Darren Perry

The War of the Worlds – The Immersive Experience

Our Energy Futures, Make the Future Live

Move Yourself Interactive Dance Projection

Fethard Horse Country Experience

Darren Perry is the project lead and lead Unity software developer for all interactive software at The Media Workshop. Overseeing bespoke teams of developers and artists, heading up quality control, mentoring and skills development. Based in Bristol, UK.

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Selected Projects

Move Yourself Interactive Dance Projection

Originally commissioned by the Theatre and Circus field at Glastonbury 2019, built with Unity’s Visual Effect Graph using Keijiro’s work with the Realsense depth camera. Also shown at Port Elliot and Shambala festivals.

2019, Lead Unity Developer

The War of the Worlds – The Immersive Experience

Leading a team of Unity Developers at DotDotDot to create interactive VR experiences for Jeff Wayne’s The War of the Worlds: The Immersive Experience.

– Optitrack setup and calibration
– VR Optitrack integration
– Networked VR
– Leap Motion

2019, Lead Unity Developer

Atturaif Visitor Reception Center, Riyadh

The Media Workshop were contracted by Newangle to develop 10 bespoke touchscreen interactive experiences

2018, Project Lead and Senior Developer

Our Energy Futures, Make the Future Live

Imagination contracted The Media Workshop to create a large interactive wall showcasing Shell’s understanding of the future of energy use.

2018, Project Lead and Senior Developer

Shell Polymers Interactive Wall, National Plastics Expo

The Media Workshop were contracted by Imagination to create a large interactive touchscreen exhibit at the National Plastics Show 2018

2018, Project Lead and Senior Developer

Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre, Kuwait City

The Media Workshop were contracted by Newangle to develop 12 bespoke touchscreen interactive experiences

2017, Project Lead and Senior Developer

Fethard Horse Country Experience

The Media Workshop were contracted by Newangle to create three touchscreen interactive exhibits centred around Ireland’s horse country.

2016, Project Lead and Senior Developer

Ahmad Al-Jaber Oil & Gas Exhibition

The Media Workshop were contracted by Newangle to develop six bespoke touchscreen interactive experiences with museum wide user registration and activity tracking via RFID cards, a large multi user touch table and a large multi user interactive floor game.

2016, Project Lead and Senior Developer

Energy Science Centre, Dhahran

The Media Workshop were contracted by Newangle to create four bespoke touchscreen interactive exhibits.

2016, Project Lead and Senior Developer

King Salman Science Oasis Museum – Riyadh

The Media Workshop were contracted by Newangle to create four bespoke touchscreen interactive exhibits

2015, Project Lead and Senior Developer

Virtual Tour, Charles Dickens Museum

The Media Workshop were contracted by Newangle to create a virtual tour of the museum, including 360 degree photography of all rooms.

2013, Project Lead and Senior Developer

Modelling the Climate, Science Museum, London

During my time at HMC Interactive I was part of the small team that built a climate modelling interactive for the Science Museum in London.

2011, Developer

Paparazzi Wall at the Sky Backstage Bar, O2 Arena, London

As you entered the backstage bar at the O2 Arena, you’re invited to walk the red carpet and have your photo taken. After which, your photo is visible on the photo wall in the bar area and you receive a card with a web address and a code to download your photo. As part of HMC Interactive, I built and installed all software aspects of this project using OpenFrameworks and PHP. The project was designed and managed by Newangle.

2010, Lead Software Developer