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Ridley Scott prodco launches VR unit

Digital-headervirtual-reality_780Ridley Scott’s RSA Films has launched a new immersive media unit.

The RSA VR division will create content for virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed media productions and will be headed up by Jen Dennis, who has led RSA’s VR projects to date and exec produced the VR experience to accompany Ridley Scott’s 2015 film The Martian.

RSA said that RSA VR’s first project will be for Ridley Scott’s forthcoming film Alien: Covenant, in partnership with Twentieth Century Fox’s FoxNext and Technicolor’s MPC.

“We have been heavily involved in VR for the past few years, and having a dedicated stand-alone division underscores our commitment to immersive media in both the brand and entertainment space,” said Jules Daly, president, RSA Films.”

Dennis said: “I think VR is one of the most exciting areas in the industry today, with potential to influence how we consume content for generations to come.”