Sketchfab Releases World’s first WebVR Animated Short

Hot on the heels of the platform surpassing one million members the company has unveiled another striking piece of news today.


In partnership with the virtual studio platform Artella – Sketchfab gathered together an incredible team of of industry professionals from the likes of Disney, Pixar, and Weta. The team, led by director Tim Rudder and producer Bobby Beck combined additional talented artists from the Sketchfab community to create “Lily & Snout”, the world’s first animated short in WebVR.


By leveraging WebVR technology, Sketchfab is able to bring Hollywood-quality VR storytelling to every corner of the web including the feeds of social media giants Facebook and Twitter without the need for proprietary software or an app download. VR delivered directly to a browser that can immediately be experienced with compatible headsets including Google Cardboard, Oculus Rift, and HTC Vive.


The premiere brings with it the ability for all content contributors to add traditional (2D) and 3D-positional audio to any scene on Sketchfab has opened up an entirely new dimension for interactive 3D and VR delivered online.


To learn more and see more examples, and to experience “Lily & Snout” in 3D or VR, head over to the blog announcement.

About Sketchfab, Inc.

Enter new dimensions. With a community of over one million creators, we are the world’s largest platform to publish, share, and discover 3D content on web, mobile, and VR.

Our technology integrates with every major 3D creation tool and publishing platform and supports almost every 3D format directly through our site or using one of our official exporters. Using our universal 3D & VR player, your creations can be embedded on any web page and every major network including Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, LinkedIn, WordPress, Behance, DeviantArt and Kickstarter.

Sketchfab is proud to be the official 3D publishing partner of Adobe Photoshop, Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft Hololens, Intel RealSense and more.

About Artella

Artella is the collaboration platform for creatives that unites artists and enables them to run their own virtual productions; pipeline, storage, talent and community all in one place. Focusing on the creation of animated films, games & VR content. Always free to join.

Author: VR Reporter

I am a hi-tech enthusiast, VR evangelist, and a Co-founder & Chief Director at Virtual Reality Reporter!

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