News Archive

Rise of Animals MR experience nominated for ‘Best Documentary’ and ‘Best of British’ at Raindance Festival 2019

September 9, 2019

Alchemy’s latest MR experience, Rise of Animals with David Attenborough, is set for its world premiere at Raindance Film Festival 2019. The experience has been nominated for ‘Best Documentary’ and ‘Best of British’ at the Festival. Rise of the Animals lets people bring prehistoric creatures back to life though hand interaction and see them roam […]

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Atlantic Productions in collaboration with The Stephen Hawking Foundation announce Stephen Hawking’s Black Holes location-based Immersive Experience together with a Theatrical Documentary about his life.

March 1, 2019

Atlantic Productions is collaborating with the family of the late physicist Stephen Hawking to create Stephen Hawking’s Black Holes Immersive Experience and Stephen Hawking Theatrical Documentary; due for release early 2020. Stephen Hawking’s Black Holes location-based Immersive Experience is the result of a collaboration between Stephen Hawking and Atlantic Productions’ Filmmaker Anthony Geffen which has been […]

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May 20, 2018

Alchemy VR’s latest project was launched today and is an experience made for global art market leader Heffel Fine Art Auction House. The experience has launched to coincide with the sale of Paul-Émile Borduas’ Figures Schématiques in Heffel’s upcoming spring auction on 30th May. The 1956 masterpiece canvas is one of the Canadian artist’s most […]

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Alchemy VR at Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

April 18, 2018

The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting takes place every two years and brings together the heads of state for 53 Commonwealth countries. This year London hosted the meeting from 16th-20th April 2018 ,and the team at Alchemy were very lucky to be invited to demo our Great Barrier Reef Dive experience for the full duration. One of […]

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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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