Digital Domain launches destination virtual reality app for original content and live streamed 360 events
04.25.17Growing Library of Original Content from Digital Domain and Partners Now Available for Viewing on All Major Platforms and Devices
Playa Vista, Calif. – April 25, 2017 – Digital Domain, one of the largest and most innovative providers of visual effects and immersive experiences, today announced the Digital Domain app for viewing premium-grade virtual reality content. The app includes a wide range of immersive content created in-house at Digital Domain along with original works from the company’s world-class entertainment industry partners. The immersive offerings include animation, short films, and documentaries as well as livestreaming and VOD from landmark musical, political and entertainment events from around the globe. Serving as a direct link between Digital Domain’s creative teams and a global audience seeking visually stunning new immersive content, the Digital Domain app is available on all major platforms.
“In 2016 we saw significant advances in devices for virtual reality experiences,” said Amit Chopra, Executive Director and CEO of North America, Digital Domain. “From mobile phones to room-scale VR systems, there are more ways than ever to explore virtual reality. However, there’s now a tremendous demand for new and engaging VR content for the audiences using those devices. At Digital Domain, we’re leveraging our visual effects artistry and technology to produce VR storytelling experiences that inspire audiences. Our new app is our platform for sharing our livestreamed and curated VR experiences with the world.”
The new Digital Domain app offers content in a wide variety of genres, styles and formats. With a rapidly growing list of titles, the library initially features:
Trailers for original immersive content developed by Digital Domain’s Content Studio team—including its new Monkey King series, Storm and Micro Giants.
Transportive content from Digital Domain’s immersive Teleport series, sharing the culture and landscape of destinations from around the world—Africa, Dubai, Hong Kong, Iceland, Istanbul, New Zealand and more.
Creations from Digital Domain’s many entertainment industry partners
The app is also the destination for viewing livestreamed 360o VR content, delivered in real time from landmark events around the globe.
The Digital Domain app is available now as a free download on the following VR platforms:
iOS App Store for iPhone and iPad
Google Play for Android devices
Samsung Gear VR powered by Oculus
Experience Digital Domain’s library of content at the official website: vr.digitaldomain.com
About Digital Domain
Digital Domain creates transportive experiences that entertain, inform and inspire. The company is a pioneer in many fields, including visual effects, livestreaming landmark events in 360° virtual reality, building situational awareness applications, creating “virtual humans” for use in films and live events, and developing interactive content. A creative force in visual effects and media applications, Digital Domain and its predecessor entities have brought artistry and technology to hundreds of motion pictures, commercials, video games, music videos and virtual reality experiences. Its groundbreaking visual effects appear in films such as "Titanic," "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" and recent blockbusters "Furious 7" and "Deadpool." Staff artists have won more than 100 major awards, including Academy Awards, Clios, BAFTA awards and Cannes Lions. Digital Domain has offices in Los Angeles, Vancouver, Beijing, Shanghai, Taipei and Hong Kong. Digital Domain Holdings Limited (www.ddhl.com) is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (stock code 547). www.digitaldomain.com
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