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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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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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