Jun 9, 2017 - Economy

This video game trailer is the first to be nominated for an Academy Award

The 11-minute-long, promo video featuring the voice of British philosopher Alan Watts for the new video game "Everything," developed by David OReilly, has been nominated for an Academy Award, Engadget reports. This is the first time a video game has received a nomination. The trailer already won the Jury Prize for Animation at the 2017 Vienna Shorts film festival. The game: "Everything" is a world simulator game, which allows the player to take the form of anything and everything in nature and is already out on PS4, PC and Mac. Fun fact: OReilly has worked in cinema before, creating the video game scenes in the 2013 film Her.

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