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An Introduction to Virtual Reality
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An Introduction to Virtual Reality

This workshop covers the history, artistry and storytelling of VR.


This two-day, introductory workshop covers the artistry and storytelling of VR, starting with the history of VR through to existing VR content. Different types of VR filmmaking and VR cameras will be discussed. Day two will allow you to get hands-on during a VR shoot. At the end of the workshop, you'll be able to view this VR footage in Samsung Gear VR headsets.


Topics on Day 1

  • The history of VR
  • Best of VR - viewing and discussion of VR content
  • VR storytelling and the basis of VR filmmaking
    • Live action VR vs. game engine based VR
    • 2D VR vs. 3D VR
    • VR rigs and cameras available in the market
  • Introduction to VR equipment
  • Creating and writing of the VR demo for Day 2
  • How to use the limitation of the equipment / location to create the best VR experience possible


Topics on Day 2

  • Quick recap of Day 1
  • VR shoot
  • Unloading the SD cards / the delicate question of data management for VR
  • Stitching: Theory
  • Review of the demos in the headset


Who Should Attend

Who Should Attend

  • Producers
  • Directors
  • DP's


By completing this workshop, you will receive a Certificate of Completion from AbelCine. This comprehensive workshop is designed to give attendees a strong working knowledge of production tools and practices. The certificate indicates that attendees have completed the workshop and have experience in the operation of these tools. Workshop attendees will be added to the OZO Technician List on our website.



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