Paper Birds is a 30 minute interactive story about a young musician in search of true inspiration. Starring Ed Norton, Joss Stone, and Archie Yates, this VR film offers unique moments of interactivity with hand tracking, inviting you to conduct music, unlock portals, light up the invisible world, and more.
In Part Two, Toto journeys deeper into the invisible world to rescue his sister Azul, discovering more about himself and his family as he travels further. This experience premiered at Tribeca Film Festival 2021 and La Biennale di Venezia in 2020. This film is brought to you by 3dar, the creators of Gloomy Eyes.
This animated story takes part in a city that comes alive at night, a place where shadows are dark and deep, a Madrid now lost in time.
GERMAN HELLER - Writer / Co-Director
German is a writer, producer, director, software developer and expert in emerging technologies such as VR. He co-founded 3DAR in 2004, a mixed visual arts / technology company. Enthusiastic about team building, he always pushed for an intimate workspace with only one requirement: great talent. Very passionate about storytelling and great characters.
FEDERICO CARLINI - Co-Director
Federico started working as an artist at 3DAR in his early 20s and his main constant in his professional life is creating beauty and conducting teams for that purpose. Also a magnificent musician and a very pragmatic team leader. He worked as a graphic designer, 3D artist, visual effects composer, virtual reality designer, art director, writer, sound designer, and pretty much everything you can think of when it comes to creating audiovisual works.
Directed by – Federico Carlini & German Heller ■ Written by – German Heller ■ Narrated by – Ed Norton - Archie Yates - Joss Stone ■ Executive Producers – Yelena Rachitsky - Colum Slevin -German Heller - Federico Heller - Jorge Tereso - Kane Lee ■ Music by – Cyrille Marchesseau ■ Produced by – Averie Timm - German Heller - Federico Carlini ■ Art Director – Erica Villar ■ Head of CG – Ignacio Rocca ■ Animation Director – Andersson Rey ■ Lead Dev – Goyo Higa ■ Character Design By – Oscar Ramos ■ Visual Effects by – Andres Chouhy ■ Color and Photography – Flavio Grecopaglia ■ Lead Modeling and Shading – Lautaro Schpitzza ■ Technical Director – Martin Berisso (Tino) ■ Software Dev Team – Luciano Perez Badon -Maximiliano Muller - Ignacio Grillo ■ Production Coordination – Sol Fernandez - Mariano Nocitto ■ Lighting and Look Dev – Ignacio Rocca - Federico Carlini