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Virtual Production for Directors - Level 1

 Our Virtual Production for Directors Level 1 Course  provides an understanding of key technologies that  underpin VP, how to work with the Virtual Art  Department (VAD) and what to expect on set.  

Available with our bespoke trainer or consultancy add-on.



What can Virtual Production bring to the table for Directors?

  What is it like directing in the LED volume? Do you need  new skills? What do DoPs and actors think of working in  this new medium? Which roles are changing the most.  This course begins with a brief introduction to the  technologies involved in Virtual Production and then  takes a deeper dive into real-world examples, showing  how new paradigms are emerging in the workflow and  how the on-set experience is changing.  

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.

The course was ace - I feel supported and excited to keep pushing into Virtual Production - Thank you!

Final Pixel Academy student

Course Content

Module 1:

  •  Recap of the basics – what is it, how does it work? 

Module 2:

  • Detailed look at three key technologies underpinning VP. 

Module 3:

  •  Differences vs traditional production from a Director’s perspective

  • Key Technologies

  • Camera Tracking

  • Games Engines

  • LED Walls. 

Module 4:

  •  Working with a Virtual Art Department

  • Virtual Production Workflow

  • Creative Development

  • Production Design

  • Pre-Viz

  • OnSet (OSVP) .

Module 5:

  • Final Pixel Case Study

Module 6:

  • Pushing the Boundaries - What's Next?

Download the course catalogue for full details

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Recommended Duration



Final Pixel Academy 

Masterclass Certificate

Start date

Computer requirements

Delivery & Support


1 Week

2 - 3 hours per week



Online classes with support

Internet Access

Rolling - at own leisure

Welcome to the future of filmmaking

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