Explore an immersive world of inspiration and wonder with MERIDIAN VR. SESQUI’s free app hosts six original, interactive virtual reality stories, featuring Canadians who are shaping their world through creativity. Linked through a central menu space that evolves as the user views the content, MERIDIAN VR pushes the boundaries of participatory storytelling through immersive media.
Pinnguaq produced most of the experiences in Meridian and created the experience container and user interface.
Following the Montreal Canadiens throughout the season, this series focuses on the lives of players and executives in Montreal and abroad. With its privileged access in ordinarily closed locations, 24CH will reveal to the public, as never before, behind the scenes of a hockey team. The audience will have a chance to better understand who these men are, who, day after day, live only for one thing: to win.
Brave, bold and benevolent, Polarman is a real-life superhero. This piece tells the origin story of Iqaluit's beloved, masked anti-bullying crusader, through an interactive mix of 360 video and comics drawn by Canadian artists Daniel Day, Leisha-Marie Riddle and Andrew Qappik.
Polarman was filmed, directed, produced, and programmed by Pinnguaq in conjunction with the Sesqui: Meridian project.
TIFF, imagineNATIVE, Pinnguaq and the Initiative for Indigenous Futures worked together on the joint project 2167: an innovative virtual reality and immersive media series. Six Indigenous filmmakers and artists have been commissioned to create six VR projects in 2017, with each artist asked to set their work 150 years in the future.
Award-winning filmmakers Jeff Barnaby, Danis Goulet, Alethea Arnaquq-Baril and Canadian artists Kent Monkman, Scott Benesiinaabandan, and the interdisciplinary arts collective Postcommodity will each create their own vision of the future in a two- to four-minute long virtual reality experience.
Pinnguaq acted as the Producer for Danis Goulet's film, The Hunt.
A 360° documentary. Experience the aftermath of a diesel spill near the First Nations community of Bella Bella. See how the spill has affected one family — join a family dinner of seafood gathered before the spill, which will change the way the community eats “for who knows how long.”