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    a system of recording the movements of an actor and then using the data to create a digital animation. Also called motion capture, or mocap.

    Serkis has said in the past that he would not want to see a special category introduced at the Oscars for motion-capture acting, insisting that success using the technique can be rewarded with current accolades.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 12/08/2011
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