A VR & AR production services company specialized in live-action VR capture technology, mobile AR development, and creatively shaping the future of immersive entertainment.
END TO END VR EXPERIENCE
We develop proprietary camera technology and software for brands, then work with hardware industry leaders to design world class attractions. Additionally, we play consultants on monetization, content licensing, and corporate partnership strategies to help our clients reach their full immersive potential.
THE PREMIERE UNDERWATER STORYTELLING VR CAMERAS
VRTUL has one of the most experienced underwater, live-action VR production teams in the world. We have developed the only underwater 360 3D camera solutions for live-action commercial shooting and live-streaming.
The VRTUL 1 and VRTUL 2 are the only underwater VR solutions capable of recording in native stereoscopic 3D, ProRes, 12-bit DNG RAW, and for special events 360 live streaming to Facebook.
WHO WE ARE
VRTUL is a VR production studio based in Southern California with an emphasis on live-action immersive storytelling and brand strategy.
The best VR experiences aren’t developed by individuals; they happen through deeply invested working relationships across a range of technologies and industries.
24: Legacy | VR Trailer
During this year’s Super Bowl, VRTUL worked with Here Be Dragons on the breakthrough 24:Legacy VR Trailer. Here is a breakdown of one of the scenes which VRTUL handled:
- Shoot Desert Location 360 HDR Stereo
- VR Stitch Live Action Plate
- CG Model, Rig, and Animate Helicopter
- Add Atmosphere, Dust, Particles
- Stereo Convert 2D Elements and Final Composite
SeaWorld | VR Park Activation
Since January 2016, VRTUL has been a strategic advisor to SeaWorld’s Executive Team, consulting on VR brand strategy, collaborating on experimental films, and producing live-action VR content. In July 2017, VRTUL released their first attraction “Orca 360” at SeaWorld San Diego.
New York Times | Sculptures
This 360 underwater experience explores Doug Aitken sculptures in a dive park off Avalon, California. One of the most watched 360 videos for NYT in 2016.
Stanford | Neuroscience Institute
Nekton | Google Expeditions
VRTUL teamed up with Google and the Nekton Mission to produce ultra high resolution stereoscopic 360 imagery and video for the Google Expeditions platform. This expedition highlights the various jobs and tasks that scientists and technicians perform on a deep sea research expedition.
ABC Good Morning America
VRTUL concepted, developed, and executed the first underwater 360 livestream with ABC GMA in Nassau, Bahamas on May 22nd, 2017. Millions of people watched the stream on both live television and Facebook.
VRTUL was founded in September 2015 with the purpose of creating memorable experiential events utilizing emerging technologies. Our in-depth stereoscopic conversion and visual effects background gives us the benefit of combining story with integrated CG, motion graphics, and stitching for 2D and 3D formats across all existing platforms. We are based in Los Angeles and San Diego, California, operating on concurrent projects worldwide.
Casey has contributed to numerous globally recognized VR projects. He is co-creator of the first 360 stereoscopic underwater camera and brings vision, integrity, analytical skills, and focus to our client’s projects. He is a published author, speaker and fluent in Mandarin.
Matt has over 13 years of experience as a VFX Supervisor and Producer in the feature film and post-production industry, focusing on stereoscopic 3D and VR. He has supervised the 3D production on tent-pole feature films, commercials, and VR experiences such as Insurgent, Poltergeist, The Amazing Spiderman 2, and Transformers. He specializes in pipeline development and creative, technical, and production supervision.
An industry veteran, Tom ran his own commercial production company in Chicago for 15 years before moving on to Technicolor to head up VFX in Canada; then to LA as VP/GM of West Coast Digital Intermediates. He joined Legend 3D and as COO, managed it's explosive growth to over 400 staff. He's a member of the Directors Guild of America.
Keith has worked in VFX and the Hollywood film industry for over 10 years as an artist, compositing and CG supervisor on 35+ major films. Now working as a post production supervisor at VRTUL, he has managed and produced work on numerous VR projects.
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