“Le Musk,” the directorial debut of Oscar, BAFTA and Grammy profitable Indian composer A.R. Rahman (“Slumdog Millionaire”), can have its international premiere on the Cannes Film Market’s Cannes XR program.
The 36-minute movie is billed as a cinematic sensory revel in incorporating digital fact, with movement, track and odor built-in into the narrative. It follows heiress and musician Juliet Merdinian, who, two decades since she was once orphaned, seeks out the boys who modified her future with one tough reminiscence — that in their odor.
Rahman evolved the tale from an unique concept via his spouse Saira. They percentage a love for fragrance and wanted to make use of odor as a story instrument in immersive cinema. Rahman directed from a screenplay via Gurachi Phoenix, but even so composing the rating.
“ ‘Le Musk’ has been several years in the making with collaborators worldwide; we’ve aimed to create an unprecedented, subtle sensory cinematic surrealism. Creating a feature-length cinema VR experience that pushes boundaries of storytelling and incorporates multiple senses was a guiding force for me. Aroma and music together bring warm memories subjectively for the audience,” Rahman stated.
The solid contains Nora Arnezeder (“Army of the Dead”) and Guy Burnet (“Oppenheimer”) in lead roles, along Munirih Grace (“Pure”) and Mariam Zohrabyan.
“Working on the VR experience ‘Le Musk’ under director A.R. Rahman has been a beautiful journey where we found new artistic expression. Through ‘Le Musk’, we’ve unlocked a new, expansive frontier in storytelling where we hope to inspire and inquire through the senses. This film is an experience unlike any other,” stated Arnezeder.
Shot in Rome, “Le Musk” options inter-disciplinary experience coming in combination from around the globe. It was once shot on 14 other cameras taking pictures super-resolution high quality video. Post-produced in stereoscopic 360 VR workflow at upper decision and body fee, “Le Musk” was once completed via 10 VFX homes from around the globe with with reference to a petabyte of information.
Thanks to a partnership with the Cannes Film Market and Cannes XR, “Le Musk” will also be skilled on the immersive VR chair via Los Angeles-based corporate Positron, which has movement, odor, immersive sound, and haptics built-in.
“Imagined with Intel and partners, the creative genesis of the film heralds a new frontier for new-age immersive storytellers like A.R. Rahman,” added Ravindra Velhal, international content material technologist, Intel Corporation and govt manufacturer and VR generation director of “Le Musk.” “The film has state-of-the-art technology meeting the storyteller to push the boundaries of immersive cinema. With motion, music and scent integrated into the narrative, making it an unparalleled immersive VR cinema of its era – in ways you’ve never experienced before.”
The movie is produced via Rahman’s ARR Studios with Ideal Entertainment and Intel as co-producers and Thenandal Studio and Palani Andavar Holdings as affiliate manufacturers.
Cannes XR is a program from the Cannes Film Market devoted to immersive applied sciences and cinematographic content material.