VIRAL DREAMS

Seven young YouTubers from around the world document their lives during the Corona Pandemic: the story of a generation that was born into social media, and now has to grow up in a viral world.

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"exceeds all expectations” [Screen Daily]
“Moving and intimate moments” [The Hollywood Reporter]
"genuinely funny and surprisingly touching”
[Disappointment media]
"A must see!”
 [Radio Eins, Germany]

Composed entirely of videos uploaded to social media in 2020, VIRAL DREAMS tells the story of a new generation, coming to age in a global pandemic. Seven YouTubers in their early 20’s all have big plans for 2020, but as the year unfolds the world around them starts to change dramatically: news of a novel virus emerges, Black Lives Matter Protests take to the streets, the US elects a new president, and an economic crisis is looming on the horizon. As the YouTubers try to find their way in this increasingly unforeseeable future, they turn to Social Media to communicate and express themselves, while documenting everything from long distance relationships, to job loss and financial hardships, to surprising political awakenings.

FESTIVALS & AWARDS

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TEAM

Directors Udi Nir & Sagi Bornstein

Featuring @BB Tequila, @Cass and Jay, @Tinie Planet, @Mallu Traveler, @Nathaniel Drew, @Riley Tench, @Justin Marcus

Editor Sagi Bornstein

Graphic Design Guy Dahan

Music Nils Kacirek & Milan Meyer-Kaya, Lauterfisch Music

Research Offir Yitzhak Merkel & Maor Tovim

Post Production Manager Xavier Agudo

Sound design & mixing Matthias Schwab, Nimrod Eldar

Colour Correction Courtney Hume

Associate Producer Anne von Petersdorff

Line Producer Kathrin Isberner

Executive Producer Georg Tschurtschenthaler

Producers Christian Beetz, Udi Nir, Sagi Bornstein

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Israel / Germany

Release year 2021
Runtime 87 min Film / 3x30 min series

Aspect ratio 16:9

Screening format DCP

Sound 5.1

Color Color

COPRO EVENTS

Copro Makrket 2020, Israel

Sunny Side of the Doc 2020, France

DokLeipzig pitch 2020, Germany

PARTNERS

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