Inspired by the 2009 short story 'The Egg' by Andy Weir, 'The Great Beyond' is an animated VR film which takes you on the journey of a soul from leaving it's body to beyond it's universe.

It explores the concept of death, afterlife and reincarnation.

Final MFA Interactive Arts Thesis project @Pratt Institute, Brooklyn NY.

ROLE:

Thesis Advisor:
Prof. Blake Carrington


Concept & Animation:
Mohit Shukla


Soundtrack:
Sleepers Beat Theme by Jon Hopkins.

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Instructions:

Laptop/Desktop:
As this is a 360 video, you'll have to click
& drag on the video to look around.


Mobile device:

Just move/rotate your device in the direction
you want to see.


(Headphones are recommended)
Scroll down for the process.

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INSPIRATION

These are a few images from the video representation of the story 'The Egg' by Kurzgesagt- In a Nutshell. Finding this gave me a great sense of understanding of being able to picture these various experiences that are depicted in the story.

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FILM STILLS

These are some of the mood-defining stills that are taken from the final film.

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THE MAKING

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 ©  Mohit Shukla 2020