Johatsu (2K)

Johatsu (Evaporated People)

Tormented by the shame of a lost job, failed marriage, or mounting debt, thousands of Japanese citizens have reportedly started leaving behind their formal identities and seeking refuge in the anonymous, off-the-grid world.

  • ERIC FILION
    Director
  • ERIC FILION
    Key Cast
  • Michael Trommer
    Sound Design
    sound design
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Experimental
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    January 1, 2021
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Rendez-vous quebec cinema (Québec, Canada, April 28 to May 08, 2021)
    montreal
    Canada
    April 28, 2021
    Official selection
  • 36th VIDEOFORMES digital art festival (France, March 18 to April 04, 2021)

    France
    March 18, 2021
    Official selection
  • Open Art 2020: Human / Nature Exhibition (London, United Kingdom, 20th December 2020)
    London
    United Kingdom
    December 20, 2020
    Official selection
  • International Video art and Video Performance show 433 (Guayaquil, Ecuador, 19th December 2020)
    Guayaquil
    Equatorial Guinea
    December 19, 2020
    Official selection
  • Digitalkunst Festival (Stuttgart, Germany, 5th and 28th of November 2020)
    Stuttgart
    Germany
    November 5, 2020
    Official selection
  • Festival 404 (Rosario, Argentina, 19th to Saturday 21st of November 2020)
    Rosario
    Argentina
    Official selection
  • FIFA - Festival of films on art. 39th Edition (short film) (Montreal, Canada, March 16 to 28, 2021)
    Montreal
    Canada
    March 16, 2021
    North america
    Competition (short film)
Director Biography - ERIC FILION

Éric Filion is a producer, designer and a scholar in the field of virtual reality. The main focus of his work is the design of three-dimensional environments.

His work and performances have been seen around the world in digital festivals such as Mutek, Elektra, Live Performer Meeting (LPM), Festival Futura, AVITUK, MTL Mapping, Music Gallery, Eastern Bloc, SAT, Nuit blanche, Festival 404, SHARE among others.

Eric holds a master’s degree in virtual reality and participates in research workshops, presents readings at many events such as Festival Regard, co-production Fr-Qc, Composite, RIDM, Vector Festival , XYZ Challenge, Amber Platform.

In addition to teaching interactivity and virtual reality at NAD (UQAC) in Montreal, Éric produces and realizes many immersive projects broadcasted around the world.

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