Demystifying 360/VR: A Work-in-Progress Case Study

Demystifying 360/VR: A Work-in-Progress Case Study

Monday, May 6, 2019 - 2:45pm
Film Partner(s)

Join Josephine Anderson and Claire Sanford as they discuss their transition to virtual reality storytelling from a documentary filmmaker's perspective. The presentation will feature a working prototype of their project Rock People, as well as an overview of their creative process from conception through early production, insight into 360 production gear and techniques, and distribution to come. Together they will demystify the 360 and VR workflow for documentary filmmakers interested in experimenting with the medium.

 

Industry Panelist

Josephine Anderson

Josephine Anderson is a documentary filmmaker based in Vancouver, Canada, interested in exploring subjectivity and time. She is currently developing several short, long form, and 360 VR documentary projects. Josephine's past work has screened at festivals internationally, on television and online, with support from the Canada Council, CBC, and National Film Board of Canada. Josephine is an alumna of Berlinale Talent Campus and the Canadian Film Centre, where she was a resident with the NFB/CFC Creative Doc Lab. She also served for four years on the Board of Directors for the Documentary Organization of Canada. After earning a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of British Columbia, Josephine graduated from the Documentary Film program at Capilano University, and in 2013 was awarded Capilano's One to Watch alumni award.

Industry Panelist

Claire Sanford

Claire Sanford is a Canadian documentary filmmaker and cinematographer with a focus on human-centered, sensorial stories exploring the natural world, human identity, and how they overlap. Originally from a small island on the West Coast of British Columbia, Canada, Claire grew up immersed in nature and became versed in the quiet art of observation. She earned her BFA in Film Production from the School for the Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver. She is a fellow of the Hot Docs documentary Accelerator program (2014), the Points North Fellowship (2016) and the Redford Center Grant Program (2016). Her recent short documentary, Wind Should Be Heard Not Seen, premiered at Hot Docs 2018.