Video: How The New Captain Harlock Movie Used Motion Capture For Lip Sync

Rather than use all-around motion capture for the characters of their new Space Pirate Captain Harlock movie, it looks like Aramaki Shinji and team opted to use the technique just for lip sync.

This video from Cinema Today shows off the technique, in amongst a bunch of other, seemingly random clips and sizzle stuff.

YouTube Preview Image

Seeing lips divorced from the rest of the body like this, it does remind me that, actually, nobody seems to have separated the mouth movements in an animated movie and re-animated them when exporting a movie for dubbing. I’d have thought, maybe, Dreamworks would have tried it – seems like one of their ideas. I guess it doesn’t matter to them so much, not as long as the non-English speaking audiences keep coming in.

Bleeding Cool Bestseller List – 21st December 2015 – DC Comics Takes It Back

Mike Myers / Dr. Evil Visit SNL To Talk Sony Vs #GoP

Looks Like Todd McFarlane Has New Plans For Haunt…

CathairApocalypse_1-1

Could Scott Gross’ Cathair Be This Christmas’ Most Popular Webcomic?

doctor who

How Not To Spoil The Doctor Who Christmas Special

SavageSpecial2014CovHack

Process Art For The Woman Of Bronze – Doc Savage Special

Dedicated Discussions – Steam Holiday Sale Is Finally Here, A New Minecraft Game, And GTA Online Heists Are On The Way

bm-cv37-large-112203

ComiXology Brings In VAT Charges Early – But Who Gets The Money?

Jeff Pina Gets In To San Diego Comic Con

Halo ODST

ODST Is Being Added To The Master Chief Collection For Free If You’ve Played Already