Virtual Humans

Guillermo Marin & Fernando Cucchietti | Spain | 2017 | 6 min

Parts of our bodies are already being simulated inside supercomputers. The next step is a virtual version of you.

Cinema Performance Protocols
9:00 PM | Sunday, October 15, 2017
Made in NY Media Center by IFP
30 John St, Brooklyn, 11201

Directors | Guillermo Marin, Fernando Cucchietti
Screenplay | Peter V Coveney, Roger Highfield, Fernando Cucchietti, Guillermo Marin
Producer | Peter V Coveney
Executive Producer | Mariano Vazquez
Music | Ben Lukas Boysen (
Sound | Edi Calderón
Narrator | Elena Coveney
VFX supervisor | Guillermo Marin
Editor | Fernando Cucchietti
Compositing | Guillermo Marin
Visual development | Sol Bucalo

Guillermo Marin is Lead Artist of the Visualization Group at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center where he creates data visualizations to explain scientific research projects. With a background in Fine Arts and Computer Animation, Guillermo has worked in the animation production industry for several years. Currently, he applies his experience to create appealing and informative data visualizations. Guillermo is also co-director and lecturer in the Master in Computer Animation of Universitat Pompeu Fabra, in Barcelona.

Fernando Cucchietti leads the data visualization and analytics group at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC). Before this, he worked on quantum computing at Los Alamos National Labs (USA) and the Institute of Photonic Sciences (Spain). At BSC he switched fields to focus on scientific data visualization (data heavy graphical interfaces, images, and videos), and data science applied to industrial problems (in particular artificial intelligence). Fernando is also data visualization lecturer at the Elisava School of Design.