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The VR Concept were proud sponsors of the 2018 British Animation Awards Expanded Animation Category. It was a pleasure to help out with the judging panel earlier this year, where we organised all of the entries and made sure we could show each one to the judges on the best hardware. 

On 15th March we attended the awards night. We gave the guests a chance to try out each of the three finalist experiences. Once the awards were completed (with the excellent I am Peter Stillman winning the Expanded Animation category), we then provided a little more entertainment running our classic Zombie games for the guests until late in the evening.

Below are the shortlisted experiences, all of which were fantastic to try out. Well done to all of them!

My Name is Peter Stillman (Winner)
59 Productions Ltd

This VR Experience that draws the user into the deeply emotional and disorientating story fo Daniel Quinn. The thrilling experience combines hand-drawn animation and cutting edge technology to distort the line between reality and action, placing audiences at the centre of this narrative as the haunting story unfolds.

Rain or Shine
Nexus Studios

Rain or Shine is Nexus' interactive 360 mobile VR short film made for Google Spotlight Stories.Directed by Felix Massie, Rain or Shine follows Ella, a charismatic young girl who loves being outside in the sunshine, but whenever she puts her sunglasses on all loveliness disappears...

Les Petites Choses
Persona VR

An immersive short film about family, responsibility, dreams and food. Louis is 7 years old and lives with his grand parents in the South of France, and time has come for him to face things that make you grow up. The short is part of a larger ongoing project which meditates on family dynamics. This project is optimised for Vive, when experiencing it -feel free to move around and explore!.