Curious to find out the making of Avatar?
Weta used a variety of techniques to get the facial animation to a realistic state. First of all was facial motion capture. Using a high-definition video camera attached to the face of an actor and markers on the face, Weta’s in-house software was able to map out which muscles in the face were firing.
To learn more about the cutting-edge systems Weta Digital and James Cameron developed to realise this sci-fi blockbuster, and to find out how Avatar was made stereoscopic, read this article at Techradar.com.
Video: The Making of Avatar by James Cameron