Singapore University of Social Sciences

Virtual Reality Filmmaking

CET Course | SkillsFuture Claimable Course

Virtual Reality Filmmaking (MTD365)

Applications Open: 01 October 2023

Applications Close: 15 November 2023

Next Available Intake: January 2024

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course, SkillsFuture Series

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: $1529.14 View More Details on Fees

Area of Interest: Digital Media

Schemes: Alumni Continuing Education (ACE)

Funding: SkillsFuture

School/Department: School of Science and Technology


The immersive Virtual Reality 360-degree video experience is fast gaining interest across the entertainment, education and professional industries. Film production techniques have over the years transitioned from 2D, to 3D and now to the fully immersive VR360. Traditional story-telling techniques remain, but the technology has changed the perspectives of the audience viewing experience. MTD3365 Virtual Reality Filmmaking introduces the technology and techniques of VR 360 Filmmaking, looking at its history, technology and processes. It also introduces the tools of VR360 video acquisition and post production and how to use them in the genres of narrative film, documentary and live event production.

Level: 3
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: EVERY JAN


  • History of VR
  • VR Cameras
  • The Foundations of VR Storytelling
  • VR Project and Pitching
  • Techniques for Shooting in Live Action in VR
  • VR360 Camera Handling
  • VR360 Video Camera Operation
  • VR360 Audio Recording Techniques
  • VR360 Video Recording Techniques
  • Visual Effects
  • VR360 Film Online Distribution
  • Future of VR

Learning Outcome

  • Describe and define the history of VR film.
  • Create a plan for VR360 film production.
  • Apply the foundations of VR storytelling.
  • Appraise and critique the creative and technical qualities of a VR360 film.
  • Develop storytelling in a VR360 environment.
  • Construct a complete VR360 film.
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