Embody a viral implant, immersed in the invisible world of cyber warfare.
Director, Writer, Producer: Yasmin Elayat
Zero Days VR is an Emmy award-winning immersive documentary that explores the next chapter of modern warfare through the true story of Stuxnet: the first cyber weapon in the world known to cause real-world physical damage. The story places audiences in the invisible world of computer viruses. Based on the Participant Media feature-length documentary Zero Days, Zero Days VR made its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival 2017 and available on Oculus Rift, Steam and Youtube 360.
Based on the Participant Media feature-length documentary Zero Days Directed by Alex Gibney, Zero Days VR introduces a new dimension to the original feature by telling the story from a perspective that wasn’t possible before the emergence of virtual reality. The Zero Days VR experience visualizes the story of Stuxnet in a new way: audiences will be placed inside the invisible world of computer viruses experiencing the high stakes of cyber warfare at a human scale.
Zero Days VR tells the Stuxnet story through two main characters: the Stuxnet virus, and an anonymous NSA informant who testifies about a cyber mission hatched by allies with clashing agendas.
Zero Days VR explores the next chapter of modern warfare through the story of Stuxnet: the first cyber weapon in the world known to cause real-world physical damage. Audiences experience the invisible world of cyber warfare through the perspective of the Stuxnet virus on a clandestine mission hatched by the US and Israel to sabotage an underground Iranian nuclear facility.
Zero Days VR highlights how this digital threat is closer to home than we realize, representing a new chapter in modern warfare.
Director: Yasmin Elayat
Technology Director: Elie Zananiri
Executive Producers: Alex Gibney, Sarah Dowland, Alexander Porter, James George
Producers: Mei-Ling Wong, Yasmin Elayat, Alexander Porter
Writer: Yasmin Elayat
Design Director: Bradley Munkowitz
Lead Designer/Compositor: Michael Rigley
Lead Branding: Michael Cina
Lead VR Artist: Thomas Meduri
VR Artist: Jillian Morrow
Animation & Software Development: Elie Zananiri, David Gochfeld, Kevin Watters
Motion Graphic Designer: Linda Shirar
Technical Advisor: James George
Additional Development Support: Kyle Kukshtel, Neil Purvey
DepthKit Director of Photography: Alexander Porter
Original Music & Sound Design: Antfood
Editors: Alexis Johnson, Linda Shirar, Mandy Mandelstein, Bil Thompson
Cast: Joanne Tucker (NSA Informant) Eric Chien Liam O’Murchu Ralph Langner David Sanger Olli Heinonen Sean McGurk Amos Yadlin Emad Kiyaei Richard A. Clarke Michael Hayden Gary Samore Yossi Melman Vitaly Kamluk
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