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Matt Wierbinski
How to make these people walk?
on Apr 15, 2015 at 3:34:22 pm

I want to make it seem like this couple is walking out of the screen. I have no idea how to do this as I have very, very minimal experience with After Effects. Please help! Thank you!

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Dave LaRonde
Re: How to make these people walk?
on Apr 15, 2015 at 4:24:18 pm
Last Edited By Dave LaRonde on Apr 15, 2015 at 5:02:30 pm

Shoot two actors walking the way you want on a good, properly-lit chroma key wall with a good camera. Key 'em. Fill 'em with black.

You might even consider having the actors walk on a treadmill to maintain the "M" shape. It gets a LOT easier that way.

No Chroma Key? No actors? But Realistic Movement? You're talking traditional cel animation, which is a can of worms I doubt you want to open.

Dave LaRonde
Promotion Producer
KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA

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John Cuevas
Re: How to make these people walk?
on Apr 15, 2015 at 7:06:38 pm

You might look at the DuDuF IK & Animation Tools(creates Rigs with puppet tool), but I'm think that would be a real long shot in this case.

Johnny Cuevas, Editor

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