28 Apr '15, 10pm

How Oculus Story Studio Learned Storytelling in Virtual Reality

How Oculus Story Studio Learned Storytelling in Virtual Reality

Telling stories in virtual reality requires a new storytelling language. Veterans of legendary animation studio Pixar discovered that hard truth when they first founded what has become Oculus Story Studio. Their current recipe for virtual reality storytelling borrows liberally from Hollywood’s tried-and-true cinematic techniques, video game interactivity, and even live theater experiences. Oculus Story Studio represents the creative storytelling arm of Oculus VR, the virtual reality company that was bought by Facebook last year. Story Studio’s hybrid approach to storytelling shows in how it has attracted talent from both leading film and video game companies. The group already debuted its first VR short film, called Lost, at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year. More recently, Oculus VR and the Story Studio founders brought Lost and their storytelling philosophy to...

Full article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/consumer-electronics/p...

Tweets

How to Engage and Persuade People Through Story...

searchenginejournal.com 27 Apr '15, 11am

So how can you use the art of storytelling to engage and persuade your website visitors? To teach you how you can leverage...

WATCH: 6 months after the canoe blockage, the Pacific Climate Warriors are standing strong.

WATCH: 6 months after the canoe blockage, the P...

350.org 05 May '15, 11pm

On the 17th of October, 2014, 30 Pacific Climate Warriors representing 12 different Pacific Island Nations, paddled out in...

Recording Reality is a workshop where participants will explore the filmmaking process and harness personal...

Recording Reality is a workshop where participa...

objectifs.com.sg 28 Apr '15, 11am

Jasmine Ng started her film career when she received the first scholarship awarded by the Economic Development Board to st...

Studio at Flora road

rentinsingapore.com 29 Apr '15, 4am

Available For Rent - Private Apartment or Condo in Tampines District-D17 (Listing ID : 142121)

Virtual Reality Pioneer Looks Beyond Entertainment

spectrum.ieee.org 30 Apr '15, 2pm

Anyone who wants to learn how to use virtual reality to hack the human brain usually ends up visiting Jeremy Bailenson, fo...

CareerCast: Virtual Reality Pioneer Looks Beyon...

spectrum.ieee.org 02 May '15, 12am

Anyone who wants to learn how to use virtual reality to hack the human brain usually ends up visiting Jeremy Bailenson, fo...

Dope new pop-up idea from @oakley here. Angelinos, this one's for you:

Dope new pop-up idea from @oakley here. Angelin...

sneakerfreaker.com 28 Apr '15, 1am

Oakley is embarking on something of a world tour, confirming its commitment to creativity by stopping in LA, London and Ne...

Seeing and believing: Virtual reality set to conquer living rooms - THE BUSINESS TIMES

Seeing and believing: Virtual reality set to co...

businesstimes.com.sg 09 May '15, 12am

[MIAMI] It sounded so promising. Anyone, anywhere would be able to strap on a headset in their living room and be able to ...

Despite airline issues and little sleep, Brooke Henderson qualifies for this week's LPGA event http…

Despite airline issues and little sleep, Brooke...

golfchannel.com 28 Apr '15, 5pm

Brooke Henderson overcame nerve-racking flight delays, sleep deprivation and a sudden-death playoff to get through a Monda...

Seeed Studio Launches Smart Home and Wearable Development Kits Co-branding with Intel® Edison

Seeed Studio Launches Smart Home and Wearable D...

seeedstudio.com 27 Apr '15, 9am

Seeed Studio is a hardware innovation platform designed to inspire creative hobbyists, tech gurus, and artists from all ag...

The miraculous story of Calvin Peete.

The miraculous story of Calvin Peete.

golfchannel.com 30 Apr '15, 1am

Nobody taught him golf. He had never seen a tournament so he did not learn from watching others. He looked at some books, ...

Cheap Centimeter-Precision GPS for Cars, Drones, Virtual Reality

Cheap Centimeter-Precision GPS for Cars, Drones...

spectrum.ieee.org 06 May '15, 8pm

The GPS navigation system in your mobile phone can get you to the airport or the closest coffee shop. But it can’t pinpoin...

VCF East X: Virtual Reality With PETSCII

VCF East X: Virtual Reality With PETSCII

hackaday.com 18 Apr '15, 11pm

What would happen if Oculus-quality virtual reality was created in the 80s on the Commodore PET? [Michael Hill] knows, bec...