CHASING THE WORLD
ENRICHING HUMAN STORIES IN VR
From the heights of the Himalayas to the heart of the Amazon, Chasing the World correspondent Daniel Bury traveled the world to capture enriching human stories in under-represented communities in Myanmar, Nepal, Morocco, Brazil, Peru and the Philippines in cutting edge 360 for VIRTUAL REALITY.
Chasing the World combines breathtaking cinematography with enriching human interest stories, and it's been featured at film festivals across the world, including Cannes Film Festival.
All six episodes of Chasing the World have not been released to the public.
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POWERFUL HUMAN STORIES
ABOUT THE CREATOR
Daniel Bury is a writer and director specializing in emerging technology. His virtual reality work has been reviewed in Cannes Film Festival as "impressive... both remarkable cinematography, and a subtly moving story."
Daniel pioneers storytelling in innovative new mediums such as virtual reality, augmented reality and interactive content, in addition to traditional film.
MYANMAR: A POEM FOR U KYI THAW
The beauty of the stunning golden temples throughout Myanmar (Burma) is reflected in the the poetry of the people.
In this fascinating country, revolutionary poet U Kyi Thaw was imprisoned by a cruel military dictatorship for many years for reciting poetry at underground gatherings in the 90s.
today, U Kyi Thaw decides to risk everything again.
Embark on a journey around Myanmar with U Kyi Thaw while on his quest to spread love and peace with his poems.
NEPAL: WHEN MOUNTAINS MOVE
Among the highest mountains in the world, Daniel befriends a man named Hari Roka on the bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara.
Together, they embark on an adventurous trek through the heights of the Himalayas to Hari’s home in the earthquake epicenter Gorkha, where they come face to face with devastated people who must rebuild their homes and their hearts.
THE PHILIPPINES: DREAMS OF PARADISE
Tourists flock to the paradise of the philippines with crystal clear waters and gorgeous beaches.
Travel north to participate in indigenous rituals with ancestors of headhunters.
And, afterwards, you'll enter a garbage dump where the entire economy of the community is based on scavenging through garbage.
In the Philippines, sometimes paradise is a distant dream.
BRAZIL: JUNGLE TO JUNGLE
From the concrete jungle of Brazil's infamous favelas to the natural beauty of the amazon jungle, a powerful spirit thrives throughout Brazil.
Join Daniel as he travels deep into the Amazon in search of enlightenment with indigenous plant medicines, culminating in a psychadelic virtual reality experience that mirrors the thriving heartbeat of Brazil's spirit.
MOROCCO: FREEDOM OF THE NOMADS
In the Sahara Desert and Atlas Mountains, the Berber nomads live off the land to retain their freedom.
However, some nomads move to the cities for a better life. But what are they giving up in return?
Embark on a journey around Morocco's stunning landscape and awe-inspiring cities as you follow the journey of the nomads.
PERU: WISDOM OF THE INCAS
Trek through the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu before embarking on a cosmic journey through the country in search of the wisdom of the Incas. fFrom the awe-inspiring Nazca lines to ancient star-gates, Peru is covered relics from the past.
Then, join Daniel as he connects with locals who have passed down ancient traditions, from the floating villages of Lake Titicaca to indigenous ceremonies in the sacred valley, where life dances among the dead in a moment that can last an eternity.