Monthly Archives: December 2010

Mo-Cap and Composting of Gollum for TV/Video.

New Award by MTV – Best Virtual Performance in a Movie – Gollum wins for Lord of the Rings. Andy and Gollum try to accept the award.This video is very entertaining. May not be suited for small children – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUNYCGZMtI8Continue reading

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Mo-Cap, 3D Scanning, and Facial Animation

Great Interview with Digital Artist about using various software to achieve the desired look and effect.Watch the entire video series on YouTube below. Character was rendered in Lightwave. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-o9Fod9KigU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Zko-WEcKQ8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQuToiab2uU Interview with the artist: http://www.cgheute.de/2010/05/interview-mit-greg-mutt/ Learn More mo-cap and … Continue reading

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Disney’s Tangled: Hair Demo with Kelly Ward

This Video is very technical about Hair Simulations used in Walt Disney’s animated feature Tangled, created at Walt Disney Animation Studios. Senior Software Engineer Kelly Ward takes us through an in-depth demonstration of how they created Rapunzels hair in ‘Tangled’. … Continue reading

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