Daniel Bury - Director

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The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.
— Marcel Proust
 
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DANIEL BURY

DIRECTOR

VR/AR - FILM - INTERACTIVE

Daniel Bury is a writer and director specializing in emerging technology. His virtual reality work has been reviewed in Cannes Film Festival  by Screen Anarchy as "impressive... both remarkable cinematography, and a subtly moving story."

Daniel pioneers storytelling in innovative new mediums such as virtual reality, augmented reality and interactive content, in addition to traditional film.

He began his exploration with VR and XR in 2015 at Rapid Films in Sydney, Australia while working on branded VR experiences for Samsung, Oculus and Lexus. He is the creator and director of six VR documentaries for CHASING THE WORLD, an educational, first-of-its-kind virtual reality documentary series in Myanmar, Nepal, the Philippines, Peru, Brazil and Morocco. He is a first place winner of the Google XR Jam for his team's volumetric VR experience Appease the Gods.

As a public speaker, he has given presentations and panels around the world, including immersive storytelling panels at Cannes Film Festival. His traditional films have won awards at countless film festivals, such as Phoenix Film Festival, Fantastic Planet Film Festival and ITVFest. He graduated from Chapman University in Southern California for directing and digital arts and was a recipient of the Talent Scholarship.

Daniel's journey around the world had a profound impact on his worldview, and his work is imbued with spiritual and metaphysical themes. Daniel's work both captivates and educates. He believes in responsible use of immersive technology with the intention to bring people together and enrich viewers with a greater appreciation and deeper understanding of the real world.

 
 
 

CAPTIVATE

EDUCATE

INSPIRE

 
 
 
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VIRTUAL JOURNEYS

 
 
 
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CREATOR - CHASING THE WORLD VR

Virtual reality documentary series

From the heights of the Himalayas to the heart of the Amazon, Chasing the World correspondent Daniel Bury captured six enriching human stories in under-represented communities in Myanmar, Nepal, Morocco, Brazil, Peru and the Philippines.


GOOGLE VR - APPEASE THE GODS

HTC VIVE & OCULUS RIFT

In this volumetric and interactive VR experience, teleport through several breathtaking virtual worlds where you must appease the gods to ascend to nirvana.

 
 
 
 

VR & AR CREATOR

 
 
 
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FILM DIRECTOR

 
 
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