Rosco RDX LAB™ System With Software By FuseFX - Dynamic Digital Imagery For Virtual Production

Rosco Laboratories, a global leader in lighting and backdrop technologies for the live entertainment and film & television industries, and FuseFX, an award-winning visual effects studio that services film, television, commercials, and virtual productions worldwide, have developed the Rosco Digital Experience, RDX LAB™ System. This new technology introduces a complete, user-friendly ecosystem that includes Rosco’s extensive library of cinematic backdrop assets, powered by cutting-edge virtual production technology from FuseFX.

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The RDX LAB System Includes:

  • A patent-pending ecosystem of interactive background imagery for virtual production inside an LED volume.
  • The world’s most extensive library of background images, created specifically for use in filmmaking. The images and motion plates have been shot at optimal resolution, taking into account the specified image properties required within the film and television industry.
  • Software developed by renowned VFX experts FuseFX, allows the images to be directly manipulated on set, becoming “Live Action Backdrops™.” Adjustments can be made to image depth, color, contrast, time of day, horizon line, blur, motion, focus, zoom, temperature, parallax, and more.
  • A user-friendly app to control the image being used in the LED volume. The app requires virtually no training and can be used directly on set while the image is being displayed on the LED wall. This allows for real-time changes without

The RDX LAB System enables cinematographers to retain greater creative control during production. Without the extensive pre-production or post-production creation and manipulation of digital assets, filmmakers experience all of the upsides of virtual production, with the added benefit of creative control on set.

For production designers and art directors, selecting from the RDX Image Library means their trusted solutions for backdrops can be extended to virtual productions. When including motion elements like fog, moving traffic, or other moving imagery, the backdrop takes on greater depth and becomes a more integrated part of their set.

“With FuseFX as our partners, we have created a unique user experience that brings cutting-edge technology to time-honored filmmaking techniques.”

“The fusion of imagery from Rosco’s library with software from FuseFX delivers a complete ecosystem that will be a game-changer for filmmakers,” says Rosco CEO Mark Engel. “The RDX LAB System is based on visual assets that DPs and Production Designers have trusted for years, created by Rosco specifically for production backdrops. Digitization from FuseFX propels this imagery forward for use in virtual production.”

FuseFX President, Johnny Fisk notes, “As part of the Pitch Black Company, FuseFX is a rapidly expanding business from a geographic perspective, but also in the type of work that we are doing. The development of this technology is a component of our expansion that uniquely serves customer needs and makes virtual production more accessible to more productions. Rosco brings an impressive legacy of backdrop technology, which we are happy to build upon to suit the needs of production today.”

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The RDX LAB System was initially revealed as a prototype to the public during BSC Expo-2022 in London and has been successfully used in production since. Fill out the form below to receive future updates and product announcements.



About Lauren Proud

Vice President, Marketing & Digital Experience : Lauren Proud has been with Rosco Laboratories since May, 2014. Coming from outside of the entertainment lighting industry, Lauren brings a unique perspective to all things Marketing at Rosco. Her background includes growing up in a household where her father was a Creative Director, and her mother was a Photographer and Illustrator’s Representative, so marketing was in her sights from an early age. Having worked with iconic brands such as Campbell Soup Company and British Airways, Lauren is well-positioned to write for Spectrum about the dynamic world of Marketing at Rosco.