Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Motion Capture pwned by Image Matrix

In this film, Emily describes the present state of the arts for motion graphics called "motion capture" which relies on special cameras, actors and markers on the face and body to accurately capture the nuances of the actors movements and emotions. With Image Matrix, graphic motion is taken to a whole new level, requiring none of the special equipment of MC. Emily is a very well informed rep. Very knowledgeable, excellent at describing the new equipment and its benefits in a glib and humorous manner. On and one more thing. Emily is not real. Oh well, she was once. Actress Emily O’Brien provided Image Metrics ( with 35 facial poses in front of a pair of digital cameras. After that it was up to techs, software and hardware. Check out this very convincing demonstration of Image Matrix's animators.

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