News organisations have been using 360-degree video to enable their audiences to experience locations, activities, places or events they wouldn't otherwise be able to witness, and they could take it one step further with the help of spatial audio.
Since winning a Journalism 360 Challenge grant last year, NPR has been experimenting with combining spatial audio, which can have different levels of complexity, with 360-degree video. In this article on NPR Training, Nick Michael, news and projects video editor for NPR Visuals, provides a list of tips for journalists looking to get started with this format.
Michael gives some advice for recording video and audio in 360, including thinking of the space you are filming in as a spacious living room to limit where the action is happening, and also outlines his workflow for working with 360-degree video from ingesting footage to exporting and publishing it.
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