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The Rise of Mo Cap in Feature Film Development

30 Jan

By Comic Relief

As suggested in previous articles at LIH, the varied art of animation is here to stay.  Yet why is this realization so difficult to make, discern, or recognize?  Because without surveying the past, or looking behind the scenes, it can be difficult to establish how integral to Hollywood feature film production animation has been.  Long before any real distinctions were accepted between live action and animation, innovations in content development and camera technology like that of the phenakitstoscope, and later kinetoscope, praxinoscope etc. defined the maturing moving picture media [1]. Eventually camera technologies, color cinematography, sound, and editing would catch up to produce the entertainment product that we are so familiar with today.   Continue reading