Alex Makes VR

By Alex Ruhl

Want to know how to create a business/freelance career in the chaotic world of immersive storytelling, virtual reality & 360 filmmaking? New episodes every Monday. Join me - Alex Ruhl - as I take you behind the scenes building a profitable & award-winning VR storytelling career (TEDx, CannesXR, The Drum 50 under 30, Women of the Future Awards) while navigating the challenges of working with emerging technology. I also (over)share all of my best tips/tricks/advice & spill all the inside secrets of the industry to hopefully help you create a life that you'll love!

  1. 1.
    #120: What should you prioritise this week to make better progress? - Alex Makes VR
    9:27
  2. 2.
    #118: Don't be a slave to your job, reverse engineer your dream life - Alex Makes VR
    30:35
  3. 3.
    #117: When to say YES and when to say NO in business - Alex Makes VR
    10:04
  4. 4.
    #116: How to break into the VR industry (3 important tips) - Alex Makes VR
    20:07
  5. 5.
    #115: Should you hire an intern for your VR project? - Alex Makes VR
    23:50
  6. 6.
    #114: Making VR is still hard af & it's ok to get frustrated - Alex Makes VR
    8:11
  7. 7.
    #113: What is the METAVERSE & what does it mean for virtual reality? - Alex Makes VR
    18:43
  8. 8.
    #112: Netflix is finally getting into original VR content & I'm so excited - Alex Makes VR
    14:25
  1. 9.
    #111: How to actually FINISH your creative projects - Alex Makes VR
    16:13
  2. 10.
    #110: How immersive tech (VR/AR/XR) will impact every dollar you make in the future w/ John Buzzell - Alex Makes VR
    44:32
  3. 11.
    #109: What experiences/ideas work best in virtual reality? (3 elements to consider) - Alex Makes VR
    18:26
  4. 12.
    1 Year of the Alex Makes VR Podcast **thank YOU**
    11:51
  5. 13.
    #108: The Mass Adoption of VR is Still To Come **Smash Drums - New Virtual Reality Game**
    20:28
  6. 14.
    #107: The Bigger Picture For Virtual Reality **remind yourself of the why** - Alex Makes VR
    7:33
  7. 15.
    #106: How To Onboard Audiences Properly in Virtual Reality **make or break** - Alex Makes VR
    34:25
  8. 16.
    #105: 3 Ways to Distribute Your Virtual Reality Projects **how to get VR to audiences** - Alex Makes VR
    26:25
  9. 17.
    #104: How to get new clients from LinkedIn **marketing & outreach strategy for VR / 360 professionals** - Alex Makes VR
    23:38
  10. 18.
    #103: Want to get motivated to do creative work? Listen to this! - Alex Makes VR
    16:45
  11. 19.
    #102: This is the real reason you SUCK at sales **be more selfless** - Alex Makes VR
    17:45
  12. 20.
    #101: Do you REALLY understand what success looks like to you? **look for the small wins & recontextualise success** - Alex Makes VR
    21:53
  13. 21.
    [ALEX TAKES A BREAK] The Real Reason I’m 'Taking A Break' **PERFECTIONISM**
    14:09
  14. 22.
    [ALEX TAKES A BREAK] How Much Money Can You Survive On? Know your numbers!
    10:29
  15. 23.
    [ALEX TAKES A BREAK] Indulge Your Passions
    6:30
  16. 24.
    #100 What I've Learned From Recording 100 Podcasts!
    29:18
  17. 25.
    #99: Accountability: A Creative's Worst Enemy!
    21:32
  18. 26.
    #98: How To Build Rapport With Clients & Win More Work
    17:34
  19. 27.
    What Paperwork You Need Before Production: How To Make A Virtual Reality Film #8
    50:39
  20. 28.
    #97: Pushing The Boundaries with VR Post-Production in Unity w/ Randa Dibaje
    59:48
  21. 29.
    How To Storyboard For 360 VR: How To Make A Virtual Reality Film #7
    24:03
  22. 30.
    #96: Interactive Volumetric VR For Quest? No Problem! w/ Louise Liu & Jeremy Dalton, PwC UK
    34:59
  23. 31.
    Choosing Locations For Your VR Film (Recce Checklist): How To Make A Virtual Reality Film #6
    30:05
  24. 32.
    #95: How You Can Help Grow The VR Industry
    28:34
  25. 33.
    Casting Actors For VR: How To Make A Virtual Reality Film #5
    27:38
  26. 34.
    #94: Story or Tech - Which Comes First For VR Projects?
    23:32
  27. 35.
    Scriptwriting For VR: How To Make A Virtual Reality Film #4
    21:54
  28. 36.
    #93: How To Have A Clearer Mind & Get More Done
    18:29
  29. 37.
    Developing Your Story Structure & Characters: How To Make A Virtual Reality Film #3
    19:54
  30. 38.
    #92: Is VR The Future Of Filmmaking?
    23:12
  31. 39.
    Coming Up With VR Ideas: How To Make A Virtual Reality Film #2
    31:11
  32. 40.
    #91: Is VR Filmmaking Dead?
    36:10
  33. 41.
    My Journey Into Immersive Storytelling: How To Make A Virtual Reality Film #1
    31:42
  34. 42.
    #90: What Do Facebook's Earnings Tell Us About The VR Industry? (& so much more) w/Tom Ffiske
    38:57
  35. 43.
    #89: How To Get Inspired As A Creative/Filmmaker
    15:36
  36. 44.
    #88: Motivation Is For Amateurs
    14:48
  37. 45.
    #87: How To Get Your Client's To Pay You On Time
    22:54
  38. 46.
    #86: The Most Common Mistake Virtual Reality Creators Make
    20:31
  39. 47.
    BONUS: The dishwasher metaphor to break your creative block
    13:07
  40. 48.
    #85: How To Pitch 360/VR Work When You Work In-House At A Company
    24:56
  41. 49.
    #84: How To Set Goals That You'll Actually Stick To
    19:03
  42. 50.
    #83: Celebrate The Wins, Forget The Losses (Festive Fire 10/10)
    10:40

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