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Virtual Production

Virtual Production in Unreal Engine

To round off our year, we set our team the challenge of producing a music video in just 12 hours using OSF Virtual Production Systems, from first shot to uploading to the OSF youtube channel. With no post-production. Created entirely using OSF virtual production systems in Unreal Engine, this test demonstrates high end mixed reality, with real-time…
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UK tax breaks for virtual production

UK TAX Breaks for Film Production

Here’s a quick introduction and round up of what’s on offer Tax Break or as what’s called ‘soft money’ to Producers who are looking to produce films and television in the UK. UK Film Tax Relief: Up to 25% cash rebate of qualifying expenditure. Must pass a cultural test or qualify as an official co-production (that is, made…
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Unreal Engine 4.21 Now Supports DeckLink

Virtual Production Technology News We’ve been using DeckLink I/O video cards in our virtual production server builds, now Epic Games and Black Magic just announced that the latest version of Unreal Engine 4.21 will natively support these Black Magic video in and out cards. DeckLink SDK binaries and source code from Epic will also now…
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What Does Virtual Production Mean For Filmmakers?

Virtual Production (VP) is changing the way we make films television and digital content. Unreal Engine has registered uevirtualproduction.com and redirected it to new portal that looks at how UE is being used to create real-time virtual production. Take a look at OSF work in virtual production Virtual production fits into two camps, first its…
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realtime digital character animation

Unreal Engine Real Time Digital Character Animation

File under creating content for AI advertising platforms. To meet the demands of AI driven advertising platforms for monster.com and The Mill turned to real time production methods. [AI advertising platforms are using deep learning to optimise ad creative placement and they require a large amount of creative options to get going.] How to produce…
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Best Practice for Live 360 Video Production

Imeve CEO Devon Copley recently gave this keynote presentation on Best Practices for Live 360 Video, as part of the IVRPA 2018 conference in Japan. In this video, Devon shares hard-won, real-world tips on how to plan and run a successful live virtual reality production. He covers issues like camera choice, camera position, client management,…
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On Set Facilities

Best Computers for VR Production

Most people don’t realise that VR games require seven times the graphics power of normal 3D games. This is because the graphics card has to deliver two different high-resolution images to both eyes at 90 frames per second. Want to build the metaverse? In this post we are going to take a look at the…
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Interface Arduino and the MPU 6050 Sensor

Motion Tracking Sensors

How to Interface Arduino and the MPU 6050 Sensor Read the full post.

Foundry interviews Asa Bailey

Foundry Trends Interviews OSF Founder Asa Bailey

Originally posted on foundry.com Asa Bailey is a screenwriter, producer, director and novelist – and somehow, in between all of that, he had time to found On-Set Facilities, a British technology company with ambitions of becoming the world’s leading system integrator of real-time and virtual production solutions. Foundry Trends caught up with Asa to discuss his career, his…
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