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360 VIDEO: FROM IDEA TO DISTRIBUTION

END-TO-END VR/ 360 VIDEO WORKFLOW! THIS EXCITING CLASS WILL FOCUS PRIMARILY ON SET-UP AND SHOOTING WITH AN OVERVIEW OF THE STITCHING PROCESS. STUDENTS WILL BE AWARDED A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE CLASS. CLASS WILL INCLUDE LIGHT BREAKFAST.

                                                                          SCHEDULE

9:00-9:30 AM ­ Breakfast, Networking       

Have a snack and get to know the workshop leader, the FilmGate staff and other attendees.

9:30-10:00 AM ­ Opening Remark      

Opening discussion about 360 video shooting & VR. 

Purpose: This is meant to level everyone’s understanding of the basics.

10:30-11:30 AM ­ 36 Video Capture

As a group we will capture live footage. 

                a. Preparation(Different types of 360 Rigs, Camera Settings, Preparing for different types of shots[ie. run and gun vs controlled environments, static shots          vs moving shots, lighting and how to synchronize cameras in prep.

                b.Shooting(Avoiding stitch lines/framing, dos and don’ts, using various mounts[tripod/monopods] and how to position them, where to position camera and        where to position subjects to get best immersion.

11:30 A ­-12:30 PM STICHING


                a. How to synchronize footage in post(audio vs motion synchro) using Kolor(Gopro) Autopano Video Pro and Sooth vs Sharp blending modes.

                b. Editing your stitching in Kolor(Gopro) Autopano Giga(Beginners guide to masks and how to arrange them to get most ideal stitch lines, beginners guide              to using control points to get best stitch, initial coloring and editing horizon.

12:30 – 1:00PM ­ Editing

                a. Sequence your videos in Video editing software(Using Adobe Premiere) (Using best transitions for 360, tools and do and don’ts)

                b. Using Adobe After Effects or Photoshop to paint out the tripod/nadir, using 360 plugins and adding special effects in 360.

                c. Rendering and optimal settings.

                d. Various Distribution platforms and ways to share your content as well as 360 Photography.