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NantStudios builds world’s largest LED volume in Melbourne

Left to Right: Matt Vitins, Chief Operating Officer of Matchbox Pictures, Caroline Pitcher, VicScreen CEO and Gary Marshall, NantStudios Vice President of Virtual Production Credit: Daniel Mahon.

“NantStudios, a leading technology-driven virtual production studio based in Los Angeles, have built two new LED in-camera VFX stages at Docklands Studios Melbourne, including the world’s largest LED volume which they will operate.

The construction includes a 40-foot tall radiused wall of 6,000 panels running 289 feet on a 25,000 square-foot stage and features a huge 59′ x 39′ x 10′ deep water tank in its centre.

UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group, and Matchbox Pictures chose NantStudios as the virtual production vendor for upcoming projects to shoot in Victoria. The NantStudios stages will be available to both local and international productions considering locating in Melbourne, Victoria.

Comprising of cinema-grade displays and large clusters of VFX render hardware, LED volumes have caused a seismic shift in media production methodologies in film, TV and commercial production. The ability to generate photorealistic 3D environments and visual effects on set, in real time, delivers an unparalleled level of creative flexibility.” Continue reading

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VicScreen: https://vicscreen.vic.gov.au/news/nantstudios-builds-worlds-largest-led-volume-in-melbourne

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