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|Session Name:||Directed Generation: Procedural and Placeholder Content in BioWare Cinematics|
|Track / Format:||Design|
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|Overview:||BioWare uses performance capture for many cutscenes, but has also developed tools to facilitate the rapid creation of the other 30+ hours of branching cinematic content. Cinematic content, including camera work, character poses, gestures, voice-over, and facial animation can be procedurally generated at moderate, but shippable quality, with a small amount of setup. The intent is not to actually ship this content, but to get cinematic and interactive narrative content to a playable state in very early stages of production. This content can then be iterated on and customized as time allows, taking key scenes to a higher cinematic quality.|