The Creation of OpenVPCal
There’s times that you start a project planning to complete it in a few days, and it takes a bit longer. Well, I’m here to talk about one where “a bit longer” turned into 2+ years. And for this I’m blaming the amazing people that I was able to develop it with. So here’s the story of OpenVPCal…
OpenVPCal is an open-source Screen-to-Camera color calibration tool for virtual production (In-Camera VFX) that I’ve been developing for the best part of the last 2 years alongside with Francesco Luigi Giardiello, an Imaging Technologist from Netflix and amazing color scientist, as well as his team, plus a whole lot of input from many other people.
OpenVPCal is now (writing this on November 2022) in beta state and already being tested by 40+ partners around the world. The tool was presented in Siggraph 2022 by Carol Payne and Francesco 1, and we also made a presentation of the tool on Netflix Post Production Summit 2022 in Madrid, last week.Read more