Daybreak in Yerevan’s Stunning Town Square | Yerevan, Armenia 360 VR Video | Discovery TRVLR

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Experience a sunrise in one of the world’s most beautiful town squares, Republic Square, in Yerevan, Armenia. See the city wake up as if you're actually right there. Before the independence of Armenia, this square was called Lenin Square. A statue of the Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin stood in the center from 1940 to when it was removed in 1991, setting the stage for Armenia's dissolution from the Soviet Union a few months later. Republic Square is now considered Armenia's most important civic space.

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Directed by:
Addison O'Dea

Executive Producers:
Patrick J. Milling-Smith
Fredrik M. Frizell
Samantha Storr

Project Executive Producer:
Melissa Roldan

Executive Producer, Head of Production:
Mamta P. Trivedi

Executive Producer, Head of Post Production:
Luisa Murray

Executive Producer:
Rebecca Howard

Creative Producer:
Saschka Unseld

Executive in Charge of Production:
Jeffrey Abramson

Executive in Charge of Branded Experience:
Kyle Ranson-Walsh

Project Manager:
Amanda Phillips

Here Be Dragons
VR Director of Photography, Head of Camera:
Kate Wurzbacher

Additional Photography:
Dri Sommers

Field Producer:
Ari Palitz

Post Production Producer:
Curtis Augspurger

Lead Editor:
Matt Gelb

Scott Beatty

Lead Assistant Editor:
Alex Gamble

Assistant Editors:
Evan Bluestein
Marco Rosas
Stephen Shirk

Production Supervisor:
Courtney Nolen

Production Coordinator:
DeeAhna Hernandez

Associate Post Producer:
Jordan Stricklin

Post Development Coordinator:
Marisa DeMarini

Post Production Assistant:
Jeremy Long

Vault Manager:
Shawn Alston

1st Assistant Camera:
Jonathan Irish

Lauren Jones Conley
Emilie Firn

Stills Photographer:
Sye Williams

In Kind Sponsorships and Special Thanks
Fstop Backpacks
Lite Gear
Matthews Studio Equipment
Vitec Videocom Inc.

Armenia Crew
Line Producer:
Anna Zakharyan

Location Manager:
Erika Badalyan

Sound Engineer:
Arthur Khachatryan

Hamo Kocharyan

Liana Avetisyan

Production Assistant:
Stella Ter-Hakobyan

Producer Assistant:
Nora Ananyan

Additional Finishing
Translations & Transcriptions Provided by:

Original Music:
Justin D. Wright

Mix and Sound Design:
Ben O'Neill

Eric Cooper

Lance Koehler

Vihuela and Vocals:
Shae Fiol

Violin and Vocals:
Mireya Ramos

Latin Percussion:
Gianna Mano

David Weiss

Tim Schilling

Color by:
Apache Digital

Shane Reed
Taylor Black

Color Assistants:
Quinn Alvarez
Rigoberto Alvarez

Color Executive Producer
LaRue Anderson

Color Producer
Caitlin Forrest

Opening Sequence
Art Designer:
Joanna Neborsky

MGFX Artists:
Ken G. Lee
Thomas Wooh
Claudia Yi Leon

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