A Game of Thrones Intro Inspired Graduation Project

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For our master graduation project we produced a Game Of Thrones Intro inspired video as a tribute to Italy and to all GoT fans.
With the use of computer graphics and 3D modeling softwares, we recreated 6 of the most famous and loved italian cities.

The aim of our thesis is to analyze the impact of new technologies and social media on the diffusion of tv series-related contents produced by fans.

CHIARA SAPIO, MANOJ ROLLO

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HOW TO – Homemade Facial Motion Capture

How To - Homemade Facial MoCap
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In this video we are going to show how to create basic home made facial MoCap videos with 3 different softwares/methods, which are:

  • BLENDER
  • AFTER EFFECTS
  • Microsoft KINECT (through FACESHIFT)

 

A brief introduction to the basic steps, an overview of the result that you can achieve and an analysis of the difference between these softwares.

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DOCUMENTARY – Digital Characters with Motion Capture

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ENG (Leggi in Italiano)

DOCUMENTARY – Digital Characters with Motion Capture

 

What is the MoCap? What are markers? How Davy Jones or Smaug are created?

For these and other questions, in this video, we take a look at the technique of Motion Capture (or MoCap ), a method of high interaction between man and technology that allows to capture the movements of people and objects and turn them into digital 3D information.
Here you can find some basic knowledge about this innovative technology! #ThisIsMotionCapture

 

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TRON Legacy (2010) – Il mondo dei Computer di TRON visto 28 anni dopo

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di Davide Mantovani, Marco Porcaro, Simone Villa

“Salve, programmi! Insieme abbiamo raggiunto molti obiettivi. Abbiamo creato un vasto, complesso sistema. L’abbiamo mantenuto; l’abbiamo migliorato. Ci siamo liberati di ogni sua imperfezione. Da non dimenticare, ci siamo liberato della sua falsa divinità di cui eravamo schiavi! Kevin Flynn!!”

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TRON Legacy (2010) è il seguito del film originale TRON (1982), prodotto dalla Walt Disney Pictures e diretto da Joseph Konsinski (Oblivion) con protagonisti Jeff Bridges e Bruce Boxleitner, che reinterpratano i loro ruoli originali di Kevin Flynn e Alan Bradley/Tron, e Garrett Hedlundche interpreta il figlio di Flynn.

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TRON Legacy (2010) – The Computer world of TRON seen 28 years later

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by Davide Mantovani, Marco Porcaro, Simone Villa

“Greetings, programs! Together we have achieved a great many things. We have created a vast, complex system. We’ve maintained it; we’ve improved it. We’ve rid it of its imperfection. Not to mention, rid it of the false deity who sought to enslave us! Kevin Flynn!!” 

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TRON Legacy (2010) is the sequel to the original movie TRON (1982), produced by Walt Disney Pictures and directed by Joseph Konsinski (Oblivion), starring Jeff Bridges and Bruce Boxleitner, in their original roles as Kevin Flynn and Alan Bradley/Tron, and Garrett Hedlund who plays the son Flynn.

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TRON (1982) – Interview with Chris Casady (Effect Animator)

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by Davide Mantovani, Marco Porcaro, Simone Villa

Interview with Chris Casady (Effects Animator)
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0142748/
https://vimeo.com/15995407

Wanting to frame the context of the visual effects also from the inside and shift the focus on the artists that Ellenshaw had to hire, we were able to contact Chris Casady, independent animator and Effects Animator for TRON (1982), who was kind enough to respond promptly and punctuality in an extensive interview. Casady has worked in the creation of cinematic effects, music videos and television commercials and lives in Hollywood. He’s also known for his abstract art and his creations of titles and texts. Winner of several awards for the advertising he realized, he directed animated music videos for the Beastie Boys, Eddie Murphy and Michael Jackson. His animated film, “Pencil Dance”, won the first prize of international animation festivals in Canada, France, Japan and Italy.

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TRON (1982) – The cult movie visual effects

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by Davide Mantovani, Marco Porcaro, Simone Villa


“Greetings. The Master Control Program has chosen you to serve your system on the Game Grid. Those of you who continue to profess a belief in the Users will receive the standard substandard training, which will result in your eventual elimination.”

TRON 1982

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