Shibuya Crossing, Ginza 4-Chome and more become CGI worlds perfect for movies and music videos

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There are many locations across Japan that are in high demand as filming locations for video-related productions, but due to strict regulations and privacy laws, obtaining a permission to shoot in these locations can sometimes be difficult, if not impossible.

The good news for industry players is that with modern technology, there are other ways to get the job done.

digital reality place is a project that solves this problem by fully replicating locations with full 360° CGI. With the software, artists can freely set the time zone, angle and epoch of the location to bring their masterpiece to life.

The project is overseen by Geek Pictures and Visual Mantokyo, and currently features virtual versions of Shibuya Scramble Intersection and Ginza 4-chome intersection. In addition to this, there are plans to expand the project to include areas around Tokyo Station, Akihabara and Kyoto.

Curious to see what the locations look like? Check out the project’s commercials that show how the photorealistic CGI world can really bring creativity to life.

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CGI World Virtual Locations in Tokyo (Via Grape Japan)

The rest of the article, plus several promotional videos showing you how it works ー and great examples of a Shibuya Scramble fashion show, music videos, dancing and more ー can be viewed at the website of our partner, raisin Japon to “Shibuya Crossing, Ginza 4-Chome and more become CGI worlds perfect for use in movies and music videos“.

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Author: Grape Japan.

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