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VPET - Virtual Production Editing Tool

We are developing a holistic approach for collaborative tools that allow real-time on-set light, asset and animation editing via an intuitive interface. VPET is a tablet based onset editing application to work within a virtual production environment. It is designed to run on mobile and head mounted devices allowing easy access to operators without dedicated training. It provides functionality to edit assets during a virtual shooting and synchronize changes with the film pipeline. VPET communicates through a network interface to main applications and other clients, allowing live editing of object, light and animation parameters. The development is open-source and particularly considers established (offline) film pipelines.

Project files and code available at Github:

 

Publications

Simon Spielmann, Andreas Schuster, Kai Götz, Volker Helzle. VPET – A Toolset for Collaborative Virtual Filmmaking. SA '16 Technical Briefs, December 05-08, 2016, Macao

Oliver Grau, Volker Helzle, Eric Joris, Thomas Knop, Brice Michoud, Philipp Slusallek, Philippe Bekaert, Jonathan Starck. Dreamspace: a platform and tools for collaborative virtual production. IBC 2016 Conference, 2016 page 31.

Volker Helzle. 2016. Dreamspace am Animationsinstitut. In Digital Production 3/16 - Magazin für Digitale Medienproduktion. April 2016: 108-113.

Jonas Trottnow, Kai Götz, Stefan Seibert, Simon Spielmann, Volker Helzle, Farshad Einabadi, Clemens K. H. Sielaff, Oliver Grau. Intuitive Virtual Production Tools for Set and Light Editing. CVMP 2015.