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Matchmove Artist SNR @ MPC
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Default Matchmove Artist SNR @ MPC - 05-09-2011, 10:44 AM

The Matchmove Artist is responsible for reproducing the geometry, camera movement and object movement of a live action shot in a 3D environment.
Primary Responsibilities:
Supervise the tracking of CG elements, both camera and objects to match live-action footage in a 3D environment and to maintain consistent shot quality
Work with production and Matchmove HOD to create matchmove schedules and project targets for your show
Work with the Matchmove HOD to define any specific matchmove tools required for the show and identify any additions or modifications to our existing toolset required to realise this pipeline
Set up and participate in matchmove dailies and desk rounds, providing feedback and guidance to Matchmove Artists
Monitor daily progress to ensure targets are being met, adjusting the pipeline and schedules as necessary
Act as the point of contact between Matchmove Artists and the show supervisors
Conform any Lidar scans, Survey Data or matchmove specific geometry for Matchmove Artists prior to starting a sequence
Report on the progress of the matchmove work on the show to the Matchmove HOD, with particular regard to the following:
Whether the team is on target to meet their deadlines
Technical issues
Production issues
R&D requests
Team morale

Knowledge and Experience:
Must have thorough knowledge of software based object tracking and 3D rotoscoping of a digital model to a live action background
Proven Matchmove experience in a large feature-film VFX production environment
Must be proficient in: 3D Equalizer, Maya and Boujou
Knowlege of Shake and tracking in Shake an advantage. Experience with other tracking software (eg Matchmover) taken into account
Must be able to model and manipulate geometry for scene reconstruction and to aid tracking
Candidates should demonstrate a good eye for detail and precision with strong problem-solving skills
Must have a solid understanding of camera moves and filming techniques
Excellent team-leading abilities
Excellent communication skills
General understanding of linux/unix-based operating systems
On set experience an advantage

Salary: Competitive remuneration package
Location: London
Application Closing Date: Ongoing recruitment
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