News Archive

Alchemy VR at the Weddell Sea Expedition Launch

April 11, 2018

Alchemy VR had the pleasure of being invited to the launch of the Weddell Sea Expedition earlier this week. The expedition, due to set off in 2019, is led by by scientists from Cambridge University’s Scott Polar Research Institute. The team is on a mission to find the Endurance, the lost ship of Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton. The ship […]

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Broadcast Tech – Ask the Expert

April 5, 2018

Recently we were approached by Broadcast Tech Magazine to provide our thoughts on the future of immersive technologies. As part of their ‘Ask the Expert Feature’ Alchemy’s Lead VR/AR Creative Daniel Wan lent his thoughts on the subject alongside experts from Inition, BBC VR and Jaunt. Opinions were mixed, with some people stating that immersive technologies will never […]

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Alchemy VR in MIP Preview Magazine

March 29, 2018

In the lead up to MIPTV Alchemy was invited to comment in MIP Preview Magazine’s immersive content feature. Alchemy’s Lead VR/AR Creative Daniel Wan, spoke on the role of Augmented Reality has in on-screen media and entertainment alongside other industry experts including Digital Catapult and VIMN. You can read the full article here: MIPTV PREVIEW – Immersive […]

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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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