June 13, 2007

Europe's Framestore CFC Selects RealViz Movimento

Sophia Antipolis, France - RealViz, maker of image processing software, announced that Europe's leading visual effects and computer animation studio, Framestore CFC, has selected Movimento as its motion-capture solution of choice for the 2007/2008 film production program.
The RealViz Movimento video-based, motion-capture solution is "Powered by SMART," the company's automatic 3D tracking engine.  
RealViz Movimento was unveiled at SIGGRAPH 2006 in Boston, and offers the capability to capture the motion of any non-rigid object (humans, animals) in postproduction, from synchronized image sequences with flexibility:   
- Starting from 2 cameras, to as many as required
- Cameras can be fixed or moving
- Cameras can be of different frame rates and definitions
- No need for a motion capture studio  
Movimento offers users a complete solution for facial, hand, arm, and full-body motion capture across a wide range of applications, from special effects, games, animation, biomechanical research, sports science, orthopedics and engineering, to behavioral analysis.  
The Framestore CFC work schedule for 2007/2008 includes: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, and Batman - The Dark Knight, which is scheduled for release in 2008.