At Virtual Umbrella, we help businesses tap into the commercial and creative potential of immersive technology. Through our knowledge and our hands-on approach, if you are looking for support in the immersive industry across creative, technical or delivery we have you covered.

Problem solvers at heart, we are open to all challenges. Need help with distribution of content or technology? Are you looking to have XR Technicians on site at a Festival? Stepping in the immersive industry for the first time? We are here to help.


Since opening our doors in March 2015, Virtual Umbrella has become a valuable partner for our clients, providing high quality work and support for an industry that we can be proud of.

We love working with exciting technology and supporting businesses when creating brand new VR experiences. Virtual Umbrella are able to work with you on an agile project basis or a more complex retained based service. We’re able to work across the UK and internationally.

When it comes to VR, the Virtual Umbrella team are everywhere, making sure we’re keeping on top of the next big thing as well as running our own events! We recently ran the biggest VR event ever in London in February 2016- VRUK Festival

Our Services

Creative Services

Content creation, strategic planning, branding.

Technical Consultancy 

Strategy, testing, content distribution.

Delivery Partners 

Festival organisation, management, equipment hire.

Need something else?  Let’s talk. 

Our Case Studies

The world of virtual reality has been really busy. So have we.

About Us

Virtual Umbrella was founded in 2015 by the multiple award-winning entrepreneurial duo, Bertie Millis and Samantha Kingston. Innovative, ambitious, and fiercely passionate, Virtual Umbrella is an internationally-recognised business with world-class clients.

Over the past seven years, the Virtual Umbrella team have introduced virtual reality to hundreds of thousands of people and worked with names like Uber, Gucci, TechCrunch, Nokia, Mintel, Merge VR, AT&T, and more. 

Get in touch with our team today. 

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Meet the Team

Samantha Kingston


Dinosaur lover. XR pioneer. Award magnet. Samantha is Virtual Umbrella’s unstoppable CEO. She’s BIMA’s Rising Star, one of the Drum’s 50 under 50, & part of the Evening Standard’s Progress 1000 2017. Samantha is a keen advocate and a community Champion for Alcohol Change UK.

Albert Millis


VR thought-leader. Twitter wizard. Bertie is Virtual Umbrella’s COO, responsible for project delivery, client acquisition, business proposals, and VR masterclasses. He’s at his happiest introducing people to VR and trying out new tech. Games Industry Biz Rising Star 2018 and one of Grant Thorton’s Faces of a Vibrant Economy.

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We work remotely but can be found by the seaside in Brighton, UK.

Email: bertie@virtualumbrella.marketing

Phone: +44 (0) 7403082518

Email: samantha@virtualumbrella.marketing

Phone: +44 (0) 07392003017

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