Originally Posted by Mulholland '49
The mo-cap stuff, creating entirely CGI environments to put the actors in. Same tech they used with Avatar and Hobbit. Not really a fan.
Motion capture is used to help animate CGI characters, not create entirely CGI environments. In Avatar, motion capture is used to provide the Na'vi with realistic facial expressions and body movements. Likewise with Gollum in The Lord of the Rings films and The Hobbit.