The difference between 360° and virtual reality – Raindance

Virtual reality is not the next big thing. It’s the current big thing -at least for independent filmmakers who are always on the prowl for exciting new ways to tell stories. Here at Raindance, we champion cutting-edge techniques that will be tomorrow’s mainstream. That’s why we’ve opened a VR strand at this year’s Raindance festival.

However, there is a confusion in terms. Sometimes you’ll hear about virtual reality (from Facebook’s investment in Oculus, mostly) or 360° video (from Google’s Cardboard app, mostly). So how about we clarify?

Read the rest on the Raindance blog.

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