Marco & Polo Go Round | Digital productions ARTE

Marco & Polo Go Round

by Benjamin Steiger-Levine

A love story takes a surreal turn when the daily life of a young couple literally falls apart.

On the morning of his birthday, Marco (Emmanuel Schwartz) discovers the cake Polo (Léane Labrèche-Dor) has lovingly made and left for him on the kitchen table. He also notices that every object in the kitchen has been battened down with tape and twine as if to safeguard against an oncoming storm. What begins as a beautiful morning for the young couple takes a surreal turn when their world…

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Technical Info & Short Credits

Format
Standalone, VR/360°/AR
Genre
Fiction
Duration
13 min
Technique
Shot in volumetric capture
Direction
Benjamin Steiger-Levine
Script
Gregory Kaufman, Benjamin Steiger-Levine
Cast
Léane Labrèche-Dor, Emmanuel Schwartz
Production
Item 7
Coproduction
Belga Productions
Participation
ARTE
Producers
Audrey Pacart - Paul-E. Audet - Pierre Even (Item 7), Alain-Gilles Viellevoye (Belga Films)
Developpement
Dpt.
Creative direction
Nicolas S. Roy
Innovation
Hugues Bruyère
Experience direction & Lead 3D artist
Samuel Walker
Sound design
Cosounders, François Fripiat
Original score
Yves Gourmeur
Animation
Zest studio
Motion capture studio
Studio du Château
International distribution
Diversion cinema
Publisher/ stores
ARTE France

Credits

Unique features

  • An innovative narrative universe

    <p>A couple in crisis has its daily life literally fall apart.</p>

  • An immersive experience....

    <p>&#8230;shot in volumetric capture</p>

Nominations and awards

  • NominatedTribeca Immersive 2021VIRTUAL ARCADE
  • NominatedCannes XR 2021
  • NominatedAnnecy XR 2022
  • NominatedClermont-Ferrand 2022

Press

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