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Welcome to VR Gorilla
We aim to create the most immersive, captivating virtual reality and 360° experiences imaginable and take you places you have never been. We want to tell stories like you’ve never seen and heard them before.
We make 360 degree video productions that are perfected to be experienced in high end VR headsets (like Gear VR and Oculus) as well as Cardboard and YouTube/Facebook 360. Our background as filmmakers give us the advantage of knowing how to tell a story and really captivate your audience. Obviously the rules are different in VR but still there is much that we gain from having this experience.
May 2015 we – two filmmakers from the Amsterdam Film Company – traveled to Uganda to create the first ever virtual reality safari travel experience in collaboration with a Dutch/Ugandan touring agency, Matoke Tours. Our mission: to raise awareness about the troubling state the last remaining mountain gorillas are in.
The mountain gorilla is one of the most endangered species on this planet: approximately 800 of them are known to be alive today. None of them live in captivity, since mountain gorilla’s refuse to reproduce in a cage. In order to see the mountain gorilla you need to travel to the tripoint of Uganda, Rwanda and DR Congo. Here, in the Virunga massif and the Bwindi impenetrable forest, you may view these majestic creatures in their natural habitat… keep reading