The Extended Reality (XR) industry – including virtual reality, video games, movies, and simulators – is projected to reach $460 billion in value by 2026 and over $1 trillion by 2030, according to Grandview Research. The virtual reality market alone was worth $15.81 billion in 2020 and is forecast to grow at an annual rate of 18% from 2021 to 2028.
This fast-growing field of content creation is building an environment where physical and digital content coexists and interact in real-time. As virtual production studios are being built worldwide, there is high demand for graduates with the necessary skills to support this emerging way of working.
The goal of this course is to produce creative practitioners with the technical skills to work in and shape the emerging Virtual Production industry. This course will teach students how to use the latest immersive technologies in state-of-the-art facilities comparable to those in the industry, while also providing a solid understanding of how real-time engines can create in-camera visual effects.
In addition, students will acquire skills across various roles and responsibilities in the Virtual Production workflow. They will work efficiently within the Virtual Production environment, calibrating technology to achieve consistent outputs. By studying at a renowned institute of creative technologies, students will have access to the best facilities equipped with industry-standard software and supported by expert technological specialists.
Our goal is for students to graduate with an outstanding portfolio that will set them apart in the job market and enable them to pursue a career in fields such as film and TV production, games production, sound design, live events, and digital content production. With the knowledge and skills gained from this course, graduates will be well positioned to work at the forefront of this exciting new field.