Chicago-made x-ray spider mutant creeps into Sundance

Chicago Filmmaker Brian Andrews’ new film, Hominidæ, about an x-ray spider mutant, will have its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 24th at 8:00 p.m. at The Box at The Ray.

A CG-animated virtual reality film, Hominidæ depicts an ecosystem of x-ray visibility. It features creatures that have evolved in surprising ways, and humans, birds, spiders and frogs share unique anatomies. This experience follows an Arachnid Hominid, an intelligent creature with human and spider physiology, as she struggles to raise her young in a hostile environment.

The film was featured at the Festival de Cannes Marché du Film for a pitch and demonstration in May 2019.

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Sundance VR Cinema
Hominidæ is screening as a part of the VR Cinema Program 2 at The Box at The Ray at the following times throughout the festival:

Friday, January 24 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 25 at 8:00 p.m.
Monday, January 27 at 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, January 29 at 6:00 p.m.
Friday, January 31 at 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, February 1 at 1pm

Top photo: x-ray spider mutant featured in Hominidæ

About Brian Andrews
Brian Andrews is a storyteller and visual technologist who produces media for the visual effects, animation, and fine art markets. His works have been exhibited at Le Marché du Film Festival de Cannes, Hong Kong Exhibitions Centre, the Queens Museum, and the California Academy of Sciences among many others. Currently he serves as an assistant professor and chair of post-production at DePaul University’s School of Cinematic Arts.