National Geographic’s virtual reality aquarium, Encounter: Ocean Odyssey, has opened in Times Square New York City. Each and every sea creature has been animated by the Game of Thrones animation team. Additionally, Grammy-winning composer David Kahne composed some original music for the “aquarium”. Tickets are just under $40 and 27 percent of ticket sale go to National Geographic Society’s mission of conservation.
Lisa Truitt had this to say about the interactive exhibit:
“We wanted to showcase some of the most interesting and rarely-witnessed animal behavior the ocean has to offer, but capturing all that on film in the correct format of the experience was only possible via photo-real animation.”
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