Behind the Production of Volvo's Virtual Reality Test Drive

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Cinematography Database breaks down the camera work and workflow required to bring "Volvo Reality," a 360-degree virtual reality experience realized with Google Cardboard, to life.

As they explain, "Director David Mellor explains that to capture a scenic 50 mile stretch of nature in Vancouver, Framestore VR designed a 360 camera rig comprised of 8 Red Epic Cameras. They used a combination of Zeiss Ultra Prime lenses, namely the 8mm and 16mm. They shot 5K @ 60fps, which is a low frame rate for virtual reality standards that favor frame rates up to 120 or 180fps. The higher the frame rate the more your mind accepts the image as reality."

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