Pandemic at Sundance

By Posted in - news on December 14th, 2010 2 Comments

In addition to Pandemic 1.0 appearing in the Frontier Section of the Sundance Film Festival the short that I co-wrote and directed called Pandemic 41.410806, -75.654259 will be one of 44 US shorts in the narrative section. The first in a series of shorts that will be shot in London, Berlin, Paris, Rome and Barcelona – Pandemic 41.410806, -75.654259 stars Alexia Rasmussen and Trevor Harker as a brother and sister trying to make sense of a strange outbreak that turns their mother into a nocturnal threat.

pandemic short

One part of a larger storytelling experience the short sits at the center of a story told with…

1 short film
1 magazine
1 koala
5 secret locations
10 scares
12 totems
60 story artifacts
50 mobile phones
5,000 bottles of water
40,000 people
50,000 photos
3.2 million points of data

(2) awesome folk have had something to say...

  • [...] Pandemic de Lance Weiler et de Chuck Wendig est à Sundance. Il marque non seulement l’occasion d’exposer le Transmedia à la foule du cinéma d’art et d’essai, mais aussi d’utiliser un festival comme un événement de l’histoire en direct. C’est le signe d’un changement possible de la fonction traditionnelle d’un festival comme d’une plateforme pour vendre des films à des distributeurs pour un nouveau paradigme où le festival devient une partie intégrante de l’expérience narrative. [...]

  • Exciting Times in Park City : JON REISS -

    January 28, 2011 at 10:02 am

    [...] on hand in the New Frontiers section of Sundance with two impressive transmedia projects. First was Lance Weiler’s incredibly ambitious and literally mind blowing Pandemic 1.0 which utilized the following media [...]