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Space Descent VR shortlisted for prestigious museum award

March 15, 2018

Space Descent VR with Tim Peake has been shortlisted in the Innovation category at this year’s Museum & Heritage awards. This is such a great achievement – well done to all the team involved! Alchemy won the Innovation award back in 2016 for our very first museum VR experience  David Attenborough’s First Life VR. The […]

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Alchemy at the launch of DCMS Culture is Digital report

March 7, 2018

This morning we were very lucky to be invited to the launch of  the DCMS Culture is Digital report. The launch was at the incredible National Gallery and was attended by the directors of some of London’s top museums including the V&A and Natural History Museum. Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport where he […]

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Anthony Geffen at Abu Dhabi Ideas Weekend

March 5, 2018

Last weekend our CEO and Creative Director Anthony Geffen, spoke at the Abu Dhabi Ideas Weekend on three occasions. Firstly he spoke on a panel on what tech can do to de-polarize our society, and he spoke on a second panel on how AI could change the way we live our lives. He also had […]

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CEO Anthony Geffen at Realscreen Summit

February 7, 2018

Last week Alchemy’s founder and CEO, Anthony Geffen, was invited to sit on a panel titled “Where’s the Big Idea?” at the Reaslcreen Summit in Washington D.C. Moderated by Realscreen‘s editor and content director Barry Walsh, the panel discussed the use of interactive technologies for further telling stories within the TV industry. Anthony was joined on stage by  Robert […]

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Alchemy’s latest VR project launches over Christmas at the British Wildlife Centre

December 22, 2017

The team at Alchemy have been working on a special project for almost a year at the British Wildlife Centre, Surrey UK. Over this time we filmed some of the most special and rarest animals that are native to the UK, including incredibly elusive badgers and the extremely beautiful red squirrel. The British Wildlife Centre […]

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Dame Judi Dench is the star of Alchemy’s latest VR film!

December 15, 2017

Alchemy VR recently had the opportunity to work with one of Britain’s most loved actresses, Dame Judi Dench. We were invited to make an immersive experience alongside the making of the documentary special Judi Dench: My Passion for Trees, created by Atlantic Productions for the BBC. Judi Dench: My Oak Tree VR is a pioneering, fully immersive […]

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Alchemy VR productions featured in top ten best VR experiences of 2017

November 22, 2017

Space Descent VR with Tim Peake was featured in Broadcast’s top ten VR experiences of the year, featuring alongside work produced by Parable VR and Visualise. The experience was launched in March this year at London’s Science Museum and has recently embarked on a nationwide tour, so far visiting National Media and Science Museum in Bradford and, from […]

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Another win for Munduruku: Fight to Defend the Heart of the Amazon

October 11, 2017

More great news for Munduruku! Fresh off the back from it’s win at Raindance earlier this month the experience was awarded the People’s Choice Award at the Future of Storytelling (FoST) in New York last week. The festival, now in it’s 5th year, highlights projects that are using new technologies and digital innovations to tell […]

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Munduruku wins award at Raindance Film Festival!

October 4, 2017

Last week Munduruku: Fight to Defend the Heart of the Amazon won the Best Social Impact VR Experience at the 25th Raindance Film Festival. This the first year that Raindance has recognised VR and immersive storytelling within it’s festival programming and awards. The team behind the experience, including VR director James Manisty, also delivered a […]

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