Epic Games teamed with filmmaker collective Bullitt to put the upcoming Unreal Engine 4.27 in-camera VFX tools to the test; watch their short film, plus a behind-the-scenes featurette exploring the tremendous impact of these new virtual production tools.
Category: Virtual Production
The new, rebuilt version of the performance capture and motion tracking software provides real-time motion tracking, Digital Delsys EMG systems integration, and advanced customization with a redesigned UI.
The Academy Award-winning computer graphics pioneer joins streamer’s Data Science and Engineering team to oversee new technology development across VFX, virtual production, and animation production.
The studio will provide mentorship, guidance, and $5,000 CAD for up to three applicants with compelling storytelling and visionary series concepts; submissions open July 19.
The program, a collaboration between Epic Games, Escape Studios, and six European university partners, provides experience in practical applications of Unreal Engine including previsualization, layout, rigging, animation, and integration of real-time workflows.
Overall VFX supervisor Jake Braver, with the help of ILM VFX supervisor Laurent Hugueniot, delivers 2,800 VFX shots depicting a world decimated by plague and a city ruled by supernatural evil, in the 9-part series from CBS Television Studios now streaming on Paramount+.
New production studio joint venture will specialize in pre-production and animation services for real-time 2D and 3D series and features.
Launching with special performances including The Desert Dwellers, Desert Hearts Mikey Lion, Porky, Lee Reynolds, Marbs, RYBO, and Carlo, the new, scalable VR technology brings 2D content into virtual reality with no limit to the number of music lovers who can share the experience.
BAFTA winner James Whitlam will head episodic work as the company brings both departments under one banner, one pipeline, and a new leadership structure.
The leading extended reality tech firm and Xite Labs create a myriad of immersive worlds in Unreal Engine for the rappers’ ‘Trapsoul World Series’ performance.
VFX house and Canadian TV/Film equipment company have already begun building new virtual production stages in Vancouver and Toronto, with more set for 2022; combined capital commitment exceeds $30 million.
Leading visualization company provides crucial virtual production support that helped the Netflix mystery thriller’s creative team remotely view work, brainstorm, and make creative decisions shot by shot during the pandemic.
Now available for game developers, latest major release, expected to ship in early 2022, includes numerous new groundbreaking features including Nanite virtualized micropolygon and Lumen global illumination systems.
Production Services division becomes Technicolor Creative Studios, with new leadership team focused on design, direction, and production in VFX, XR, and animation.
Leading visualization company and their ARENA virtual camera system helped the filmmaker and his VFX team plan, visualize, shoot, and deliver key astronaut spacewalk and airlock death sequences on their Oscar-nominated, VES Award-winning sci-fi drama.
Latest deep dive under the hood of Unreal Engine details challenges and real-time solutions for creating realistic-looking hair and fur.
New cloud-based pay as you go production service provides almost limitless, easily scalable access to high-power accelerated virtual workstations, high-speed storage, and on-demand rendering resources across Amazon’s global infrastructure.
R&D project aims to develop a totally immersive virtual production environment delivering high-quality real-time scenes in Unreal Engine.
Running May 4-6, the online even has announced additional talks and highlights, including ‘From 2D to 3D: The Craft of Tom & Jerry,’ more ‘Concept Art Track’ speakers, and a panel by the Animation Media Cluster Region Stuttgart.
Epic Games’ new grant and fellowship program aims to fund filmmakers who utilize Unreal Engine for real-time projects.
Once again, the technology company’s professional GPUs are behind all five VFX Oscar nominees; the 93rd annual Academy Awards take place this Sunday, April 25.
Digitized shots of Icelandic snow, glaciers, and misty weather, coupled with real-time camera tracking and Unreal Engine, meant high-resolution environment projections, and lighting, could be captured in-camera to provide unprecedented realism for onstage shooting, in George Clooney and Netflix’s Oscar-nominated sci-fi drama.