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MadMarker Studios

Ideas into Motion

Mad Marker Studios is an independent, professional Performance Capture & Animation Studio located in Madison, WI. We offer a vast range of capture and animation services. Since the establishment of our first studio in 2017, we’ve been perfecting our craft and experimenting with different artistic disciplines. Our team of animators, artists, and technicians work hard every day to hone their skills, continuously developing their unique and innovative artistic style. Browse the site to learn more about us and our motion capture capabilities and animation projects.


Featured Clients

If we’ve learned one thing at MadMarker Studios, it’s that no two clients are ever the same. This means each project is a chance for us to reinvent the wheel and come up with something new and creative. We’ve successfully worked with many clients in the past, and invite you to take a look at our portfolio to get an idea of our animation style and approach.


MountainTop Studios

A Future with a View

From the onset, there were very high expectations surrounding this project. Being chosen as the motion capture partner was an honor and with it came a great responsibility to deliver in an efficient and timely fashion. We succeeded in delivering over 10K seconds of animation in two months


What We Offer

Beginning - Middle - End

Performance/ Motion Capture is at the heart of what we do, but we are a full-service creative studio. If you want to produce something sensational but don’t know where to start, we are fully loaded to drive the whole production process in-house: from big picture conceptualization and shot lists for one or two performers to full cinematic scenes with multiple characters. Additionally we can provide character design and creation. We also offer our services a la carte, so if you have existing characters, songs, or messaging, we can parachute into any part of the creative process and produce high-quality work that is seamlessly consistent with your brand.

Performance Capture

Top-Notch Service

MadMarker Studios has the largest capture stage in the Midwest and one of the largest in the country at close to 4000sf. We are set up for full performance capture including HMC for Facial capture, body capture and gloves for detailed finger movement. Additionally, we work with some amazing performance capture artists. If you can imagine it, we can help you create it!

2D & 3D Animation

Providing Realism and Style

It wouldn't make sense for a motion capture studio to not be able to provide the finished product! We take great pride in transferring the motion capture data into amazing 3D and yes, 2D Animations for our clients. This service is flexible and can be customized to fit your needs, whether it’s for video games, film, TV, or apps, we’ve worked on many challenging projects, and have the experience to take your project to the next level.

Rigging & Cleaning

Making it Work

Some clients already have their motion capture completed, but need help getting the data to be as they intended. Using our pipeline, we can bring that motion into our system and kick out cleaned and solved data that is ready to be placed on your characters upon delivery. Or if you need help getting your character properly rigged, we will create a custom rig so that movement flows seamlessly.

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"Everything you can imagine, is real..."

Pablo Picasso


Contact Us

Want to know more about what we offer or are looking for a motion capture and animation studio to bring your next project to life, reach out to us and get the ball rolling...Let us have some fun!

2104 International Lane, Madison, WI 53704

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