Category: Production

Creative Lighting Virtual Production

On-set lighting and reflections for Virtual Production in Unreal Engine.

In this post Director of Virtual Production Asa Bailey gives his views and a comparison between various methods for creating realtime reflections on set and why he favours those methods that will still give him options in post.     Asa Bailey asa@onsetfacilities.com Director of Virtual production On-Set Facilities At this years NAB there was a…
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NAB Show 2019 Unreal Engine

Unreal Boosts 4K TV Industry

Reported in the top trends at NAB this year, Unreal Engine made huge inroads into the production workflows of all the usual suspects in broadcast virtual studio and graphic production. On looking at the exhibition halls, this trend looked more like a full on invasion of the engines, with every other booth demonstrating how they are…
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Who did What on Love Death + Robots

With the release of Love, Death + Robots Netflix has brought the abilities and talents of the 3D artists to the mass markets, showcasing just how far animation has come on in recent years. The hit series showcased a variety of of different styles of animation from the Neon photorealism of “Sonnie’s Edge” to the…
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A New Breed of Cinematographers

Rise of the Robot Cameraman

With the growth of game engines and their ever growing abilities, they’re bringing forth a totally new way of shooting content. The film industry is dominated by visual FX and more and more is being done in the engine, the environments, the effects, even the actors, it’s possible to do it all within the engine…
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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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