Motion Capture

Motion Capture

Motion Capture is fast becoming an essential part of any CG animation workflow, and in this intense 2-day workshop lead by industry experts Ari Karczag & more. Here's a short overview:

Day 1:
- High-level overview of animation and motion capture
- The different types of motion capture and their technology
- Talking about the differences between tracking systems:
   optical, inertial and laser
- How to configure an OptiTrack optical volume
- How to build a Perception Neuron motion capture suit
- Suiting up a performer
- Compare technology, data, and cost between these systems
- Basics of how to run an indie motion capture shoot

Day 2:
- How to export/import motion capture data into Unity
- Preparing the animation files for cleanup
- Cleaning the data & stitching performances
- How to live stream motion data into Unity
- Script analysis: how to build your mocap shot list
- How to cast talent for your project - know what your needs are
- Expected costs per day, followed by Q&A time permitting

Prerequisite: Working knowledge of the computer.

To sign up for this class, email with the name of the class and your contact information.

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(Note: class includes both Lecture and Instructed Lab)
Sat/Sun: 15 hrs - Lecture 10am-5pm / Instructed Lab available

Instructors: Ari Karczag & more

Price: $750.00
1 Week: 
Sat-Sun 10am-5pm 9/15-16
SKU: AN 175