The success of The Mandalorian’s virtual productions have allowed the technological giants that produce large displays to find a new location for these products. Sonyfor example, it is already using its modular crystal LEDs to provide backgrounds for shooting. And soon also the Samsung The Wall will find space in film production, thanks to a collaboration with CJ ENM, Korea’s leading producer of films and TV shows. When the new virtual production studio opens in Paju, Gyeonggi province, then Samsung will supply the company with its huge MicroLED displays.
Samsung The Wall protagonist of virtual cinema productions
the virtual productions are becoming more and more popular in the film world. The technique involves the use of LED stages, game engines and virtual reality to create and control computer-generated backgrounds. For the moment, however, given the high costs of this type of production, few successful results have been achieved. But that should change, at least according to a report from the Göteborg Film Festival, which states that virtual production should become the norm in cinema within the next 5 years. And here is the Samsung The Wall comes to the aid of the productions of CJ ENM.
The screen production company, in fact, claims that this will guarantee improved images thanks to the support for HDR 10+ e frame rate ottimizzati (23.976Hz, 29.97Hz and 59.94Hz). Indeed, for the partnership it will be installed in the new studios of CJ ENM an oval-shaped display, with a diameter of 20 meters and a height of over 7 meters. And as Samsung reported, this one measures over 1000 inches and supports high-resolution content fino a 16K. In short, a gigantic The Wall for a virtual production that will really offer great surprises. Even if we still don’t know exactly when.