Talking about Virtual Pre-Production at MAKERS Conference

by | 10 May 2021

Fix it in Prep

How virtual production front loads creative decisions and costs

Starting on Wed, 9 Jun 2021, OSF VP Cinematographer Asa Bailey, will join VFX Supervisor Rob Legato and the virtual conference panel, to discuss their pre-production work-flows for virtual production, in an exclusive 2 day event from the team behind makers magazine and FOCUS, the Meeting Place for International Production.

Makers June pop-up is a 2-day virtual conference for the creative community exploring the merger of technology with storytelling. No longer hype, key technology advances from AI to Virtual Production and Cloud are delivering genuine creative and business benefits to production. Speakers include legendary SFX wizard Doug Trumbull (2001 A Space Odyssey, Blade Runner), Paramount Pictures Futurist Ted Schilowitz, Welcome to Chechnya Director/Writer/Producer David France, three-time Academy Award winner Rob Legato (Titanic, Hugo, The Lion King) and panelists from On-Set Facilities, DNEG, Entertainment Technology Centre, Rewind, Factory 42, Scriptbook, BUCK, Adobe, The Story Lab UK and StoryFutures Academy.

The Virtual Production technology and techniques with which The Mandalorian wowed the industry is coming on tap fast. What does that look like? Where are the pain points today if you don’t have the budget of The Mandalorian? Tips and advice for non-technical producers embarking on VP. Speakers: Rob Legato – VFX Supervisor, Asa Bailey – CEO On-Set Facilities VP Cinematographer, Lawrence Jones – VP Supervisor,, Erik Weaver – Director of Virtual & Adaptive Production, USC’s Entertainment Technology Center (ETC). See below link for the full list of speakers and to apply for tickets.

Free – By Invitation Only. If we are unable to offer places to everyone who applies, we will be prioritising requests from content creators who have at least one theatrical or broadcast credit. You can apply to attend here.