Award of Merit – “META: HAWAII” (USA)

Runtime: 12 min
Country: USA
Director: Jonas E. B. Weitzel
Placement: Award of Merit
Competition: June, 2022

Synopsis: The Metaverse is at the doorstep of humanity. Would you spend all day in virtual paradise? Which adventures would you go on? What kind of person would you like to be? Would you even want to go back to reality?

Both embracing the exciting possibilities of technological innovation and highlighting dangers that arise from immersion in virtual worlds, “META: HAWAII” is clashing two thematic opposites in one short film experience.