Managing your own work and how you collaborate with others is essential when incorporating virtual production within the lighting department. These considerations complement the wider competencies required to undertake more traditional projects.
Coordinate lighting production liaison
It is likely that conventional lighting crew sizes will be reduced when shooting on an LED volume, because much of the overall illumination is provided by the screen itself. When considering lighting crew size, bear in mind the new roles of virtual gaffer, LED technician and lighting console operator.
One of the main considerations is to ensure the crew are always aware of the limitation of the screen in terms of moisture, atmospherics and manoeuvrability.
Manage the health and safety of lighting crews
This remains equally critical with virtual production as it is for traditional productions.
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