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Virtual Set Design for Independent Films
The industry has been talking a lot about using virtual sets recently and for good reasons. Most of the attention has surrounded The Mandalorian, Disney +’s $120 million flagship show. While they’ve certainly pioneered the field and brought it the attention it deserves, a lot of projects don’t have Disney’s production money for their projects. With that being said, designing and utilizing virtual sets is not reserved for the flagship studio projects. Every independent filmmaker should be looking at how they can use this tool to their advantage as there are several scenarios where it can be helpful.
Published on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:00 AM
The critical importance of adopting virtual production
As lockdown restrictions start to ease around the world, one of the key consequences that is starting to come to light regarding the Covid-19 pandemic has been its role as an accelerant. Certain trends within the industry were already well under way, such as the growth of remote, collaborative workflows in post production or remote contribution for live events. But Covid-19 has moved these very rapidly from being a nice option to becoming an absolute necessity, and next on the list is virtual production.
Published on Friday, August 28, 2020 10:00 AM
The Virtual Sound of Reality: AES 2016
This fall, audio professionals from all around the world convened at the 141st AES Convention in downtown LA to check out the leading-edge audio technology and gear of 2016. Not only was the Los Angeles Convention Center jammed with countless exhibit floors, but there was also a myriad of seminars where attendees gathered to gain insight on these new developments. Some of the highlights included VR/360° audio microphones, virtual microphones and ground-breaking audio plug-ins that now change the way engineers can mix, master and record.
Published on Monday, October 17, 2016 3:48 PM
Going Digital: A Guide to Virtual Events
Two simple words; suddenly at the forefront of popular culture. Around the world, producers, PR execs and performers are left scrambling; each trying to learn the ins and outs of live streaming. For most, it comes down to one burning question: “How do I pivot my in-person event to the digital stage?”
Published on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 10:00 AM
The Big Screen Gets a Dose of Virtual Reality
Tanna Frederick, award-winning actress of film and theater, is ready to show off Defrost, a 360-degree Virtual Reality movie, with the world. The movie is one of the first of its kind, using Samsung Gear VR Goggles to create an immersive, emotional experience for viewers. Frederick describes the production of the film, what it's like to acting in a virtual reality film and Oculus technology.
Published on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 10:00 AM
High Quality Content: The Key to A Great VR Experience
There’s a lot of buzz around virtual reality at the moment and consumer’s expectations are high. In a recent Vicon industry survey 28% of respondents stated that high quality content was important to ensuring a good VR experience. For VR to really take off, the industry needs to address challenges such as improving the development of accessible and high quality content.
Published on Thursday, May 26, 2016 2:33 PM
Virtual NAB Show 2020 Part II: The Latest
As promised, I told you that there would be a Part ll of our 2020 Virtual NAB coverage. So here it is! There is so much going on that I (almost) don’t know where to start except to add one thing - I can tell you that all of the companies that I deal with have really stepped up their game. Whether it is online tutorials, webinars, or virtual press conferences, they are making their presence known.
Published on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 10:00 AM
360° Virtual Reality is Coming to the Consumer With the New 360fly
Long gone are the days of virtual reality limited to flimsy 3-D glasses: the 360fly is here to challenge your perception of interactive, fully immersive video. This revolutionary camera weighs less than a pound, is water, dust and shock-resistant, and captures 360° horizontal x 240° angles, but there is still one major goal: to make it accessible for the everyday user. 360fly talks about the 360 video industry and how they're bringing it into the hands of the common consumer.
Published on Thursday, October 22, 2015 1:48 PM
Rules for Shooting the New Frontier of Storytelling: Virtual Reality
This year is the year that Virtual Reality goes mainstream. Samsung’s Gear VR has hit the market with a slew of competing technologies soon to follow. Oculus Rift started taking pre-orders for its headset with a rollout planned for March. Society is at the dawn of an enormous technological leap that will change how we think, interact, and go about our lives.
Published on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 11:00 AM
The Rise of Virtual Fitness: The Story of Box, Brunch and Beats
Box, Brunch and Beats. is a virtual fitness event hosted by EverybodyFights (EBF.LIVE), an authentic boxing-inspired group fitness training camp created by George Foreman III. Because of COVID-19, EBF moved most of its classes online so that members could keep active and in touch with the EBF community. Historically, the mission of boxing gyms beyond the sport has been for community outreach: people of all backgrounds come together for advancing the mind, body, and soul. EBF is no different -- they could see their community hurting and wanted to do something to help. Rob Maloof, producer and DP at Gauntlet Films, has his office above EBF and decided to step in to help EBF LIVE with the live stream of this event specifically. He relied on two Pocket Cinema Camera 6Ks and ATEM Mini Pro live production switcher to make it happen.
Published on Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:00 AM
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