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  • Using ECPs for Interactive Applications in Virtual Cinematography 

    Wu, Hui-Yin; Li, Tsai-Yen; Christie, Marc (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    This paper introduces an interactive application of our previous work on the Patterns language as creative assistant for editing cameras in 3D virtual environments. Patterns is a set of vocabulary, which was inspired by ...
  • Film Ties: A Web-based Virtual 3D Lab for Teaching the Film Art from Script to Blocking 

    Bares, William; Requierme, Caroline; Obisesan, Elizabeth (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    Film production education programs include hands-on training in script writing, planning blocking of performers and cameras on set, camera operation, editing to select the best footage at each beat of the story, and expert ...
  • Design of an Intelligent Navigation System for Participative Computer Animation 

    Liu, Iou-Shiuan; Li, Tsai-Yen; Christie, Marc (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    In this paper, we will propose a novel way of interactive entertainment, called Participative Computer Animation, allowing a user to participate in a computer animated story as an observer. We consider this form of ...
  • Making Movies from Make-Believe Games 

    Barbulescu, Adela; Garcia, Maxime; Vaufreydaz, Dominique; Cani, Marie Paule; Ronfard, Rémi (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    Pretend play is a storytelling technique, naturally used from very young ages, which relies on object substitution to represent the characters of the imagined story. We propose "Make-believe", a system for making movies ...
  • Pano2Vid: Automatic Cinematography for Watching 360° Videos 

    Su, Yu-Chuan; Jayaraman, Dinesh; Grauman, Kristen (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    We introduce the novel task of Pano2Vid --- automatic cinematography in panoramic 360° videos. Given a 360° video, the goal is to direct an imaginary camera to virtually capture natural-looking normal field-of-view (NFOV) ...
  • A Probabilistic Logic Programming Approach to Automatic Video Montage 

    Aerts, Bram; Goedemé, Toon; Vennekens, Joost (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    Hiring a professional camera crew to cover an event such as a lecture, sports game or musical performance may be prohibitively expensive. The CAMETRON project aims at drastically reducing this cost by developing an (almost) ...
  • Automatic Camera Selection and PTZ Canvas Steering for Autonomous Filming of Reality TV 

    Callemein, Timothy; Ranst, Wiebe Van; Goedemé, Toon (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    Reality TV shows that follow people in their day-to-day lives are not a new concept. However, the traditional methods used in the industry require a lot of manual labor and need the presence of at least one physical camera ...
  • Zooming On All Actors: Automatic Focus+Context Split Screen Video Generation 

    Kumar, Moneish; Gandhi, Vineet; Ronfard, Rémi; Gleicher, Michael (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    Stage performances can be easily captured using a high resolution camera but these are often difficult to watch because actor faces are too small. We present a novel approach to create a split screen video that incorporates ...
  • Analyzing Elements of Style in Annotated Film Clips 

    Wu, Hui-Yin; Galvane, Quentin; Lino, Christophe; Christie, Marc (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    This paper presents an open database of annotated film clips together with an analysis of elements of film style related to how the shots are composed, how the transitions are performed between shots and how the shots are ...
  • Five Challenges for Intelligent Cinematography and Editing 

    Ronfard, Rémi (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    In this position paper, we propose five challenges for advancing the state of the art in intelligent cinematography and editing by taking advantage of the huge quantity of cinematographic data (movies) and metadata (movie ...
  • CaMor: Screw Interpolation between Perspective Projections of Partial Views of Rectangular Images 

    Raghuraman, Gokul; Barrash, Nicholas; Rossignac, Jarek (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    CaMor is a tool for generating an animation from a single drawing or photograph that represents a partial view of a perspective projection of a planar shape or image that contains portions of only 3 edges of an unknown ...
  • Inferring the Structure of Action Movies 

    Potapov, Danila; Douze, Matthijs; Revaud, Jérôme; Harchaoui, Zaid; Schmid, Cordelia (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    While important advances were recently made towards temporally localizing and recognizing specific human actions or activities in videos, efficient detection and classification of long video chunks belonging to ...
  • Implementing Hitchcock - the Role of Focalization and Viewpoint 

    Galvane, Quentin; Ronfard, Rémi (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    Focalization and viewpoint are important aspects of narrative movie-making that need to be taken into account by cinematography and editing. In this paper, we argue that viewpoint can be determined from the first principles ...
  • WICED 2017: Frontmatter 

    Bares, William; Gandhi, Vineet; Galvane, Quentin; Ronfard, Rémi (Eurographics Association, 2017)
  • Declarative Spatial Reasoning for Intelligent Cinematography 

    Bhatt, Mehul; Schultz, Carl; Suchan, Jakob; Walega, Przemyslaw (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    We present computational visuo-spatial representation and reasoning from the viewpoint of the research areas of artificial intelligence, spatial cognition and computation, and human-computer interaction. The particular ...
  • La Caméra Enchantée 

    Rossignac, Jarek (The Eurographics Association, 2017)
    A rich set of tools have been developed for designing and animating camera motions. Most of them optimize some geometric measure while satisfying a set of geometric constraints. Others strive to provide an intuitive graphical ...
  • Automated Cinematography with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles 

    Galvane, Quentin; Fleureau, Julien; Tariolle, Francois-Louis; Guillotel, Philippe (The Eurographics Association, 2016)
    The rise of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and their increasing use in the cinema industry calls for the creation of dedicated tools. Though there is a range of techniques to automatically control drones for a variety of ...
  • Analysing Cinematography with Embedded Constrained Patterns 

    Wu, Hui-Yin; Christie, Marc (The Eurographics Association, 2016)
    Cinematography carries messages on the plot, emotion, or more general feeling of the film. Yet cinematographic devices are often overlooked in existing approaches to film analysis. In this paper, we present Embedded ...
  • Introducing Basic Principles of Haptic Cinematography and Editing 

    Guillotel, Philippe; Danieau, Fabien; Fleureau, Julien; Rouxel, Ines (The Eurographics Association, 2016)
    Adding the sense of touch to hearing and seeing would be necessary for a true immersive experience. This is the promise of the growing "4D-cinema" based on motion platforms and others sensory effects (water spray, wind, ...
  • Automatic Lighting Design from Photographic Rules 

    Wambecke, Jérémy; Vergne, Romain; Bonneau, Georges-Pierre; Thollot, Joëlle (The Eurographics Association, 2016)
    Lighting design is crucial in 3D scenes modeling for its ability to provide cues to understand the objects shape. However a lot of time, skills, trials and errors are required to obtain a desired result. Existing automatic ...

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