Anatomy of a Scene: My Brother’s Keeper | Connor Hair + Alex Meader | NAB 2017

Anatomy of a Scene: My Brother’s Keeper | Connor Hair + Alex Meader | NAB 2017

Connor Hair and Alex Meader, Co-Founders of Perception Squared, discuss their inspiration for Directing key scenes from “My Brother’s Keeper”, a cinematic VR experience inspired by the PBS dramatic series Mercy Street. The film introduces many technical and creative innovations in VR film production. Produced by PBS Digital Studios in partnership with Brian Seth Hurst of StoryTech® Immersive, and Perception Squared, it was noted by Time in their article “The 5 Virtual Reality Films You Should Experience Right Now“.

Anatomy of a Scene: My Brother’s Keeper | Connor Hair + Alex Meader

The film was shot at 120 fps with a Jaunt One with 30 fps playback to create cinematic slow motion.

The film was shot using a Jaunt One camera, as well as a custom stereo camera rig.

Innovative blurring and framing techniques were used to draw the viewer’s gaze.

Alex Meader is Co-Founder of Perception Squared. He’s an award winning writer and director who has been telling stories across many different mediums for almost a decade. His body of work includes feature films, short films, TV Commercials, branded content, music videos, and virtual reality.

Connor Hair, Co-Founder Perception Squared, is a writer, director and award winning cinematographer. After working as a cinematographer on six feature length projects, Connor shifted his focus toward directing virtual reality experiences. His in depth knowledge of camera technology and prior experience directing shorts allowed for a confident transition into this new artform.


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