News Archive

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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Space Descent VR goes on nationwide tour!

September 27, 2017

We’ve been dying to share the news that Space Descent VR with Tim Peake will travelling to seven venues across the UK over the next two years! The VR experience is touring alongside the Soyuz Capsule that was acquired by the Science Museum earlier this year. The tour, which has been organised by the Science […]

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Munduruku VR at Raindance and FoST!

September 21, 2017

Munduruku just keeps going from strength to strength as it was announced recently that it’s part of the official selection at both Raindance Festival (London, UK) and Future of Storytelling festival (New York, USA). The experience has been nominated for the audience award at FoST and for the Best Social Impact Award at Raindance , […]

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View from a Giant Redwood VR at Kew Gardens in Richmond & Wakehurst!

July 21, 2017

As mentioned in one of our previous posts Alchemy worked with Royal Botanic Gardens Kew on our latest project View from a Giant Redwood From tomorrow, 22 July, the experience will be available to watch at Kew Gardens in Richmond in the Shirley Sherwood Gallery where it is running up until early September as part of […]

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Munduruku VR at Latitude Festival 2017

July 12, 2017

More great news for Munduruku VR! After showcasing at last month’s Glastonbury Festival the film will be playing at this year’s Latitude Festival. It’s great that even more people will be able to see this amazing film and learn about the important message of the Munduruku and the challenges that they are facing. The 5 […]

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Alchemy soars into the trees with Kew Gardens

June 30, 2017

Viewers can sit amongst the branches of one of Kew’s tallest trees in our latest VR experience View from a Giant Redwood From 22nd July to 3rd September View from a Giant Redwood will be hosted by The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in Richmond In this 4 and a half minute film audiences follow head arborist Tony Kirkham as he […]

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Alchemy VR at Glastonbury 2017

June 27, 2017

Bruce Parry launches Munduruku VR at Glastonbury Festival 2017 This weekend Alchemy VR joined Greenpeace at Glastonbury festival for the 2nd year in a row! Last year BAFTA winning Great Barrier Reef Dive was seen by over 3000 festival goers and similarly this year Munduruku: Fight to Defend the Heart of the Amazon had queues round the […]

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Munduruku wins Alterative Realties Audience Award at Sheffield Doc Fest.

June 14, 2017

Munduruku: Fight to Defend the Heart of the Amazon last night won the Alterative Realties Audience Award at Sheffield Doc Fest. This multi-sensory experience, created in collaboration with Greenpeace and The Feelies, was selected by festival goers as their favourite experience within this year’s Alternative Realties exhibition. It will also go on to tour South […]

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