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Virtual Production Stage Operator - Level 1

Learn fundamental technologies of a virtual production stage, as well as basic workflows  for Virtual production software and techniques. Come and join the Real-Time revolution!

Available with our bespoke trainer or consultancy add-on.



What are the basics I need to learn to work on set in Virtual Production?

 This course provides an  introductory overview to the fundamental technologies of a virtual production stage, as well as basic workflows  for Virtual production software and techniques.  You will cover essential terminology and  functions of hardware and software components of the  virtual productions stage. Explaining Edit and render  nodes, LED Panels, Video Processors, Camera tracking  solutions.


 It will also cover the use of source control  (Perforce) and multi-user sessions within unreal engine.  These job-ready skills will give you the capabilities to  understand how you fit into the team and how to work  within the On-set Workflow (what needs to be done).  By the end of this course, you will have a strong idea of  what roll you are interested in and have good  foundational understanding of the VP workflow. 

What you get:

Online training for the experts

Virtual Production magic

Access to the community

You'll receive exclusive access to the Final Pixel Academy training platform, where you can work your way through learning at your own pace.

Our courses are completely bespoke, unavailable anywhere else.

You will be given exclusive access to the Final Pixel Academy community of Virtual Production enthusiasts, including our dedicated prvate Final Pixel Academy Discord server.

Remote Workstation Access*

If you're not quite ready to invest in a workstation that can run a powerful games engine like Unreal, but still eager to learn, we have a cloud-based solution where you can access a remote workstation for a small fee, thus allowing you to learn Unreal Engine while using your current technology. Enquire within.

Fun, fierce, two days shooting, learning and working with the immensely talented crew and cohorts from Final Pixel Academy.


~ Final Pixel Academy student

Course Content

Module 1:


  • Introduction 


Module 2:


  • Setting up a VP Studio

  • Editor and Render Nodes

  • Processors & LED Wall

  • Camera Tracking & Genlock

  • Unreal Engine & Perforce


Module 3:


  • Camera Tracking

  • Basics

  • Types of Tracking

  • Lens Encoding


Module 4:


  • Perforce User Guide

  • What is Source Control

  • Perforce & P4V

  • Source Control Setup in Unreal

  • Doing it in P4V

  • Reverting Changes

  • Best Practic

  • Adding Marketplace Assets Demo


Module 5:


  • Multi-User Editing

  • Overview

  • Setup Workflow


Module 6:


  • Introduction to nDisplay

  • Configuring nDisplay

  • Camera Tracking

  • Switchboard

Download the course catalogue for full details

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Recommended Duration



Final Pixel Academy 

Masterclass Certificate

Start date

Computer requirements

Delivery & Support


2 Weeks

2 - 3 hours per week



Online classes with support

Able to run Unreal Engine 5.3

Rolling - at own leisure

Welcome to the future of filmmaking

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