• Advanced

Mastering 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

  • 360 Video v.s. VR – Empathy v.s. Agency
  • Current state  360 Video Technology overview
  • Monoscopic vs Stereoscopic 360
    3DOF vs 6DOF
    Google VR180
  • VR Viewing – VR Headsets OR location based entertainment / Dome Theater

360 Storytelling:

  • Framing, Camera Positions
  • Increase production value
  • POV and cuts with examples
  • Camera Movements, Orientations and Stabilization

360/180 Capture:

  • Consumer / Mono camera
  • Stereo 360 Camera
  • Low-light capture
  • Underwater & Aerial 360
  • 360 Broadcast and Livestream
  • Hiding of Crew and Equipment
  • Plate shoots for clean up shots
  • Lighting and practicals
  • Spatial Audio

8K 360VR Video Workflow:

  • 4K v.s. 8K
  • 8K Capture
  • Stitching
  • Edit (Proxy workflow)
  • Effects (VR common tasks)
  • Render & Playback

Hand-on with Camera

  • Practical exercise: 360 video shoot


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
Instructor: Dado Valentic