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POV in VR: An Eye for An "I"

May 30

03:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Description

The medium of 360/VR requires a new taxonomy for discussing point of view (POV). The simple designations of first, second, and third person that we use to categorize books, movies, and video games don't cover all the options and combinations available in this new, immersive medium of virtual reality. Using my experience as a 360/VR content creator, professional screenwriter, and Professor of Virtual Reality Filmmaking, I have created the new taxonomy for VR, which will allow us to better discuss, analyze, and communicate clearly about this medium. I will present -- and explain the applications of -- this taxonomy, which includes 4 POV tiers: 1) Narrative, 2) Visual, 3) Experiential -- whether the viewer feels invisible, acknowledged, active, or passive -- and 4) Transcendental -- the viewer’s relationship to gravity, time and space.

Speakers

CEO & Creator of Realities , Exelauno

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