360-DEGREE DOCUMENTARY VIDEOS
Polar Sea 360 by Thomas Wallner: http://www.polarsea360.com/journey/en/
Montage between normal footage and 360 video-alternation between close-ups, redirected attention.
Great barrier reef by David Attenborough: http://attenboroughsreef.com/vr_dive.php
THE DISPLACED by Gabo Arora and Chris Milk: http://vrse.works/creators/imraan-esmail/work/the-displaced/
The film tells the stories of three children from Syria, Ukraine and Sudan whose lives have been upended by conflict and follows them as they move forward, trying to rebuild in the aftermath of earth-shattering events.
Follows a twelve year old in the Za’atari camp in Jordan – home to 84,000 Syrian refugees. It follows her to school, to her makeshift tent and even to the football pitch. “At the UN, we consistently strive to bring citizens’ perspectives into the decision making process anyway possible” said Gabo Arora, Senior advisor at the UN. “By leveraging breakthrough technologies, such as virtual reality, we can create solidarity with those who are normally excluded and overlooked, amplifying their voices and explaining their situations.”
WAVES OF GRACE: http://vrse.works/creators/chris-milk/work/waves-of-grace/
Herders by Félix Lajeunesse and Paul Raphaël: http://www.felixandpaul.com/?projects/herders
Through the close interplay of artistic and technological innovation, the studio is reinventing storytelling through the creation of visceral and intimate experiences that provide an unprecedented sense of presence, awareness, and emotional engagement. The studio has developed proprietary 3D 360° VR camera systems, software and processing – a platform largely recognized by the industry as the reference for the highest quality live-action VR filmmaking. Led by award-winning directors and innovators Félix Lajeunesse and Paul Raphaël, the studio focuses on fiction, non-fiction and experiential virtual reality storytelling. Felix & Paul Studios creates original content such as the Nomads series and Strangers with Patrick Watson, and collaborates with industry-leading partners on projects such as Jurassic World: Apatosaurus, Cirque du Soleil’s Kurios, Wild The Experience, LeBron James Striving for Greatness and Inside Impact: East Africa, featuring President Bill Clinton.
Artists: Felix Lajeunesse, Paul Raphael; Key Collaborator: Stephane Rituit
Witness the Maasai tribe’s living heritage in the village of Enkutoto, Kenya, through repeated walkabout visuals in the Great Rift Valley. Watch jumping-dance competitions, the men’s unmatched hunting abilities, and the women’s skills in building mud houses, long-distance water collection, and bead artwork.
Nomads: Sea Gypsies
Artists: Felix Lajeunesse, Paul Raphael; Key Collaborators: Stephane Rituit, Jean-Pascal Beaudoin
In this episode of Nomads, viewers share the Bajau tribe’s nomadic existence on crammed houseboats that sway to the motion of river waters. Watch as the families travel with fellow boat-dwelling relatives, always sharing a communal spirit.
Pandora by Jonathan Dotse and Kabiru Seidu: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5EsfGRvmZ98
NubianVR presents PANDORA, an experimental 360-degree short film made in Ghana. Follow Pandora as she journeys through the dreamscape of virtual Accra, where the ancient Greek myth is re-imagined in an African context and retold through the looking-glass of virtual reality. This film was recorded in various locations within Accra, Tema, and Aburi using a dual Kodak SP360 rig. An earlier cut was first screened for a virtual reality exhibition at the 2015 CHALE WOTE Street Art Festival in Jamestown, Accra. This was only our first attempt at producing a 360 degree film. Follow this channel for more immersive experiences of Africa from NubianVR.
Collisions by Lynette Wallworth
Journey to a remote desert in western Australia that is home to indigenous leader Nyarri Morgan and the Martu tribe. Nyarri’s first contact with Western culture was in the 1950s via a dramatic collision between his traditional world view and the cutting edge of modern technology. Cast: Nyarri Nyarri Morgan, Curtis Taylor.
Ethiocolor 360 by Teddy Goitom, Senay Berhe, Benjamin Taft, MUSIC VIDEOCLIP: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Y3SHsxKbhk
Africa´s first ever 360 VR panorama music video. Filmed on the roof of the National Theater in Ethiopia, central Addis Abeba the dynamic 360° panoramic view was created through seven separate takes with a GoPro camera by Stocktown Films. Choose your point of view by turning your device in any direction or drag the screen to control the direction you are looking.