Acting in motion capture isn’t something everyone can do.
Actors often go beyond reality for their performances. Making your emotions felt on camera isn’t always easy, but it’s even harder to do when you can’t even show your face on screen.
‘Motion capture’ it’s an art
Often unsettling, this technique allows a machine to record and register an objects’ position and movements in order to control a virtual counterpart on a computer. The actors need to use a lot of imagination for this technique so they can really become their characters.
Nowadays, this technique is very common. It was made popular by some of the biggest names such as James Cameron, which allowed lots of his imaginary characters to be brought to life. Because of this technique, their movements and reactions were a lot more realistic.
Some actors have truly become masters of the art such as Andy Serkis who proudly played the role of Gollum in Lord of the Rings. And the other actors in this list have done remarkably well with this technique as well. Check out who they are below.