• Advanced

360 Video Production

This course is designed for anyone interested entering the world of Virtual Reality (VR) and 360 video production. This two day course is combining theoretical learning with practical 360 filmmaking. It covers everything from basic concept to post-production techniques and final mastering. It is packed with advice, best practices and tips that will help you understand unique strengths of this medium as well as its limitations.
For the new generation of immersive storytelling filmmaker, 360 video has become an indispensable tool and in this course, you will learn necessary skills that will set you on the path of becoming a master it.


Introduction 360 Video:

  • Brief History of VR and what is 360 Video
  • Current state 360 Video Technology overview
  • 3DOF vs 6DOF
  • Monoscopic vs Stereoscopic 360
  • Stereoscopic rules: Parallax, Parallel vs Converged
  • Field of View of Cameras and VR Viewing devices
  • Zenith and Nadir

360 Storytelling:

  • Framing, Camera Positions, Movements and Orientations
  • Creating Sense of Presence and Immersion
  • Importance of POV and Guiding Cues
  • Writing and Planning 360 video production

360 Camera:

  • Camera Components
  • Menu and settings: Frame rate, Resolution & Dynamic range
  • Camera movement, stabilisation and considerations
  • Hiding of Crew and Equipment
  • Plate shoots for clean up shots
  • Lighting and practicals
  • Audio

360 Video Viewing:

  • Watching some great examples of 360 Video

Practical exercise: 360 video shoot

360 video post-production

  • Workflow overview and best practices
  • Equipment Specification, Software and Useful tools
  • 360 video editing
  • Sound syncing
  • Object removal
  • Titles and graphics
  • Colour Grading
  • Mastering for Youtube and Facebook