AfterNow Releases AR Tool For Filmmakers

Culver City-based AfterNow said this week that it has released a new application, Blocker, which helps filmmakers take advantage of Apple's ARKit. AfterNow said that the tool lets a director place virtual characters in an augmented reality environment, for blocking or storyboarding. AfterNow said the tool is aimed at helping filmmakers to accurately prepare scenes to communicate positioning of cameras and characters.