The Making of Ashes to Ashes
This is the story of Submarine Channel’s first VR film; the most entertaining ‘making of’ we ever did. Follow the cast and crew of Ashes to Ashes for ten months from the casting sessions up to the glamorous world premiere in Amsterdam.
Directed by Geert van de Wetering.
Ashes to Ashes is a short tragicomedy in virtual reality shot in one take. The film is freely available across every major device and platform including iOS, Android, Gear VR, PlayStation VR, Google Daydream, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive. Get it here.
The goal of Ashes to Ashes was to explore how visual storytelling works in a filmed 360 3D world. As part of this exploration, we invited three directors from different professional backgrounds to join forces: Steye Hallema (VR), Ingejan Ligthart Schenk (theater), and Jamille van Wijngaarden (film).