VFX Awards


ILM Facial Performance-capture Solving System

ILM Facial Performance-capture Solving System

Awarded: 2017

To Kiran Bhat, Michael Koperwas, Brian Cantwell and Paige Warner for the design and development of the ILM facial performance-capture solving system. 

This system enables high-fidelity facial performance transfer from actors to digital characters in large-scale productions while retaining full artistic control, and integrates stable rig-based solving and the resolution of secondary detail in a controllable pipeline.

Academy Award® Winner

Technical Achievement Award

Kiran Bhat

Michael Koperwas

Brian Cantwel

Paige Warner