RTVF 040 - Introduction to Virtual Reality Storytelling
An introduction to the history, technology, and application of immersive storytelling in film/tv, journalism, and emerging platforms. Students will be introduced to concepts of immersion and “presence” in storytelling and how modern technology builds on these age-old storytelling devices. Students will learn how to use 360 video and interactive game design software to create prototypes for VR head-mounted displays such as Oculus Rift and to prepare for internships and advanced course offerings in this emerging field.
Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes: This course can be taken for liberal arts credit.