1st Person Kidnapping Experience Gets Virtual Reality Treatment
Upcoming virtual short film War Correspondent
starring SONG Yun-a
wrapped production on August 31st. SONG joined her director Patrick KWON
and co-star HAN Sang-jin
for a production party in Seoul on September 13th.
The film features SONG playing a reporter named Seon-ju in a story that foregrounds a battleground in Pakistan featuring prisoners and their captors. The short will employ VR technology to realistically depict events on the battlefield. The project is intended to highlight the terrifying ordeals and the fear that is experienced by victims in kidnapping situations from their perspective.
The short, which is currently in post-production, will have a running time of approximately 30 minutes and is scheduled to screen at the Sundance Film Festival in January, following which it will go on to screen at the Cannes and Venice International Film Festivals later in the year.