Immerse yourself in these VR podcasts


Whether you're already creating for virtual reality (VR) or thinking about VR as your next career move, these podcasts with top professionals have plenty of information and stories to inspire you.  

Chris Nichols, founder of Chaos Group Labs, has been meeting the who's who of VR content for the CG Garage Podcast series, asking them about what they do, how they do it and why.  

Here are five of the best VR podcasts from the series – head over to the main CG Garage Podcast page to see plenty more.

01. Travel and VR (opens in new tab) 

Eric Hanson, a co-founder of xRez (opens in new tab), talks travel VR and how he's been travelling the globe taking high-resolution photos that are turned into VR experiences. 

02. VR for VFX (opens in new tab)

Justin Denton has done extensive work in VR content creation, including 360 stereo video content, both live action and CG, while at Legend VR (opens in new tab).

03. VR and arch-viz (opens in new tab) 

Renowned architecture firm Herzog & De Meuron (opens in new tab) in Basel, Switzerland, discuss how VR and technology have changed the way they design.

04. VR technology (opens in new tab)

Tristan Salomé and Matthieu Labeau discuss their work at Nozon (opens in new tab), where they are developing a new way to get very high-quality pre-rendered VR with six degrees of freedom.

05. VR and video games (opens in new tab) 

David Chontos of Psyop discusses how his passion for VR led to video game studio Psyop (opens in new tab), maker of Clash of Clans, starting its own VR department. 

This article originally appeared in 3D World issue 217; buy it here (opens in new tab)!

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Ian Dean

Ian Dean is Digital Arts & Design Editor at Creative Bloq, and the former editor of many leading magazines. These titles included ImagineFX, 3D World and leading video game title Official PlayStation Magazine. In his early career he wrote for music and film magazines including Uncut and SFX. Ian launched Xbox magazine X360 and edited PlayStation World. For Creative Bloq, Ian combines his love to bring the latest news on NFTs, video game art and tech, and more to Creative Bloq, and in his spare time he doodles in Corel Painter, ArtRage, and Rebelle while finding time to play Xbox and PS5. He's also a keen Cricut user and laser cutter fan, and is currently crafting on Glowforge and xTools M1.