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Turn people into virtual characters with motion capture

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.

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

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