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On the Morning You Wake (to the End of the World)

A virtual reality documentary by the "Notes on Blindness" team

13 January 2018, Hawaii. Media and text messages inform "ballistic missile threat to Hawaii." For 38 minutes, chaos ensues. The alert will be denied.

On January 13, 2018, on an ordinary Saturday morning, as Hawaiian citizens went about their daily business, everyone in the state received a text message from the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency:   BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII.  SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.   Hawaiians suddenly confronted a real and urgent nuclear threat—one that we all currently…

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    Technical Info & Short Credits

    38 min
    Written by
    Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio, Mike Brett & Steve Jamison
    Created by
    Mike Brett, Steve Jamison, Arnaud Colinart & Pierre Zandrowicz
    Arnaud Colinart, Jo-Jo Ellison, Mike Brett & Steve Jamison
    Archer’s Mark, Atlas V, Arte France, VR for Good META, Games for Change, Princeton University’s Program on Science and Global Security
    With the support of
    British Film Institute, CNC, La région Occitanie


    Unique features

    • Nuclear weapons, a real threat

      A multimedia impact information campaign focusing on the human cost of the global nuclear threat.

    • Characters captured in one of the world's largest vol-cap studios

      Several cameras and infrared sensors captured three-dimensional moving images for more immersion.

    Nominations and awards

    • WinnerSouth by Southwest 2022XR Eperience
    • SelectionSundance FestivalNew Frontiers