VP 101 is a focused training programme designed with the aim of introducing film professionals to the fundamentals of Virtual Production. Through providing a broad and general understanding of the VP pipeline from Render Node to Screen, and b understanding the various VP roles and responsibilities, this course supports the career development of current film professionals to work in Virtual Production.
This programme, supported by ScreenSkills and delivered by MARS Academy, is open to applicants in the UK regions and nations.
Who it’s for
This programme is aimed at existing film professionals with a desire to upskill and work in Virtual Production. You should have at least 4 years experience working as a Producer, Director, DOP, VFX Supervisor, or Head of Department (production, technical, VFX or post-production).
Applications from all working backgrounds are accepted, however a discretionary fee will be charged to any participants employed and working as in-house staff at production agencies. Freelancer places will be fully funded by ScreenSkills.
We welcome and encourage applications from people from diverse socio-economic backgrounds; disabled, d/Deaf and neurodiverse participants; Black, Asian and Minority Ethic (BAME) applicants and LGBTQ+ and non-binary candidates.
What it covers
There are 20 places available on this training programme, with learning divided into six modules, covering areas such as camera tracking, media servers, and an overview of operating systems. Using both classroom and Volume-based learning, all content is underpinned with concepts and theories and their practical application within an LED Volume setting to inspire confidence to undertake a Virtual Production shoot.
Key training dates:
5th – 9th September 2022
In person at MARS Volume, Ruislip HA4 0XT
How to apply
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Application deadline Friday 29th July 2022 at 12:00 noon.