An inspirational adventure for the next generation of scientists, storytellers and astronauts.
When Something Happens is a short animated VR film about 13.4 billion years of the history of the universe. The short film has been written and narrated by poet Boston Williams.
Intended audience: This experience will be best suited to for children aged 12 and over, and parents or facilitators looking for new ways to engage with topics within STEM.
When Something Happens is an epic journey that takes you from your bedroom to the outer reaches of the known universe. Combining animation, music and poetry, we hope this experience will inspire the next generation of scientists, storytellers and astronauts when next they look up at the night sky.
Prototype platform: Oculus Rift
Final experience platform: Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Samsung Gear, Google Daydream, Fulldome
Distribution method: In-home (online)
Primary production type: Real-time rendered (game-engine based) experience
Boom Clap Play are a small team of highly creative and pragmatic award-winning professionals that get inspired by ambition and talent.
In previous years Creative Director, Andrew McHugh, has been key in a number of award-winning design projects before directing the multi-awarded children’s Google Cardboard app, Tara’s Locket.
Co-founder David Baxter, has produced and animated work on awarded children’s TV shows, worked as an audio technology educator, and continues to work in interactive audio design.
Project team details:
Andrew McHugh — Creative Director
David Baxter — Producer & Audio Lead
Boston Williams — Writer
Liam Ferris — Tech Lead
Aidan Scott — 3D Lead
2017, “Tara’s Locket”