This original show, created by Jantje Friese and Baran bo Odar, follows the journey of a multinational group of passengers as they set out to leave the old continent behind and head towards a new life in America.
Shot primarily in the virtual production volume Darkbay located in Babelsberg next to the renowned Volucap Studio, “1899″ represents the cutting edge of modern filmmaking. Thanks to the use of Volucap’s world-leading camera technology, the show’s volucaps are among the highest quality and most realistic available today.
But it’s not just the technology that sets “1899” apart. With its thrilling storyline, unforgettable characters, and unexpected twists and turns, this is a show that will keep audiences on the edge of their seats from beginning to end.
For optimal realism and flexibility in portraying background characters on the LED-Walls, apart of the cast of the series “1899” was also captured at Volucap Studio. Leveraging advanced volumetric capture technology, the scenes were constructed with unparalleled creative freedom, seamlessly blending virtual and real-world elements.