Identity FX and Conan the Barbarian
Identity FX, Inc. is a full-service Visual Effects and Stereoscopic 3D facility located in Los Angeles and has more than one-hundred visual effects and stereoscopic credits to its name, and counts all of the major US Studios and several television networks as clients.
Identity FX has earned a reputation in the industry for impressive work as a high-concept VFX shop, but also for its acclaimed stereo 3D conversion work on such films as Narnia- The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, Green Lantern, Conan the Barbarian, as well as native stereo work on U23D and Aliens of the Deep. Recently, Idenity FX invested in SGO’s Mistika to significantly expand its pipeline to complete the 2D and stereo 3D production workflow and offer full finishing, color and DI services. This innovative technology platform was developed in close partnership with Imagineer Systems with mocha Pro central to its new pipeline and state of the art stereo-centric services.
This summer, Identity FX completed a significant amount of 3D conversion work on Conan The Barbarian 3D. Seth Martin, roto and VFX supervisor for Identity FX had this to say about mocha Pro and the role it plays in their pipeline:
"On Conan the Barbarian we were converting over 400 shots to 3D. Each shot required extensive and precise rotoscoping which is normally a difficult and time consuming task to accomplish with most compositing software. mocha gave us the ability to produce shots quickly and efficiently with accurate results. The planar tracking technology makes even the most difficult to track shots a cakewalk. mocha also blended beautifully into our stereo conversion pipeline by allowing easy exporting and integration options to Nuke, After Effects, and other software without long render times. For those of us who depend on accurate roto and tracking quickly and efficiently, mocha has been a dream come true."