Alchemy VR, the immersive production arm of Atlantic Productions, has today launched three new virtual reality (VR) experiences for PlayStation VR, David Attenborough’s First Life which debuted at the Natural History Museum in London, UK, Cocos: Shark Island and Atomic Ghost Fleet.
First Life VR is a 15 minute 360-degree stereoscopic video taking viewers on a journey to unearth the secrets of the evolution of the first life on Earth. They’ll travel back to the Cambrian Oceans of 540 million years ago as David Attenborough reveals the dawn of life on Earth and introduces you to its earliest inhabitants, exploring ancient oceans and interacting with extraordinary extinct sea creatures.
Cocos: Shark Island takes viewers to the Pacific Ocean, 340 miles off the coast of Costa Rica. The experience is a 10 minute immersive video that puts users into the shark infested paradise that is Cocos Island.
While Atomic Ghost Fleet heads to the Bikini Atoll, where an atomic bomb was detonated seventy years ago. The islands became off-limits to mankind, saturated in radioactive fall-out, but viewers can now descend into the tropical lagoon to see a world of extraordinary shipwrecks in this 18 minute experience.
Anthony Geffen, CEO at Atlantic Productions said in a statement: “We are continuously innovating and providing more immersive and compelling content in this fascinating medium. We are thrilled to announce this unique collaboration with PlayStation and look forward to producing more high-end, factual, immersive and cutting-edge projects over the coming years for PS VR.”
Jennifer Hile, Executive Producer at Alucia Productions who helped make Shark Island and Atomic Ghost fleet said: “Our mission is to bring audiences world-class media that educates and inspires people to connect to the oceans. We are very excited to be part of VR productions that will engage people in an immersive way, allowing them to share in the thrill and joy of ocean exploration.”
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