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Feng Chia Workshop Unreal Engine Robotic Camera
 

Over the past week I taught a (remote) workshop with Shih-Yuan Wang and Yu-ting Sheng in Taiwan, a collaboration between 逢甲大學 Feng Chia University, 國立陽明交通大學 National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, and 國立雲林科技大學 YunTech.
 
We developed a custom interface between the ROSO COOP robots and Unreal Engine – using the robot as an intuitive input device for realtime control of virtual cameras within the Unreal Engine scene. Controlling not only camera position/rotation but also focal length, speed, etc. The students then used this platform to create their own short films. All in one week!
 

DFIA 2021 Jurors
 

Excited to announce that I will be on the judging panel for the 2021 DFIAwards in Seoul!
 

Alexey Marfin Lecture at NYCU
 

Yesterday I gave a (remote) lecture at NYCU (國立陽明交通大學 National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University) in Taiwan!
 

Alexey Marfin Workshop at NCTU
 

This week I taught a (remote) visual effects workshop at the National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan!
 


 

Excited to share the work from my “VR Film Sets” seminar at SCI-Arc! The students created VR (virtual reality) environments inspired by movie scenes.
 
Films have always used architecture to tell stories. The worlds, cities, and spaces of cinema are responsible for creating the social, cultural, and political contexts of its screenplays. This year, all the movies we explored share a common design idea: the space and the setting represent a conflict/hierarchy/tension – from “Parasite” (2019) and its socially and physically stratified urban environment – to “Hollywood Hong Kong” (2001) and its literally and figuratively overshadowing tower complexes.
 

Alexey Marfin Workshop at CityU
 

Over the past few weeks I taught a (remote) workshop for the School Of Creative Media MFA program at City University of Hong Kong
 


 

Join us at SCI-Arc tonight and tomorrow for VR Film Sets II – an interactive exhibition of VR work by my seminar students. The projects take five scenes from period/historical movies, and reimagine them as a series of fully-digital virtual reality (VR) environments.
 

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Some frames from the projects of our 2018-19 Fiction & Entertainment graduates at SCI-Arc…
 

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While I was at Tsinghua, I gave a public lecture about my work and research interests…
 

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Last week I was a visiting tutor at Tsinghua University (清華大学) in Beijing. I taught a course as part of the “2019 Parametric Design Workshop”…