Film schools such as the for-profit New York Film Academy are hoping to change that. The Nyfa conducted an eight-week Vr workshop earlier this year and is gearing up for a second round,
set to begin Sept. 11. Classes offer hands-on training to create both live-action and interactive-animation Vr, providing students with a virtual reality portfolio that could clear their path to the market.
“A lot of people have been talking about [Vr], but only a handful of them knew how to do it,” says Nyfa Vr department co-chair Jonathan Whittaker.
Caitlin Burns, the program’s lead instructor, adds that while there’s tremendous interest in