Tag: computer vision

Reverse Matchmove GAN

At some point, most of us have needed to adjust a camera move in 3D. I’ve seen it done every way, from blocking out projection geometry to allow a slight camera nudge, all the way to building an entire photo-real CG set and rendering a different camera path from scratch. A couple of GAN papers…


Lighting Swap CycleGAN

With the recent revamp of texture extraction/projection and photo modeling techniques rippling through the industry (and a general thirst for more information), the amount of photographs coming back from the set has increased steadily over the past couple years. Since having an abundance of data is a crucial requirement to set up a deep learning problem,…


Beauty2Normals Neural Network

One of my favorite aspects of VFX is compositing CG, especially doing vector math and tricks with tech passes to finish off a shot. Often when I’m working with a compositing team, I find myself wishing we could do the same tricks on the plate as we can with the CG elements, like just break…