Partnering with ROE Visual, Hibino Corporation has taken its first steps in Virtual Production technology. The Tokyo-based studio creates an excellent opportunity to work with virtual production techniques for filmmakers and producers located in Japan.
The Hibino Group is one of Japan's largest AV providers and offers various products and services. Having pioneered in live music and events, Hibino now extends its services by adding the new VFX studio and continues to leave its footprint in the Japanese market.
Following the longstanding relationship between Hibino and ROE Visual, it was a logical step to use ROE Visual products for this cutting-edge studio. ROE Visual has gained extensive expertise in this field of work.
The studio is equipped with Ruby RB1.5F LED panels. Premiering this product for this market, Hibino has created a main screen measuring 12m wide x 4m high. Additionally, Carbon CB5 is used for a LED ceiling and two side screens to fill-in lighting. The resulting studio environment provides the perfect LED volume for commercial shoots or virtual events, creating a fully immersive experience.
"Ever since our first cooperation, we have known that we can put our trust in the ROE Visual products to perform as promised. Making their entry into the virtual production market early on, ROE Visual has both the expertise and experience to pull this off. In our view, their work on Disney's The Mandalorian series is proof of their capability", comments Junichi Imokawa, Director & Managing Executive Officer of Hibino Visual Group.
Premiering the ROE Visual Ruby RB1.5F in their studio, Hibino can use the dedicated and beneficial features this LED panel offers for use in XR stages or virtual production-related environments. The Ruby RB1.5F has an anti-reflective surface and phenomenal color reproduction, achieving a stunning 85% of Rec.2020 color space.
The studio utilizes the disguise "Render Stream" for In-Camera VFX. Two RX machines are used exclusively to render content, ready for the inner and outer frustum.