Immersive production of 12th century visionary to be led by Dublin XR production studio

Immersive Production Of 12Th Century Visionary To Be Led By Dublin Xr Production Studio
The animated film “Her Mind’s Eye” will portray Hildegard as a 12th century creative visionary.
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Algorithm, a Dublin-based award-winning XR production studio has been appointed to be the lead creative team in the development of a new immersive production on the life and legacy of a medieval German mystic Hildegard of Bingen.

The animated film “Her Mind’s Eye” will portray Hildegard as a 12th century creative visionary.


This immersive experience is set to vividly portray Hildegard, a nun celebrated for her diverse talents in art, writing, wellness, and music composition.

As a renowned medieval prophet and mystic of her time, Hildegard is known for her psychedelic visions, which will be projected in full dome, offering a "captivating and sensorial journey".

This innovative film not only brings to life Hildegard's multifaceted legacy but also provides a unique, visually stunning portrayal of her visionary insights, resonating through time.


The production team brings together narrative scenes from Hildegards life which will be told through newly composed classical work.

The audience will be enveloped into Hildegards visionary thoughts as she vividly describes passages of her life. The entire performance will be presented using a new generation of 3D rendered graphics with a strong emphasis on performance and dance.

This film will bring together the expertise of an Irish-US team which includes composer and lyricist Cindy Shapiro, acclaimed award-winning Los Angeles choreographer Janet Roston of Incorrigible Entertainment, Neil Gaiman as story consultant and Fiona Maddocks the respected British music critic. The immersive production will allow the audience come face to face with one of the most inspirational and revered female figures of her time.

Algorithm specialise in creating immersive experiences. This full dome art piece, offering a large-scale virtual reality experience showcased within a panoramic dome spans art direction, design, animation, technical production, and final rendering. This proficiency is underpinned by their extensive background in developing immersive content for virtual reality, projection mapping, and Location-Based Experiences (LBEs).


Nick Linders, managing director of Algorithm said: “Our state-of-the-art technology and creative expertise, ensures we are perfectly poised to work with Incorrigible Entertainment to translate this ambitious vision into an immersive dome-projection experience. Using technology, music and dance, we bring to life Hildegard of Bingen's story and thrill audiences with a real life hero."

Algorithm's groundbreaking Orbit immersive render technology will play a crucial role in this production. This state-of-the-art technology will elevate the visual experience, offering a mesmerising journey of images that will transport the audience into the depths of "Her Mind's Eye".

Presented in a thrilling full dome format, this immersive 50-minute production promises to captivate audiences. Furthermore, plans are underway to expand its availability into other formats in the coming months.


They will illustrate her enormous relevance to our time today. They are currently unearthing research from the earliest medieval past to works and manuscripts that will shine a bright light on how this remarkable nun captured the imagination down the centuries and how her appeal has transcended generations, continents, and different traditions.

To further propel the production of "Her Mind's Eye," significant funding support has been secured from prominent organisations in the Irish animation and film industry. Animation Ireland and Screen Ireland have committed to advance the production, providing essential financial backing that underscores the project's cultural and artistic significance. This support from such esteemed bodies not only facilitates the realisation of the project but also highlights its potential impact on the animation and film landscape.

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