Guides & Articles
House of the Dragon: how VP is helping actors say goodbye to green screens
The series is filmed, in part, within a “volume”, using a relatively new film-making tool and technique known as virtual production.
3D clean plate for perfect keying by Aximmetry
Until now, clean plate could only be used with a fixed camera, or productions simply had to compromise on keying quality. Aximmetry’s brand new 3D clean plate feature meets this challenge.
New roles in VP and how to get them
In this article, we’re sharing some examples of key roles in VP and discussing tips on breaking into the industry as a newcomer.
ILM STAGECRAFT HONORED WITH EMMY AWARD
ILM is proud to be the recipient of an Emmy Award for its StageCraft VP tool suite. StageCraft has been used on such series as The Mandalorian, The Book of Boba Fett, How I met your Father, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and The Old Man.
Magicbox Mobilizes LED Volumes
Built inside a custom trailer rig, Magicbox can drive a 17’x17’x9’ LED volume anywhere in the United States and offer state-of-the-art in-camera VFX wherever needed.
Impossible Objects and NantStudios re-envision automotive production for Polestar 2
NantStudios and Impossible Objects are excited to launch a new demo film for Polestar, which was built entirely in Unreal Engine to showcase the limitless potential and capabilities of VP.
VP for independent producers – Produced by conference 2022
VP offers filmmakers and content creators access to a range of real-time production services. But how does it work in practice?
First look at VP Features coming to UE 5.1.0 by OSF
With UE 5.1.0 to be released sometime during the last quarter this year, the OSF team took a first look at the UE5.1.0 development roadmap.
Why VP Could Work for You
VP and shooting on LED volume sets are mostly beyond our budgets. But Hollywood thinks the technology is infinitely scalable.
VP Roundtable by Randi Altman
VP is here to stay. And while tools and workflows keep developing, best practices are being put in place and misconceptions are being debunked.
ADVANCES IN VP: WHERE VFX AND VIDEO GAMES COLLIDE
While VP is currently the big buzzword in content creation, Steve Griffith is keen to stress that it’s just a visual effects process; another tool in the filmmakers’ arsenal. “In-camera compositing is really the best thing to call it,”
VP TAKES US BACK TO THE OLD DISCIPLINES
SMPTE’s Rapid Industry Solutions On-Set Virtual Production initiative launched in July 2021, and in November it was awarded a grant to the value of $150,000 from Epic Games.