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Ben Carlin

Ben Carlin

Co-Founder
Megaverse

Ben is both the Director and XR Producer at Megaverse. He is passionate about XR immersive storytelling and has been the lead producer on Flood.

Megaverse are an award-winning immersive agency, and have won awards in interactive design and app design from Design Week and received honourable mentions from Creative Review. Megaverse has a proven track record of delivering high-end interactive experiences that reach new audiences. In 2019 they created the world’s first fully integrated VR film inside a live theatre production which saw 230 audience members per night simultaneously experience the inner workings of an AI brain through VR headsets. This was hailed as an ‘extraordinary creative and technical feat’ by Zillah Watson, who heads up the BBC VR hub. 

Megaverse have taken part in major festival R&D showcases, including Electric Dreams in Australia, Cannes XR, as well as SXSW 2020 (cancelled due to COVID-19) and were involved with a UKRI trade mission to the US. Most recently, Digital Catapult and Audience of the Future recognised Megaverse as one of the best British immersive companies of 2020.


MuseumNext Digital Summit
Tuesday, 7th June 2022

Time Travel Is Our New Reality

Ok, time travel isn’t REALLY our new reality, but, immersive technology tools are at a point where we’re seeing some incredible outcomes that certainly feel a bit like time travel. Learn about how a 19th Century portrait has been brought to life, a Birmingham tram that can go back in time and museum built 100 years in the future. If this is what we can do now- what can the panel imagine is going to happen in the next 20 years.

Full Schedule Here

Ben Carlin