NEWS UPDATE | MAY 9TH, 2022.: 80SIX UNVEILS ITS VIRTUAL PRODUCTION STUDIO EXPANSION AT THE MEDIA PRODUCTION & TECHNOLOGY SHOW 2022.
Leading video technology company, 80six, announces the reopening of their virtual production studio in Slough, following planned expansion.
What started in March 2021 as a ‘pop-up’ LED Volume at the front of their technology warehouse, evolved into a purpose- built VP studio at a permanent location in Slough, doubling its current footprint.
The brand-new 11,743 sq. ft virtual production facility features bespoke LED Volumes and the latest real-time technologies (camera tracking, game engines, media servers) for delivering in-camera VFX (ICVFX) or xR (extended reality).
The studio continues with their successful business model geared towards flexibility & adaptability by building to spec each LED Volume to match the production needs & budgets. This introduces a more a cost-effective & sustainable approach to LED virtual production by not wasting money and power on unnecessary equipment.
“Our aim is to make virtual production more accessible to varying production budgets – and by now, we know, that you do not need a Mandalorian-sized LED Volume to shoot in-camera visual effects. Next door to our studio, we have 80six’s video technology warehouse, with a large inventory of industry-leading ROE Visual LED panels which gives us the chance to book in productions one after another, scaling the LED Volume accordingly, or to respond quickly to production changes without the need to outsource inventory”
Dan Hamill, Co-Founder & Director at 80six. • For the full press release click here
ABOUT VIRTUAL PRODUCTION STUDIOS BY 80SIX
Located just outside London, Virtual Production Studios by 80six is an 11,743 sq ft. purpose-built virtual production & mixed reality studio with bespoke LED stages and the latest real-time technologies for delivering in-camera VFX (ICVFX) or xR (extended reality).
Through a combination of high-resolution LED screens, game engines, camera tracking technology and award-winning media servers, the studio is geared to lead visual innovation in film, TV & advertising by integrating existing & emerging technologies in new ways that push entertainment production to a new level.
Link to the VPS page on The Studio Map here