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SXSW 2020

Game-Changer: Video Game Tech is Transforming Film

Virtual production is dramatically transforming the way film and television content is made. With today’s advancements in graphics hardware, video game software, and immersive platforms, professionals at every stage of production – from directors to grips – can take advantage of new filmmaking methods that increase creativity and collaboration while saving time and resources. In many ways, the lines between pre-production, production, and post-production are blurring, if not being erased altogether, as the traditional linear pipeline becomes a more parallel process. Join a cross-section of Hollywood professionals to learn how new technologies and techniques are changing the game on set, and are reintroducing a level of spontaneity in filmmaking that the field hasn’t seen in decades.

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  1. Learn how virtual production addresses traditional production challenges to better achieve the filmmaker’s vision earlier in the process.
  2. Learn about cutting-edge methods such as virtual location scouting, filming virtual characters in a volume, live in-camera effects with LED walls.
  3. Learn how virtual production techniques can be adopted by any department on set, even on smaller-budget productions.



Shannon Deoul, Publicist, Raz Public Relations

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  • Event: SXSW
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Film & TV Industry
  • Level: Intermediate
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