MPC Vancouver: Matchmove TD

Position Summary:

The Matchmove TD is responsible for reproducing the geometry, camera movement and object movement of a live action shot in a 3D environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the tracking of CG elements, both camera and objects to match live-action footage in a 3D environment and to maintain consistent shot quality
  • Work with production to create matchmove schedules and project targets for your show
  • Work to define any specific matchmove tools required for the show and identify any additions or modifications to our existing toolset required to realise this pipeline
  • Monitor daily progress to ensure targets are being met, adjusting the pipeline and schedules as necessary
  • Act as the point of contact for show supervisors
  • Conform any Lidar scans, Survey Data or matchmove specific geometry prior to starting a sequence


  • Must have thorough knowledge of software based object tracking and 3D rotoscoping of a digital model to a live action background
  • Proven Matchmove experience in a large feature-film VFX production environment
  • Must be proficient in: 3D Equalizer, Maya and Boujou
  • Knowlege of Nuke an advantage
  • Experience with other tracking software (eg Matchmover) taken into account
  • Must be able to model and manipulate geometry for scene reconstruction and to aid tracking
  • Candidates should demonstrate a good eye for detail and precision with strong problem-solving skills
  • Must have a solid understanding of camera moves and filming techniques
  • Excellent communication skills
  • General understanding of linux/unix-based operating systems
  • On set experience an advantage


  • Location: Vancouver, Canada
  • Start Date: Immediate and into 2011
  • Duration: Project based

If this position sounds of interest then please get in touch, sending your reel and resume to:

We look forward to hearing from you!

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