Google is shutting down Spotlight Stories, its immersive film studio
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Google has announced that its shutting down Spotlight Stories, its in-house film studio focused on producing 360-degree videos for phones. Google Spotlight Stories is shutting its doors after over six years of making stories and putting them on phones, on screens, in VR, and anywhere else we could get away with it, reads a statement given to Variety by Google.
Its been a busy six years for the studio, which has released 13 films over its relatively short life. These have included tie ins with The Simpsons and the Wes Anderson film Isle of Dogs, as well as original films such as Help (from Fast and the Furious director Justin Lin), Aardman Animations Special Delivery, and Pearl which was nominated for Best Animated Short Film at…