VOLUCAP: CAPTURING THE FUTURE, 7min., China
Directed by Susie Song, Anatole Hou Yeung Sloan
Volumetric capture is an emerging form of video technology that delivers a close to the real experience, made the viewer feels like it is part of it. A German startup that is pushing the limits of what is feasible, which is one of the leading companies in the Volumetric capture field. The firm’s is currently focus on the film industry, such as The Matrix Resurrections, is one of the movies in which has used the Volucap’s. The film unfolds the founder Sven Bliedung’s big idea and challenging journey.
Get to know Susie Song:
1. What motivated you to make this film?
The question about the relationship between human and the machine.
2. From the idea to the finished product, how long did it take for you to make this film?
About 2 years.
3. How would you describe your film in two words!?
4. What was the biggest obstacle you faced in completing this film?
I'd say it's the changing situation of that entire department of the company.
5. What were your initial reactions when watching the audience talking about your film in the feedback video?
6. When did you realize that you wanted to make films?
Probably around the age of 17 or 18.
7. What film have you seen the most in your life?
Possibly The Artist is Present.
8. What other elements of the festival experience can we and other festivals implement to satisfy you and help you further your filmmaking career?
I think the connection to other filmmakers and producers, as well as their recognition and acknowledgement.
9. You submitted to the festival via FilmFreeway. How has your experiences been working on the festival platform site?
We have professional team handing that.
10. What is your favorite meal?
11. What is next for you? A new film?
Yes, I would like make more documentary and feature films.