This all-day, hands-on workshop teaches the basics of 360° video production and post-production. Participants will practice shooting, stitching and editing 360° video, as well as discuss immersive storytelling techniques, ethics and distribution platforms (detailed schedule below).
Specifically designed for journalists and storytellers, this workshop helps newsrooms and freelancers get started in VR journalism.
Students will work in small guided teams with 6-GoPro camera rigs and the Kolor stitching software.
Course fee: $449. Space is limited, so don't delay!
Marcelle Hopkins is a journalist and VR filmmaker specializing in human rights and humanitarian crises. She directed, wrote and co-produced a virtual reality documentary on South Sudan for PBS's series FRONTLINE called On the Brink of Famine, which premiered on Facebook 360 and Oculus in March. Marcelle will be assisted by CUNY's Bob Sacha.