Be warned, the following text will use all possible synonyms for the colour ‘green’ and may cause feelings of awe and vertigo

By Lorelle Mykoo Have you never been to the Peak District before?  If like me you’re an urbanite, you may be wholly unaware of the relevance of it’s being. Well, let me try and set the scene: serene green fields, … Continue reading

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Winner of the first Smart Oxford Playable City® Commission ‘Star Light, Star Bright’ maps the night sky onto the streets of Oxford

Smart Oxford Playable City Commission reveals the first winner of the commission which places shared experience firmly at the heart of the future city. Friday 4 August 2017: Today Watershed and Smart Oxford are delighted to announce the winner of … Continue reading

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Abandon Normal Devices (AND) | Festival of New Cinema, Digital Culture & Art

// Press Release Thu 21 – Sun 24 September 2017 Abandon Normal Devices Festival | Festival of new cinema, digital culture and art | Castleton, Peak District National Park (UK) Abandon Normal Devices (AND) Festival, the UK’s only roaming digital … Continue reading

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Congratulations Watershed on receiving continuing Arts Council England National Portfolio Funding until 2022

Watershed is delighted to be confirmed as a continuing part of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio and looks forward to sustaining Watershed’s leadership and innovation role in the cultural ecosystem. With a focus on collaboration and partnership, Watershed is recognised … Continue reading

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Freedive with the world’s largest predators in The Click Effect

The Click Effect is a live-action, immersive VR experience following two renegade marine science researchers as they attempt to freedive a hundred feet below the ocean’s surface in a single breath to capture the “click” communication of dolphins and sperm whales – the world’s largest … Continue reading

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A History of Cuban Dance and other stories… Sundance 2016 New Frontier showcases Vrse.works VR experiences including Chris Milk’s immersive installation, Treachery of Sanctuary

Several of the Virtual Reality studio Vrse.works VR pieces have been selected to be showcased at Sundance 2016 as part of the New Frontier programme. Their chosen work include :  A History of Cuban Dance (2016)  A History of Cuban Dance  is a 5 minute visual feast … Continue reading

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Let’s face it, eventually everything will run out…

Let’s face it, eventually everything will run out. Whether it’s the bottom of a crisp packet, or the world’s natural resources, the first thing FutureEverything looks for is alternatives. And this year, we are delighted to be working with the … Continue reading

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Taking Flight

The New York Times celebrates this year’s best actors for their annual Great Performers issue with the Virtual Reality experience “Take Flight.” Created by specialist VR studio Vrse.works and inspired by some of the most iconic airborne moments in cinematic … Continue reading

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What does it feel like to live in a Syrian refugee camp?

Clouds Over Sidra is the first in a series of extraordinary films from specialist 360 VR production company Vrse.works made in partnership with the UN to highlight global humanitarian crises. The film follows twelve-year-old Sidra as she goes about her … Continue reading

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The Displaced: Vrse.works creates virtual reality documentary about refugee children for New York Times VR

The 11-minute short documentary, The Displaced, which was co-directed by Vrse.works creator Imraan Ismail and New York Times’ Ben C Solomon, tells the stories of three children whose lives have been upended by conflict and follows them as they move … Continue reading

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