Press Release: Explore Media City in 360° (with a little extra bite)

Boutique Content Studio "Jist" launch 360° experience of Salford's Media City UK complete with marine life you wouldn't expect of the Manchester Ship Canal - but can you spot it?

VR. Virtual Reality. 360. Oculus. Vive. Gear. Cardboard.

The buzzwords of the moment in Media Tech. Everyones talking about fantastic new opportunities and immersive experiences in virtual reality. Now Manchester based "Jist Creative Studios" can help brands, agencies and broadcasters produce VR content on a modest budget.

Jon Stroud Creative Director said: "We're passionate about using technology to enhance storytelling and immerse audiences in new experiences. Lots of people are trying VR, there are a number of consumer cameras in the market like the Ricoh Theta and Samsung Gear 360 along with VR headsets that work with mobile phones, its become very accessible to anyone with devices we already own."

"Many before us have produced VR experiences of different locations, landmarks and events immediately putting the audience in a new environment. We have gone a step further by looking at how we can create the best possible 360 experience. By animating objects, references and annotations within that environment we deepen the audiences experience, aid understanding and hopefully showcase the possibilities with VR over simply putting the audience in a new environment."

"Not every project calls for VR and there can be a temptation to overuse it. For the right project VR can aid the audiences attention, increase understanding and most of all pleasure by immersing them far more than any other medium."

ENDS

Video Link: https://youtu.be/9X7oxJa8lq4
Contact: Jon Stroud, 0330 102 5655, press@jiststudios.com

About Jist Creative Studios
Based in the Northern Quarter, Manchester, Jist produce high quality online video content for brands and businesses worldwide across all online / social channels. Jist work with brands to tell the stories their audiences want to watch, start-ups to tell the world about their products and traditional broadcasters to create online content to suplement their programming. Clients include Tech City UK, NHS, Belvoir, Karrimor, Ericsson LG & Manchester Growth Company.