Hand Puppetry: “Fine” by Virgilio Villoresi is Literally Handmade Motion; Shifting Perspective

“Fine” is a delightful, poignant short film by Italian filmmaker (and CDM reader) Virgilio Villoresi. It tells, says its creator, the story of the “birth, life and death of a soldier, represented on a hand (mine).” No, there’s nothing especially digital about this – but also nothing stopping you from using this kind of minimalism […]

Hand Puppetry: "Fine" by Virgilio Villoresi is Literally Handmade Motion; Shifting Perspective

“Fine” is a delightful, poignant short film by Italian filmmaker (and CDM reader) Virgilio Villoresi. It tells, says its creator, the story of the “birth, life and death of a soldier, represented on a hand (mine).” No, there’s nothing especially digital about this – but also nothing stopping you from using this kind of minimalism […]

Peter Kirn - March 7, 2012

For Kids, and Grown-up Kids, Digital Puppetry with Kinect (openFrameworks)

The work by Theo Watson and team has been one of those magical technological revelations that makes people say “oh – that’s what that’s for.” Say computer vision or tracking, or show the typical demo of what these can do with interaction, and eyes glaze over. But make them work as puppetry, and somewhere deep […]

Peter Kirn - January 12, 2012

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