The official premiere shouldn’t be till later this month, however the BBC has launched a teaser trailer for its upcoming digital actuality expertise set within the Doctor Who universe. You can watch it proper right here.
The animated VR journey, titled The Runaway, is simply 13 minutes lengthy. It is ready to premiere in New York on April 26 as a part of the Tribeca Film Festival. The first screening shall be proven alongside 21 different VR and AR experiences as a part of the pageant’s Virtual Arcade.
The organizers invite Doctor Who followers to “step inside the TARDIS with the Doctor in this beautiful, animated, interactive story from the Doctor Who team”. The star of the VR expertise is an animated model of Jodie Whittaker, the 13th Doctor. Little else is thought in regards to the plot, aside from the truth that it would take viewers on a “journey through time and space”. We do know that you’re going to wake contained in the TARDIS (nearly, in fact) after “colliding with a strange and magnificent ball of living energy called Volta”.
“Part surly teenager, part bomb, Volta is very unstable. In fact, he’s primed to explode. Big time. Unless he can be returned to his home planet, sharpish. The problem is, a squad of galactic busybodies has other plans for Volta. Bad ones. Drawn into a frantic chase, you become The Doctor’s unlikely assistant as she races against time to get Volta home to his parents. Armed with a sonic screwdriver, it is down to you to help The Doctor as she faces the forces of evil, and teenage angst,” reads the official synopsis for the VR expertise.
The Oculus Rift (pictured) is supported. / © AndroidPIT
Doctor Who, The Runaway, shall be accessible on chosen VR headsets within the coming months. Oculus Rift & HTC Vive, (with a 360 model for Oculus Go) Gear VR and YouTube are all supported.
The UK public broadcaster confirmed that The Runaway has been put collectively by the workforce behind Doctor Who Series 11. It has been produced by the BBC’s digital drama workforce, BBC VR Hub and Passion Animation Studio. The VR expertise options authentic music from collection composer Segun Akinola and has been written by Victoria Asare-Archer. It was directed by Mathias Chelebourg.
Are you enthusiastic about watching some Doctor Who in VR?