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Notes on Blindness

“Notes on Blindness : Into Darkness” is an immersive virtual reality (VR) project based on John Hull’s sensory and psychological experience of blindness released alongside the feature film.

The multi-awarded narrative VR experience is now available on Oculus Quest. ARTE gives you the opportunity to discover and rediscover Notes On Blindness, an emotional journey into a world beyond sight. In 1983, after decades of steady deterioration, John Hull became totally blind. To help him make sense of the upheaval in his life, he began documenting his experiences on audio cassettes. These…

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Technical Info & Short Credits

Format
VR/360°/AR
Genre
Documentary
Duration
7 min
Technique
Animation
Production
Ex Nihilo, ARTE France, Archer’s Mark
Executive producer
Novelab, Atlas V
Creative Director
Arnaud Colinart, Amaury La Burthe, Peter Middleton & James Spinney
Artistic director
Béatrice Lartigue, Fabien Togman & Arnaud Desjardins
Creative coder
Robin Picou
Sound design and programming
Florent Dumas & Thomas Couchard
Producer
Arnaud Colinart, David Coujard, Mike Brett et Jo - Jo Ellison
Executive producer and audio director
Amaury La Burthe
Projet assistant
Landia Egal & Corentin Lambot
VR Representative
Vincent Dondaine & Fred Volhuer

Casting

Narrator
John Hull

Nominations and awards

  • WinnerPeabody Awards 2022XR Experience
  • WinnerPrix Europa 2016Best Web Project
  • Audience awardFNCeXPlore 2016
  • WinnerKaleidoscope World Tour 2016Best Experimental Experience

Press

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