'The 360 Project' Transforms Dance With Special Effects


Ryan Enn Hughes's 360 Project uses a Muybridge-inspired setup of 48 sychnronized cameras to capture dance in 360 degree rotation. In this piece, a strobe light helps slice the movements of krumping into microthin moments, which are then animated to an original soundtrack.

The second piece features dancers from Canada's National Ballet School for a traditional counterpount to krumping. 

The behind-the-scenes video reveals the amazing amount of planning and technology, including 48 Nikon D700s, that went into creating these videos.

For more films by Ryan Enn Hughes, visit http://www.ryanennhughes.com/.

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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg's work in media spans documentary television, advertising, and print. As a producer in the Viewer Created Content division of Al Gore's Current TV, she acquired and produced short documentaries by independent filmmakers around the world. Post-Current, she worked as a producer and strategist at Urgent Content, developing consumer-created and branded nonfiction campaigns for clients including Cisco, Ford, and GOOD Magazine. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University, where she was co-creator and editor in chief of H BOMB Magazine.

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