“Listening to your team and always spending a moment to take on board what they have said before making decisions is important to achieve the best work,” - Oscar Knott, virtual production supervisor, on getting the best out a department.
AppleTV+'s 'Metropolis' will shoot in Victoria, with both state and federal governments also investing in new virtual production infrastructure and training at Docklands Studios Melbourne to support.
The ABC has moved to expand its virtual production capabilities, announcing a partnership with South Australia's Light Cultural Foundation (Light).
The second instalment of ABC/Komixx Entertainment's 'Itch' was the first drama to recommence in Western Australia last year, thanks in part to virtual production technology used to contain sets.
When you think of virtual production, you might think of Jon Favreau's 'The Lion King' and 'The Mandalorian'. However, Heath Ryan is setting out to showcase that such techniques can be used even on projects without a Disney budget.
Video game and software developer Epic Games ('Fortnite') has partnered with Film Victoria, Screen NSW, Screen Tasmania, Screen Queensland, Screenwest, Screen Territory and the South Australian Film Corporation to launch a national short film competition.