Image Metrics Webinar #08

Image Metrics, leading provider of facial animation technology for the entertainment industry, will be holding the eighth installment of its Faceware webinar series on Monday, October 17, 2011. This week's webinar will be co-hosted by Rigging Dojo, the leaders in personal and customized character rigging and technical art education. Image Metrics' webinar series is free for attendees and features various topics on video performance and artist-driven facial animation software for the videogame, film, visual effects, commercial and television industries, and concludes with an interactive Q&A session.

Title: "Facial Rigging Breakdown - Core Techniques for Artists"

Topic: Artists from Rigging Dojo will provide an overview of core facial rigging concepts and discuss how understanding anatomy is used to inform deformation and rigging. The seminar will present common practices of rigging faces and will go beyond the philosophies of facial rigging to introduce practical technical knowledge.

Date: Monday, October 17, 2011

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM PDT

Register: RSVP is required as space is limited: 

(A confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar will be sent after registration.)

System Requirements:

  • PC - Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
  • Macintosh® - Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer  

About Rigging Dojo

Rigging Dojo is an online school providing personal customized training for character rigging and technical art for artists looking to learn new skills or update existing ones. Custom training from helps students improve techniques from beginner to advanced for skinning and deformations, scripting (MEL and or python), mechanical rigging, skeleton design, tool creation, animation UI and pipeline improvement, setup and motion capture editing. Rigging Dojo was formed to focus on teaching the art and science of character rigging, helping artists overcome the obstacles of computer animation production.

About Image Metrics, Inc.

Founded in 2000, Image Metrics (OTCBB: IMGX) is revolutionizing 3D character animation through award-winning technologies such as Faceware and PortableYou. The company provides complete solutions for the film, television, interactive entertainment and commercial markets, and its new PortableYou platform enables online consumers to produce highly personalized immersive experiences in digital media through the instant creation of customizable 3D avatars. Image Metrics is the go-to leader for facial animation technology with a client roster that includes such industry-leading companies as Activision-Blizzard, Rockstar, Microsoft, 2K Sports, Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, Sega, Sony, Bethesda, Double Negative, Motion Theory and Moving Picture Company. Image Metrics is headquartered in Santa Monica, Calif., with its R&D center located in Manchester, UK. For more information, please visit


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