Keys to Creating Great 360/VR Video | James Markham Hall | Gold Creek VR | NAB 2017

Keys to Creating Great 360/VR Video | James Markham Hall | Gold Creek VR | NAB 2017

James Markham Hal Jr., Co-Founder Gold Creek VR, shows us how to take care of some common 360° post-production tasks in After Effects. He uses the View-based Edit in SkyBox Studio V2 to place a 2D video window over 360° footage, covers the Nadir with a logo and removes unwanted shadows, camera support and lighting equipment. His presentation includes examples from several of the VR series he serves as Producer, Director, Cinematographer and Editor on, including “American Ghost Towns,” the upcoming “Historic Treasures of the National Parks,” “Antonio Brown: Call God” and “Super Pups!”

Keys to Creating Great 360/VR Video | James Markham Hall | Gold Creek VR

“360/VR Shot design is all about planning your shots to maximize the impact.”

-James Markham Hall

Designing your shots to view properly in headset is key to a great VR experience.

James formed Gold Creek VR with producing partner Ted Faye with whom he most recently collaborated on Showtime’s top rated sports documentary “IVERSON,” revealing the life of NBA ALL-STAR ALLEN IVERSON. Their first VR collaboration is a historical documentary VR series “American Ghost Towns,” which has a featured channel in the SAMSUNG VR app. Their episode “American Ghost Towns: Goldfield” was awarded “BEST LIVE ACTION VR EDUCATIONAL FILM  at VR FEST 2016. Gold Creek VR is partnered with GOOGLE EXPEDITIONS, adapting their award winning episode on Goldfield, Nevada into a Google Expeditions educational VR field trip which was one of eight VR experiences that Google Expeditions featured at the 2017 BETT educational technology show in London.  Gold Creek VR has completed a pilot for their new VR series “HISTORIC TREASURES OF THE NATIONAL PARKS,” partnering with the National Park Service to focus on “SCOTTY’S CASTLE,” a damaged  historic landmark at DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK.

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