Capturing Everest

Challenge

Capture a climb of the world’s tallest peak in 360° video and produce an epic VR experience.

Outcome

8ninths partnered with Madison Mountaineering, Panogs, and Endemol Shine Beyond USA to produce Capturing Everest VR, a groundbreaking VR documentary of a 2016 Everest summit. Using new creative and technical approaches to 360° storytelling, the team captured the authenticity and intensity of the mountain like never before. Capturing Everest VR was launched in May 2017 on Sports Illustrated’s new LIFE VR platform.


Team

Heather Raikes — Creative Direction
David Dossett — Sound Design
Galen Drew — Video Editing

Timeline

15 months from concept to launch

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