|"P.C. Sorcar was a legendary Indian magician, much loved
by his fellow countrymen. Now his son (Manick) is carrying on the
the creation of 'magic' with a high tech edge."
-The Link, Vancouver, Canada
||Manick Sorcar is one of the handful of
animators who uses the cutting-edge technology of laser to do animation.
What is unique about his work is that, he not only uses it for laser-lighting
effects such as beams, fans, and tunnels - but also for producing
life size animated figures that would interact with live performers
on stage, through a technique called 'SorcarScope'. Animation with
laser (Light Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation)
is much more difficult than traditional animation.
|Its complexity multiplies when it is designed to move in a manner
that will precisely synchronize with the timing of music, movement
of intelligent lighting, and live actors. Sorcar was able to master
this process with his background in lighting engineering, stage,
and years of animation experience. About the end product, according
to the critics:
|"...The sheer virtuosity of the finished product is so
impressive, that when watching the swift whirling of Sorcar's laser
animation, the viewer forgets the painstaking months of computer
programming, research, sketching, and technical organization that
are behind Sorcar's magic"
|- The Statesman, Kolkata, India
|His laser shows are in general two types, the "Custom Laser
Shows", and "SorcarScope" for his stage shows.
A combination of laser animation, laser
beams and intelligent lighting
|Laser Show with SorcarScope
Laser animation in combination with live
Sorcar's custom laser shows are a unique blend of 2-D
or 3-D animated laser figures along side spectacular laser light
effects such as beams, over-head fanning, and tunnel effects with
moving-head intelligent lighting. As an internationally
award winning animator, Sorcar is able to custom design creative
laser shows to fit any theme that may require complex animated laser
figures along with various corporate logos and sponsor symbols.
Over the past few years, his company has designed laser shows to
fit almost any venue from art galleries, auditoriums, corporate
special events to many others.
Although Sorcar has been producing laser shows for many years now
only recently has he developed a method of creating life size animated
laser figures which interact with human actors on stage. Dancing
with My Soul is the FIRST laser animation that runs simultaneously
with live dancing on stage through the technique called “Sorcarscope”.
The life size laser figure interacts with it’s human counterpart
as they communicate and dance with each other through music. Since
then he has created other items on similar techniques which continues
to push the limits of this technology.
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