Virtual Production Courses For Everyone

Set up your studio for success. Whether you’re new user or a veteran filmmaker, you can start with the basics and build up your technical skillset.

Perforce U — What You Get

Perforce U contains free, guided virtual production courses for creatives, developers, and managers. It helps anyone master new virtual production tools, concepts, and workflows. You can become a certified virtual production pro, at your own pace.

Try the Perforce U College of Virtual Production to check out on-demand video tutorials & discover how innovative studios are reimagining filmmaking.

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ICVR and Perforce Partnership

Who’s behind our virtual production courses? The experts.

Perforce — the media and game development standard for version control — partnered with award-winning studio ICVR to give you:

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Virtual Production Certifications

In-Depth Use Cases

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Best Practices

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Virtual Production 101

Virtual Production 101

What is a virtual studio? Who is involved? Learn the basics of virtual production and get certified in the tools teams use to create mind-blowing content, fast. This module contains everything you need to familiarize yourself with basic virtual production workflows.


Source Control 101

The second certification includes three modules on source control. Learn how source control addresses collaboration challenges, unites teams around the globe, and is an essential component for every virtual production pipeline. Review the advantages, basic terminology/concepts, and get started using the tools.

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For artists, get in-depth walkthroughs of 3D modeling, texturing, sounds, and music creation software. Learn how to collaborate on binary files with team members using creation tools like Maya, 3DS Max, and Unreal Engine.


Work in parallel with developers around the globe, without slowing down. Discover how to automate diffing and merging of files and implement functionality for error fixing. Dive into integrations with stage controlling applications, like Switchboard and StageApp.


Virtual production projects involve even more complexity than traditional filmmaking. Set up your work planning tools — like ShotGrid — to work smarter and keep your remote team members aligned from previs to post.


Automation should be… automatic. DevOps is the final stage to mastering your workflow. Prepare and configure your servers and Ureal Game engine, leverage containerization, and optimize your entire virtual production pipeline.

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