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Sherlock Holmes – The Wagner Ritual

This experience adapts a classic Sherlock Holmes story to the new medium of Virtual Reality. It is a proof of concept to show that VR is a viable option for the adaptation of classic content for the 360° screen, just as current media forms are doing.

Existing content can benefit from the new storytelling techniques of VR, showing a new angle on things. Sherlock Holmes has been adapted many times from silent film to radio, theatre to movies and TV series. It’s only fitting that he should be the one to debut as the hero of one of the first classic novel adaptation for VR.

Where to go from here

As I consider my options when it comes to getting a new job (and more importantly: what kind of job), I’m more and more drawn to the idea of becoming a transmedia storyteller. Not the most obvious thing in Switzerland, I guess – but I might have a shot.


How New Media is Transforming Storytelling

I have not watched those yet, but they might be wort a look: