A Lesson in Cinematic Virtual Reality: Transitions

Miguel Mira

Synopsis

A Lesson in Cinematic Virtual Reality: Transitions is a virtual reality documentary film that showcases the difference between editing for virtual reality versus editing for traditional film. Based on Alfred Hitchcock’s thought experiment on the Kuleshov effect, the film experiments with using hard cuts to create a montage in a virtual reality.

Director Biography

Miguel Mira (b. 1993) is a VR researcher. After beginning his career in animation and post-production he fell in love with the medium of VR and is now pursuing a PhD to study VR storytelling and narratives. He does so by comparing and contrasting, how we have previously told stories, in literature theater and film, and how we will tell stories in VR.

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