VA Corporation’s HANAM Studio chooses Brompton Technology for Asia's largest ICVFX studio
With a total area of 11,265 square metres and the largest LED wall in Korea, VA Corporation’s new VA STUDIO HANAM provides state‐of‐the‐art in‐camera visual eﬀects (ICVFX) facilities optimised for immersive content production. Created in partnership with ARK Ventures Inc South Korea, this unique virtual production infrastructure is powered by Brompton Technology LED processing, with 4K Tessera SX40 processors driving four large LED walls that are all part of this next generation virtual production hub located in Hanam. VA STUDIO HANAM includes three main facilities, all featuring cutting-edge technology provided by ARK Ventures, including ROE Visual LED screens and Brompton Tessera processing. With a floor area of 405sqm, the smallest is STUDIO A, which features two ROE Sapphire 1.5 LED walls driven by a Tessera S8 and two Tessera SX40, along with four Tessera XD 10G data distribution units.
STUDIO B, meanwhile, has a floor area of 643sqm. Its large, curved LED wall is made up of ROE Black Pearl 2, driven by four Tessera SX40 and seven Tessera XD units. STUDIO C is Asia's largest virtual studio with the biggest oval LED wall in Korea (53.5m wide x 8m high x 19m in diameter). It has a total floor area of 1,088sqm and a 360‐degree LED studio which comprises ROE Black Pearl 2 with ROE Black Marble 4 for the floor. Ten Tessera SX40 power the LED volume and 26 Tessera XD 10G data distribution units deliver a flexible single box solution that addresses the challenges of such a complex LED display set up.
Each studio is further equipped with ROE Carbon CB5 LED panels for additional light or side fill. All panels have been dynamically calibrated with Brompton’s Hydra measurement system, unlocking the full potential of the LEDs and enabling features such as Brompton High Dynamic Range (HDR).