Virtual Reality Storytelling

I’m always excited about the possibilities of new art forms and mediums, but I am probably more excited about Werner Herzog investigating one of the latest trending technologies: virtual reality storytelling. Video games are an obvious outlet for this technology, but this article on The Wrap discusses some of the storytelling possibilities for filmmakers.

“One of the biggest differences between cinema and Virtual Reality is editing. “There are many cuts in traditional filmmaking, but in VR, a cut becomes a big statement. It’s disorienting,” explained Lajeunesse. “Camera movement is a convention in cinema. But to move the camera in VR is to move a viewer against their will. You have to justify every cut and movement because you’re nurturing presence.”

Read More:


What do you think?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s