Faoladh is a stereoscopic virtual reality film that follows the perilous journey of a 9th century Irish child who's village is attacked by Viking raiders. In the film you take on role of a wolf like guardian spirit and protector of the children from the woods of ancient Ireland.In collaboration with Google VR and the V-Sense Project Trinity College, Tile Films have created Ireland's first live action VR film. The film also formed part of a research paper and will be shown at the International Conference for Interactive Digital Storytelling 2018.
There is a huge amount of planning you need to do when shooting something like this. You need to borrow from UX design and combine that with traditional storytelling to create a journey that allows for moments of both rest and exhilaration - sort of like designing a roller coaster, the path we take must be meticulously mapped.