The FX History of the Dinosaur Input Device!

Modelmaker and fabricator Sean Charlesworth shares a rare piece of special effects history: a Dinosaur Input Device (DID) made by the stop-motion animators at Tippett Studio to help in the animation of the first digital movie creatures. Here’s how this unique device bridge the transition from physical animated puppets to the digitally rigged characters that appeared in groundbreaking effects films like Jurassic Park!

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Read more about the history of the DiD here: https://vfxblog.com/dinosaurinputdevice/

Shot and edited by Gunther Kirsch

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