Never Work with Animals

Another great mocap talk this time from Stuart Haskayne, Studio Manager at Centroid Motion Capture  in Shepperton Studios. Centroid 3D  boasts one of the industry’s largest and most advanced facilities available today and has worked on many of the top films and games. This time we learned all about the ins and outs of running a full commercial […]

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Mocap with Mocappy

Simon Kay, Mocap Supervisor at Double Negative gave us a great talk today all about his motion capture work on some great films. We learned all about mocap for crowd simulations, facial capture, mocap as a blocking out tool for key frame animation and mocapping camels for the sci-fi film John Carter. Our new Motion Capture Career Route […]

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Research and Development

Alex Rothwell from Framestore gave a really interesting and inspiring talk about Research and Development in visual effects (VFX) to our BSc final year students. Alex has 15 years in the industry and has worked on titles including Gravity, The Golden Compass and Black Hawk Down. he is currently working on simulating flesh and muscles in character and […]

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Framestore at theCollegeCGI

Thank you to Ian Fellows of Framestore for the great talk he gave this morning to our CGI students.  Ian inspired us all with show-and-tell breakdowns of the blockbuster films Gravity and Guardians of the Galaxy and also gave a good overview of all the various roles that go to create VFX movies. Ian covered […]

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Where Are They Now? – Caspian

Ex student, Caspian Graça Da Silva, has been working for Envy Post-Production since graduating last year.  We caught up with him to find out what he has been up to. Q. So you are now working at Envy where you also had your placement year.  Firstly, what did you get out of your placement? A. […]

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