Data Capture / On-Set

  • London, United Kingdom
  • Contract

Company Description

With offices all over the globe, MPC is one of the world's leading visual effects (VFX) studios, creating award winning, high-end VFX for the Film and Advertising industries.

We are constantly looking for the best talent in the world, enthusiastic people that come in everyday to be a part of some of the best work in the industry. Our teams in London, and throughout our global network of studios, produce creative, visually stunning and technically challenging VFX and digital projects of the highest quality, and we are looking for candidates with a desire to be involved in the 
success of these projects.

Job Description

A Data Capture TD is responsible for capturing and organising all data from a movie shoot. This data will be used significantly within MPC by all departments.

The Data Capture TD must be an experienced photographer who has knowledge of the VFX pipeline and how each department uses captured reference material. Additionally they will have experience working on film sets and are able to work as part of the shooting crew.

The artists
responsibilities will be split between on set work and as part of the Data Capture team at MPC.

Onset responsibilities  – working with our clients

  • To work with the VFX/CG supervisor to ensure that all sets / actors are marked up appropriately for matchmove/rotoAnim purposes
  • To advise on the placement and direction of witness cameras and their operators
  • To be proficient on set with the use of a Total Station to survey the set ensuring that all required data is captured.
  • To cover reference photographs of the set and camera setups
  • To capture modelling, texture and lighting references of all practical sets, as required.
  • To setup MPCs photobooth and capture modelling and texture reference of props and characters.
  • To cover camera data collection when required
  • To liaise with the client vfx team to ensure we are all capturing data to MPCs requirements and specifications.
  • To  help the dient VFX team as an additional pair of hands as required
  • To be efficient with their work and to not hold up any of the shooting crew.

We look forward to hearing from you.