Tutorial Resources

While a wealth of information exists on using various software to create 3D environments, information on inserting a recorded (or live) performance into 3D space, then rendering it in VR, can be hard to find. Our tutorials will focus on this crucial element to creating a Virtual Utopia experience.

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Unity Tutorial

George Clanton narrates a guide on how to insert a chroma keyed video layer into Unity, have the video layer move on its own to always face the camera, and how to export the project as a VR panoramic video.

Cinema4D Part 1: Adding green screen footage to your scene

In this video found on YouTube, C4deeDotCom explains how to insert a chroma keyed video layer into a Cinema4D environment.

Cinema4D Part 2: Rendering Panoramic 360 video for YouTube

In this video found on Youtube, New Tech Tutorials explains how to make a 360 panoramic export from Cinema4D for playback on YouTube.

Blender Part 1: Adding green screen footage to your scene

Auragraph (animator for Virtual Utopia 3: Adam Kane) demonstrates the key components for creating a Virtual Utopia video: Keying out the Green/Blue screen background in order to drop your performer's footage into your 3D scene, then adding that footage into your Blender scene as a layer, and how to make the performer layer always face the camera.

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