John Cassy

Sky launches VR app

Sky has launched a dedicated virtual reality app that will feature content produced by the UK-based pay TV operator and its partners. The Sky VR App for Android and iOS smartphones will feature a range of 360-degree videos, including two new Sky VR experiences – Sky Sports: Closer featuring David Beckham; and Sky’s first VR commission, an […]

Sky enlists 3D veteran for VR ballet experience

Sky has partnered with the English National Ballet (ENB) and new content firm Factory 42 to produce a VR performance for Sky’s forthcoming VR app. Factory 42, a new immersive content production company set up by former Sky 3D director, John Cassy will produce the two-minute piece,which will be based on the Akram Khan-choreographed version of […]

Former Sky exec opens VR Factory

Former Sky Arts and Sky 3D boss John Cassy has launched Factory 42, a new virtual reality studio. The new content company has its first commission, a VR experience based around the English National Ballet’s upcoming production Giselle. Cassy (pictured below, left) ran the Sky Arts channel and oversaw the rollout of Sky’s 3D TV […]