VirtualStudioSets.com is owned and run by Mike Afford.
With a special interest in real-time graphics and virtual reality visualization, Mike has been a key player in many innovations in real-time graphics and VR visualization, receiving a BAFTA award for the graphic design of the BBC’s flagship General Election programme, and many awards from the Royal Television Society and the Broadcast Designers’ Association.
While Senior Graphic Designer for the BBC in London, Mike created some of the most eye-catching TV graphics including many BBC Election specials, the complete redesign of BBC Weather, the Eurovision Song Contest, BBC Arabic Television, and many more, in a career spanning over 20 years.
In 2007 Mike left the BBC and moved to Ireland with his wife and young family and started Mike Afford Media, now providing the same world class design expertise to businesses and broadcasters in Ireland, the UK, and worldwide.
Mike has designed fully camera tracked 3D virtual studio sets for use with real-time render systems including Brainstorm and RT Software’s tOG VR platform and has recently started offering custom sets for use with NewTek’s TriCaster system as part of the NewTek Developer Network..
Virtual Studio Sets is a trading name of Afford Media & Consultancy Services Ltd. Registered in Ireland No: 588828.
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