Motioncapture

10.25.16
Disney makes facial capture tech more practical for movies
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Disney makes facial capture tech more practical for movies

You can train the system to spot expressions in a fraction of the usual time.

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06.25.16
Recommended Reading: How the 'Final Fantasy' film helped Hollywood
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Recommended Reading: How the 'Final Fantasy' film helped Hollywood

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02.16.16
Homer Simpson will broadcast live, with some motion-capture help
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Homer Simpson will broadcast live, with some motion-capture help

"Very few cartoons are broadcast live. It puts a terrible strain on the animators' wrists."

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01.24.16
Watch how 'Star Wars' turns people into CG characters
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Watch how 'Star Wars' turns people into CG characters

Getting some characters into 'The Force Awakens' shots required lots of effort.

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11.25.15
The Chemical Brothers bring Hollywood special effects to dance music
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The Chemical Brothers bring Hollywood special effects to dance music

Adam Smith, the filmmaker behind the legendary duo's visuals, raises the bar with motion capture technology.

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