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Briege Whitehead – Beyond The Milky Way, VR Experience
Briege Whitehead is an award-winning producer, director and writer. Establishing her company, White Spark Pictures, in 2017, producing both factual programming for the international television market as well as VR, immersive and interactive productions. Responsible for the ground-breaking VR hit, The Antarctica Experience, one of the most commercially successful VR films in the world, ranking within the top-10 highest grossing Australian documentaries of all time. Major credits include Impossible Planet 12×1 hour factual tv series most notably on Animal Planet and Discovery+, the 12×1 hour true-crime series Poisonous Liaisons for A&E and most recently VR film, Beyond the Milky Way.