Join Paul Taggart for an in-depth discussion in this video Documenting the conclusion of the story in VR, part of VR Video and Photography: Storytelling.
(Announcer speaking) (crowd cheering)…- So I just finished shooting the third day…of the dogsled race here in Fairbanks,…and overall it was a pretty successful day, I think.…I crammed a lot of footage into today.…I've been averaging maybe 13 to 15 setups with the…VR rig each day; today I was able to do nearly 27 or 28.…I think part of that is because it's a balmy 38 degrees…here in Fairbanks today, it's not a -18 like the other day,…so my batteries were lasting a lot longer.…
I was able to accomplish a lot more of the things…that were on my storyboard, my checklist, to make this…into a full documentary project and a real story.…I started off the morning by coming out to the location…extra early to get some B-roll, essentially,…catch some of the setup of the location,…there was a fur auction happening in the parking lot,…I wanted to capture that; that was an important…part of the story for me, because the history of this race…is actually of fur traders coming into Fairbanks…to sell their furs, and then they'd be racing back home,…
You can watch the 360-degree VR movie that Paul created for this course on YouTube.
- Scouting locations
- Utilizing the VR rig
- Adding details and characters to a story
- Building a story arc
- Reviewing rendered VR files
- Stitching a VR movie in software
- Shooting VR of a big event
- Documenting the conclusion of a story