VR Technical Town Hall

Presented at ONA16
September 17, 2016
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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 and what’s on the near horizon for this rapidly growing medium. This active conversation is aimed to empower and advance VR Journalism creators.

Here’s a fun video with tips on how NOT to shoot 360 video:

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RWYKrePZwkM&w=560&h=315]


Robert Hernandez
Associate Professor of Professional Practice, USC / JOVRNALISAM

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