May I share how I believe directing and shooting in a digital volume (360, light depth, VR etc) will begin to change how we make films and content, and ultimately tell visual stories.
I’d also like to invite other cinematographers, actors and directors to join me in embracing these new filmmaking techniques, today.
For I believe virtual production and volumetric filmmaking will give birth to a new age in artistic storytelling, but it will in the beginning at least, borrow heavily from seasons in the past, and take us back to another time in cinema history.
Firstly – If you agree, film is all about capturing a performance and managing how it is then retold, you’ll enjoy the future. For I believe virtual storytelling and volumetric capture will focus storytellers on the craft of performance, direction, and story. Here’s my thinking: