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1. Hardware and Software Overview – Galway Stories: Virtual Production Through a 2020 Lens

Galway Film Centre (GFC) and Galway 2020, in association with Screen Talent Europe, are proud to release our new installment in our series of online seminars on Virtual Production.

The first video in our series is our Hardware and Software Overview. Drawing on our technical proficiency over a year of research, production, development and testing, Galway Film Centre have arrived at a great technological setup that is needs driven and budget friendly.


From 2019’s live action Lion King to Star Wars TV series The Mandalorian and even HBO/BBC series His Dark Materials, Virtual Production is becoming an ever-present technology that filmmakers will increasingly find themselves working with or alongside in the future. Each video in our series will be focusing on a different area of the production process, from an overview of the hardware and digital tools we are using right through to introducing multi-user editing to your workflow, we will be supplying direction and guidance in all necessary areas to help get your virtual production off the ground. 

Galway Stories: Virtual Production Through a 2020 Lens will continue to shine a light on the whole process of virtual production filmmaking and highlight the key challenges and opportunities for independent filmmakers engaging with this new technology. Over the next several weeks, we will release a video every Thursday to inform filmmakers on the new techniques that we at GFC have been researching and developing over the past 18 months. The aim of the series is to breakdown barriers to the world of virtual production and make it more accessible and affordable. 

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Galway Stories: Through a 2020 lens is presented by Galway Film Centre and Galway 2020 in association with Screen Talent Europe and with the support of Moetion Films, GMIT, and Epic Games. 



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