Ed talks about the difficulty of "acting" in performance capture and virtual production environments. Part 1.
This featurette takes a look at Steven Spielberg's approach to bringing Tintin from the comics to the big screen.
Xsens Technologies B.V. offers small and highly accurate 3D motion tracking products and motion capture systems based on miniature MEMS inertial sensor technology.
Scrooge gets a warned that he will be visited by three ghosts before morning in this clip from Robert Zemeckis' "A Christmas Carol."
In this clip from Robert Zemeckis' "A Christmas Carol," Scrooge comes upon a group of carolers on the street.
In this clip from Robert Zemeckis's "A Christmas Carol," Scrooge takes a trip back in time to the days when he worked for Mr. Fezziwig.
Bob Crachit gets a big surprise from his employer Scrooge in this clip from Robert Zemeckis's "A Christmas Carol."
Scrooge shrinks, slides and falls in this action-filled clip from Robert Zemeckis' "A Christmas Carol."
Robert Zemeckis, cast and crew take viewers through the 3-D thrill ride that is "A Christmas Carol."
Jim Carrey talks about his work on Robert Zemeckis' "A Christmas Carol," where through performance capture he plays four roles.
Robert Zemeckis discusses "A Christmas Carol" as the ultimate ghost story in this featurette for his performance capture rendition of the Dickens classic.
Disney's "A Christmas Carol," based on the classic Dickens tale, is re-envisioned by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Robert Zemeckis in a groundbreaking 3D motion picture event starring Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Bob Hoskins, and Robin Wright Penn.
Image Metrics set out to create the world's first completely convincing photo-real CG face at HD resolution. For the effect to be believable, CG Emily's face had to be perfectly superimposed on top of real Emily's face in every video frame.
The MoCap used wasn’t fancy. Actors wore spandex and have big dots taped onto their costumes. But it was enough to give placement of the characters in the scene and relative positions in 3D space, and from there, the animation work was finessed.
At the ILM dinner, animation supervisor Hal Hickel, who was nominated for Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, talks with Madame Tutli-Putli director Chris Lavis about motion-capture and the importance of eyes in animation.
The Uncanny Valley is not so uncanny in Beowulf, thanks to advancements in performance capture techniques and 3D animation.
The warrior Beowulf must fight and defeat the monster Grendel who is terrorizing towns, and later, Grendel's mother, who begins killing out of revenge.
The characters in Monster House are indeed human, but Sony Imageworks approached them almost as if they were puppets.