HANDS ON
CINEMATIC VR
WORKSHOP

Get theoretical insights in the production workflow of cinematic VR, put your knowledge into
practice with Garage Stories hands on workshop and get featured at Film Fest Ghent.

In order to formalize your application please take 5 minutes to fulfill the form so we can revise your profile and confirm your application. Once approved, we’ll proceed with the payment to secure your spot.

Date: 
Price:
Location:

September – October
€995 p.p. *

Ghent, Belgium **

* Participants located in Flandres can make use of the KMO-portefeuille or apply for financial support from mediarte or VAF  
** If we don’t reach the minimum amount of participants, workshop will be cancelled and registration fee will be reimbursed. 

THEORETICAL INSIGHTS

Get access to the VRTL Introductory course package and immerse yourself in the art and VR storytelling and its specific production workflow.

HANDS ON WORKSHOP

Following Garage Stories’ techniques and working in multidisciplinary teams, they’ll guide you through the creation process.

NETWORK OPPORTUNITY

Join a network of VR creators and get inspired by thought leaders of our industry sharing their vision and approach during the Masterclass.  

SHOWCASE AT FILM FESTIVAL

Your experience will be presented and exhibited at the International Film Fest Gent, October 12.

Partners

In this workshop

You'll learn

The Methodology

Garage Stories methodology applies design thinking and gamification techniques to guide you through the process of crafting compelling immersive stories.

During the workshop you’ll explore the potential of immersive stories, and once you’ve defined the message, we’ll work on crafting the script and a user centric story journey.

PRE-PRODUCTION

How to go from concept to the full production. This stage involves location scouting, casting and preparing your production sheets. This stage should result in a well-honed schedule to kickstart the production.

Production

The experiences will be produced using 360° equipment and with the mentorship of professionals who will assist to film and edit the VR experiences.

THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR

  • Filmmakers interested in 360°/VR
  • Audiovisual professionals
  • Those already working in VR who seek more depth
  • Dedicated VR enthusiasts who want to grow in their craft
  • Creatives who want a broader skillset

About Garage Stories

Garage Stories is an open lab for content creators to explore and build powerful use cases with emerging technologies, such as virtual reality. They have a clear focus on content and aim to gather the best creatives and technologist around the globe to create mesmerising experiences during hands on workshops.

Garage Stories created their own methodology to unlock your creativity and guide you through the process of turning a story into an experience. 

About VRTL

VRTL is a VR learning platform designed for the (aspiring) professional working in media, video, or the virtual reality sector.  Our online education platform and community helps students and professionals alike broaden their VR Storytelling capacity.

Prior to the offline workshop, we’ll give you access to our online courses. You will uncover the potential, the craft, and the production process of VR in ‘Introductory Package’. Both pre- and post-production is covered in detail, on up to suggestions for distribution and delivery.

Program

Kickoff weekend

FRIDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER

18:00 – 18:15  Introduction to Garage Stories

18:15 – 19:00  Speaker TBA

19:00 – 19:45  Speaker TBA

20:00 – 20:30  Team Formation

20:30 – 22:30  Networking (optional)

SATURDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER

09:00 – 10:00  Location Scouting

10:00 – 13:00  Exploration session “GS Method” by Marta Ordeig
– Break the Frame
– The Message

13:00 – 14:00  LUNCH BREAK

14:00 – 18:00  Story Journey

SUNDAY 22ND SEPTEMBER

10:00 – 12:00 Story Journey (cont)

12:00 – 13:00 Building 3D models

13:00 – 14:00  LUNCH BREAK

14:00 – 15:00 Check with professional crew

15:00 – 18:00 Scripting & Team work

Pre production

MONDAY 23TH SEPTEMBER

18:00 – 20:00  Open Casting

TUESDAY 24 September

18:00 – 20:00  Mentorship sessions with the teams (2 DOP: 1 hour per team)


 

WEDNESDAY 25 SEPTEMBER

18:00 – 20:00  Mentorship sessions with the teams (2 DOP: 1 hour per team)

FRIDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER

17:00 – 21:00 Rehearsal at the different locations

Shooting

SATURDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER

09:00 – 14:00 Shooting piece 1 & 3

SUNDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER

09:00 – 14:00 Shooting piece 2 & 4

Post Production

WEDNESDAY 1ST OCTOBER

18:00 – 20:00  Editing sessions with the teams (TBC)

SATURDAY 5TH OCTOBER

10:00 – 14:00  Editing sessions with the teams (TBC)

SUNDAY 6TH OCTOBER

10:00 – 14:00  Mentoring available (TBC)

GHENT FILM FESTIVAL

FRIDAY 11TH OCTOBER

17:00  Attend Opening Ceremony

Exhibition at ghent film festival

SATURDAY 12TH OCTOBER

10:00 – 12:00  Experience 1

12:00 – 14:00  Experience 2

14:00 – 16:00  Experience 3

16:00 – 18:00  Experience 4