The Future of Music Videos
Image Credits: Pixabay Imagine standing next to Bryan Adams or Sting or U2 while they are performing on stage. Imagine being in their music videos. Well, you may not be able to do it in reality, however, you will be able to do it in the VR (Virtual Reality) world. VR music videos are predicted to be the next big thing in the music videos’ world. The only thing that limits a person with respect to what he/she is able to do in a music video nowadays is his/her imagination, thanks to the technological developments. Last year, U2 opened a new dimension in VR. During their tour, each of their venues were outfitted with a double-decker bus where fans were invited to don a VR headset and enjoy the band performing in a 3D, 360-degree video. The fans were actually able to experience their favorite band members performing right next to them. As budgets get lower, people start looking into more collaborations Creating a VR music video can be expensive. Music artists who are short on budget are nowadays opting for collaborations with other artists. There are a number of serious musicians in YouTube. With the help of ‘Virtual Bands’, bands that collaborate in an indirect way, they make better music videos. Collaborating with each other is a very practical way for artists to create music videos. If the video becomes viral, they can share in the fame and the profit. Crowdfunding is another way how an artist can raise money for his/her music video. Is lack of budget forcing people to be more creative? The latest music video of Junk-E-Cat is a perfect example of a creative music video made on a budget. He has used Prisma, a photo filter app to create this video. You can transform photos/pictures into ‘hand-drawn’ creations with Prisma. Junk-E-Cat in his music video has used Prisma for each of the individual frames. There are a number of apps out there that you can creatively use to make music videos. You have platforms such as YouTube, Vine, and so on to upload these videos. If the video becomes viral, then the sky is the limit for you. There are so many small budget music videos that have become viral, and put its creator on the map! Image Credits: Pixabay Music videos, big budget or not, has always managed to capture the attention of people. It will continue to do so in the future as well. Technology can really help in making amazing music videos, however, what matters end of the day is your imagination and creativity.