In the shoes of an actor performing a feat at the Eiffel Tower
Arriving in the area dedicated to the exhibition, visitors discover the long and beautiful history that links the Tower to the 7th art. Three interactive experiences are then offered to them.
The first workshop demonstrates the use of layering and chroma key technology or how to combine the real and the virtual. Here, visitors walk on a green background and are embedded live in a synthetic setting. In the image, they see themselves advancing cautiously on a beam of the monument. Vertigo guaranteed!
In the manner of Segundo de Chomón’s 1907 silent film entitled Kiri-kis, the second module, called “Be acrobats! ” is devoted to the technique of vertical diving, widely used in superhero and science fiction films. While lying on the ground, visitors make different movements playing with the projected images. Their images are then straightened out, with a camera set up at a height and whose angle of view is changed. Result: like Spiderman, apprentice stuntmen defy gravity.
Lastly, go to the photocall to pose in a film set. Neophyte comedians are invited to take a picture of themselves by sliding their faces in frames with a design inspired by a film clapperboard. Everyone can then share their selfies on social networks with the hashtag #nowfilmingattheeiffeltower.
For the gourmet(s), a bar will be available, arranged with bistro tables and stage directors’ chairs. On the menu “just like at the cinema": popcorn, sweets, ice cream, drinks ...