We've been intrigued about Vimeo 360 since the announcement of its launch earlier this month, especially because of its promise to enable accessibility and monetization of 360° projects at the high quality that we've come to expect from the company.

At a special preview event at SXSW, we got the chance to check out some of the new films available on the platform, and to meet two of the people responsible for its development and launch. Sara Poorsattar, Director of Product Management, and Derick Rhodes, Director of Creator Programs, revealed some of the thinking behind Vimeo 360, and how the entire company got behind the product to ensure that all of Vimeo's existing features are integrated into it.

See the insights that Poorsattar and Rhodes shared below: