“Virtual production has exploded in popularity over the past few years, fueled by LED display technology and real-time game engine breakthroughs. Projects like The Mandalorian, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Star Trek: Strange New Worlds have famously demonstrated the incredible potential of in-camera VFX with LED volumes.
There’s certainly no sign of a slowdown in this trend, either. New virtual production and LED volume-enhanced projects include 1899, Avatar: The Last Airbender, Ant-Man 3, Bullet Train, and Thor: Love and Thunder. And with rapid growth comes high demand for talented crew.
With more and more LED volumes coming online around the world each week, the pool of available and qualified talent is stretched, making now a great time to think about a virtual production career. So, if you’re looking to step onto the virtual production ladder for the first time, where can you learn what you need to get started?
Fortunately, from traditional film schools and universities, to technical trade colleges and training offered by hardware and software companies, there are plenty of resources available. The following list isn’t exhaustive, by any means, but should provide you with some options.” Click to continue