Virtual production (VP) is here to stay. And while tools and workflows keep developing, best practices are being put in place and misconceptions are being debunked. For instance, you don’t necessarily need an LED volume for virtual production, and you don’t have to work for a big company to take advantage of some of the tools available for VP.
What are the benefits? Well, there are many. The limitations of time and location are gone, as are concerns about magic hour or wind or rain. And creative decisions can be made right on the stage, putting even more control in the hands of the filmmaker.
But VP workflows are still developing, with many companies just creating what works for them. Those finding success realize you need to wear a variety of hats to make it work. And prepro, tracking and education about the process have never been more important.
To find out more about what’s happening in virtual production, we reached out not only to some of the companies that make VP tools but to some of the ones who put those tools to use. They told us what’s working and what’s needed. Continue reading
Post Perspective by Randi Altman: https://postperspective.com/virtual-production-roundtable/