Motion Capture Systems Technician

Program Information

Program Code: 
Degree Type: 
Certificate of Achievement
Year Established: 
Humanities - (313) 845-9634 -

Henry Ford Community College’s Virtual Theatricality Lab offers a 18- credit course sequence that teaches the skill sets required for the film and animation industry standard of Motion Capture Systems Technician. The certificate was developed in cooperation with Dan Lemieux, Hollywood stunt coordinator and Motion Capture performer. The course is taught using a Vicon Optical Motion Capture System, Blade and Motion Builder Software.

The VTL Motion Capture Certificate is an 18-credit course sequence that is intended as an “add-on” program to the Associate In Arts Degree, or for avocational or personal enrichment purposes, and not as a vocational end in itself. Students in Animation, Telecommunications, and related disciplines are encouraged to take the Mo Cap certificate while pursuing the Associate in Arts Degree. The Mo Cap Certificate takes approximately 2 years to complete.

Program Requirements

Minimum Number Of Credits To Graduate: 
18 (Including Options/Electives)

Required Support Courses

Requirements are Subject to Change

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