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Shoot Brief: 360 VR


Keyword Code: VRAUG17

Month to month, Pond5’s 360 VR segment continues to grow and at a rapid rate. The 360 VR frontier is wide open, so if you have the gear and willingness to blaze a trail through this new and emerging market, there’s no better time to get started.

Shot-List Thought-Starters

• Nature – Forests, Jungles, Mountains, Deserts, Beaches, Oceans, Underwater, Waterfalls, Clouds

• Travel destinations including natural and manmade landmarks. Major international cities, especially New York, London, and Paris; natural landmarks like the Grand Canyon and manmade landmarks such as Machu Picchu.

• POVs from cars, rollercoasters, emergency vehicles

• Animated view of earth from space, galaxies, planets

Aerials and time-lapses of these subjects are also highly recommended
Typical Users: Tourism, Education, Entertainment, Gaming Industry, Theme-Park Attractions

Aerial VR 360 Panorama Of Mountains by videodoctor

For in-depth descriptions on requirements for shooting 360, keywords, and submitting your content to Pond5, read this article on submitting 360 VR footage.

Before You Shoot:
• Please check what content already exists in the Pond5 marketplace
• Think about a visual approach that will result in new and fresh footage

Submission Checklist:
• Remember to tag your clips with the keyword code: VRAUG17
• Have all property and model releases filled out and submitted
• No logos or brands may be visible in any of the clips
• Don’t forget to add any applicable conceptual keywords

Download this brief in PDF format here.

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Top image: 360 Degrees Panorama of Tropical Beach by mihtiander