Nicole Kidman stars in virtual reality movie
The Oscar-winning actor says getting into the virtual realm with the film was exciting as well as challenging.
Etihad Airways released its 360-degree virtual reality film on Thursday, and viewers need to download the Oculus VR app from the airline’s dedicated website vr.etihad.com to watch the film.
Viewers can also watch the film as a 360 degree video on YouTube, read a statement. The Rabbit Hole star said, “The film is a culmination of Etihad’s vision to tell the airline’s story in an extremely innovative way and a commitment to engaging with the public as has never been attempted by an airline before.”
The five-minute film, titled Reimagine, was directed by the renowned husband and wife director duo Anthony Atanasio and Valerie Martinez and it tries to immerse its viewers in a fully experiential journey. Each scene in the film takes on a theme intended to stimulate the senses of light, sound, motion, and conversation.
The film, took more than six months to produce and was shot exclusively in Abu Dhabi.