Radio & Television

MELS Studio launches virtual production stage

MONTREAL — As it adapts to the changing needs of its customers, TVA Group’s MELS Studios and Postproduction division announced today it is launching a new virtual stage with an LED wall (pictured), built in collaboration with Solotech and powered by Epic Games’ Unreal Engine. Virtual stages allow productions to work with smaller crews, facilitating physical distancing and reducing the size and scope of shoots, sets and crowd scenes, explains the studio’s press release. “2020 was a challenging year for everyone but we also saw it as an opportunity to leverage the know-how of MELS’ teams to implement innovative turnkey...

Our industry and COVID-19

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