Immersive Journalism

Table Talks: Audio, Video, Photo + Immersive

  • Moderated by Julia B. Chan

Consistently ranked among the best experiences of our conference, this series of participatory, inspiring conversations will address challenging topics in your area of expertise....

Journalism 360: Creating Immersive Content on a Shoestring Budget

  • Nathan Griffiths
  • Robert Hernandez
  • Lakshmi Sarah
  • Moderated by Scott Mayerowitz

Whether you're a smaller team interesting in testing out 360 video, or a larger newsroom looking for ways to scale up, we'll show you creative ways to create content on...

Quick Guide to Your Basic 360 / VR Toolkit

  • Shaheryar Popalzai
  • Lakshmi Sarah
  • Kevin Tsukii
  • Nicholas Whitaker

The number of tools for making 360 video and virtual reality projects has exploded over the past year or two. We’ll do a quick overview of affordable cameras, audio equipment...

VR Technical Workshop: Introduction to Unity

  • Daniel Pacheco

True virtual reality is more than 360 video; it also contains computer-designed graphic elements. We’ll do a quick crash course on the Unity game engine, one of the most common...

VR Technical Town Hall

  • Moderated by Robert Hernandez

If you’ve been through the process of making your first VR piece, this Town Hall is for you. It’s a chance to openly discuss best practices, tools, current and upcoming gear...

VR Technical Session: Spatialized Audio Design

  • Nick LaMartina

Audio design remains one of the trickiest aspects to creating a good virtual or mixed reality piece. One of the leading audio producers experimenting with this new format, Nick...

Hype or Here: When Should I Use 360/VR in My Storytelling?

  • Jessica Lauretti
  • Jamie Pallot
  • Jenna Pirog
  • Moderated by Robert Hernandez

Dozens of newsrooms have gotten into 360 video / virtual reality reporting since ONA15, so it’s time to explore the question of when and where it makes sense to use these...