Download the full programme (pdf) here. Below is a list of work to be presented.

Invited Speakers

  • Catherine Pelachaud (CNRS, LTCI, TELECOM ParisTech, France)
  • Bernd Bickel (Disney Research, ETC Zürich, Switzerland)

Oral Presenters

  • A Talking Head for Speech Tutoring
    Priya Dey, Steve Maddock, Rod Nicolson (Uni. Sheffield)
  • Photorealistic 2D Audiovisual Text-to-Speech Synthesis using Active Appearance Models
    Wesley Mattheyses and Werner Verhelst (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
  • Synthesizing Head and Facial Movement Disorders on Android Robots
    Laurel D. Riek and Peter Robinson (Uni. Cambridge)
  • A FACS Validated 3D Human Facial Model
    Darren Cosker (Uni. Bath), Eva Krumhuber (Uni. Geneva), Adrian Hilton (Uni. Surrey)
  • FACSGen 2.0: Facial Expression Animation Based on FACS
    Eva Krumhuber (Uni. Geneva), Lucas Tamarit (Uni. Geneva), Etienne Roesch (Uni. Reading), Klaus Scherer (Uni. Geneva)
  • Behaviour Transfer Between Expressive Talking Heads
    Andrew Aubrey, David Marshall, Paul Rosin (Cardiff Uni.)
  • Facial Animation for Real-Time Conversing Groups
    Rachel McDonnell (Trinity College Dublin)
  • Decoding Emotions from Facial Animations
    Shazia Afzal (Uni. Cambridge), Tevfik Metin Sezgin (Koç University), Peter Robinson (Uni. Cambridge)
  • Towards Building a 4D Morphable Face Model
    Martin Breidt, Heinrich H. Bülthoff, Cristóbal Curio (MPI)
  • Performance-Driven Facial Animation in Industry
    Steven Caulkin (Cubic Motion, Daresbury, UK)


  • A Practice-Led Approach to Facial Animation Research
    Robin J.S. Sloan, Brian Robinson, Ken Scott-Brown, Fhionna Moore, Malcome Cook (Uni. Abertay Dundee)
  • Function over Form: An Identity-Free Dynamic Facial Avatar
    Harry J. Griffin, Peter W. McOwan, Alan Johnston (UCL; Queen Mary, Uni. London)
  • Expressive Audiovisual SMS Reading
    Alex Garcia Gonçalves, José Mario De Martino (Uni. Campinas)
  • Face Tracking and Head Pose Estimation using Convolutional Neural Networks
    Stylianos Asteriadis, Kostas Karpouzis, Stefanos Kollias (Nat'l Technical Uni. of Athens)
  • Compact 2D Facial Animation Based on Context-Dependent Visemes
    Paula Dornhofer Paro Costa, José Mario De Martino (Uni. Campinas)
  • Analysis of Colour Space Transforms for Person Independent AAMs
    Tadas Baltrusaitis, Peter Robinson (Uni. Cambridge)
  • Comparison of Techniques for Audio Driven Facial Animation
    Benjamin Havell, David Marshall, Yulia Hicks, Paul Rosin, Saeid Sanei, Andrew Aubrey (Cardiff Uni.)
  • Comparing Feature-based Metrics for Facial Dynamics Analysis
    Andrew J. Aubrey, Gary K.L. Tam, David Marshall, Paul L. Rosin (Cardiff Uni.), Hui Fang, Phil W. Grant, Min Chen (Swansea Uni.)
  • Perception of Gaze Direction in 2D and 3D Facial Projections
    Jonas Beskow and Samer Al Moubayed (KTH)
  • Perception of Nonverbal Gestures of Prominence in Visual Speech Animation
    Samer Al Moubayed and Jonas Beskow (KTH)
  • Character Animation from Audio: Speech Articulation and Beyond
    Sasha Fagel (zoobe message entertainment GmbH)

Industry Demos

  • Dimensional Imaging: 4D capture technology
  • Cereproc: Characterful speech synthesis with embodied conversational agents