Friday, February 21, 2014

The Making of Ted

One of my all time favorite movies is the movie Ted. It is one of the funniest and most entertaining movies I've ever seen! Not only was the humor great but the CGI used to create the main character Ted was fantastic. Seth MacFarlan and his crew did an amazing job in creating him. So because I was such a fan I had to look up how they did it. They used what is called a Xsens MVN Motion Capture rig, which allowed MacFarlan to act for Ted.
Here is just a little video to show you how the Xsens MVN Motion Capture rig works.
It's pretty amazing how actuate the animation is to his actual movements.

So this Xses MVN Motion Capture rig allows Ted's movements to be as realistic as possible. So with this suit on Seth MacFarlan would act out, in a room near the other actor in the scene, Ted's scene like he was in the scene with the other actor and say Ted's lines. Below is a behind scenes video of the making of Ted. Definitely recommend watching; it is truly amazing what technology can do!

There is a longer behind the scenes of Ted in the link below.

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