Lucasfilm developing real time CG filming techniques

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djrees56

NoobMember10 XPSep-24-2013 7:34 PMLooks like Lucasfilm is developing a streamlined CG process using live actors sensors on them. This process has been used before but I think there trying to eliminate some of the editing work involved. Scenes that involve CG work could be filmed in real time all at once. The graphics aren't too shabby and the movements are pretty smooth. Kinda scary to think what this could lead to. I've already got a Kinect for my XBox 360(I'm pretty happy with it too)but this development could make games like this almost limitless in the not too distant future...where people like Woody Allen get chased by giant chickens ;) Here's the link: [url=http://www.thatvideosite.com/v/11118/lucasfilm-shows-off-the-future-of-filmmaking-scenes-get-rendered-out-in-real-time-removing-the-need-for-post-production]Lucasfilm future filming techniques[/url] [img][IMG]http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z292/djrees_2007/sleeper-allen_zpsd3d9a0af.jpg[/IMG][/img]
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Sawa

NoobMember4 XPSep-28-2013 9:46 AM[center][/center]Cut n' Paste AT-AT Walker, LOL. I believe that Hollywood CG has really become animation art-form onto itself (especially with Disney); similar to like how Japanese Animation had evolved into almost a set of specific styles. I enjoy CG when it's used to simulate reality; however, I feel when it gets too fantastic (similar to modern super-hero films), it really takes me out of the mode of suspension of disbelief. Many scenes in the last "STAR TREK" film, particularly the fight between Khan/Spock would an example of this (or the droid factory in SW "Attack of the Clones"). I'm not a fan of the overly cartoony CG scenes in Hollywood Sci-Fi; although, I think it's fine for a super-hero, magical fantasy, or a children's CG feature. It's tough to take films even a little-bit seriously when far too much is made kid-centric, visually. And let alone, expect to have at least a decent story to back-up these enormous CG environments + budgets. It's quite interesting to see this be done 'on-the-fly'. And I wonder how long before holographic technologies become part of the Hollywood picture making process, or even the movie-going experience? Maybe within the next decade. [center][img]http://milnersblog.files.wordpress.com/2012/07/star-wars-a-new-hope-neon-sign2.gif[/img][/center] Thanks djrees56. ^_^ Bonus links: [url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=droAANtDzB0]New Holographic Techonolgies[/url] [url=http://www.mikustar.com/Concert_Information.html]Vocaloid Hatsune Miku Holo-concert[/url] [url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6yWzKvQXsYM]Microsoft 2019: What the future of tech looks like[/url] [url=http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2013/09/black_hole_big_bang_theory_did_the_universe_start_with_a_braneworld_white.html]Did the Universe begin with a 5-dimensional Black Hole?[/url] S:)

djrees56

NoobMember10 XPSep-28-2013 11:33 PMThanks Sawa. I'm using my klunky laptop right now at the Edmonton Expo.I'll have to look at your bonus links when I get home. I agree with you about using "on the fly" CG technology could snowball into something. It would be interesting to travel into the future and see how it develops... "Great Scott!! Dale we have to leave!! People in the future are made of millions of Mega-Pixels and can alter there surroundings at will!!" [IMG]http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z292/djrees_2007/chris_zps820085e6.jpg[/IMG] Please note that i'm wearing my Blade Runner crew jacket(viewed on the Blade Runner 2 page here) because I felt it would help me to deal with the dark truths of the future....it was also cool to meet Christopher Lloyd :)

Sawa

NoobMember4 XPSep-29-2013 6:02 PM[center][img]http://www.xscapesprops.com/prop_collection/Klingon_props/klingon_header.gif[/img] So'wI' yIchu'Ha' ...jabbI'ID pItlh, djrees56! [img]http://img255.imageshack.us/img255/553/office1.jpg[/img] [url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ULz7ukMb7s][b]Chris as Cmdr. Kruge[/b][/url] (my fav. performance of his) [/center] [url=http://www.qouqou8.com/index.php/article/health/2008/10/24_903.html][b]Qapla' jawwI' bangwI' je...[/b][/url] ^_^ S:)

djrees56

NoobMember10 XPSep-30-2013 6:23 AMThanks Sawa :) Really cool Gif :) Miku is going to give Katy Perry a run for her money!! On a side note...you shouldn't talk with a mouth full of jelly bean candy...its hard to understand you(just kidding) ;)

Sawa

NoobMember4 XPSep-30-2013 3:23 PM[center][/center][url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S9oFOQU4PR8]EH?!?![/url] You missed the chance to reply, "Well done, Valkris ...well done!" And follow it up later with, "batlh Daqawlu'taH!" (You will be remembered with honor). Just before sacrificing her body to the endless void, with lethal blasts from the cruiser's torpedo bank ([url=http://s22.postimg.org/6jiawukf3/Battlecrusier_Torp.gif]gif required[/url]). And thus protecting the secret Comic-Con data, & the galactic interests of the Empire. Oh my Lord! :O [center][img]http://fc00.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2013/033/e/2/klingon_pinup_by_darthterry-d5tjcw7.jpg[/img] "Katy warping a DD-Battlecruiser AKA Try to take-off, [url=http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/002118.html]eh[/url]" by [url=http://darthterry.deviantart.com/gallery/]Darth Terry[/url][/center] Thanks SCIFIED-on-the-(Mc)-fly djrees56... coming to us live via the 'City of Champions' (+ birth-place of [url=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_J._Fox]MJF[/url]) ...and with quite a distinguished [url=http://fc09.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2010/294/c/f/doc_brown_by_darthterry-d318nif.jpg]surprise guest[/url], no less. Toh-pak-cha! ^_^ Bonus link: [url=http://www.artasylum.com/2013/02/a-variant-on-the-klingon-bird-of-prey-ship-de-cloaks/]Plastic Cmdr. Kruge Cosplay Aid[/url] S:)

djrees56

NoobMember10 XPOct-01-2013 5:22 PMKaty doesn't look too bad as a Klingon!! mu''a'vo' mu' Kruge would give his approval signature for this Klingon ship :) Thanks Sawa :) [IMG]http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z292/djrees_2007/Chris159_zpsc253e669.jpg[/IMG] Kruge,when he was under secret assignment...as a New York City taxi driver ;)  [IMG]http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z292/djrees_2007/ChrisLloyd_zps4a23d8b6.jpg[/IMG] ï£[IMG]http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z292/djrees_2007/S1530004_zpsdcb4e9a5.jpg[/IMG]ï£ï£¦ï£ï£™ ï£ï££ï£¥ï£¡ï£” ï£ï£‘ ï£ï£¨ ï£ï£–  ï£ï£žï£žï£¡ï£ï£¦ï£ï£™ ï£ï££ï£¥ï£¡ï£” ï£ï£‘ ï£ï£¨ ï£ï£–
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