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Preparing the actor for performance capture

Delbridge, Matthew (2011) Preparing the actor for performance capture. In Shakespeare Reverie Symposium, 6-8 October 2011, Cobb and Co Museum, Toowoomba, QLD. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Notions of capture and manipulation infer the existence of an interface that combines performer with system, an interface that separates (or intervenes in) the space between performance, intention and history. It is precisely the effect and provided opportunity of the intermediary device on the practice and craft of the actor, that is particularly examined in this work. Defining the scope of current practice for the contemporary actor is a key construct of this challenge with the most appropriate definition revolving around the pursuit of providing a required mixture of performance and content for live, mediated, framed and variously captured formats that exist in the present day. One of these particular formats is Performance Capture which this paper interrogate in more detail.

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ID Code: 46588
Item Type: Conference Item (Presentation)
Additional Information: Conference organised by University of Southern Queensland
Keywords: Motion Capture, Performance Capture, Actor Training, Mediated Performance, Intermediality
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > FILM TELEVISION AND DIGITAL MEDIA (190200) > Computer Gaming and Animation (190202)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING (190400) > Drama Theatre and Performance Studies (190404)
Divisions: Current > Schools > Drama
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Deposited On: 25 Oct 2011 08:01
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2011 09:08

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