Patrick Milling-Smith and Chris Milk’s virtual and augmented reality studio, Here Be Dragons, has bolstered its producing team with the appointments of David Richards and Kamila Prokop joining as executive producers.
In her new role, Prokop (pictured, left) will manage branded entertainment and grow the digital studio’s talent roster, while Richards will work across the mediums that Here Be Dragons currently encompasses.
Previously, Prokop co-founded Maven Label, a talent agency representing industry leaders in content production, post and music, and specializing in commercials and branded content. Maven Label’s clients included The Russo Brothers, Kahlil Joseph and Dougal Wilson, among others.
Richards (right), meanwhile, previously developed content through client and brand partnerships for such companies such Nike, Apple, Geico and Walmart. Richards has received Emmy and Webby Awards nominations for the Intel- and Toshiba-made web series The Power Inside.
With offices in LA, New York and London, Here Be Dragons (formerly Vrse.works) has previously created such AR and VR experiences as Walking New York and Smile More: The Journey of a Song for The New York Times; Clouds Over Sidra, My Mother’s Wing and Waves of Grace for the United Nations; Millions March for Vice News; Conservation International: Valen’s Reef; and The Possible: Listening to the Universe.
“We are proud to further expand our team with talented trailblazers who play meaningful roles in shaping the future of medium-agnostic storytelling,” said Here Be Dragons co-founder and CEO Milling-Smith, in a statement. “With the addition of these new team members, we’re looking forward to creating more of the award-winning content we are known for.”