How to add a 360° Virtual Dolly in Post | Premiere Pro | Mantra VR

How to add a 360° Virtual Dolly in Post | Premiere Pro | Mantra VR

Charles Yeager ( shows how to create a 360/VR Virtual Dolly in Post with 360° footage using Mantra VR and Premiere Pro. This is a really powerful effect, similar to a Ken Burns effect with images, but used on 360° footage instead. Filmmakers can use the effect with static footage, shot on a tripod.

Mantra VR is a 360/VR plugin for After Effects and Premiere Pro that helps you take your 360° video production to the next level. It is a set of 16 practical and stylization effects. To download a free demo and find out more:

How to Create a Virtual Dolly in Premiere Pro with Mantra VR

Toggle the VR Display in Premiere Pro

Apply VR Rotate Sphere to align the footage

Apply Mantra VR Mobius Transform

Add keyframes for Zoom Factor

Smooth keyframes with Bezier Option

Set the Zoom-in and Zoom-out points at the top and bottom for Jib movement

Mantra VR.

360/VR Stylization + FX for After Effects and Premiere Pro.

A set of 16 filters with practical and artistic effects, with a Node Panel, Audio Reactivity and Globe Preview Panel


Charles Yeager is a Filmmaker & Motion Graphics Artist currently residing in Arkansas. His projects have been recognized by Canon, Video Copilot, Vimeo, Filmmaker IQ, No Film School, Film Convert, BOOM Library & Filminute. See his portfolio at

Charles is the author of numerous tutorials on 360/VR video production in After Effects and Premier Pro. You can find them in the tutorial sections on the Mettle website.

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