Andy Serkis: Future of Motion Capture Is Wearing Real People’s Faces, Such as Abraham Lincoln’s

Andy Serkis: Future of Motion Capture Is Wearing Real People’s Faces, Such as Abraham Lincoln’s
Andy Serkis has riled up the film industry in the past for referring to motion capture technology as “digital makeup,” but he remains committed to that term while discussing the future of mo-cap in a recent interview with Total Film magazine. Serkis, whose performance as Gollum in Peter Jackson’s “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy is considered a landmark breakthrough for mo-cap, is in awe of how well the technology is advancing since his “Rings” days 20 years ago. In fact, Serkis said mo-cap is getting so advanced that it’s only a matter of time before actors can use the technology to wear the faces of real-life historical figures such as Abraham Lincoln.

“In terms of performance, capture, the method of facial capture is evolving all the time and the detail, the nuances in the end, the actual root performance that you get out of an actor, and the
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