The director's lens: an intelligent assistant for virtual cinematography

@article{Lino2011TheDL,
  title={The director's lens: an intelligent assistant for virtual cinematography},
  author={Christophe Lino and Marc Christie and Roberto Ranon and William H. Bares},
  journal={Proceedings of the 19th ACM international conference on Multimedia},
  year={2011}
}
We present the Director's Lens, an intelligent interactive assistant for crafting virtual cinematography using a motion-tracked hand-held device that can be aimed like a real camera. The system employs an intelligent cinematography engine that can compute, at the request of the filmmaker, a set of suitable camera placements for starting a shot. These suggestions represent semantically and cinematically distinct choices for visualizing the current narrative. In computing suggestions, the system… 

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