Disguise has launched Virtual Production Workflows, a free virtual production course available to anyone online. The course was created by disguise experts after twenty years of experience helping to power virtual stages for Netflix and Amazon Prime shows, ITV and TUDN broadcasts, and more.
Sony Electronics has announced four new crystal LED displays under the product name Verona, purpose-built to meet the needs of virtual production applications.
What its makers say is the first Australian feature film to be entirely shot using virtual production is set for release internationally next month. Mercy Road is an unrelentingly tense psychological thriller from Tracks director John Curran.
Full-service lighting, video, and rigging company 4Wall Entertainment, and ZeroSpace, a production and creative studio specializing in the integration of virtual and live content, are partnering with Disguise to bring the Virtual Production Accelerator training program to the heart of New York City. This initiative will empower aspiring filmmakers and industry professionals with the skills needed to excel in the rapidly evolving world of virtual production.
Annapurna Studios and Qube Cinema have launched the ANR Virtual Production Stage in Hyderabad, India. The facility has been conducting tests since October 2022 and has already been used to shoot multiple movies, ads, and music videos
Disguise has announced the Cannes Film Festival’s first Virtual Production Summit. Created in partnership with Film Soho, Marché du Film and Cannes Next, the summit will feature talks, demonstrations, and workshops on the future of entertainment with studio heads and filmmakers at Netflix, Paramount, Framestore, Nordisk Film and more.
Sony has unveiled a new virtual production tool set to help improve pre-production and on-set workflows. The new tool set works with the Sony Venice camera, Crystal LED and other HDR-enabled LED walls to improve performance and help solve common virtual production challenges such as color matching and moiré to enhance in-camera visual effects.
The growing demand for high-quality virtual production, integration of systems, and development of efficient workflows has left many creatives and corporations searching for a reliable, global partner. To address this need, Arri is elevating its Arri Solutions division to become its own business unit and has established two new senior management positions.
The British companies Disguise and Xplor have formed a partnership to tackle the skills gap in virtual production. Together, the two organizations are launching the first UK virtual production accelerator, a learning program that gives trainees hands-on experience with the latest real-time technologies and advanced LED volumes.
Impossible Objects, a Los Angeles-based creative studio is working to define the future of film and entertainment by embracing real-time technology to blend the physical and digital worlds. The company has established key relationships and partnerships across film, gaming, and technology, and has built innovative projects and workflows with a growing list of clients including Blizzard, Google Play, Western Digital, Honda, and Toyota.