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Scott Gagain Joins House of Moves

(December 07, 2004)

World-leading motion capture studio House of Moves, a division of VICON Motion Systems, announced the hiring of Scott Gagain as Executive Producer.  Gagain adds to the growing concentration of talent and technology at the company's state-of-the-art Marina del Rey facility and will apply his six years in film, television and video game motion capture to shepherd House of Moves' client and project development.  He was previously VP of Sales and Marketing at motion capture vendor Motion Analysis Studios in Los Angeles.

"We know Scott's experience in the industry and believe he has the personal attributes and skills to help the company's clients," stated Tom Tolles, CEO, House of Moves.  "Maximizing his combination of industry knowledge and technical acumen will allow House of Moves to continue and cultivate its customer relationships and service on a level unmatched in the industry. Along with building the right facility and incorporating the right equipment, the third leg we stand on is having the right personnel.  Right now, we're feeling great about the momentum we have with all of these pieces in place."

"Given the acquisition by VICON and the rollout of breakthrough motion capture cameras and technology like VICON MX, joining House of Moves at this moment was a great opportunity," Gagain said.  "Not only are House of Moves and VICON market leaders, but there's also a sense of growth and forward direction about the company that's very tangible and exciting.  As I step into this role, I'm looking forward to applying the broad general knowledge I have in the motion capture business, as well as tapping into House of Moves' vast resources to help clients push new boundaries for things that can be accomplished."

In his former capacity as VP of Sales and Marketing at Motion Analysis, Gagain worked with major studios on motion capture for countless music videos, television series and computer games.  His credits in film and television most recently include such motion pictures as "Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow" and "I Robot" and the Discovery Channel show "Extreme Martial Arts."  Gagain joined Motion Analysis as a tracker, building a hands-on knowledge of the entire motion capture pipeline.  He attended East Carolina University and entered the motion capture field with an arts and graphics background at Netter Digital Entertainment, Inc., a North Hollywood, Calif.-based entertainment production company specialized in computer graphics production and digital post.

About House of Moves
House of Moves provides professional motion capture services, stock 3D data, and custom 3D animation tools for the entertainment industry.  With expertise dating back to 1985 and credits ranging from "Titanic" to "Spider-Man 2," House of Moves has completed hundreds of animation projects, including feature films, electronic games, television commercials, broadcast television series and on-line character animation/content for the Web.  The company's artists, animators, engineers and programmers work with top Hollywood talent and some of the industry's finest production facilities to help capture and integrate dynamic data in a 3D environment. The world's largest motion capture studio, House of Moves was acquired by leading motion capture developer VICON Motion Systems in 2004.  For more information, call (310) 306-6131 or visit

VICON Motion Systems is a subsidiary of OMG plc (LSE: OMG) with global headquarters in Oxford, UK, and US headquarters in Lake Forest, CA. OMG subsidiary 2d3 Ltd. produces innovative visual geometry software deriving 3D data from moving images. Since 1984, VICON has been providing professionals with the latest tools to accurately capture the subtleties of three-dimensional human motion for research, medicine, sport, engineering, game development, broadcast and film. For more information about VICON, or to view a comprehensive list of worldwide distributors, visit or contact +44 (0) 1865-261800 in the UK or (949) 472-9140 in the US.

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