Author: Jasper Bazuin


The Great Unbundling

A great article by Ben Thompson from the Stratechery on the changing landscape of media consumption, distribution and business models..

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commercial, Editing, Filmmaking

A commercial well done

Just wanted to share this commercial from the Efteling theme park. A film very well made.. Produced by Wefilm and directed by Lennart Verstegen, Basha de Bruijn en Roel Welling. A really nice example of using inspiration from other artist..  Yepp…. The fine line between inspiration and copying….. I feel there’s enough uniqueness to this film so I

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360video, film, Filmmaking, shortfilm, storytelling, Virtual Reality

A Boy and his Kite | the future of cinematic VR?

I recently saw this animated short film which is entirely created with the Unreal Engine 4.  This story is build inside a diverse and beautifully realized 100 square mile world. A world where everything you see is generated completely in real-time. This means that you can watch this film from any angle, you would like, at any given moment.

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film, Filmmaking, shortfilm, storytelling

This is storytelling | Shortfilm – Removed

A friend filmdirector posted this film on Facebook. Thanks Hesdy for sharing! Very, very impressive and great storytelling…. “Originally created for the 168 Film Festival, ReMoved follows the emotional story through the eyes of a young girl taken from her home and placed into foster care.” Directed by: Nathanael Matanick Written by: Christina Matanick More info

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360video, Filmmaking, Virtual Reality

GoPro going Virtual Reality with Kolor

GoPro is entering VRworld. They bought Kolor, a French company that specializes in virtual reality software. Kolor’s software makes is easy for filmers to create “spherical content” also known as 360-degree photo panoramas and videos. To celebrate they launched a nice demo video today. It shows some Kolor stitching skills. But where did the rig go?

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Tech, Virtual Reality

HTC Vive developer edition

For interested parties Valve has opened the developer signup. Valve will be selecting developers to receive the HTC Vive development kit for free. It will not be available for purchase yet…. So you better have a good plan Can’t wait to play around with the Valve.

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Filmmaking, Tech, Virtual Reality

Binaural audio

The Verge’s Ryan Manning uses 3Dio’s Free Space microphones to take you on a crazy audio tour through Times Square, New York; a virtual barber shop; and a 360-degree Beck concert. This century-old technology of binaural audio — which hacks your brain to put you in a scene — is about to make a huge

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