Kerri is an artist, futurist and feminist, exploring story and culture through documentary, virtual reality and public engagement with a desire to expand access to technology and use of storytelling as a crucial way to affect social change. Kerri teaches 360/VR documentary storytelling at NW Documentary in Portland OR and is the creative director for the youth programs Produced by Her and Recoding Resilience at NW Documentary in Portland, OR.
Guided by experts in the field, this 5-week program will give you a solid foundation of immersive storytelling, shooting, and editing 360 documentaries. You will finish the course with an understanding of fundamental camera techniques, the stitching workflow, editing, and choreography between scenes in a 360 space.
Students work solo or collaboratively outside of class to shoot and edit their films. This workshop will culminate in a friends and family screening of your film on virtual reality headsets!
This workshop is designed for beginners. No experience with 360 video is necessary. Experience with Adobe Photoshop, and Premiere Pro will be helpful, but is not necessary. Editing software is available at NW Doc. Price of class includes a one year membership to NW Documentary and one free rental of a 360 camera package. Students must provide their own hard drive.