Virtual reality is pushing the boundaries of the film industry, from changing the way viewers watch to the way directors create. With the recent release of Steven Spielberg’s “Ready Player One”, Hollywood has embraced VR for its utility on set as well as its futuristic story lines.
We got a chance to go behind the scenes of “Ready Player One” to see how Director Steven Spielberg used the Vive when creating the blockbuster film. Whether scouting virtual locations or designing sets and shots in real time, the film crew took advantage of the Vive’s unique ability to allow them to step inside a virtual scene. But the value of VR wasn’t just appreciated by the crew, even the cast benefited from the technology when preparing for their scenes.
Check out the clip below for an in-depth look at how the Vive was used on the set of “Ready Player One”: