Conference The Art of Animation Feature Animation
Thursday, May 06, ROOM U brought to you by UNITY, 10:30

Hopping for the Best: Die Känguru-Chroniken

A look behind the scenes at how TRIXTER brought the Kangaroo to life. From introducing the idea of using motion capture, to learning from early tests and creating a proper motion capture pipeline, we’ll also cover all aspects of kangaroofication and keyframing facial animation based on FACS shapes for final shots.

Claudius Urban, Animation Supervisor, TRIXTER GmbH

Since his training in 3D at the prestigious Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg in Ludwigsburg, Germany, Claudius has traveled all over the world, honing his craft in animation. He has worked with a number of renowned visual effects houses, experiencing different pipelines, approaches, cultures, and working environments. Throughout his career, he has created many iconic sequences for film and television.

From overseeing the animation team, to pipeline, previsualization, and motion capture acting, Claudius Urban’s role as Animation Supervisor at TRIXTER is extremely wide-ranging. He thrives on every challenge.