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Summer Course in Motion Capture at San Jose State University

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Summer Course in Motion Capture at San Jose State University

San Jose State University is offering a course in motion capture this summer. The College of Humanities and the Arts and the College of enginneering are collaborating with the Phasespace motion capture company to produce the course, which also includes instruction in the Motion Builder software for mapping capture files to 3D models. Enrollment is through Special Sessions, so anyone may enroll.

The course occurs from July 19 to August 18. All instruction is on Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, but students will have access to the motion capture technology and technical consultation throughout the week during the period of instruction. It costs $600 for the 3-unit course—an incredible bargain. All instruction is by a team of motion capture professionals.

To enroll in the class, go to this web site:

Lecture, section 01: 30886

Activity, section 02: 30890

Complete the registration form and fax it to the Registrar's Office (number at the top of the page) or send the form to You enroll under the course name TA 170 Acting and Directing for the Camera.

If you have any questions, please contact Professor Karl Toepfer: (link sends e-mail)

A video on YouTube about the course under the title “Summer Motion Capture Course” at San Jose State University is here:

The YouTube page also gives instructions on registering.


Edited by: Karl Toepfer on 06/19/2014 - 12:58pm