Description: Kite & Lightning is a cinematic virtual reality company blending gaming, social, and story to create emotionally transformative experiences. One of the first VR studios, K&L has quickly established itself as a leader known for immersive computer-generated worlds. Their work has received critical acclaim at festivals such as the Cannes Lions, the Toronto International Film Festival, and the Proto Awards (the VR industry’s highest recognition). Recent projects include a VR experience for NBC’s “The Voice” featuring Pharrell Williams, Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, & Gwen Stefani; and Lionsgate’s first VR narrative “Insurgent: Shatter Reality”​, starring Kate Winslet, Mekhi Phifer and Miles Teller. K&L is now developing a cinematic game world in VR. K&L recently closed a $2,500,000 seed round from leading Venture Capital investors in the VR space — led by Raine Ventures, and including Courtside Ventures, Comcast Ventures Catalyst Fund, Greycroft Partners, Social Capital, Outpost Capital, Boost VC, & Jason Rosenthal, CEO of Lytro.

Industry: Entertainment


Company size: 1-10 employees

XRD rank: 5178811

Headquarter: Los Angeles, CA

Ownership: Private company

Founded year: 2013

Skillset: Virtual Reality, Game Development, Film Producing, CGI, Computer Animation, and Filmmaking

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Location: Los Angeles, CA 90402, US