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MetFilm School Short Course Virtual Discovery Session

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Metfilm School

One-Day Virtual Production

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This intensive one-day course provides a foundational exploration of Virtual Production, empowering students to pursue independent learning and further exploration into In-Camera Visual Effects (ICVFX).

This course is delivered in association with our partners at Garden Studios, and is suitable for both beginners and those with basic skills.


Why Take the Course?

Why Take the Course?

One-Day Virtual Production is not just a learning experience; it’s a gateway to a future where you wield the tools and knowledge of Virtual Production with confidence. The course goes beyond theory, providing a practical foundation for the future of Virtual Production.

The course will allow you to:

  • Uncover the fundamental concepts of Virtual Production
  • Navigate through the essential technologies and concepts that define Virtual Production
  • Gain insights into the key ingredients such as Unreal Engine, ICVFX, and the Virtual Art Department

What you will study

What you will study

The following list is an overview of the topics and themes covered in One-Day Virtual Production. For more information, please download the course outline below.


Get to grips with the fundamentals. Discover what Virtual Production is, explore its inner workings, and unravel the myriad benefits it brings to the filmmaking table. Take a tour of Garden Studios, where real-world examples showcase the possibilities of Virtual Production.

Dive deep into key technologies and concepts that lay the foundation for the immersive journey ahead.

The Key Ingredients

Explore the essential components that make Virtual Production a ground-breaking force. Gain invaluable insights into Unreal Engine, ICVFX, the Virtual Art Department, and the basic workflow that underpins it all.

Unpack the intricacies of the camera, including tracking techniques that form the backbone of a seamless virtual production experience.

Test Shoot

Put theory into practice in the final part of the day, where all the pieces come together. Students take the reins in a hands-on test shoot, operating camera, lights, and Unreal Engine under the watchful guidance of Garden Studios.

This practical application solidifies your understanding, ensuring you leave with not just knowledge, but the ability to confidently navigate a Virtual Production scenario.


Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements for London

Minimum Age: 18 at the start of the course.

This course is open enrolment and there are no entry requirements.

In order to get the most out of the course, you should be able to both speak and write in English to a reasonable standard.

Please be aware that we have a limited number of places available for each course intake and operate on a first-come, first-served basis.

Duration and Location

  • Duration: 1 day, usually between 10am and 5pm.
  • Location: Garden Studios.

Application Information

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