Germany|2020|VR360|Colour|14 min|English|Chinese subtitles|Documentary | General Audience

*Program B includes Everest VR – The Movie Experience and “1st Step” You can watch both films with one ticket.

★ 2020 Tribeca Film Festival
★ Asian Premiere


“1st Step” is both a VR documentary & a “fairy tale” telling the magical story of a dream come true: the Apollo missions.


Starting with the elevator driving up alongside the steaming rocket & a look inside the cramped capsule of the command module, the impressive launch of the Apollo 11 up to its return can be experienced from a new perspective.

  • Jörg COURTIAL is co-founder and creative director at Faber Courtial. In this function, he directs all of the company’s VR films.

    After graduating with an award-winning diploma, he started to work in the field of 3D and founded Faber Courtial in 1998 together with wife Maria. In 2014/2015 he finally started the company ́s VR journey when they initiated to produce the VR documentary “Volcanos Soon, further award-winning VR productions followed: "Gladiators in the Colosseum", "Time Travel Cologne Cathedral" and “2nd Step” – films of outstanding quality which have screened on numerous film festivals worldwide.


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