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How are virtual characters created?

Click's Spencer Kelly looks at the technology that is transforming the cinema and giving new creativity to filmmakers.

Have you ever wondered how computer-generated characters are created in the movies?

BBC Click's Spencer Kelly puts on a special motion capture suit that can turn him into a cartoon character in an instant and looks at the technology that is transforming the cinema and giving new creativity to filmmakers.

Movie Magic

Watch more clips on the Click website. If you are in the UK you can watch the whole programme on BBC iPlayer.