A blog about real-time animation, interactive technology and how pixels and puppetry are coming together
Wednesday, December 13, 2006
Acting and "virtual puppeteering"
Bill Nighy's motion capture performance was used to create Davy Jones in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest.
Earlier this week Variety ran a good article about the growing use of motion capture in feature films and how actors are increasingly been utilized as virtual puppeteers to create fantastic creatures and effects. Most of the article deals with Bill Nighy's impressive mo-cap performance in last summer's Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest.