Virtual production case studies for high-end TV: Happy Valley 3 and Good Omens 2

Happy Valley production shot of policewoman getting out of a police car
Happy Valley S3 (c) BBC, Lookout Point, Matt Squire
Happy Valley production shot of policewoman getting out of a police car
Happy Valley S3 (c) BBC, Lookout Point, Matt Squire
Career stages
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Film, High-end TV
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Join an online webinar to hear how virtual production was used on high-end TV (HETV) productions Happy Valley 3 & Good Omens 2.

Virtual production is being used more regularly in a range of television productions. As a result, it is becoming increasingly important to have an understanding of what it is and how it works.  
This one-hour webinar session will provide an introduction to the below

  • What virtual production is
  • The benefits and challenges of using it for a television production
  • Scenes used in Happy Valley 3 and Good Omens 2
  • Where the technology is leading us 
  • Roles available in the industry for HETV freelancers
  • Training available in virtual production

The three speakers in the session are

Chris Cox, Head of VP and Real Time Solutions VSS - Video Screen Services. VSS supports lighting crews, cinematographers, art department, and visual effects (VFX) on a wide range of feature film and HETV drama productions. They have recently supported the virtual production work on Happy Valley 3, Good Omens, and Apple TV Hijack. Chris will discuss what this entails, how in-camera effects are used and how this technology is shaping film and television production.

Johann Perry is an HETV cinematographer who has worked on drama, documentary, comedy, and commercials, most recently on television dramas The Tourist Season 2 and Happy Valley Season 3.

Ashley Mayse, VFX producer, is Emmy nominated for ‘outstanding supporting VFX’ for her efforts on 11.22.63 and Daredevil Season 1, she brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the discussion about her work on the virtual production scenes for Good Omens 2. 

The webinar will be chaired by Michael Adefehinti, a Creative Technologist, Real-time Game Engine Specialist, and one of Framesync’s Co-Founders. He has worked under various roles involving real-time, virtual production technologies on several titles, such as Aquaman And The Lost Kingdom (2023), The Flash (2023), Black Widow (2021), No Time To Die (2021), Barbie (2023), and more. 

Who it's for

The webinar is for new entrants, mid-level or professional freelancers wanting to hear about virtual production processes.

What it covers

Virtual production techniques, virtual production roles, virtual production scenes on a high-end television drama, lighting, scheduling and roles for virtual production.

Find out more about virtual production competencies.

How to apply

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