Our staff and students have worked on a wide variety of research projects, and commercial projects with industry partners.

AUT Digital Design alumni work on War for the Planet of the Apes

A huge congratulations to all of our AUT Digital Design alumni who worked on War for the Planet of the Apes – Jose Felizardo, Gareth Prosser, Brae Burrows-Keen, Daniel Thomson, Edward Catley, Matthew Phillips-Rudowski, Dana Franklin, Pinkesh Mistry, Josie Wheeler, Olivia Farrar, and Shea Melville. Also to Annika van Vliet, who is still a Digital Design student, and worked at Weta Digital over the summer as an intern (with screen credit). We are tremendously proud of their achievements on such a spectacular film using the practical skills gained in our lab.


AUT gets in on Hollywood’s billion-dollar secret – Story, TV3, 28 April 2016

TV3’s Story, Ryan Bridge, visited AUT’s Motion Cap Lab to experience the Vicon Cara technology used by Director Leanne Pooley and Flux Animation to create the facial animation in the recently released film, April 25. Watch the video to find out more.


‘25 April’ Trailer (Flux Animation)


Rugby World Cup 2015 – Official IRB Opening titles (Brandspank)


PwC ‘Extraordinary Challenges’ (Assembly)

PwC ‘Extraordinary Challenges’ (Assembly)


Chiho Aoshima: Rebirth of the World (Darkroom)


AUT Student Mocap Work Samples


AUT Mocap and Virtual Reality Research Dr. Stefan Marks