We are Immotion

We are the writers, the producers, the directors, the strategists and the marketing experts. We are the creators, with each member of our dedicated team bringing unique creative skills and ideas to the table. From our humble beginnings in 1996, we’ve always been at the cutting edge of technology, animation and virtual reality. And at our core, we’ve always been focused on creating the highest-quality content for every kind of experience.

PARTNERSHIPS

Immotion offers a new kind of attraction that is thrilling guests and achieving impressive ancillary revenues.

Our turnkey solutions bring together mind-blowing live-action and animated content and ground-breaking multi-directional motion platforms, to deliver exceptional unforgettable experiences.

our solutions

IMMOTIONVR

As our customer-facing solution, ImmotionVR provides consistent, high quality immersive experiences for guests in every location.

With sites located across the country in high-footfall, centre-aisle positions, the ImmotionVR brand stands out as a unique, low-cost activity for all ages.

Recognised for its unique design and set-up – with 6 to 8 seats per site – simple operation and ever-changing experiences keep guests returning to immerse themselves in exciting virtual realities.

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IMMOTIONVR

As our customer-facing solution, ImmotionVR provides consistent, high quality immersive experiences for guests in every location.

With sites located across the country in high-footfall, centre-aisle positions, the ImmotionVR brand stands out as a unique, low-cost activity for all ages.

Recognised for its unique design and set-up – with 6 to 8 seats per site – simple operation and ever-changing experiences keep guests returning to immerse themselves in exciting virtual realities.

visit immotionvr

CONTENT CREATION & LICENCING

Delivering turnkey and commercial solutions to a range of high-profile clients around the world, we’re able to offer completely bespoke VR experiences and full-scale immersive attractions.

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Meet the team

Passionate and enthusiastic, dedicated and highly skilled, we are Immotion. We live and breathe every part of our roles, because we love creating truly incredible, beautiful work. With over 60 team members spanning four different countries, we are a global team. From our expert filmmakers and storytellers in LA to our award-winning CGI & animation team in Manchester, we all share a passion for great content.

Board of Directors

Martin Higginson

Chief Executive Officer

David Marks

Group Finance Director

Rodney Findley

Group Commercial Director

Ian Liddell

Group Creative Director

Sir Robin Miller

Non-Executive Chairman

Nicholas Lee

Independent Non-Executive Director

Senior Management Team

Daniel Wortley - Head of Group Finance and Company Secretary

Daniel qualified as a Chartered Management Accountant in 2007 and was one of the first employees at Monstermob Group plc. As the company grew from a privately held start-up into a global PLC, he held various roles including UK Financial Controller and Group Accountant. He went on to follow Martin Higginson from Monstermob to NetPlay TV plc as Group Financial Controller where he oversaw the finance, business information and e-commerce departments. In addition, Daniel has been Head of Finance at Studio Liddell since 2014. He has been a key part of the management team, overseeing substantial growth and the evolution of the business into Immotion.

Ken Musen - Exec Producer US

Ken Musen is a three-time Emmy-award winning Producer/Director for the television documentary series “Imagine.” He is the co-founder of C2K Communications and has 30 years of experience creating documentaries, commercials and VR experiences. A graduate of both Stanford University and USC’s School of Cinematic Arts, his interest in telling compelling stories has taken him around the world. Ken’s commercial and documentary work has earned him over 30 Telly Awards and five Davey Awards, as well as an International Health & Medical Media Award and awards from the American Advertising Federation, the Public Relations Society of America and the Los Angeles “ADDY”.

Tom Hamilton - Business Development Director EMEA

Tom is our EMEA lead and spearheads the implementation of the Blue Ocean Series into aquariums, Merlin SeaLife Centres and other attractions across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Following the groups recent successes with US-based aquariums, Tom will be creating further partnerships across EMEA and bringing our ‘Edutainment’ experiences to new audiences and regions. Tom comes from a wealth of experience. As the founder of Rush VR in Milton Keynes he understands what it takes to successfully implement and operator a virtual reality attraction, a key skill that benefits all of our partners.

Peter Caddock - Director of VR

Peter has acquired a unique breadth of experience over almost four decades of designing, developing and producing bespoke, interactive software solutions and entertainment experiences for a variety of clients and audiences. His work has gained him multiple awards. He commenced his career as an applications and games developer and has also worked as a broadcast film and VT editor working on regional and national television series. His talent for developing and designing content and experiences has seen him deliver entertainment, games, training and education, advertising, IP/brands and simulations for such clients as Merck Pharmaceutical, American Genetics (AMGEN), Saatchi Health, Digitas, AstraZeneca, the National Space Centre, the Science Museum, THQ, CBBC, the Royal Institute, Great Britain Museum and York Museum. In terms of VR, Peter developed a hybrid PC-based VR headset with gyroscopic tracking for a historical educational project as far back as 2003. He has been part of the Studio Liddell team for fourteen years, becoming Head of New Technologies in 2008 and Director of VR for Immotion in 2018. Peter has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Audio Visual Communications from Manchester Victoria University and a Certificate of Education in Drama and English.

Sam Higginson - Group Marketing Director

Sam has a wealth of experience in brand creation and management, strategic marketing and communications. Sam began his carrier working for global advertising giant Saatchi & Saatchi, working primarily on the client Proctor & Gamble, the world’s largest advertiser. In 2009 he joined NetPlayTV plc, an interactive TV gaming company, where he was Head of Brand Development. Strategic media partners included Sky, Freeview, Channel Five, Virgin Media Television and ITV. Having left NetPlayTV plc, Sam founded Digitalbox, a new generation of digital media business with an established pedigree in emerging technology, data acquisition and analysis that has been harnessed with the ability to create and curate great content to entertain and engage audiences. In 2015, Digitalbox was listed #68 in The Sunday Times HISCOX Tech Track 100. In 2016, Digitalbox was listed again at #58, placing it in Britain’s 100 fastest growing tech companies two years in a row. Sam is a graduate of the Lancaster University Management School having gained a BSc Honours in Business & Economics.

Emma Stanyon - Operations Director

Emma’s extensive career in Operations and HR has seen her as a key component in bringing businesses from the ground to global success, and ultimately profitable sale. Gaining her Chartered Institute of Personnel Development, with a deep knowledge in employment law and a passion for creating dynamic and positive cultures, Emma applied her skills to businesses such as Monstermob, NetplayTV and Studio Liddell. In her role at Immotion Group as Operations Director, she now overseas the implementation, delivery and success of the companies state-of-the-art virtual reality products in the UK, Europe and the Middle East, handling varying cultural challenges and worldwide supply teams to deliver excellent, target driven results.