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Double Emmy Awards nomination for Micro Monsters with David Attenborough

We’re incredibly proud to announce that Micro Monsters with David Attenborough has been nominated for two Emmy awards! With nominations for Outstanding Interactive Media and Outstanding Sound. Very grateful for this recognition at the highest level! Huge congratulations to all nominees and the entire amazing team at Alchemy Immersive, Atlantic Productions, and Oculus VR for bringing this project to life.

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Double Nomination at Raindance Film Festival

We are delighted to see “Rise of Animals with David Attenborough” Magic Leap experience being nominated for two awards at Raindance 2019. It was a great privilege to work on interactive & spatial sound design alongside talented creative and technical teams.

Through the power of hand interaction you’ll discover and bring to life some of the first creatures that roamed the earth – all within your own environment using Magic Leap technology. Driven by a voiceover from David Attenborough and using ultra-realistic real-time animation sequences, this powerful Mixed Reality experience on Magic Leap One is both educational and entertaining.

Raindajnce Festival – https://www.raindanceimmersive.com/#/rise-of-animals-with-david-attenborough/

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1.618 Digital To Present at Digital Catapult’s Surroundscapes Showcase

We are excited to announce that 1.618 Digital will be one of the six companies chosen from all over the UK to present our work and projects at Surroundscape next week.

Surroundscape is organised by Digital Catapult in collaboration with the BPI, and aims to showcase the amazing work being done with immersive audio, presented by some of the most innovative companies across the country. The event is scheduled for 17th of July, and you can register your interest to attend using the link below.

To learn more about the projects we goign to be presenting check out link sbelow:

We hope to see you there!

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Surroundscapes Brochure – https://we.tl/t-qpOQokuIFR

Event information/Registration – https://www.digicatapult.org.uk/activities/event/discover-the-power-of-immersive-sound-surroundscapes/

Press Release – https://www.digicatapult.org.uk/news-and-views/blog/surroundscapes-exploring-the-power-of-sound-in-vr-ar-immersive/

1.618 to Feature in TBV Europe

We are excited to share that 1.618 Digital has been featured in an article for the May 2019 issue of TVB Europe Magazine, a publication about news and business insight in the entertainment industry.

The issue containing the article will contain information about the company’s background story, the insights on immersive audio production and the latest projects.

Be sure to check it out!

TVB Europe 64 – May 2019 https://issuu.com/futurepublishing/docs/tvb64.digital_may2019/14

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Common Ground to Premier at The Tribeca Film Festival 2019 in New York

We are delighted to announce that Common Ground: A Virtual Reality Documentary will have its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival from 24th April-5th May at Spring Studios in New York City.

Darren Emerson from East City Films will present his 30 minute interactive documentary covering the Aylesbury Estate Regeneration Project and the impact it will have on the working-class residents that currently live there without any control over the situation.

If you’d like to make it to the show and see the product of our hard work, click the link for more information and ticket availability: https://www.tribecafilm.com/festival

For information on Common Ground  and to see a trailer, see our festival page: https://www.tribecafilm.com/filmguide/common-ground-2019

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Oliver Kadel to Present at AES Conference

We are thrilled about presenting our work at the upcoming Audio Engineering Society Conference on Immersive and Interactive Audio.

Oliver Kadel and Professor Justin Paterson co-wrote a paper on the subject of Immersive Audio Post-production for VR & 360º content.

For more information follow the links below

International Conference on Immersive & Interactive Audio – http://www.aes.org/conferences/2019/immersive/

White Paper – http://www.aes.org/e-lib/browse.cfm?elib=20433

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Oliver Kadel Will Moderate Sennheiser Panel on Sound Design For Mixed Reality at GDC 2019 in San Francisco

We are delighted to announce that 1.618 Digital Co-Founder and Audio-Lead Oliver Kadel will be moderating the Audio Design for Mixed Reality Applications panel at the Game Developers Conference on 21st March 2019.

The panel will cover the latest tools and the workflow for sound design for mixed reality as well as challenges and innovations that are shaping the future of the immersive audio industry. The panel features special guests Jean-Marc Jot, Gio Jacuzzi, Jack Daniel Gerrard and Orfeas Boteas.

For more information on tickets, schedules and how to attend GDC 2019, visit https://www.gdconf.com/

We hope to see you there!

The panel was recorded and later released as a Podcast Episode. For information follow to our podcast page below: https://www.1618digital.com/immersive-audio-podcast-episode-22-audio-design-for-mixed-reality-applications-panel-hosted-by-sennheiser-at-gdc-2019/

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1.618 To Join The Panel at The BVE Expo 2019 Excel London

1.618 Digital will be hosting a panel, Merging Realities: Audio for Augmented Reality, at the BVE 2019 Expo Excel London, where Founder and Audio Lead Oliver Kadel will be discussing the latest advancements in audio tech for Augmented Reality. We’d love to see you there!

The panel discussion takes place on the 27th of February at 4 PM. You can get your free ticket here: Ticket Registration

Merging realities: Audio for Augmented Reality BVE Seminar Programme 2019

Check out what else is taking place at BVE 2019.

See you soon!

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1.618 & The Immersive Audio Podcast to join immerse(d) event 2019 at Ravensbourne University, London

We are delighted to announce that 1.618 Digital and the Immersive Audio Podcast have partnered with immerse(d) as sponsors for the event, presented by SUBPAC and it’s non-profit branch Studiofeed.

The music, health and technology convention will be running from 11:00-18:00 on February 23rd 2019 at Ravensbourne University. If you’re planning on coming along be sure to stop by and say hello!

For tickets and more information about the immerse(d) project, including a list of speakers, click here: https://www.projectimmersed.org/london

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