The Party

‘The Party: A Virtual Experience of Autism’. This video transported us the viewers to a party. The way it was filmed and the dialogue made us feel like the girl who is autistic.

The VR film is about a young girl who is autistic and the feeling she is going though at her mums birthday party. We just to hear her thoughts and the conversations she is having at the party. It shows her anxieties and the ways she is trying to deal with it. The way it was film make the viewers be the young girl, which makes it come from our prospective. And what we could be thinking.

Was it successful: Yes it was, the way it was film and the dialogue made us think we could be her. The message came across successfully because I was able to experience what was happening and by looking at the girls point of view literally really made the video come to life.

Equipment: I am unsure on what camera they used.
Looking at ‘The Guardian’ VR cameras can retail from £208.99 and higher. For editorial client, I think they would pay around £350. From doing research I concluded the price because its a modern way for recording. But not many editorial based articles have research in filming VR. Photographers and videographers would get paid around £350 for the content that is produced with the cameras. (Same as ‘The Flight for Falluji’).

Photographers: I think that photographers could be producing VR footage in the future.

Collaborating with professionals: I think that by collaborating with other people in the industry would be a way to take the VR video to the next level. Although in this particular video I don’t think it is necessary because we just want to know the feeling of what it is like to be her and what she is going though. I don’t think collaborating is that necessary for this one.

6×9

‘6×9: A Virtual Experience Of Solitary Confinement’ from The Guardian. This film/ video was every different from the others. It felt more like a story rather than a documentary.

The VR film is about being locked up in solitary and being left alone with your thoughts. In the video it showed what you could be thinking on the walls all over the room. By doing this it makes the views thing that the only thing we see in the room is the walls and the things that we are thinking just bounces off the walls, just like how thoughts come to our head. I feel that the sound from this video is also a big factor.

Was it successful: I think for this film it is successful. The reason I think this is because of the viewer was wearing the headset it would make a difference in the way we see it. It could make the view feel alone because of how small the room is.

Equipment: I am unsure on what camera they used.
Looking at ‘The Guardian’ VR cameras can retail from £208.99 and higher. For editorial client, I think they would pay around £350. From doing research I concluded the price because its a modern way for recording. But not many editorial based articles have research in filming VR. Photographers and videographers would get paid around £350 for the content that is produced with the cameras. (Same as ‘The Flight for Falluji’).

Photographers: I think that photographers could be producing VR footage in the future.

Collaborating with professionals: I think that by collaborating with other people in the industry would be a way to take the VR video to the next level. Instead of having just camera maybe adding graphics would be a good idea. With 6×9 I do think by having the writing come up on the walls did make me look around.

The March For Our Lives Protest

‘The March Of Our Lives Protest’ video transports us the viewers to Washington DC, which shows the people who are against guns.

The VR film shows many people, mainly students demand action against gun violence in America. The 360 degrees video makes the viewer relate to the people in the crowd. This video was about hundreds of thousands of people standing up together to make a change. It was organised by students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where a gunman killed 17 people 2 months ago.

Was it successful: I think that the impact of having film as a VR film really make a difference to people who watch it. By it showing people standing up for what they believe in and how they all come together is shown, which is every successful.

Equipment: I am unsure on what camera they used.
Looking at ‘The Guardian’ VR cameras can retail from £208.99 and higher. For editorial client, I think they would pay around £350. From doing research I concluded the price because its a modern way for recording. But not many editorial based articles have research in filming VR. Photographers and videographers would get paid around £350 for the content that is produced with the cameras. (Same as ‘The Flight for Falluji’).

Photographers: I believe that photographers could be producing VR footage in the future. I think it adds more to the story. By showing the crowd we really get a feel for what it is like to be in America, people all around the world be apart of the protest by watch it.

Collaborating with professionals: I think that by collaborating with other people in the industry would be a way to take the VR video to the next level. Instead of having just camera maybe adding graphics would be a good idea.

The Fight For Falluja

The short documentary film transports us the viewers to Iraqi, Falluji. The video shows the battle that Iraqi with ISIS.

The impact of having the 360 degrees video makes the viewer relate to the documentary. It made me feel that I was with the soldiers. The clip where the soldiers were “sitting around waiting for something to happen” and the loud noise of the rocket going up and the camera man and Scott Anderson got frightened, I got frightened too. Which shows the way they film and edit the documentary does have an impact, I was able to experience what it would be like.

Was it successful: I do think that the message came across in the first hand video it’s extremely successful because I was able to experience the life of the soldiers who are fighting against ISIS. With the 360 degrees I am able to see everything in different view points.

Equipment: I am unsure on what camera they used.
Looking at ‘The Guardian’ VR cameras can retail from £208.99 and higher. For editorial client, I think they would pay around £350. From doing research I concluded the price because its a modern way for recording. But not many editorial based articles have research in filming VR. Photographers and videographers would get paid around £350 for the content that is produced with the cameras.

Photographers: I believe that photographers could be producing VR footage in the future. For this documentary it’s another way of showing what is happening when people are at war. I think it adds more to the story.

Collaborating with professionals: I think that by collaborating with other people in the industry would be a way to take the VR video to the next level. Instead of having just camera maybe adding graphics would be a good idea.