The greater creative freedom given by VP also carries greater technical knowledge and risks. This can be a challenge for directors, who are responsible for the overall success of any type of production.
VP technology has reached a new level of sophistication and many productions are now being written with a Volume in mind. However, it is not right for all stories and some tech gremlins remain, writes Adrian Pennington.
Virtual production with in-camera visual effects has revolutionized filmmaking. But investing in an LED volume is typically a serious financial undertaking though the outlay can vary considerably based on the size of the project, as this article will explore.
Framestore has made Tim Webber’s FLITE available to watch in full online. The studio relied on brand new proprietary toolsets and workflows to bring Unreal Engine into their film pipeline to make the short.
The VES Handbook of VP features real-world expertise gleaned from 82 experts in the world of Virtual Production as well as detailed sections on interactive games, full animation and Unreal and Unity to provide real-time in-camera VFX.
Stray Vista Studios hosted a virtual production workshop in Austin, Texas, featuring award-winning Hollywood producers, directors and luminaries as they highlighted the importance and capabilities of virtual production.