The Mill Launches Mill Mascot Realtime Production Solution

News March 25, 2019
Creative technology and VFX studio The Mill ( has launched a new virtual production system – Mill Mascot – that will help meet clients’ needs for fast and intelligent characters. Mill Mascot enables broadcast quality CG characters that are performed – rather than animated – live and in realtime.
Realtime game engine technology with motion sensors allows characters to be animated through hand and facial gestures on the fly. The system by-passes the lengthy timelines involved with traditional animation and pre-rendered content, reducing animation and rendering time down to 42 milliseconds per frame.

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