Wednesday, May 25, 2022

‘Komodo: A Paradise Under Pressure’ VR Film Now Available For Viewing


A new virtual reality film on Indonesia’s Manta Rays and Komodo Dragons is now available for viewing.

The effort began in 2017 where “together with a team of scientists, divers and filmmakers, the Watermen Project team embarked on a quest to study Indonesia’s iconic manta rays and Komodo dragons, and how plastic pollution is threatening their survival.

The project captured footage in Virtual Reality, and resulted in an 18-minute feature VR Film that “takes viewers on an immersive journey into Unesco World Heritage site Komodo National Park.

Check out some behind-the-scenes info here.

You can check out the trailer below or to watch it on VR, you can watch it on Oculus Quest 1 & 2, Oculus Rift or Viveport.

John Liang
John Liang
John Liang is the News Editor at He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.