AR Media – A Brief History


2010 Old Warehouse

We find an old unloved warehouse and begin slowly converting it into a studio.

2010 The War Of The World’s

We were commissioned to design two hours of CGI for the arena touring show – Jeff Waynes’ Musical Version Of The War Of The World’s

2011 Feature Potential

Lennah Seelig joined the team and we produced our first feature The Legend of the 5ive, gaining distribution in North America, Canada and Japan.

2011 Augmented Reality

We begin to develop augmented reality content and to prove a point we have a martian climbing over the top of an exhibition stand at the Gadget Show, NEC

2012 The New Generation - The War of the World’s

We are invited to work with Jeff Wayne to re-envisage the arena touring show for a New Generation. Working with the talents of Liam Neeson, Marti Pellow, Jason Donovan and Kerry Ellis we developed over 120 scenes of content including GCI, holography, promos and a wide selection of marketing collateral.

2012 Sahara Desert

We begin a 6000 km roadtrip from London to the Sahara Desert to produce Documentary – VIP Goddesses.

2012 Maker Studios

We begin developing online series ‘It’s Me Anna-Marie’ for Maker Studio, producing 96 episodes in total.

2012 AR Summit

Shortlisted at the World AR Summit 2012 for Best AR Marketing Strategy.

2012 Forever Autumn ft Gary Barlow

We work with director Ian Emmes to deliver the Sony Music video of Jeff Waynes’ ‘Forever Autumn’ featuring Gary Barlow.

2012 We Go Commercial

We begin producing client direct commercial and corporate media. We begin a five year journey that will see us traveling the world to over 80 countries and working with leaders in industry.

2013 Award - Hollywood Investigator

Our feature Film ‘ The legend of the 5ive” wins best supporting actor award.

2013 Rebrand

Aspect Ratio rebrands to AR Media.

2014 HG Wells

We bring HG Wells to Life as we return for the Final UK arena tour of Jeff Waynes’ Musical Version of The War Of The Worlds

2015 Augmented Reality

We dive deep into augmented reality creating Apps for big Brands including product launch for Denon and Marantz at Monte Carlo.

2015 Technology Brands

We begin to work with technology brands creating solutions videos and B2C content.

2016 West End

We are invited to re-envisage Jeff Waynes’ Musical Version Of The War Of The Worlds for Bill Kenwrights’ West End production at the Dominion Theatre.

2016 Roadchef

We continue to build our portfolio of commercial services with the creation of digital signage networks, content production and management for Roadchef and Easyjet.

2016 Virtual Studio

We invest in our own virtual studio becoming developers on all platforms of virtual reality, Oculas, Vive, Gear and Hololens.

2016 We Go 360

We produce our first 360° videos.

2017 Partnerships and Growth by Acquisition

We officially partner with long term client digital agency Rocket Communications Ltd.

2017 Augmented Reality goes Mainstream.

We develop a range of innovative Augmented Reality products and concepts for global brands and find mass audiences.

2017 Immersive Expansion

As a team of ten, we expand into a second floor of our warehouse and create a new studio space to facilitate our 360° and video productions.

2017 We Create Pilots

We develop and pilot three TV series, Garage Ratz, Dexterity School of Dance and the Magic Library.

Interested in being part of our story? We’d love to hear from you about your next project; talk to our team now on 01604 621600 or contact us here.