Do motion captured-actors deserve Oscars?

There's an ongoing debate right now over how far the Oscars should go in representing the diversity of society. It's a similar argument to those taking place in many areas of society.

But for those working the 3D industry, the Oscars regularly sparks an altogether different and quite unique 'diversity' debate – whether motion capture artists should be counted as actors.

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Tom May

Tom May is an award-winning journalist and editor specialising in design, photography and technology. Author of the Amazon #1 bestseller Great TED Talks: Creativity, published by Pavilion Books, Tom was previously editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. Today, he is a regular contributor to Creative Bloq and its sister sites Digital Camera World, and Tech Radar. He also writes for Creative Boom and works on content marketing projects.