50 blog posts found matching keyword search for: Motion Capture in Charlottesville
Motion Capture and Game Animation Meet MMA
As a pro wrestler, powerlifter and heavyweight MMA champion, Paul Lazenby pulls no punches on the motion capture volume. From his character portrayals in Gears of War to stunt work for Deadpool 2, Paul has become one of the most prominent performers at Animatrik Film Design – the largest independent motion capture facility in North America.
Published on Monday, January 14, 2019 10:00 AM
Oliver Hollis-Leick on Motion Capture Demands & its Future
Oliver Hollis-Leick, the Founder of The Mocap Vaults, is a 13-year mocap acting veteran who has worked on over 80 video game and movie titles, with roles in such films as “Iron Man 2,” “Stardust,” “Total Recall,” “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” “Godzilla,” “Hercules,” “Fred Clause,” among many others. Hollis-Leick shares his thoughts about the specific creative skills motion capture demands and how software tools like iPi Motion Capture is helping change how motion capture content is created.
Published on Thursday, August 13, 2015 10:00 AM
MEET THE TALENT - Tapping into the mocap world of Motion Capture Stuntman, NICK BARIC
From watching superhero movies to starring in them, Nick Baric has been on quite the journey as a Hollywood stuntman. We caught up with him to chat about his time in the mocap world and where he thinks its future might lie.
Published on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 10:00 AM
How To Capture High-Speed Subjects on Camera
Some of the most difficult projects to work on as a DP are the ones where objects are moving at very fast speeds. Go To Team’s experienced Director of Photography Roger Woodruff has tackled some pretty incredible high-speed shoots. His project resume includes NASCAR, INDYCAR, Major League Soccer (MLS), and downhill skiers.
Published on Monday, July 22, 2019 10:00 AM
DPA Microphones Help Capture the Sound on Mad Max: Fury Road
DPA Microphones is delighted to have played a key part in capturing the sound for this high octane movie. Award-winning Production Sound Mixer Ben Osmo chose the company's d:screet™ 4063 Miniature Microphones with low sensitivity and low voltage to record dialogue during the shooting of action scenes that involved fast, furious and bumpy chases across the Namibian desert. He also used DPA d:screet 4062 Miniature Microphones with extra low sensitivity for cabled recordings of various vehicles, and these were held firm inside each vehicle by DPA magnet mounts.
Published on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 12:02 PM
RED Dragon Visual Lens Comparison for Directors
by featured blog contributor, Jeremy PinckertSometimes when I’m in the thick of pre-production on a new television advertising spot, I’m tempted to put all of my emphasis on the obvious questions: Who will be the cinematographer? What camera system will we use? What casting decisions need to be made? Who the hell can convert my scribbles into a real storyboard?There’s a step often left out of the above question process, but one that, as a Director or Producer, does have a significant effect on your picture. In fact, this step is the first point of contact between the enigma of a performance and the camera.
Published on Monday, June 16, 2014 8:08 AM
Photographer Zen Sekizawa relies on ARRI Lighting for “The Dance”
Exploring the breaking down of traditional ideals of Japanese refinement through the avant-garde dance form known as Butoh, “The Dance” compiles slow motion, still photography, and stop-motion all lit with ARRI lighting.
Published on Monday, February 18, 2019 10:00 AM
The making of Justice League: A fully-CG Supervillain
Warner Bros.’ much anticipated Justice League movie sees DC’s most famed heroes join forces – Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash — to take down the film’s Big Bad, supervillain Steppenwolf.
Published on Friday, December 1, 2017 10:18 AM
WOMEN TO WATCH: POWERFUL WOMEN IN THE PRODUCTION INDUSTRY MAKING A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT
The production industry is always evolving, from new ways to film to breakthroughs in production technology, with many women spearheading initiatives that impact the industry and set changes in motion. For the second year in a row, we are thrilled to present a few of our favorite "Women to Watch" — women who are constantly inspiring and reaching new ceilings in an industry that was previously male-dominated.
Published on Monday, March 12, 2018 10:00 AM
VR, Coral Reefs, and Climate Change: Behind the Scenes of a Sundance Audience Favorite
Virtual Reality (VR) is about to bring the ocean’s mysteries to the 99.9 percent of us who will never actually don a wetsuit for a deep-sea dive. Chasing Coral (the feature) and Chasing Coral: The VR Experience, which both premiered at Sundance 2017, capture climate change’s impact on our oceans and reefs. The latter project does so by giving viewers a full 360-degree view. Just trade in the face mask for a 3D headset and instantly you have coral ahead, ocean below, and fish above.
Published on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 11:00 AM
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