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Abbotts Bakery

This commercial was my first project at ALT VFX in Brisbane, and a stranger project I’ve never worked. Lots of fun, but when I was briefed on rigging a loaf of bread like it was a sheep….well…it was one of those rare moments when my imagination failed me. 229 more words

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Film No 37 : The Polar Express

TV dinners are a rarity in our house. I am a bit of a stickler for sitting at the table and Talking Properly. I made an exception though, for an hour or so of magical escapism shared with my teenage son to watch ‘ 313 more words

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Karate Invasion! Fly, Two Horns, Fly!

Monitor your processor run times, because Appleseed: Alpha is the Greatest Movie EVER!

Click on the Bluray cover or the title above to download our review of the film, featuring Dave and Joel from… 53 more words

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Motion Capture - How it Works in Cinema, Science, and Sports

Motion Capture

How do those animated characters move so realistically? That might be the first question you’ve never bothered to ask about motion capture. The technology of motion capture is responsible for the actions of characters in most DreamWorks and Pixar movies, and is the basis for physics packages in many video games. 1,690 more words

The Avengers 2 - Andy Serkis.

This may not be news for everyone, but it’s the first i’ve heard of it so it deserves a place on the website! The man of the moment, Andy Serkis, is aiding the directors on the movement of certain CGI characters in the new Avengers film, The Age of Ultron. 205 more words

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Monday's Movie Musings: Should motion captured performances be considered in award season?

The art of motion capture, or performance capture as preferred by artists involved, has been around for a lot longer than you might think with the first example dating all the way back to 1915 when animator Max Fleischer invented Rotoscope. 905 more words

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Year: 2014

Genre: Sci-Fi

Director: Matt Reeves

Cast: Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman, Keri Russel, Toby Kebbell

Thunder rumbling, the sound of pattering rain and the deep brown eyes of Caesar (Andy Serkis) the ape stare you down. 344 more words

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