The Martian VR Experience

  • Client Fox Innovation Lab;
  • Production Company VRC;
  • Director Robert Stromberg;

MPC VR joins forces with Robert Stromberg, VRC, RSA and Fox Innovation Lab for The Martian VR Experience.

Ushering in a brand-new era of immersive entertainment, 20th Century Fox, Fox Innovation Lab, RSA Films and The VR Company have partnered with Samsung for an exclusive sneak peek of The Martian VR Experience. The three minute VR teaser was created in partnership with MPC VR. This thrilling preview allows you to fly onto the surface of Mars and experience key scenes from the upcoming adventure in a 360° virtual reality environment.

The Martian VR Experience is executive produced by Ridley Scott and directed by Robert Stromberg. This interactive, immersive adventure runs 15-20 minutes, with viewers participating from astronaut Mark Watney’s perspective, performing tasks that will facilitate his chances for survival and rescue.

The VR Sound for The Martian VR Teaser and The Martian VR full interactive, immersive adventure was created by Q Department in partnership with Mach1™. The entire story will be available across tethered VR platforms in 2016.

The sneak peek is now available in Milk VR for the Samsung Gear


  • Client Fox Innovation Lab
  • Production Company VRC
  • Director Robert Stromberg
  • Executive Producer Ridley Scott
  • Producer, VRC Jacquie Barnbrook
  • VR Producer, TTF Chris Mclintock
  • VR Supervisor, TTF Craig McPherson
  • VR Post-Production MPC VR
  • MPC Executive Producer Tim Dillon
  • MPC Producer Hillary Thomas
  • Head of 3D Los Angeles Jason Schugardt
  • MPC VR Production Team Aaron Hamman, Joel Durham, Jonathan Ficcadenti, Hayley Oneill, George Saavedra, Andrew Price, Mark Krentz, Christen Smith, Steven Browning, Brian Broussard, Jeremy Hart, Nicolas Mollet, Caroline Baillard, Fabien Danieau, Bertrand Leroy, Thomas Lopez
  • MPC App Development Tim Porteous
  • Sound Q Department/Mach1
  • Grade Technicolor
  • Colorist Skip Kimball

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