Mo-Sys unveils new features with launch of VP Pro 4.27

Mo-Sys™ Engineering has announced the launch of Mo-Sys VP Pro 4.27 with a raft of new features that will support Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 4.27. During the preview period of Unreal Engine 4.27, Mo-Sys has used the new update to complete a full multi-camera shoot with Amazon. The update was also put through a comprehensive, … Read more

Engineering excellence winners announced for 2021 HPA Awards

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Awards Committee has announced the winners of the 2021 HPA Awards for Engineering Excellence.  The HPA Awards, including the HPA Award for Engineering Excellence, will be bestowed on November 18 during a live gala at the Hollywood Legion. The process to be considered for an HPA Engineering Excellence Award included … Read more

Papertown films in a virtual airplane using Mo-Sys new Onset VP Services

Mo-Sys Engineering, recently launched its new Onset VP Services office based in Los Angeles to provide an out-sourced solution for production companies new to virtual production. This has enabled US creative and production specialists Papertown to quickly and accurately create an ambitious virtual production project featuring a passenger plane in a hangar. Papertown is an … Read more

ARRI’s ground-breaking UK mixed reality facility first to use Mo-Sys VP Pro XR

Mo-Sys Engineering has supplied the brand-new Mo-Sys VP Pro XR extended reality server as well as StarTracker camera tracking to ARRI for its new studio in Uxbridge, west of London, making them the first user of this innovative technology. The new facility is one of the largest permanent LED volume studios in Europe and they … Read more

Mo-Sys launches on-set virtual production services for LA productions

Mo-Sys Engineering is introducing on-set virtual production services for the Los Angeles market. Mo-Sys On-set VP Services provides an out-sourced solution for production companies new to virtual production. This is a unique Mo-Sys concept designed to empower cinematographers and directors who can now focus solely on imaging and storytelling without the time-drain of organising their … Read more

Mo-Sys launches long-awaited VP Pro XR

Mo-Sys Engineering has released a new multi-node media server solution for LED volumes to meet the demands of final pixel XR production for film and TV. With virtual production increasing exponentially, in particular in the LED volume space, Mo-Sys utilised its 20+ years of film and broadcast technology innovation and experience to create the next step … Read more

Mo-Sys and virtual focus

The late, great director Alexander MacKendrick once said that the director’s job is to direct attention. Indeed, the ability of the director and DP to lead the viewer’s eye to the important part of the frame is the very foundation of movie-making. One of the major tools in the DP’s toolbox is the ability to shift that … Read more

Virtual production: The Today Show case study

What does it take to create a virtual reality segment for national television? Keep reading to dive deeper into the virtual production of The Today Show segment that aired during Super Bowl weekend. 1. Creative Our primary goal with the segment was to showcase the power of virtual production. The trick to good virtual production … Read more

Mo-Sys VP Pro gets Sony Venice integration

Mo-Sys Engineering has integrated its virtual production software – Mo-Sys VP Pro – with the Sony Venice camera. Capturing the dynamic camera settings data direct from the Sony Venice, users can simplify and speed-up virtual production workflows. The Sony Venice full-frame digital cinematography camera is rapidly gaining popularity, not least for the large number of … Read more

StandardVision adds Mo-Sys’ precision camera tracking to studio

Mo-Sys Engineering is installing a StarTracker system in the Los Angeles studio of StandardVision. This extensive facility builds on StandardVision’s experience in design and implementation of large-scale displays, with an LED studio for virtual production. StandardVision has an enviable reputation for both the creative and technical aspects of architectural lighting and digital media. Projects have … Read more

Dock10 expands virtual studio capacity with more Mo-Sys StarTrackers

Large number of Mo-Sys camera tracking systems available for creative producers across all the Salford studios. Mo-Sys Engineering is extending the capabilities for virtual and augmented reality at Dock10’s studio complex in Salford. Dock10 already had five channels of camera tracking, and it is now adding a further nine, ensuring the technology is available for multiple … Read more

Mo-Sys takes virtual production to a truer focus

New Mo-Sys cinematic XR focus enables cinematographers to seamlessly pull focus between real and virtual worlds. Mo-Sys engineering has solved a major creative limitation when using an LED volume for virtual production. Cinematographers who needed to pull focus between real foreground objects – such as actors – and virtual objects displayed on an LED wall – … Read more

Mo-Sys expands LA sales and commercial team

Mo-Sys Engineering, virtual production and image robotics specialist, announced the appointment of Tanner Woodward as sales director, West Coast US. Arriving at Mo-Sys with extensive industry experience, Woodward joins from RED Digital Cinema, where he spent five years managing existing channel partners and establishing new dealer networks, as well as creating the corporate creative vertical. Working with a wide variety of creatives, from small content … Read more

disguise customers adopt StarTracker for virtual production

Mo-Sys Engineering Precision camera tracking solution provider for virtual production and image robotics, announced that its partner disguise has a number of customers and partners adopting StarTracker technology for XR and virtual production. disguise customers have been adopting StarTracker systems with disguise xR technology, and disguise has seen strong demand in the fast-growing APAC market … Read more

Mo-Sys eliminates gimbal lock

“In our conversations with the production community, we know that there is a real need for excellent stabilisation and precision camera positioning without the expense and limitations of device-specific and proprietary mounts,” explains Michael Geissler, CEO, speaking about Mo-Sys’ latest gyro-stabilized remote head. “Whether it is on a vehicle, a remote mount or a crane, … Read more

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