Darren Hendler

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Introduction Constructing realistic shots with hundreds, or even thousands of completely unique, fully animated, deforming, and realistically shaded characters poses an entirely different challenge than the traditional character pipeline. Workflow, Level of Detail (LOD), and current hardware/software limitations require unique solutions to achieve the goal(More)
We present Masquerade, a novel modular and expandable tool for adding fine-scale details to facial motion capture data from head-mounted cameras. After studying two important related works we developed a framework to reproduce the original approaches as well as to test equally promising alternatives. This framework has been vital for understanding the(More)
Introduction: Constructing realistic shots with hundreds, or even thousands of completely unique, fully animated, deforming, and realistically shaded characters poses an entirely different challenge than the traditional character pipeline. Workflow, LOD, and current hardware/software limitations require unique solutions to achieve the goal of a usable crowd(More)
In this entirely animated Gatorade commercial directed by David Kellogg for Foote, Cone & Belding, Digital Domain, led by Visual Effects Supervisor Ray Giarratana, was tasked with bringing real sports stars to life as action figures that launch a game of table soccer. Animated versions of Peyton Manning, Derek Jeter, Vince Carter, and Mia Hamm were(More)
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