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Siggraph: 'Book of Life' Director Jorge Gutierrez Debuts His "Super Personal" Virtual Reality Short

Fri Aug 04 14:01:50 EDT 2017 | The Hollywood Reporter
Google Spotlight Stories offered a preview of The Book of Life director Jorge Gutierrez’s first virtual reality/360 short, titled Son of Jaguar, this week at CG conference Siggraph. A release date hasn’t yet been announced. “I was a VR skeptic, then I saw Patrick Osborne’s Pearl. It made me cry and I had to do this," the director confessed. The result is a “super personal” eight-minute animated short with the themes of family and tradition. Occurring on Mexico’s Day of the Dead (as did Book..

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