I’ll be at the Oculus Connect 3 Conference this week. It’s the largest developer conference for Oculus and virtual reality, with more than 50 technical talks and opportunities to experience new Oculus hardware and content.
Follow along on my Twitter account @bobdegus for updates from me throughout the conference and back here at theVRfilmmaker – after the event – for blogs from me about what I virtually learned and learned in reality. Have a great week!
Samsung Creators Awards are calling for 360 submissions across ten categories: Sport, Gaming, Culinary, Auto, 4D, Travel, Music, Fashion, Science & Tech, Causes. They say “Are you a vlogger, filmmaker or VR pioneer? Share your whole story in 360— and show … Continue reading →
In one short week or so, Pokémon Go has introduced the world to the abstract concept of Augmented Reality. AR is the cousin of virtual reality, where virtual imagery augments reality. It’s a game based on Nintendo’s 1990’s hit Pokémon. This time, players use their smartphone … Continue reading →
Oculus just announced the dates for the Oculus Connect 3 Developer conference this October 5-7th in San Jose at the McEnery Convention Center. From their site: “Oculus Connect is where engineers, designers, and creatives from around the world come together to … Continue reading →
What are your Virtual Reality Ethics? Do you have any? Do you need them? Are there things you should not do when working in VR? Stories you should not tell? Experiences you should not create? While theatre, film, television, and … Continue reading →
I know just what you’re thinking. “Where can I view virtual reality fireworks this year? Think about how easy it is! Just slip on a headset of your choice, load your favorite fireworks experience, press “start” and you don’t even … Continue reading →
Facebook just announced an open source 8K VR camera called Facebook Surround 360. There have been so many exciting advances in virtual reality it is a times impossible to keep up with them all. But, this camera, if true, is a … Continue reading →
Everyone often talks about the image as the critical component in both traditional filmmaking and in VR. But I think that sound is equally important. When telling a story in VR, traditional tools like picture editing, composition, zooms, don’t really apply … Continue reading →
VR is a brand new industry, and now’s the time for all female VR filmmakers to get involved. Look, 110 years ago when the motion picture industry started it was mostly men, except for Mary Pickford, Lillian Gish and a few … Continue reading →
Wow! Now this is fun. Last week Google released Google Cardboard Camera, an app for Android that allows anyone to shoot 360-degree 3D images. It’s a VRfilmmaker in your pocket. Well, not quite, but it’s very exciting in my book. … Continue reading →