Henry - An Emmy Award for the short film Oculus!

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  • Henry, an interactive virtual reality film
  • Virtual reality cinema, a new and promising art

It is a historic event. For the first time, original virtual reality content has just received a prestigious cinematic award. A great first, which is certainly not the last. VR is very likely to revolutionize the movie industry in the years to come.

This original content is Henry, the famous short film produced by Oculus Story Studio. The animated film in virtual reality just received an Emmy Award, in the "Outstanding Original Interactive Program" category.



Henry, an interactive virtual reality film

As a reminder, this virtual reality film tells the story of Henry, a little hedgehog who loves cuddles despite his bristling thorns. For his birthday, the little animal receives its guests, which are balloons in the shape of animals! The protagonist is able to follow the viewer with his gaze, creating a real feeling of very immersive interaction.

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