Save valuable resources in pre-production with the power of real-time render engines. Rapidly construct visual ideas. Quickly experiment with different lensing options, lighting setups, camera placement, and actor placement before placing a foot on set. Virtual pre-production gives filmmakers a giant leap creative control. Use our system’s LIDAR and photogrammetry support to shoot within 3D scans of real locations. Build quality printable storyboards, quickly and easily. Save digital locations/camera/lens/shot setups to load with a click of a button.
Simply and easily configure the virtual camera with any industry standard physical camera and lens configuration. After a two minute setup, actors can be composited into virtual environments and life-like productions can begin, virtually. Virtual production empowers filmmakers to make stronger choices on set. Mean Cat FX Studio™ lets one composite real actors into CG backgrounds, live on-set. Capture in ProRes or other codecs. Find confidence that your visual effects match lighting setups. Ensure that your actors’ sight-lines are correct. Take the guesswork out of complicated VFX shots. Know what your shot will look like before post production.
Easily communicate complicated visual effects shots to your Post Production team and take the lead in creating a final cut. Use Mean Cat’s recorded motion-tracking data linked to each video files as a valuable Visual Effects reference, making later post production works track automatically – such as adding new animations and effects. Save tremendous time and money in post production with Mean Cat’s easy to use metadata-rich storyboard references for lighting setups, camera and lens choices, and exceptional continuity checks. Effortlessly share creative choices with your entire team, digitally or in print.
The MCFX Camera Tracker™ allows you to quickly create a virtual production anywhere. The MCFX groundbreaking markerless positional tracking does not require expensive dedicated stages, enabling you to work freely, anywhere, without the additional costs. Choose to work more naturally.
The plug-and-play, MC FX Studio™ is inclusive to all industry standard cameras and lenses. The powerful MeanCat Calibration Engine™ makes it simple to calibrate any lens and camera body combination. Accurate real-world lens simulations allow you to work with real cameras and lenses in a virtual space. Merge the real with the imaginary.
With versatility being key in creative industries, MC FX Studio™ is designed and pre-configured for both Unity 3d and Unreal Engine. Take advantage of the strengths within both software choices. Making the world your stage, literally anywhere!