Deakin Motion.Lab

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Founded in 2006, Deakin University’s Deakin Motion.Lab is a Melbourne-based team that intersects research, art and technology. Deakin Motion.Lab’s commercial spin out, Fika Entertainment, provides motion capture services, virtual production services and animation for a wide range of industries, including games, events, film and TV, advertising and performance solutions.


View some of our past research projects here.

View Our Work


Minibeast Heroes

Gigantic insects are the stars of a new animation that will educate thousands of children about Australian insects created in partnership with ABC Education and produced by ABC R&D.

See How It Was Made

On February 5, the ABC launched the program “Minibeast Heroes” as part of ABC Education and will be seen by millions of students online and on TV. 

Virtual Production

Interested in virtual production? Contact our commercial partner, Fika Entertainment. Fika is a spin out commercial venture from Deakin Motion.Lab, specialising in tools, technology and workflows to revolutionise storytelling.