What every producer should know about virtual set.

Learning about Virtual Sets and using them whenever possible is a step all producers can take to reduce costs, creative compromises, carbon emissions, and solid waste. Want to sell your clients on this money-saving, planet-saving option? We can help. When we created the East Coast’s first Virtual Backlot, we promised to provide the Tri-State production community with the proper guidance to use it. Here are some of the things you should know.

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We are production advisors

We know that Virtual Production and Motion Control can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be ;) Today’s technology is easier than ever to master. So, let me show you how you can get the shot, and be fast, cost-effective and maybe even have 'good times'.

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Why I Made Friends with Robots

We know that Motion Control can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be! Today’s MoCo technology is easier than ever to master. Let me show you how MoCo makes precision moves manageable, so getting the shot can be fast, cost-effective and maybe even 'good times'.

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Variety Magazine, Take 2 🎬

The ‘Congrats’ and ‘Likes’ keep pouring in concerning our headlining moment in Variety Magazine. The article is about the Jersey film experience and how the state has shifted to accommodate for the creation of state-of-the-art sound stages.

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Netflix Camera Tests

Repeat client, Netflix, came back to Cobalt to test camera, lens, lighting, and filter combinations to create the mood the director had in mind before the new season began...

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Our Field Trip to Mo-Sys!

In case you aren’t familiar… Mo-Sys is an award-winning, world-renowned manufacturer of virtual production solutions. We’ve been watching them VERY closely, and have been headed down the virtual path with them for a while now (wink wink). We met with the Mo-Sys guys at NAB and Cinegear; but then, we really decided to take the bull by the horns, and meet with them at their own laboratory after producing our verite commercial spots in Los Angeles.

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Cobalt + Khaite = 2022 Fashion Show

Science in the Service of Art. And when we bring our laboratory to you...this is what it looks like. Our digital, mechanical, hydraulic and robotic production capabilities extend far beyond any we’ve encountered before.

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Cobalt at Cinegear 2022

CINEGEAR: Robots, Good Friends and Virtual Production.
The Cinegear Expo stepped out from NAB’s shadow this year with an amazing display of developing and evolving production tech.

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Cobalt’s Production solutions: From verite to virtual.

Following our weekend at NAB in Vegas, we put our focus on the task at hand: location shooting on the West Coast, and can you believe it, on four iPhone 13 Pros. Our clients wanted authentic, veritas-style spots capturing the essence of a Carne Asada celebration, and we were dealing with a very non-traditional cast... To the point, the content featured actual families of untrained actors.

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Cobalt embraces the curve.

For years now, Team Cobalt has stayed well ahead of the curve with Virtual Production techniques and capabilities. Our recent spotlight in Variety Magazine is a testament to our growth. No matter the many hurdles and challenges come our way, we have adapted. Remember the Darwin quote about “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent. It is the one that is most adaptable to change?”

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