Experiencing Interruptions?


A young genius, developing Surrogate technology for the Military, uses it to resurrect his girlfriend who was killed by misuse of the tech, and in the process… redefines Long Distance Relationships.

This VR film is set one year later, when “Maya” as a Digital Surrogate – a “Dirrogate” helps Krish and Dan solve a cyber crime. The VR film is based on an adapted screenplay of the hard scifi novel “Memories with Maya” which was re-published by Penguin|Randomhouse in 2015 as “MAYA”

  • Clyde DeSouza
  • Clyde DeSouza
  • MasterMedia
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Web / New Media, Other
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 50 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 15, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    55,000 USD
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  • Shooting Format:
    Virtual Reality
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Director Biography - Clyde DeSouza

Clyde DeSouza is VR Filmmaker and specializes in Mixed Reality experiences.

He is frequently invited to speak on VR and Stereoscopic filmmaking at Film Festivals.

His book; Think in 3D, has been recommended as essential reading for Directors by Stereographers of blockbuster Hollywood films.

Clyde's coining of new terminology in 3D has made it's way into the 3D Encyclopedic Dictionary published by Technicolor.

His first VR film "Dirrogate", based on the book Maya, has been invited by Samsung to be showcased on their SamsungVR platform alongside films by AAA Hollywood studios, such as Disney, Fox and Warner Bros.

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Director Statement

A higher rez version of the film (both 2D 360, and Stereoscopic VR) is available.