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Watch Dean DeBlois Explain Motion Capture to President Obama

During President Barack Obama’s visit to DreamWorks Animation on Tuesday, How to Train Your Dragon 2 director Dean DeBlois offered a quick demonstration of how they use motion capture at DreamWorks:

It’s not clear if Obama actually visited any animators to get a more accurate understanding of the animation process, but Katzenberg did present him with a short clip of an alien character animated to Obama’s voice: