Actress and Performance Capture expert Victoria Atkin chats with some of the most prominent directors, actors and performance capture industry professionals about their careers in the motion capture world, how to get started and what it takes to be successful in this ever evolving technical medium of TV, Film and Video Games.
Season 2 - Episode 08 - AJAE CLEARWAY: How to be a performance capture producer
In this episode Victoria chats to female performance capture producer Ajae Clearway! Ajae began specializing in performance capture in 2009 and has developed customized production protocols as a producer and AD for AAA game franchises including; Battlefield, Madden, Just Cause, Wolfenstein, Star Wars and other confidential games and movies that she can’t tell us about just yet! Stay tuned!
Season 2 - Episode 07 - TROY BAKER: The Last of Us
Victoria talks with Troy Baker an American voice actor and musician, known for portraying the lead characters in many, MANY video games. He is currently best known as Joel in The Last of Us but his list of credits is extensive not only in games but in Anime and in the Marvel franchise where he’s voiced Hawkeye and Loki. He’s a legend in the gaming world and has the credit of not only voicing Batman in various titles but also the Joker!
Season 2 - Episode 06 - Marla Rausch: Tracker to CEO of Animation Vertigo
Victoria Atkin chats to Marla Rausch, founder and CEO of Animation Vertigo, a motion capture animation service provider with locations in the US and the Philippines. She is passionate about giving back to organizations, particularly those that support the entrepreneurial spirit and mentor girls and women.
Season 2 - Episode 05 - BRYAN DECHART - Acting in Detroit: Become Human
Host Victoria Atkin chats to Bryan Dechart who hardly needs an intro to the gaming community - he and his lovely wife, Amelia Rose Blair (A guest on Season 1) are fan favorites and seasoned performance capture actors. Bryan is an American actor and Twitch streamer best known for his role as Connor in the game Detroit: Become Human. He also played Eli Chandler on Jane by Design and starred in the film The Remaining with Alexa Vega.
Season 2 -Episode 04 - JANINA GAVANKAR: Acting in Star Wars: Battlefront II
In this episode Victoria chats with Janina Gavankar who is no stranger to the world of on-camera acting boasting a successful career in television and feature films but her true passions are video games and music - she’s a trained pianist,vocalist and percussionist. Yep, she’s all that and a cool nerd to boot. Some of her latest successes include video game: Star Wars: Battlefront II, Apple TV series The Morning Show and check her out this March with Ben Affleck in the feature film, The Way Back.
Season 2 - Episode 03 - DEMIAN GORDON: Pioneering in Performance Capture
In this episode Victoria chats to Demian Gordon. His extensive feature film credits, to name a few, include: The Watchmen, I Am Legend, Hancock, Beowulf, Monster House, The Polar Express, The Matrix II and Matrix III, as well as numerous television and video game credits. While he’s worked for many of the big studios, his current title is Virtual Production Supervisor at Dreamworks. Demian is also the Chairman of the Motion Capture Society Board of Directors and a member of the Visual Effects Society.