Simon Fuller & John Downer launch VR show ‘Serengeti River Crossing’

American Idol creator Simon Fuller has partnered with veteran wildlife filmmaker John Downer and Facebook’s Oculus on a new virtual reality show that features animals crossing the Serengeti River. Serengeti River Crossing marks the first IP to emerge from Fuller’s deal with Verizon, which sees the pop and TV impresario’s prodco XlX Entertainment working with the telco giant […]

Facebook sets up dedicated social VR team

Facebook is setting up a dedicated social virtual reality team, and has announced plans to launch its 360-degree video streaming technology on Samsung Gear VR headsets. Outlining its plans on the eve of Mobile World Congress, the telecommunications market that kicks off in Barcelona today, Facebook said that its new social VR team will focus […]