First Taiwanese 360 Music Video Produced Through CGI
Taiwanese special effects company, PXFLY, recently launched the first 360 music video ever produced in the country. What's truly unique about this 360 video is that the entire production was done without a 360 degree camera rig, rather produced entirely digitally through CGI and live action filming.
“Doing away with just shooting with a 360-degree camera or only using plain CG images, we took it to the next level by combining live action with CG. The end result was a surreal space, complete with an Escheresque network of never-ending stairs and passageways. The space becomes the epitome of life itself, as HUSH is seen from multiple angles doing different thing at the same time. In one scene, he questions the commercial world from a seated position while a dancer representing his doubts about god goes to town on the ceiling. In another, the endless stairs draws his mind deeper and deeper into the unknown. There’s no doubt that the camera leads viewers through an adventure like no other as well as guides them on their own path to discover the truth for themselves with HUSH.”
Simple Guide on How To Watch and Interact W/ YouTube 360 Degree VideoFrom computer
YouTube supports playback of 360 videos from the latest version of Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Opera browsers. Safari is not supported.
From mobile and tablets
To watch and interact with YouTube 360 videos, be sure to you have updated your device with the latest version of the app. For viewing YouTube videos, you will want to copy the video title name below:
Hush 360 Video
Then open the YouTube app, and paste into the search box.
For an immersive experience, you can watch 360 degree videos with Cardboard via the YouTube app. Once the 360 video is launched, simply click the Cardboard icon on the lower right corner and insert phone into the Cardboard.
Established in 2000, PXFLY has been one of the leading professional post-production houses in Taiwan, providing high level industry services with advanced international standard technologies. PXFLY first started in VFX before working their way into online/offline editing, 3D animation, digital color grading, DCP, and sound studio.
“2015 saw our first venture into VR. The project was a music video for singer/songwriter HUSH’s King of Doubt and involved a collaboration between its director Peter Ming-Feng Liu and PXFLY. Full of strong visual imagery, the song conveys a sense of loneliness as the singer searches the unknowns of life, fate, capitalism, and god.”
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