- POV Hackathon 10: Explore the Prototypes and the Technology
Four teams 're-invented the documentary' at POV's latest weekend laboratory of nonfiction storytelling and technology at CreatorUp! in Los Angeles.
- POV Hackathon 9: Explore the Prototypes and the Technology
Four teams 're-invented the documentary' at POV's latest weekend laboratory of nonfiction storytelling and technology at the Chicago Innovation Exchange in Chicago!
- POV Digital Storytelling Tools: Using Virtual Reality for Data Visualization
Virtual reality provides a new way to create immersive experiences based on data. View the demo (Oculus Rift optional) and download the source code.
- POV Digital Storytelling Tools: Explore the Real World in Virtual Reality
Fly through any city in virtual reality through your web browser and Oculus Rift with this new tool from POV. (And build on the source code.)
- POV Digital Storytelling Tools: Adding a New Dimension to Archival Photography
How the team from the interactive documentary Camp Century brought static photographs to life, and how you can use the technology for your next project.
- Introducing a Remote Control for Virtual Reality Films (Hint: It's in Your Pocket)
Try it now! Virtual reality display technology is advancing quickly, but the way to interact with virtual worlds is lagging behind. So here's a way you can use a mobile device to navigate a virtual space.
- POV Tech: Introducing Mouse and Keyboard Interactions for Virtual Reality “Films”
Virtual reality experiences, such as those we are developing now for Oculus Rift, require a new set of conventions for interactions with familiar devices.
- POV Tech: Filmmaking with Oculus Rift
With browsers now able to track the head movements of users, I've created the ability to record and play back 3D virtual reality experiences with Oculus Rift.
- The State of Web Video: Awesome But Broken (Part 4)
Delivering, playing and remixing video in real time in a browser is ambitious today, so here's the reality of what you can do when the browser fails you.
- The State of Web Video: Awesome But Broken (Part 3)
Brand new web video tech will let us fling our creations far and wide. But using them will take careful preparation and, as always, lots of testing.
- The State of Web Video: Awesome But Broken (Part 2)
Real-time image and audio manipulation are now available almost everywhere, but they don't always work the way they should.
- The State of Web Video: Awesome But Broken (Part 1)
Web video technology is advancing rapidly, and it's time for an update on what's possible, what's broken and what's on the horizon. The first in this series of blog posts covers the state of basic video playback in late 2014.
- POV Tech: Video Synchronization for Collective Viewing
A new tool that gives filmmakers the ability to create shared video experiences across a variety of devices.
- Empire: Lessons from Pushing the Boundaries of Web Video
Working on the POV interactive documentary Empire raised a few technical challenges that are certain to come up again with future non-linear video projects. Here's how we solved them.
- How to Create Video Transitions for Web Video in Your Browser
A demonstration of how web-based media creators can add elaborate transition effects beyond the simple cut, mimicking what might have previously required Final Cut or After Effects.
- Simplifying HTML5 Video Compression
HTML5 video export settings to maximize compatibility across the most popular browsers.
- Theo Rigby on Prototyping 'Immigrant Nation' at Hot Hacks (Part Two)
Theo Rigby (Sin País (Without Country)) is taking his next project to the web, and he’s blogging about his experience. In this post, Rigby reveals the Immigrant Nation prototype, a product of a weekend of "hacking" with Mozilla developers in Toronto.
- Theo Rigby on Prototyping 'Immigrant Nation' at Hot Hacks (Part One)
Theo Rigby, director of Sin País (Without Country), is taking his next project to the web, and he's blogging about his experience working with Mozilla developers at Hot Hacks, which is about to get underway at Hot Docs in Toronto.