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Sky Arts Commissions Fresh Identities from MPC

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3D Rig Animate

A creative set of idents including clouds of butterflies transforming from a praying geisha girl, a dalmatian that shakes colourful spots off onto the wall and vivid umbrellas being blown across a Yorkshire limestone pavement.

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360 Degree Filming Shows the Plight of Refugees

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360 filming technique

A film company from Italy has been filming incoming refugees to Europe and their treacherous voyage to new land. The 360 filming technique adds an extra sense of realism to the experience.

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Groundbreaking Special Effects for The Chemical Brothers Promo

This ground breaking video shows the talents of the Mill special effects team to the max. The dancer is filmed against the backdrop of the disused factory. A carefully measured virtual set is constructed with high resolution textures applied. The camera movement is tracked from the footage and applied to a virtual camera moving on this virtual set. From this a clean plate with no dancer is derived. The dancer herself is laser scanned to get her exact shape. From this  Her motion is captured from the footage with some artist input.

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The New York Post features a video with our CGI Animation

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Proud to see the animation work within the video in this article to be featured on the New York Post’s website here: http://nypost.com/2016/01/28/this-suitcase-will-save-your-closet/

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Our 3D Animation work featured on the Daily Mail Website

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Pixar Good Dinosaur Movie Scenery uses Satellite Data

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The backdrops of latest Pixar extravaganza were created using real geographical data of the middle of the USA. The production team looked over 3D maps of the terrain and picked out particularly suitable sites and then used these as a basis for the wide range of locations in the film which were necessary to show a wide vista during the progress through a long journey by the main characters.

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Character Artist to create Animated Presentation of Business Concept

This animated presentational video was played to judges at the Digital Entrepreneur Awards resulting in a win for the Encryption Box company in the E-Services category. Our CGI animators went to town with effectively fitting the message of a voice over with eye-catching visuals including 3D character animation with props.

http://www.3d-imaging.co.uk/product/video-animation-for-business.php

At 3D Imaging we have a long track record of production renderings where we create animated presentation material showing business concepts and 3D product visuals.      Graphics and Visualization has been our mainstay since the the company’s inception in 1999 of which this 3D animated media video is a prime example.

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Royal Shakespeare Company to Use 3D Motion Captured Holographic Avatars in The Tempest

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They have employed the talents of Andy Serkis’s motion capture company to recreate the character of Ariel into a virtual 3-dimensional presence on stage. This won’t be a pre-recorded insert to the live production. The apparition will be driven in real-time by a motion captured individual behind the scenes: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/theatre/what-to-see/such-stuff-as-dreams-are-made-on-ariel-to-appear-as-3d-digital-a/

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Poignant Spanish Lottery CG Animation

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A lovingly created CGI based advert for the Spanish National Lottery

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Millenium Falcon in Force Awakens Made From Original 5 foot Miniature

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The most iconic space ship that returned in the latest of the Star Wars series has its roots firmly based on the original trilogy’s miniature model which was  filmed against blue-screens at the time. Now a digital model it took a team of 6 skilled digital artisans a year to fully recreate the shape and the surface colour detail. Their recreation was referenced from the most detailed 5 foot long model from the archive.

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