From the Back Cover
Master the Art and Science of Matchmoving Written by amatchmoving expert, this book is much more than a technical primer. It helps youthink like a pro so that you can find the right solution for your matchmoves, nomatter how tricky. You’ll also find coverage of tasks that commonly gohand–in–hand with matchmoving, along with advice on the contributions you canmake on the set of a live–action shoot. Whether you’re a student orprofessional, Matchmoving: The Invisible Art of Camera Tracking gives youthe knowledge and perspective you need to quickly and successfully solve everymatchmove. Coverage includes: Understandinghow matchmove programs work Perspective matching Getting optimal 2Dtracking data Calibrating/solving cameras Using automatictracking Fitting matchmoves into a CG set Mastering matchamationtechniques Modeling from matchmoves Troubleshooting bad matchmoves Multi–purposing matchmove data
About the Author
Tim Dobbert is matchmove supervisor at noted visual effects house The Orphanage. He has worked on such films as Hellboy, Spy Kids 3–D, and The Day After Tomorrow. He also teaches matchmoving at the Art Institute of San Francisco and Expressions Center.