Flipside Studio is a brand new virtual production tool that permits actors and administrators to seize and create animated content material completely in VR. It’s leaving early entry, after a testing interval by which a number of notable corporations and platforms used the know-how.
The software program allows you to embody avatars and fashions inside VR and arrange digital cameras to movie content material from throughout the digital studio. This enables actors to behave out and carry out scenes utilizing movement seize, which is then recorded utilizing digital cameras and will be edited right into a video or broadcast as reside animation content material.
It’s obtainable for PC VR on Steam. A standalone model for Oculus Quest is deliberate for the the longer term, with an alpha construct coming quickly.
The software has been utilized by some corporations, with content material made in Flipside Studio now obtainable on some streaming platforms like Amazon Prime, YouTube, Twitch and Caffeine. For instance, Flipside Studio was used to prototype Detective Fips, a German youngsters’s present on the Toggo platform (a joint operation between Walt Disney Direct and the RTL Group). Likewise, Caffeine — a livestreaming competitor to Twitch with funding from Fox — also used Flipside Studios to film a live animated show with chat interaction, all created from home during the COVID-19 lockdown. It has additionally been used for music movies by DEL Data and for interstitial content material within the Amazon Prime collection Spooky Film Time.
All in all, Flipside Studio appears to be like look a powerful software and has a lot of options to go well with different types of manufacturing. There’s an auto-scroll teleprompter, implementable physique physics for practical interactions, OBS and Twitch integration, customized units (which will be constructed out of VR, as pictured above), reside drawing functionality, and collaboration help for multi-user periods.
With the disappearance of Mindshow from Steam, Flipside Studio appears to be like like a powerful contender for comparable kinds of made-in-VR movies. It is going to be free for non-commercial use, with a $25/month value tier for indie studios, a $200/month for corporations with income over $200,000, and negotiable enterprise pricing choices.
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