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In 2020, the markerless motion capture market continues to evolve with new industries beyond the core entertainment/videogame creation world, with new sectors such as bio-medical, science and architecture finding the software helpful. Michael Nikonov, Founder & Chief Technology Officer of Moscow-based iPi Soft, maker of the leading markerless motion capture solution iPi Motion Capture, continues to stay true to the company’s motto “Motion Capture for the Masses,” most recently unveiling real-time tracking and live streaming capabilities into popular game engines such as Unity and Unreal.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On the set of the upcoming major motion picture 21 Bridges, starring Chadwick Boseman, J. K. Simmons, and Sienna Miller, and directed by Brian Kirk, award-winning director of photography Paul Cameron, ASC used his creative prowess to capture innovative and remarkable images.
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.
On April 25, The Motion Picture & Television Fund was recognized with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the 2021 Academy Awards. The organization, which supports the entertainment community in times of need, was faced with the difficulty of keeping their LA campus senior residents healthy and physically distant while also finding ways for them to feel connected and pursue creative outlets.
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.
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.