The Challenges of VR Filmmaking for Directors

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Virtual reality filmmaking is most certainly the future, especially according to several experts talking to Alphr. But its immersive, 360-degree style won't come without challenges to directors accustomed to traditional filmmaking techniques.

"The challenge [is to] expand the frame to the entire sphere of view,” says 360 Labs' Thomas Hayden. “Filmmakers have to look around, and lead the viewer through the action, dialogue, and significant moments... That, and directors will need to learn how to hide from the camera.”