10.00 -11.00 : How MPC mixed motion capture, animation and physics for Disney’s The Lone Ranger, Moving Picture Company, Rm: KG01


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In this talk Lead Crowd TD, Jo Plaete will explore how MPC extended its proprietary crowd system ALICE to allow for artistically directed ragdoll physics mixed with motion captured and hand animated clips for The Lone Ranger’s Cavalry vs Comanche sequence.

MPC have been one of the global leaders in VFX for over 25 years and counting, with industry-leading facilities in London, Vancouver, Los Angeles, New York and Bangalore.

Renowned for adding visual wonder and creative expertise to the advertising, film and entertainment industries, some of their most famous projects include blockbuster movies such as the Harry Potter franchise, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Prometheus and Life of Pi, and famous advertising campaigns for brands such as Evian, Cadbury, Sony, Coca Cola and John Lewis.

 MPC offer a broad range of skill-sets; providing a multitude of creative solutions, including concept design, pre-viz, shoot supervision, 2D compositing, 3D/CG effects, animation, motion design, software development and colour grading for advertising.

MPC will be discussing a number of VXF sequences from recent blockbusters; providing in-depth details on how they accomplished some of the most breath-taking VFX shots in cinema today.

BU campus, KG01