The cooling steam of the Polar Express : historical origins, properties and implications of performance capture

Delbridge, Matthew J. (2014) The cooling steam of the Polar Express : historical origins, properties and implications of performance capture. PhD by Creative Works, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

As the first academically rigorous interrogation of the generation of performance within the global frame of the motion capture volume, this research presents a historical contextualisation and develops and tests a set of first principles through an original series of theoretically informed, practical exercises to guide those working in the emergent space of performance capture. It contributes a new understanding of the framing of performance in The Omniscient Frame, and initiates and positions performance capture as a new and distinct interdisciplinary discourse in the fields of theatre, animation, performance studies and film.

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ID Code: 72193
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD by Creative Works)
Supervisor: Haseman, Brad & McGowan, Lee
Keywords: performance capture, motion capture, animation, film production, digital performance, actor training, practice based research, intermediality, digital scenography
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 20 Jun 2014 06:31
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 05:37

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