Back to the Moon

  • JM Finch
  • Chris O'Reilly

A charming illusionist, an adventurous queen of hearts and an evil green man journey through early cinema, film magic and love. Back to the Moon celebrates the artistry of film director and magician Georges Méliès.

Cinematic / VR / AR - IMDB
Directors: Fx Goby
Roles: VR re-recording mixer / re-recording mixer / sound designer
Awards: The Lovie Awards - Internet Video - Animation / Clio Awards - Best Animation
Co-directed by Fx Goby and Google Doodles’ Hélène Leroux, the Emmy-nominated ‘Back to the Moon’ celebrates pioneering illusionist and filmmaker Georges Méliès.
In a one-of-its-kind collaboration between Google Doodles, Google Spotlight Stories, Google Arts and Culture, Cinématèque Française and Nexus Studios, the film initially launched as the first ever virtual reality (VR) / 360 interactive Google Doodle. Based on its world-wide success and acclaim, it later returned in the form of an augmented reality experience, making it the only ever Doodle to have been made in VR, AR, 360 Video and 2D animation.
Transporting the viewer inside his magical world via some of his best known films, styles, techniques and characters, the film also features a Mathieu Alvado score recorded by the London Symphony Orchestra.

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