Dreams of the Jaguar’s Daughter

TFI Interactive | 2019
TFI Network | 2019 | 2020

DREAMS OF THE JAGUAR'S DAUGHTER is a surreal VR documentary in which Achik', the spirit of a young immigrant, guides the viewer through her dreams and memories of her arduous journey from Central America to the US/MX border.


Dreams of the Jaguar's Daughter is a three-part Experimental VR Documentary where Achik', the spirit of young Mayan immigrant, guides the viewer's through her dreams and memories of the journey north. Starting from the Guatemalan Jungle, traveling through central Mexico and finishing in the Arizona Desert. Each chapter is composed of video documentation of immigrants' journeys during the 2018 Caravan, 3D scanned portraits and 360 footage.

Status: In Development

Budget: $100K 

Alfredo Salazar-Caro Alfredo Salazar-Caro

Born in Mexico City, Mexico, Alfredo Salazar-Caro is a multimedia artist who lives and works between Mexico City, New York, and the Internet. His works exist at the intersection of... more»

Génesis Mancheren Abaj Génesis Mancheren Abaj

Génesis Mancheren Abaj is a Maya Kaqchikel artist from Queens, NY and B’oko’, Guatemala. Her work extends from writing, producing, editing, acting and beyond. She is... more»

Michaela Holland Michaela Holland

Michaela Holland is an Emmy, Webby, and Sheffield Doc/Fest award-winning immersive storyteller. She is a creative director, producer, and project manager.

Gregory Ketant Gregory Ketant

Gregory Ketant is a design artist, curator, and filmmaker who works between Dubai, New York, and Los Angeles. His work has been featured in Salone del Mobile, Dubai Design District, New Museum and... more»

Samantha Quick Samantha Quick

Samantha Quick is one of the most prolific VR content creators, with almost 100 bylines in The New York Times. She has worked as a producer, shooter, editor and technical advisor in VR/AR and... more»

Prashast Thapan Prashast Thapan
VR Developer

Prashast Thapan is an independent game developer and artist. He has worked with such projects as DiMoDA, the Digital Museum of Digital Art and has been a part of the experimental art collective Baby... more»

Tarek Turkey Tarek Turkey
Assistant Producer/Videographer

Tarek Turkey is a documentary filmmaker from Baghdad, Iraq. He came to America as a refugee in 2009 and has been involved in Journalistic endeavors since. He currently produces/directs documentaries... more»

Genre: Interactive