TAKE 2 STUDIOS Salzburg, Austria
Take 2 Studios in Salzburg, Austria, offers a cutting-edge space for virtual production, making waves in the filmmaking industry with its state-of-the- art facilities and unique approach. In the heart of Europe, this studio complex is easily accessible and provides a range of services that set it apart from the crowd. Studio 1 features a curved LED volume with advanced components like ROE Black Pearl 2V2 LED panels, Mo-Sys’ StarTracker Max tracking system and Megapixel VR’s Helios LED processor. This studio is equipped with a heavy-duty lighting grid and ample space for various productions. Studio 2, meanwhile, is a cyclorama studio (available in green or white), with RGBW LED lighting and convenient truck gate access. General facilities at Take 2 include well-stocked makeup and green rooms and an outdoor lounge area, ensuring comfort for the entire crew and cast. Situated in Salzburg, known for its artistic and cultural vibrancy, the studio complex is just minutes away from the airport, train station and city centre, making it an ideal location for filmmakers. Take 2 is committed to a cost- effective and sustainable virtual
production model, which doesn’t compromise on quality. As a smaller studio, it excels in quick set-ups with minimal crew, while maintaining high standards. Its in-house expertise and strong network of professionals enable it to offer tailored virtual production solutions, while also collaborating with innovative companies like Cyberith to push the technological boundaries. Making virtual production accessible is a core principle for Take 2. The team strives to make its offering available to seasoned professionals and newcomers alike by providing leading-edge tech at an affordable price. This commitment extends to education, community building and networking in the industry. Sustainability is another hallmark of Take 2 Studios, which embraces green practices and partners with local companies like WABE for material reuse, and utilising solar panels to run on green energy. In-house LED lighting further reduces the environmental impact. There’s also plenty of support on offer for filmmakers, from pre-production planning to post-production, with the team on hand to help determine the best virtual production solution, offer
advice on stage and lighting design plus assist with camera and lens selection. Visualisation tools are also available. In content creation, Take 2 collaborates with filmmakers to choose the right content type and can provide a catalogue of virtual environments or create custom-made ones using AI technology. On-set production support ensures that all equipment and systems run smoothly. Looking ahead to the future, Take 2 Studios has planned educational partnerships with St Gilgen International School and the University of Applied Sciences FH Salzburg. Collaborations like this will provide practical training opportunities for students. There are also plans to expand the studio infrastructure with a fixed LED ceiling next year.
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