Filmmaking for marketing

Fifty Shades Darker director says virtual reality scenes ‘expanded my brain’

The director of the forthcoming Fifty Shades movie has said that scenes were duplicate shot using virtual reality technology for marketing purposes. Speaking at a VR conference at Paramount, reported by Deadline, James Foley said he felt the use of the tech provides a liberation for both actors and directors by using a 360-degree space. “Yeah, there’s marketing materials for behind-the-scenes [of Fifty Shades Darker],” he said “After we finished shooting for the day, the actors would stay over and VR people would re-create a facsimile of the scene. ….[READ]