vr journalism workshop at journalism interactive
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VR Storytelling2016 Journalism Interactive ConferenceGainesville, Florida
Dan PachecoSI Newhouse School of Public Communications Chair & Professor of Journalism Innovation@pachecod
Everything I go over today can be found there, including handouts, video tutorials and even tips shared by students.
Heres a special post just for this session:bitly.com/newhousevr
VR JOURNALISM IN CONTEXT
1436: Gutenberg Press1919: Radio broadcast and the spoken word1937: Television broadcast, images, live videoChapter 1One-Way Communication
1988: CD-ROM, words, images, audio we interact with content1994: Internet. Find what you want, interact with people 1999: Internet capable phone anytime, anywhere accessChapter 2Interactive Communication
Jump inside a storyTransport your consciousness, feel physically presentManipulate data as if its realChapter 3?experiential media
NOT JUST AN ADD-ON
THIS IS AN ENTIRELY NEW MEDIUM, LIKE WHEN CONSUMERS FIRST GOT ACCESS TO THE INTERNET
HOW I GOT INTO THIS
2013 NONNY DE LA PEA
2014 HARVEST OF CHANGEGannett Digital ConsultantDes Moines Register2015 recipient of Murrow Award for innovative use of video.
1. Interactive Unity scenes for Oculus Rift2. 360 Videos for GearVR and Cardboard
2016 DOUBLED ENROLLMENTTrained another prof (Ken Harper) who is more focused on video.35 students in 2 sections doing stuff like this.Some are already being approached as seniors to jobs at big-name VR production studios.
FOR 360, WE STARTED WITH ONE OF THESE
NOW WE HAVE 9 (THANK YOU, DEAN BRANHAM!)
See eamples of what students are producing here: http://bitly.com/newhousevr
APPROXIMATE COST PER RIG:$3,700
SOFTWARE:$427 per seatAutoPanopro Video + Giga Bundle
CGI, video, stills and audio that exports to multiple platforms.
Note: most can be done with free version.FREE, $500 for pro (academic pricing, on a sliding scale)
NO STITCH SOLUTIONS
FOCUS IS ON OPTICS
Ricoh Theta S
GIROPTIC, SHIPS IN APRIL
NIKON KEYMISSION 360
You probably already have some of these.
WARNING DO NOT BECOME AN EXPERT IN HOW THINGS WORK TODAY!
Focus on the content and storytelling techniques
Now lets make some stuff together
Links to everything yo need can be found here: bitly.com/newhousevr