The Martian VR Experience


New Frontier Exhibition
573 Main St.
Friday, Janaury 22–Friday, January 29, 1:00–8:00 p.m.


New Frontier Gateway
136 Heber Ave.
Friday, January 22–Friday, January 29, 5:30–8:00 p.m., VR BAR
Saturday, Janaury 30, 1:00–3:00 p.m.

This exceptionally animated VR lets viewers step into the shoes of astronaut Mark Watney as he performs tasks that will facilitate his chances for survival and rescue. Viewers can fly onto the surface of Mars, steer at zero gravity through space, drive a rover, and experience other key scenes from Ridley Scott’s hit film The Martian.

YEAR 2015

SECTION NF VR Experience




Executive Producer
Supervising Producer
Game Audio Implementer
Sound Design And Virtual Reality Mix

Artist Bio

Robert Stromberg

Robert Stromberg is a founder and CCO of The Virtual Reality Company. He is also a two-time Academy Award winner for the production design on Avatar and Alice in Wonderland. His recent directorial debut for Disney’s Maleficent has grossed over $750 million in the worldwide box office. Stromberg is recognized for designing many of the most iconic and immersive environments in recent cinema.

Ridley Scott

Director/producer Sir Ridley Scott has been honored with Academy Award nominations for best director for his work on Black Hawk Down, Gladiator, and Thelma & Louise; all three films earned him DGA Award nominations. Scott’s most recent directorial credits include The Martian, Exodus: Gods and Kings, Prometheus, and The Counselor. In addition to his Academy Award and DGA nominations, he also earned a Golden Globe Award nomination for best director for American Gangster.