CAVES by Carlos Isabel Garcia

The film accompanies the experienced speleologist and alpinist Lea Odermatt on her tours beneath the earth‘s surface, through claustrophobic corridors, gigantic galleries and halls that are otherwise visible to researchers only.

360 Documentary Experience, 2021, 19′

Director: Carlos Isabel Garcia
Authors: Carlos Isabel Garcia, Thaïs Odermatt
Producer: Franziska Sonder
With Lea Odermatt, Nora Sanz, Diego Sanz


Crew
Editor: Thaïs Odermatt
Music, Sound Design, ADR & Mixing: Patrycja Pakiela, Raumgleiter

In coproduction with Swiss national broadcaster (SRF)
With the support of: Federal Office of Culture, Innerschweizer Filmfachgruppe IFFG (NW/LU), Ernst Göhner Stiftung, Casimir Eigensatz, Schindler Stiftung, FUKA-Fonds

 

Distribution
World Sales: wide international

 

Awards (selection)
VR AWARD – Kurzfilmfestival Köln 2021
Winner Sagrada Familia Best Virtual Reality – Barcelona Planet Film Festival 2021

 

Festivals (selection)
78th Venice International Film Festival (Italy) 2021 *Venice VR Expended / Zuger Filmtage (Switzerland) 2021 / KFFK, Kurzfilmfestival Köln (Germany) 2021 *Virtual Riality / QLD XR Festival 2021 / Barcelona Planet Film Festival (Spain) 2021

 

Reviews

«Krienser VR-Film über Höhlen startet international durch.»
zentralplus

«Ein Forschungstrip in den Untergrund.»
SRF Kultur