Sign up for all four certificate courses for a special bundle price of $645 (originally $780)
with its immersive storytelling capabilities, virtual reality (vr) is a rapidly growing field of interest for filmmakers, content creators and anyone looking to experience a world of new stories in a creative, experiential format. in a field in which change is the only constant, nyt vr has emerged as an industry leader, delivering extraordinary visual experiences that are transforming the way we consume news and other types of content.
in the four-part certificate in virtual reality, the times’s award-winning team — led by graham roberts, director of immersive platforms storytelling, and jenna pirog, senior director, immersive experiences at national geographic partners and former senior producer, immersive journalism at the new york times magazine and founding member of nyt vr — gives insights on current practices and future trends in vr. learn the insider tips and best practices you’ll need to produce compelling narratives in this provocative new medium.*
join all four on-demand courses, covering:
- VR Storytelling 101 – Learn the foundations of storytelling in virtual reality, including an overview of the story production process from start to finish.
- VR Pre-Production – Learn how to select the right types of stories for VR and how to begin the story-building process from both editorial and technical standpoints.
- VR Production – Learn how NYT VR sets up the audio and visual equipment of a production, and hear behind-the-scenes stories about producing several VR stories.
- VR Post-Production – Learn about the post-production process of moving from captured 360 footage to crafting an engaging narrative.
*although not necessary to successfully complete the courses, it is recommended that you have a mobile device, an audio headset and a vr headset to fully experience vr. vr headsets range in price from $5 to hundreds of dollars (search “vr headset” online and you’ll pull up a list of options, including this one from google). you can also go to a nearby electronics store to try some of them out.