In a production studio in Kiev, Ukraine, a film director sits in front of a computer screen and yells, “Action!” Some 7,500 km (4,660 miles) away in Shanghai, China, his assistant relays the message to the crew filming a TV advertisement for Mercedes-Benz. Read more.
“First, we let the director and cast have the set to themselves. Then we brought in a camera, the DoP and the 1st AC to drop marks. Everyone else watched via QTAKE. When the set was ready, the cast returned. Everyone else remained off set, watching on QTAKE. When everyone was happy, the cast removed their PPE, and the set was closed.” Read more.
We are incredibly happy to be the technology partner of Moxion, winner of the 2020 HPA Award for Engineering Excellence! “Immediates footage, complete with Camera, Action, and VFX Wranglers’ metadata, flows from the QTAKE video assist into the Moxion cloud where it can be reviewed and logged before flowing into Editorial or VFX workflows.” Read more.
“What’s new is all the foreign jobs from clients and agencies that can’t produce in their home countries. With so much at stake, Clubhouse has taken the plunge and invested in remote shooting technology; namely QTAKE, that allows non-physical roles to be fulfilled by collaborators overseas. The potential this carries for production houses is huge.” Read more.
The Czech Republic opened up to productions in early May when restrictions which limited productions, such as the need for actors to wear face masks were removed. One of the largest productions to take place since May was an eight day studio shoot for an American agency and client with remote director serviced by Bohemian Pictures in Prague. Read more.