As per the reports, Google is shutting down its Spotlight stories VR film studio after delivering inviting content for over six years.
As per the latest technology news, with the shutdown, the Spotlight Stories employees will be given the opportunity to explore new positions within the company.
Spotlight stories began as a group within Motorola, and later became part of the Google’s Advanced Technologies and Products (ATAP) group. The division produced several 360-degree video and VR experiences for the phones, screens, and headsets.
Some of the well-known works include “Pearl” which was nominated for the Academy Award. Recently, Spotlight Stories released an animated short film “Age of Sail”, directed by Oscar-winning Animator John Kahrs.