I have just returned from the 2019 Pyeongchang International Peace Film Festival. The desire to see a unified Korea was strongly evident throughout the festival and the application of my 360º videos as a bridge to connect the north and south was a tremendous honor. Perhaps the highest accolade I received came from watching the […]
Had a great time in Los Angeles! I never imagined so many people would turn up at my first ever photo exhibition in the USA. Everyone was so curious to know more about North Korea that I spent every single moment talking and sharing my experiences and knowledge. It was an opportunity to help bridge the gap between the American public and the DPRK to help create a better understanding.
On 2017 September 24, I filmed the world’s first aerial 360° video over Pyongyang. I originally brought two 360° cameras up in the air. They were the newly launched Ricoh Theta V and a custom-built 360° camera assembled from a Yi 4K+ action cam with the original lens replaced by an Entaniya 280° fisheye lens. […]
An article published in 2014 by NK News made this claim: “In fact, Pan, who runs a business creating 360° virtual tours for hotels and property developers, first proposed his services to the North Korean authorities via foreign intermediaries outside the country.”
On February 3rd, 2016, I was slapped with a “Copyright Infringement” notice claiming that I had infringed on a song ‘Prologue’ by SM Entertainment, South Korea’s largest K-pop media group that owns some of the biggest names in K-pop (e.g. Girls Generation, EXO and Super Junior). Their claim was that the ‘Clarion Conspiracy’ audio track that I used was copyrighted to them.