Paul Debevec: “Avatar and Beyond: Lighting Hollywood’s Real and Virtual Actors”

May 8, 2012 | Las Vegas, NV

Speaker: Paul Debevec
Host: LIGHTFAIR International (LFI 2012)

Photoreal digital actors have become a practical reality in the last decade and are poised to revolutionize the entertainment industry. Paul Debevec from USC’s Institute for Creative Technologies will explain the technical progression and application of his lab’s LED-based “Light Stage” facial scanning systems, which have helped produce photoreal digital actors for movies such as Spider-Man 2, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Avatar.