“Valen’s Reef” is a touching, immersive virtual reality film that shares the wonder of some of Earth’s most beautiful reefs through the eyes of West Papuan fisherman-turned-coral-reef- scientist and conservationist Ronald Mambrasar and his 8-year-old son, Valen. Together, they take viewers on an underwater journey among the region’s stunning sea life, including manta rays and sharks. Ronald shares how his people have reclaimed their ancestral waters, creating one of the world’s most successful community-based marine conservation projects.
...brings the [Bird’s Head’s] crystalline waters and exceptionally diverse marine life directly to you.
...the best use of virtual reality yet.
VR and nature conservation truly go hand-in-hand and this video should convince you.
...a stunning short film...allowing viewers to feel like they are experiencing the beauty of the remote reef first hand...