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360° 6DOF Volumetric VR Video Technologies Reviewed 2018

We explored the web for 6Dof (volumetric) video technologies and companies. As a virtual production system integrator, OSF bring 6Dof volumetric production technologies to locations, sets and stages worldwide. In this post we take a look at what’s out there in the volumetric video, VR video, and 6dof space. Lets explore 360° 6DOF VOLUMETRIC VIDEO…
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T-Pose to Animation in Marvelous Designer

T-Pose to Animation in Marvelous Designer

Importing Mo-cap data to Marvelous designer results in the loss of the usual T-pose character model position. This makes designing the garments very difficult. So here’s the workaround to transition from the T-pose into your motion capture animation. Thanks to Travis Davids for making this tutorial and to fvckrender for spreading the knowledge in the…
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AI & Machine Learning to Colour Grading

Welcoming AI & Machine Learning to Colour Grading

File under how machines learn, and why that auto-match in every colour correction software you’ve ever used, never works like you wish it did. Welcoming AI & Machine Learning to Colour Grading, a talk at the BSCexpo 2018, presented by Dado Velentic, from Colourlab.co talking here for Colour Intelligence. Especially interesting for anyone that wants…
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Why The VR Industry Needs to Re- Build The IT Channel

Why The VR Industry Needs to Re- Build The IT Channel

Back in the 90’s creating strategies for the likes of IBM, Dell and Cisco, I found out the importance of having a good channel strategy. Everyone in IT knew that… Without The Channel the IT industry would not have been able to rapidly serve the demands of a global market with physical products and services.…
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Virtual Production Spectrum

The Immersive Production Spectrum

Developed by OSF to educate Producers and Directors in new digital production techniques, the Immersive Production Spectrum illustrates the full spectrum of computerised content production. Starting with live-action (digital) capture on the left, to augmented reality production (real-time VFX) in the middle, and fully computerised virtual production methods on the far right. The Immersive Production…
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Netflix only accept 4K footage for Original Productions

A sign of our times, Netflix has firmly stated that it would only use 4K cameras for its original productions, which has been a source of frustration for some cinematographers, especially those that use ARRI gear and work on Netflix projects. Post-production pipelines must also meet Netflix Original Productions 4K delivery requirements. Re camera hardware…
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Gizmodo On-Set Facilities Real-time VFX

Read the write up on gizmodo.co.uk