March 25th, 2019
Creative technology and VFX studio The Mill has formally launched what it believes to be a groundbreaking new virtual production system, Mill Mascot. 

The system, developed by The Mill to address the ever-growing client needs for fast and intelligent characters, enables broadcast quality CG characters that are not animated but performed, live and in real-time. 

Mill Mascot combines real-time game engine technology with motion sensors, so characters can be puppeteered through hand and facial gestures. This gives directors, creatives and artists the ability to “direct” or “perform” CG character animation live and make creative decisions on the fly. 

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