UNTOLD STORY VIRTUA-REALITY SHORT-FILM
A VR short-film telling the story of the Aral Sea. A natural tragedy of a sea that dried up.
The Aral Sea had the size of Ireland and was one of the largest inland bodies of water, but it dried up within 60 years when the USSR needed water irrigate their cotton production. Now, the Aral Sea is a dessert. It has been called one of the biggest ecological disaster in history.
In this VR world, the user is goes slowly through this history in four chapters. Throughout his trip he sees historic images on large screens. Setting a tragic mood. The goal is to confront the user with the scale of this tragedy. That's why on the end he sees the drying Aral Sea on a gigantic screen. Leaving no option to look away.