Virtual Reality Filmmaking presents a comprehensive guide to the use of virtual reality in filmmaking, including narrative, documentary, live event production, and more. Written by Celine Tricart, a filmmaker and an expert in new technologies, the book provides a hands-on guide to creative filmmaking in this exciting new medium, and includes coverage on how to make a film in VR from start to finish. Topics covered include:
Introduction and Definitions
PART I - Theoretical and Technical Foundations
Chapter 1 - History of VR by Eric Kurland
Chapter 2 - Live-Action VR Capture and Post-Production
Chapter 3 - Game Engines and Interactive VR
Chapter 4 - VR Headsets and Other Human-VR Interfaces
PART II - Virtual Reality Storytelling
Chapter 5 - VR: A New Art?
Chapter 6 - VR as a Storytelling Tool
Chapter 7 - Make a Film in VR from Start to Finish
The Future of VR / Conclusion
List of Interviewees
About the Author
Celine Tricart is a filmmaker and founder of Lucid Dreams Productions, whose work was showcased at the Sundance Film Festival and gathered numerous international awards. Her past credits include "Stalingrad" and "Transformers: Age of Extinction." Celine produced and directed Maria Bello’s "Sun Ladies," a VR experience about the Yazidi women fighting ISIS in Iraq. She has previously published another book, 3D Filmmaking: Techniques and Best Practices for Stereoscopic Filmmakers (2016).