Author: On-Set Facilities

Tish Sute

Letters to the future of Augmented Reality and Spatial Computing

When you wake up to find a truly interesting video in your social feed, that what’s happened this morning and so I wanted to share this with you all. Tish Shute has spent her career with and as one of the thought leaders in augmented and spatial computing an din this video she takes a…
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VR headset Virtual Production

Realtime Cinematics Motion Capture and Animation in Unreal Engine

With our partners at Mo-Sys Engineering, Xsens and Unreal Engine we wanted to produce something at the furthest end of the virtual production spectrum; a fully CGI realtime rendered virtual production featuring realtime motion capture, virtual cinematography, and Hollywood grade camera motion controls, with no post production allowed (except an edit in Premier). Leading the…
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The Director of Virtual Production (DVP) role explained

Over the past few years Asa Bailey has been working on-set as a Director of Virtual Production in Unreal Engine. In this article Asa explains more about the DVP role and his responsibilities working with Producers and Directors. For those who haven’t encountered the DVP role before it’s a technical / creative HOD role that…
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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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MDL 3D Texture

Quixel Partner with NVIDIA and what it means for Unreal Engine Developers

MDL may not be new, but now Quixel has partnered with NVIDIA to support MDL (Material Definition Language) and that means artists will now have access to more MDL ready assets to import into their games, or in our case our virtual sets that we design for realtime virtual production. Recreate real-world materials and ensure…
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GPU NVIDA 2080 Ti

Monitoring GPU / CPU Usage Virtual Production

While testing our early release Realtime Machines™ (our range of workstations for realtime virtual production) we thought we’d start sharing our methods with a list of tools we are using. We’ll be updating this article with the monitoring tools we found most useful. NVIDIA Nsight Graphics (GPU Monitoring Tool) First up, NVIDIA Nsight Graphics and where…
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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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Google Stadia Unreal Engine

How Stadia and Unreal Engine will kill Netflix

Opinion Asa Bailey Founder On-Set Facilities http://onsetfacilities.com Very soon Stadia and others who follow will become the goto entertainment platforms for the masses, delivering not just games but also a new wave of mixed reality entertainment.  Here’s the how and why of it all. First let’s take a look at this video. It was made…
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Realtime Pipeline™

Realtime Compositing with Realtime Pipeline™ for Unreal Engine

WAKE UP 2 Director Asa Bailey Production MR Factory Agency Growthland Client NTT Data Realtime Compositing in UE4 with Realtime Pipeline™ Take a look at the future of realtime content production. Live composited on-set, the production made a saving in post-production costs while at the same time giving the Director, actors and crew the ability…
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Interactive Window

Transparent Video Brings Windows To Life

This blipped up on our radar this morning, its a demo of a transparent film that is applied to windows to display video and it’s amazing. Alvyn Long of ATL Lighting Systems who posted the video on linked in said “P6.5 Adhesive video film applied to glass panel, brightness is about 2000nits here in this…
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