Save valuable resources in pre-production with the power of real-time render engines. Rapidly construct your visual ideas immersively. Experiment with different lensing options, lighting setups, camera placement and movement before placing a foot on set. Virtual pre-production gives filmmakers greater creative control to realize their visions. Use our system’s LIDAR support to shoot within 3D scans of real locations. And, build quality printable storyboards, quickly and easily with the pressing of a single button.
Pairing the virtual camera with any industry standard physical camera and lens configuration is simple and easy. After a two minute setup, per lens and camera body, actors and set extensions can then be composited into virtual environments and life-like production can begin, virtually. Virtual production empowers filmmakers to make stronger choices on set, visualizing their films live with CG backgrounds and set-extensions in real time. Mean Cat FX Studio™ lets you composite real actors into CG backgrounds live on-set and even capture them in ProRes or other codecs. Find confidence that your chroma key matches 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 VFX shots to your entire team so that Post Production has visual reference and a lead on creating a final cut. Use the recorded motion-tracking data linked to the production camera as a valuable reference for your VFX team, making their later work of adding new animations and effects that track automatically, faster and easier. Save tremendous time and money in Post. Easily use and organize metadata-rich storyboards as references for lighting setups, camera and lens choices, and exceptional continuity checks. Effortlessly share them 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!