Woestijnvis approached Holofarm with a rather peculiar question. “Can you create a virtual environment in which an avatar is ‘playing‘ with himself?”. We responded that we haven’t done that before, but that we’re always up for new adventures. So we asked our team: who wants to be a mocap actor on a tv show? Someone stood up and blindly took the role of … well, just watch below. One thing for sure: the guys at the studio worked hard!
I had the privilege to supervise this sequence and did the setup scene in Unity and the motion capture recording with the Rokoko smartsuit. To learn more about this process, you can read Holofarm’s article on making animation on a budget with mocap. The integration of our video’s onto the shot footage was handled by VC Studios.