I’m really happy to report that our colleague Associate Professor Xiaosong Yang has been funded to develop a network to explore links between the UK and China in Cloud Based Virtual Film Production. The project commences during February, and we look forward to working with industry and academic partners in developing this essential network. Virtual… Read more » about UK-China networking funding success
Apologies for the brief hiatus – the start of term and return to campus has sapped all available bandwidth! We are very excited this week to be hosting LED panels from multiple vendors to in order to better understand the differences and develop testing methodologies to consistently evaluate them for use in Virtual Production. Participating… Read more » about LED Comparison Testing
We have concluded our successful test of the LED Wall for in-camera Visual Effects. See a short demonstration of how this works!
This is with a custom Unreal 4.25 setup using composure and Motion Analysis (note, not using ndisplay). I’ll share this once it’s neat and tidy. Still loads to do: genlock, proper measurements, frustum feathering, proper zoom / aperture capture etc. Also will be looking into different methods to interpolate as this method causes some warping… Read more » about Behold the parallax!
The wall is here! Here are a couple of pics of the insallation for your enjoyment: We’d like to thank our friends at PEPLED and BBX Media for helping to make this happen! More details will follow as we get it all up and cooking. – R
I’m please to report that we will be joining some illustrious company in helping to develop new standards for education and training in the emerging field of virtual production. Great to be part of this initiative and thanks to ScreenSkills for inviting us to participate. National standards plan for virtual production
I’m happy to announce that the National Centre for Computer Animation is now an Unreal Academic Partner. This is recognition for our ongoing commitment to teaching in Unreal, and the particularly excellent work produced by our graduates. A small sample of their fantastic work (part of our application for partner status) is included below: “The… Read more » about The NCCA is awarded Unreal Engine Academic Partner Status