"The Key" project won the top juried award for immersive storytelling at Tribeca Film Festival 2019, invites participants to interact with a live actor within a room-size installation. Using an Oculus headset, the individual then begins to solve the mystery of “The key,” and must face challenges and difficult decisions involving loss while taking in animated sequences symbolizing the refugee experience.
"The Key" features 2D/3D modeling, rigging and animation by 5518 Studios (Los Angeles),
character concept art by Steve Teeple,
3D/360 environments by Claire Aran,
post work by Brandon Oldenburg’s Flight School (Dallas).
About 30 people worked on the socially conscious project.