Ryan Mercier; actor, director and Met Film School course leader & Target3D; London's home of motion capture, have collaborated on these 2-day Introduction to Motion Capture Performance Workshops just for actors and performers.

Booking now for July (limited places), September and October.

Course outcomes

- Introduction to motion capture and how it works.

- An introduction to playing in the volume, understanding of the language and processes used and how it applies to the performer.

- An introduction to creating a character for motion capture.

- Understand what affects character and performance in motion capture and how you can create this environment.

- Introduction to props used in motion capture and how to respond to each prop effectively in the volume.

- Introduction to scene work in the volume.

- Apply what is covered in the two days through a scene bespoke to the environment.

- Receive the footage shot and tracked in the form of a showreel.

Designed for actors and performance artists, you'll learn how to hone your artistic skills to balance perfectly with cutting-edge 21st century tech. By creating and taking home your own Mocap showreel you'll be ahead of the pack, ready to join the increasing demand for performers with the knowledge and experience of VFX, 360 filming and virtual production.

About the workshop leader

Ryan Mercier has been a professional actor & director for many years, working in both theatre and film, training in the UK and New York. His focus in training has been in the Meisner Technique and has further training in long form Improv. Most recently he has been working with Sky and Hammerhead to deliver a variety of characters for their new VR project. Ryan has starred in a number of films, including Angels in Notting Hill with the late Sir Christopher Lee, We Still Steal the Old Way and MLE. Ryan is one third of the popular podcasts There's a Film in That. Ryan is a course leader of acting for film at the MetFilm School. He also tutors film-making students at Central Film School.

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