News Archive

Atlantic Productions & Alchemy VR win first ever BAFTA awarded for a Virtual Reality film

April 24, 2017

Atlantic Productions and Alchemy VR made history yesterday by winning the first ever BAFTA Award for a VR experience. David Attenborough’s Great Barrier Reef Dive VR won in the Digital Creativity category at last night’s ceremony in London. This award also means that Atlantic’s partnership with David Attenborough has won 3 BAFTAs for content across […]

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April 7, 2017

Today, Alchemy launches three pioneering VR documentaries on PlayStation VR.  Atomic Ghost Fleet and Cocos: Shark Island are two new productions available alongside the award winning David Attenborough’s First Life VR. All three experiences are accessible by the public for the first time in their own homes and available to up to 40 million users globally on the Sony VR […]

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Alchemy VR experience launches on Greenpeace VR app

March 31, 2017

Greenpeace launches Virtual Explorer app containing specially commissioned Alchemy VR content  Earlier this week Greenpeace UK launched their first VR app, Virtual Explorer, which through a range of 360-degree immersive films,  gives supporters the chance to experience amazing places like the Amazon and Arctic first-hand, and take action to defend them. One of the films, Munduruku: The Fight […]

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David Attenborough’s First life VR premieres in North America!

March 29, 2017

David Attenborough’s First life VR running now at the Canadian Museum of Nature Visitors to the Canadian Museum of Nature are now able to watch David Attenborough’s First life VR. This is the first time any of Alchemy’s VR experiences have been shown in a cultural organisation in North America so naturally we are very […]

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Great Barrier Reef Dive nominated for BAFTA Craft award 2017

March 28, 2017

Alchemy are delighted to announce that David Attenborough’s Great Barrier Reef Dive VR has been shortlisted in the digital creativity category at this year’s BAFTA Craft Awards. It’s such an honor to be nominated for such such a prestigious award and we would like congratulate the other nominees and also the team that worked very hard […]

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Experience Space Descent VR with Tim Peake at the Science Museum from 24 March

March 16, 2017

This morning Alchemy was at Science Museum for the press preview of Space Descent VR with Tim Peake which launches to the public next Thursday 24 March. It was great to see people trying out this amazing experience and we can’t wait for everyone to be able to have a go – you can book your […]

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March 16, 2017

We are very excited to announce our next VR museum experience –  Space Descent VR with Tim Peake! From 24 March 2017 visitors to London’s Science Museum will be able to join ESA astronaut Tim Peake in a virtual reality descent from the International Space Station (ISS) to the steppes of Kazakhstan, in the Soyuz […]

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Alchemy VR experiences at National Museum Australia

January 10, 2017

Great Barrier Reef Dive and First Life VR showing now at National Museum Australia in Canberra We’re very excited that on Boxing Day 2016 both David Attenborough’s First Life and Great Barrier Reef Dive VR experiences launched at the National Museum Australia in Canberra! The experiences have been a sell out success and the launch was widely […]

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David Attenborough’s Great Barrier Reef Dive goes to Glastonbury with Greenpeace

June 30, 2016

Over 3000 festival-goers at this year’s Glastonbury Festival battled through the mud to dive the Great Barrier Reef with David Attenborough at the Greenpeace field. Alchemy VR was previewing a special edit of the Great Barrier Reef VR Dive experience that is currently showing in museums all around the world. We were even honoured by a […]

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