David Attenborough's First Life


David Attenborough’s First Life

Directed by:

Elliot Graves, Matthew Baker-Jones


United Kingdom, United States


11m 18s


Join David Attenborough as you journey 3.5 billion years into the past to witness the origins of life on our planet. Utilising world-leading paleontological research and breakthroughs in CGI technology, experience for the first time the story of how life evolved from single-celled organisms into the ferocious predators that stalked the seafloor. Presented at a quality unprecedented for immersive media, meet creatures such as the five-eyed Opabinia and the fearsome-looking Anomalocaris. Unlock the secrets of how they moved and how they thrived – all with complete scientific justification and in stunning 3D 8K 60fps.

First Life presents a new milestone for beautiful natural history storytelling while also setting a new bar for quality in mobile VR headsets. It showcases the potential and power of immersive storytelling by creating an experience impossible in any other format, outside of the constraints of real-time game-engine computation. Submerge yourself into our planet’s ancient oceans and discover the secrets to life with David Attenborough as your guide.

Director Bio:

Elliot GravesElliot is an Emmy nominated Director and Creative Technologist. Fresh from the award-winning series ‘Micro Monsters with David Attenborough’ on Oculus TV, he is in-house at Alchemy Immersive, focusing on creative and factual story-telling with immersive technology. He joined Alchemy from the branded content world having directed and produced award-winning AR/VR and MR experiences within the agency space for the likes of Nike, Google, Ford and UNICEF. Having started his career working in factual production working with the Royal Geographical Society, the United Nations and the BBC, Elliot is now pushing Alchemy into the next generation of world-class multi-platform content.

David Attenborough's First Life