Underwater 180/360/VR Production

• Pioneers in underwater multi-lens camera systems to achieve unparalleled resolution and quality
• Trusted by BBC, National Geographic, Discovery, and other top production companies
• Strategic advisors to cutting edge initiatives in science, military, entertainment, and moonshot ideas
• Parent company of Blue Ring Imaging

  • Pioneers in underwater multi-lens camera systems to achieve unparalleled resolution and quality
  • Trusted by BBC, National Geographic, Discovery, and other top production companies
  • Strategic advisors to cutting edge initiatives in science, military, entertainment, and moonshot ideas
  • Parent company of Blue Ring Imaging

Into the Now

Award-Winning Natural History Episodic VR Series

Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

Deep Sea 180 Capture & ROV Navigation

SeaWorld

Theme Park Attraction Development

Sharkwater: Extinction

VR Trailer for Feature Film

STANFORD

Fear Based Experience Episodes

Immotion Group

Blue Ocean Series

Sherpas Cinema // National Geographic

Into Water

Sub X Camera

Cinematic VR Camera for Submarines/ROV’s; 1,000 meter rated & 10k+ resolution

WHO WE ARE

An independent VR production company based in San Diego, CA specializing in creative storytelling and underwater camera technology development for clients.

 
 
 

UNDERWATER VR LEADERSHIP

VRTUL has experience in every category of “Underwater VR” from theme park attractions, live broadcasts, to elite multi-part natural history expeditions. We believe in developing high quality camera housings and processes from the ground up in order to collaborate with world-class non-profits, organizations, and agencies.

Cameras with Unparalleled Resolution, Quality, and Experience

VRTUL camera attributes include (and are not limited to) 20k+ resolution, stereoscopic 3D, 12-bit DNG RAW, livestreaming, 1000 fps, and depth rated to over 4,000 meters. Anything is possible.

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THE WORK

The best VR experiences aren’t developed by individuals; they happen through deeply invested working relationships across a range of technologies and industries.

Into the Now

Tribeca & Cannes 2018 Film Festival Selections

Stanford | Neuroscience Institute

“Studies of the brain mechanisms for fear and anxiety and how to overcome them.” – Stanford Medicine

24: Legacy | VR Trailer

During the 2017 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.

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.

Sharkwater: Extinction

VR trailer for award-winning documentary by the late filmmaker and conservationist Rob Stewart. A thrilling exposé on the illegal shark-fin industry and a rousing call to save an imperiled animal from the edge of extinction..

LEADERSHIP

Casey Sapp

Underwater Camera Pioneer, Producer, & DP

Casey is considered one of the leading voices on underwater multi-lens camera systems for cinematic storytelling and science. He is co-creator of the first 360 stereoscopic underwater video camera, developed the first ever cinematic 360 video camera for a submarine, and produced the first ever live VR broadcast underwater with ABC Good Morning America. He is an entrepreneur at heart, passionate about startups and technology that give people access to the oceans.

NEWS & PRESS

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VRTUL Partners with CreamVR for “The Driver” exclusively on Hulu

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VRTUL was proud to partner in post-production with Andrew MacDonald and CreamVR for “The Driver”…

VRTUL Signs Major Partners

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VRTUL publicly releases their proprietary underwater VR cameras and signs major brands to cinematic productions…

VRTUL Partners with Stanford VR Lab

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See how some of the VR content we developed for Stanford University will help cure…