This story first appeared on RJI’s Futures Lab. Reporting by Mitchel Summers.
This week we compare two methods of virtual-reality storytelling: shooting in 360 degrees and in 180 degrees. We speak with three VR experts — Littlstar founder and CEO Tony Mugavero, BuzzFeed’s Open Lab fellow Ben Kreimer and VR filmmaker Carl White — about the pros and cons of each approach.
For more information:
- In a previous Futures Lab update, we examined a new tool called LucidCam, a consumer-level camera that shoots 3-D, 180-degree virtual reality.
Rachel Wise is an editor at the Futures Lab at the Reynolds Journalism Institute and co-producer of the weekly Futures Lab video update.