The Google Doodle, Google Spotlight Stories, Google Arts & Culture, & Cinémathèque Française teams have collaborated to create the first-ever Virtual Reality (VR) / 360° interactive Doodle to celebrate the life and artistry of French illusionist and film director Georges Méliès. Produced by Nexus Studios.
Or enjoy the Google Doodle without a headset as a 360° video on the Google Spotlight Stories YouTube Channel.
A trained magician, Georges Méliès pioneered numerous technical and narrative film techniques in the early days of cinema, primarily in the use of special effects and creation of some of the earliest films of the science fiction genre.
Explore the making of the Doodle
Learn more about Georges Méliès and the making of the Doodle by visiting the Google Doodle archive.
Explore the life of Georges Méliès
Explore original Georges Méliès memorabilia and discover the story behind the invention of the first cinema studio by visiting our new Google Arts & Culture exhibit, created in collaboration with The Cinémathèque Française in Paris, France.