It’s a great day when you get to give a SHOUT OUT to deserving colleagues. Today it’s for the MoCap master over at MoCap Vaults, Oliver Hollis-Leick, who is the featured artist in Cracked’s recent article, The Thankless Life Of MoCap Actors (Who Aren’t Andy Serkis)
We’ve had the pleasure of working with MoCap Vaults on many projects and they truly are dynamite in their field. Check out the article for yourself and see if you can imagine wearing that lycra with the same authority as Oliver! And while we’re talking wearables, is that a Faceware GoPro Headcam System and ProHD Wireless System being worn in many of the high profile mocap shoots mentioned in the article?
The Thankless Life Of MoCap Actors (Who Aren’t Andy Serkis)
By Cezary Jan Strusiewicz – October 05, 2016
Shockingly, there are people who perform motion capture roles besides Andy Serkis. They bring us the solemn, judgmental glares of our Master Chiefs, the high-flying antics of our Spider-Men, and the arrogant swagger of our virtual James Bonds. Oliver Hollis-Leick actually performed all three of those roles, and countless others. We sat down with him to ask a few questions, the first of which was “Are you sure you’re not being played by Andy Serkis right now?” After an awkward, disbelieving silence, we asked a few more, and learned that …