Vita Berezina-Blackburn

Animation and Motion Capture Specialist

Vita Berezina-Blackburn works on multidisciplinary research and creative projects with integration of motion capture, virtual production, virtual reality and 3d modeling. Encompassing the conceptual, artistic, technical and pedagogical aspects of the work, her research has been presented at conferences such as ACM SIGGRAPH, ACM Computer Supported Cooperative Work, International Federation of Theater Research, International Society of Biomechanics technical group on 3-D Analysis of Human Movement. Her animations have been part of performances and exhibits at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, MIT Museum, Wexner Center for the Arts, Yerba Buena, Red Cat, Dance Theatre Workshop as well as PBS and international festivals such as Anima Mundi and Dance on Camera. In 2005 Berezina-Blackburn received a collaborative creator New York Dance and Performance Award (BESSIE) for Landing Place, a mediated performance production by the Bebe Miller Dance Company. Berezina-Blackburn also teaches several ACCAD classes and workshops on motion capture, 3d modeling and virtual reality.

Areas of Expertise
  • motion capture
  • virtual reality
  • 3d modeling
  • animation production for live performance
  • MFA, Art and Technology, The Ohio State University
  • MA, Computer Art, West Texas A&M University
  • BBA, Marketing, West Texas A&M University
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