Montreal now also has a new real-time virtual production environment, at MELS Studios and Postproduction, which is part of Quebecor Media Group subsidiary TVA Group. The turnkey installation, which uses Epic Games’ Unreal Engine took just six weeks to complete, with the support of Solotech, who supplied the Absen M2.9mm LED screens. ARRI has supplied Alexa cameras, remote heads, wireless communications tools, and Signature Prime lenses.
Virtual production: the transition to real-time filmmaking
In this, the second episode of The Pulse, host Mike Seymour, Co-Founder of fxguide is joined by Sam Nicholson, ASC, CEO and Founder of Stargate Studios; Felix Jorge, CEO and Creative Director at Happy Mushroom; and Matt Madden, currently Director of Virtual Production at Epic Games. Together, they look at how real-time filmmaking and virtual […]
How Jon Favreau and ILM riffed on Unreal Engine to make ‘The Mandalorian’
A behind-the-scenes look at how the Director and creative team made the most of what virtual production currently offers, and then began to think of new ways of working. Over 50 percent of The Mandalorian Season 1 was filmed using this ground-breaking new methodology, eliminating the need for location shoots entirely. Instead, actors in The […]