A virtual reality Star Wars adventure
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Star Wars fans make their own story

Lucasfilm's virtual reality studio, ILMxLAB, is pioneering a new way of telling stories.

The Star Wars hyper-reality experience, Secrets of the Empire, sees fans create their own adventure as rebels on Mustafar - Darth Vader's molten lava home planet.

And together with film director Alejandro Iñárritu, they have capitalised on the power of VR to generate empathy in a story on illegal immigrants.

Video journalist: Ellen Tsang.

Hear more about ILMxLAB's work on In the Studio from BBC World Service.

  • 24 Jul 2018
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