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Catherine Allen

Immersive media specialist

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Catherine's work in VR

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her work with Limina Immersive

VR Hero of 2016
"A pioneer

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Easter Rising: Voice of a Rebel

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Catherine is a BAFTA-winning, immersive media specialist and the founder of Limina Immersive. She has been responsible for a range of high profile digital entertainment products and has worked with major brands including Disney, Siemens and the BBC. Catherine's expertise spans across the fields of:

- Virtual reality 

- Augmented reality

- Industry inclusivity & diversity

Her work has attracted audiences in the millions. Projects have been successful with audiences ranging from young families to history enthusiasts to millennial women. Catherine now runs Limina Immersive, a VR company that enables existing arts venues to screen creative VR to their audiences. 


Catherine is a BAFTA VR associate and regularly keynotes, judges and mentors at industry events, contributing towards her goal of supporting the healthy growth of an emergent immersive media industry.

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Easter Rising: Voice of a Rebel VR
Easter Rising: Voice of a Rebel VR

BBC/Crossover Labs/VRTOV “Extraordinary... One of the best ways to understand the viewpoints of people who lived through history." NT actors as reported in The Telegraph The BBC's first VR history documentary, Voice of a Rebel, lets users step into one man’s memories & journey back to a moment that changed Irish History forever: the 1916 Easter Rising. The experience has toured dozens of festivals globally & was was showcased for several weeks at the National Theatre and Imperial War Museum.

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Elmer's Photo Patchwork
Elmer's Photo Patchwork

Touchpress/Andersen Press "A brilliant app for getting your children out and about in the real world"​- The Guardian It’s nearly time for Elmer’s Parade, and his elephant friends need your help to get ready. Get creative, take inspiration from the world around you and use your camera to decorate the elephants with your own bright, beautiful patchwork pattern. Have fun making each of Elmer’s friends unique and ready to take part in the parade.

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Disney Animated for iPad
Disney Animated for iPad

Disney Interactive/ Touchpress BAFTA winner - Best Children’s Interactive experience “The most ambitious app in history” - Stuff Magazine “The whole experience is magical” - Mashable Disney Animated is an exclusive ‘behind the scenes’ pass to Walt Disney Animated Studios. The concept art, early sketches, explanatory multi-layered clips and interactives unveil the secrets of how animated classics are made. Users of any age can enjoy learning about the history and techniques of animation.

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