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an interactive VR project

A commission and collaboration with The Guardian Virtual Reality team, Songbird is a fairytale with a dark heart. You will be transported to the island of Kauai in 1984 and into a painted replica of a lush cloud forest filled with colourful birds. Here, you are invited to search for the last known ʻōʻō, an iconic black bird with yellow leg feathers and a beautiful song, a bird whose existence has been threatened to the point of extinction.


Best VR, Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival - 2018

Special Mention, Festival du Nouveau Cinéma Montreal  - 2018

Best Virtual Reality Short, Anima Festival // Brussels’ Flagey - 2020

DIRECTOR: Lucy Greenwall

ART DIRECTORS: Michelle and Uri Kranot

PRODUCERS: Anetta Jones (The Guardian) and Lana Tankosa Nikolic (Late Love Production)

DISTRIBUTION: Diversion Cinema

GENRE: VR project made for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift

LENGHT: Approx. 10 min


COUNTRY: UK and Denmark


SUPPORTED BY: VIVE and produced in collaboration with Carte Blanche and The Animation Workshop




Bergen Film Festival

Adelaide Film Festival

Geneva International Film Festival

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