power of immersive film, allowing you to change your personal view, which in turn engenders empathy for all involved. Knife crimes have increased in the UK by 80% since 2014 and are at the highest number since comparable data began to be collected. One in four victims are men aged 18-24 and 25% of victims are Black. Oldstrong takes the humans behind these statistics as a starting point for his first endeavour into VR filmmaking. Virtually There is an immersive 360-degree film that aims to build an emotional understanding of the devastating impact of knife crime amongst young people.

Ulrich Schrauth

Age recommendation: 15+

Contains scenes of violence and death

  • Director

    Leon Oldstrong

  • Writer

    Leon Oldstrong

  • Producer

    Emma Norton

  • Director of Photography

    William Hadley

  • Camera Operators

    Yan Li, Matthew Robinson

  • Editors

    Yan Li, Juie G Zhang, Yao hu

  • Edit Assistant

    Alex James Saleh

  • Colour Grade

    Kal Bur

  • Sound Design

    Kim Tae Hak

  • Sound Recordist

    Joao Manuel Correia, Thomas Fisher

  • Make Up

    Gloria Penaranda

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