Blog : VFX

Simone Rocha x H&M AR pop-up book

Simone Rocha x H&M AR pop-up book

The H&M x Simone Rocha collaboration has been brought to life using a combination of beautiful pop-up prints by painter Faye Wei Wei, the volumetric video and 8th Wall webAR experience.

Images courtesy of H&M and photographer Sharna Osborne

Roles: Character 4D capture Supervisor, Volumetric Capture Post Production Lead Supervisor, Pipeline Supervisor

Software: Microsoft Mixed Reality Capture Technology, Nuke, Houdini

More about the project on Dimension Studio website.

Balenciaga – Afterworld: The Age of Tomorrow

Balenciaga – Afterworld: The Age of Tomorrow

Balenciaga’s futuristic fusion of volumetric capture and video gaming is a quantum leap for fashion shows.

Multi-platform game Afterworld: The Age of Tomorrow is a radical immersive adventure and deep dive into Balenciaga’s Fall 2021 collection. Bringing to life this projected future, Dimension collaborated with Balenciaga for one of the most innovative volumetric projects ever undertaken.

Roles: Character 4D capture Supervisor, Volumetric Capture Post Production Lead Supervisor, Pipeline Supervisor

Software: Microsoft Mixed Reality Capture Technology, Nuke, Houdini

More about the project on Dimension Studio website.

Sam Smith x Spotify Diamonds AR

Sam Smith x Spotify Diamonds AR

Futuristic holographic music experience brings Sam Smith’s “Diamonds” to life on Spotify Canvas Volumetric Grammy-winner Sam Smith stars in the first-ever three-dimensional AR artwork to be featured on Spotify, allowing fans to engage in brand new ways.

Roles: Volumetric capture, post-production lead

Software: Microsoft Mixed Reality Capture Technology, Nuke, Houdini

More about the project on Dimension Studio website.

Burger King: Tinie on a Whopper

Burger King: Tinie on a Whopper

A private volumetric concert in WebAR, on a burger Burger King teamed up with BBH, Dimension, Bully and UK rap artist Tinie Tempah to offer a bespoke virtual performance of the music maestro’s summer anthem Whoppa… on a Whopper.

Roles: Volumetric capture, post-production

Software: Microsoft Mixed Reality Capture Technology, Nuke, Houdini

More about the project on Dimension Studio website.

Polymotion Build – Mobile Volumetric Capture Stage

Polymotion Build – Mobile Volumetric Capture Stage

The Polymotion Stage Truck is the world’s first 3-in-1 4K mobile volumetric capture studio. Together with our partners Dimension we created Polymotion stage to support the time-sensitive content creation needs of broadcasters, sports teams, fashion brands, creative agencies and the entertainment industry. This truly mobile platform is capable of shooting volumetric video, taking 3D stills and full avatar creation anywhere in the world, allowing you to spend less time with talent and more time creating.

Roles: Studio build – rigging, camera alignment, stage calibration and setup, stage operation, software deployment and installation, technical maintenance of the stage, troubleshooting, stage testing for validation

Software: Microsoft Mixed Reality Capture Technology, IOI Technology

More about the project on Dimension Studio website.

Three X Central Saint Martins X London Fashion Week

Three X Central Saint Martins X London Fashion Week

The future of catwalks Through a combination of the latest volumetric capture technology and Three’s 5G network, Adwoa Aboah, enjoys a front row view of the latest collections at Central Saint Martins, before witnessing herself appear as a volumetric video performance down what appears to be an otherwise empty catwalk.

Roles: Character 4D capture, Post Production Lead

Software: Microsoft Mixed Reality Capture Technology

More about the project on Dimension Studio website.

SK Telecom – Changdeok ARirang

SK Telecom – Changdeok ARirang

A new dawn for cultural experiences Working with Nexus, we were able to bring the King and Queen of the Joseon Dynasty to life in augmented reality for the reopening of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Changdeok Palace. This virtual tour immerses visitors in the sights, sounds, and colourful stories once hidden in the past.

Roles: Character 4D capture,

Software: Microsoft Mixed Reality Capture Technology, Nuke, Houdini

More about the project on Dimension Studio website.

Madonna: 2019 Billboard Music Awards

Madonna: 2019 Billboard Music Awards

AR project done with Reflector Entertainment and Madonna for the Madonna’s 2019 Billboard Music Awards premiere of her new single Medellín from Madame X album released in 2019. Madonna premiered the performance at the Vegas ceremony alongside South American artist, Maluma, and Dimension created four stunning virtual versions of Madonna that performed live on stage with the actual artists and were deployed using Unreal engine for the live broadcast.

The performance has won the Best Use of Augmented Reality at Broadcast Tech Innovation Awards 2019.

Roles: Character 4D capture

Software: Microsoft custom 4D capture toolset

More about the project on Dimension Studio website.

Claws and Effects

Claws and Effects

Group Project done during second semester at Bournemouth University MA Digital Effects course

Roles: Lighting, Camera Matching, Camera Tracking, Leaves FX, Render passes setup, Compositing

SHOT 04: acquisition, camera matching, dummy geometry modelling, backplate cleanup, lighting, render passes setup, compositing
SHOT 05: acquisition, dummy geometry modelling, lighting, phonebooth replacement, render passes setup, compositing
SHOT 07: acquisition, camera matching, camera tracking, dummy geometry modelling, backplate cleanup, camera shake, lighting, render passes setup, compositing
SHOT 08: acquisition, camera matching, camera tracking, dummy geometry modelling, backplate cleanup, lighting, leaves FX simulation, render passes setup, compositing
SHOT 0911: acquisition, dummy geometry modelling, lighting, render passes setup, compositing

Software: SideFX Houdini, Nuke, rendered in Mantra