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Virtual Production Essentials

An introduction to some of the essential technologies in the evolving virtual production space


Virtual Production is a growing segment of the film and television industry. This workshop will introduce students to the technology used to create the fantastic worlds and props in som of the most popular film and television productions. 

Need an example of Virtual Production? Watch these short videos of Virtual Production Behind The Scenes at The New York City Center for Media Education on YouTube

Graphic for a YouTube Series on Virtual Production

Max Capacity: 8

What You Should Know:

  • A basic understanding of film and television production is helpful

What You Will Learn:

  • How Unreal Engine is used in virtual production
  • How camera tracking with tools like the Mo-Sys StarTracker system is vital to virtual production
  • How motion capture technology and tools like OptiTrack and Motive are part of the virtual production ecosystem
  • How photogrammetry is used in the virtual production ecosystem

 What's Next:

Accessibility Statement

Due to the nature of the production environment, some portions of the facility may be difficult to navigate by individuals using mobility devices. Please inform us if you have any accessibility needs before registering for class. We will do our best to support accessibility requests.

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