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Beckham VR – Closer to Sport | Sky Sports VR


Project Brief

Using VR to showcase Sky’s commitment to innovation; ‘Closer’ is a 90 sec 360 experience that follows David Beckham into a VR Sports simulator as he discovers he can visit the world’s top sporting events at the touch of a button. The concept, created by Surround Vision, was developed in collaboration with Sky’s new VR Studio and their marketing teams who wanted to integrated Beckham into a variety of key sports in the Sky calendar. ambassador into a VR experience.

Project Concept

A visual and soundscape adventure. This 90 second VR film takes the audience down the virtual rabbit hole to share in David’s delight as he travels from one iconic sporting event to another.
David embraces the technology, confidently flicking between the incredible scenes. One minute he’s at Silverstone with Lewis Hamilton, then Ringside with Anthony Joshua.

Graphic overlays add to the high tech feel of the experience and Becks will control the transitions with 3D displays that give the cinematic feel. The CGI transitions all add up to the best example of immersive VR content ever made, showcasing the technology and highlighting Sky’s commitment to innovation and excellence.