What is the size of the LED set-up?
25.5 x 5m
What is the pixel pitch of the LED screen?
What is the LED model?
AOTO 2.3mm RM series
How many pixels are there per LED tile?
216 x 216 pixels
Can the height of the truss with the LED ceiling be adjusted?
Yes, the truss grid is on motors and can easily be brought down.
What is server solution for Unreal Engine real-time content ?
We primarily use our bespoke dual-GPU A6000 server racks. Alternatively, we occasionally deploy a disguise RX + VX solution.
What is your server solution for plate playback?
Can you do 10-bit HDR?
What does XR stand for?
“Extended Reality”. Correctly speaking it’s the umbrella name for Mixed Reality, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality. However, in the film and broadcast industry it’s generally referred to a setup allowing for virtual Set Extension, LED floor and AR graphics.
What is Virtual Set Extension?
Using Augmented Reality (AR) graphics to extend the graphics to the outside of the LED screens when the camera is shooting outside the boundaries of the LED screens.
What is Front Plate and Backplate?
Frontplate = Augmented Reality graphics (AR) appearing in front of the talent.
Backplate = content mapped onto LED screens and virtual Set Extensions.
Do you have an in-house Virtual Production team?
Yes, the volume is fully serviced by our in-house VP and facilities teams.
What are the dimensions of MARS Volume Studio A?
What are the dimensions of MARS Volume Studio B?
Do you have parking available on-site?
We do have limited parking onsite. Additional local parking facilities are available for overflow should it be required. Please contact your MARS Volume representative for additional details.
Do you have catering facilities on-site?
We do not have catering facilities at MARS Volume, however you are welcome to outsource catering which can be set up in Studio B, or outside our facility.
Are there green room / dressing room / production office facilities?
These additional facilities can be set up in Studio B, which is a customisable space and can be tailored to your production’s needs.
What is your Wi-Fi capacity?
We provide 50mbps per user for clients as a standard, however this can be upgraded for a fee if required.
Do you have studio plans, 3D stage models / objs?
You can download our tech-specs here and read more about the tech specs under the Technical Specifications page. For 3D stage models, please email email@example.com.
How long is your minimum hire of the Volume?
We recommend a minimum hire of 3 days. This allows for pre-light, test and one shoot day.
What hours will we have access to the studio? Can we run into overtime, if necessary?
Our studio’s opening hours are between 9 – 6 PM. However, we know productions can often come with longer hours, so we will endeavour to accommodate your schedule where we can.
Overtime hours will incur an extra fee.
What is the day rate at MARS Volume?
Exact pricing will depend on your project’s requirements. Indicative pricing begins from £15k per day for plate playback on a typical 5 day shoot. Please get in touch for a pricing for your project.
What are your standard payment terms?
Payment terms are immediate (+0 days). We require a non-refundable 50% deposit to secure a booking, with 25% due on the first day of the client booking and the remaining 25% on the last day.
Once booked, date changes are not permitted and any subsequent movement will require a new booking and deposit.
What insurances are required?
We require all clients to have Public Liability Insurance of £10M.