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How to make multiple objects in video black and white- the rest in color.
How to make multiple objects in video black and white- the rest in color.
by Latajh Weaver on Apr 26, 2017 at 6:13:45 am

Hey everyone!

So hopefully someone can help me with this. I am working on a video for a client where a guy is walking through a crowd of people.

They asked that I make some of the people in the crowd black and white?

Is this possible?


Re: How to make multiple objects in video black and white- the rest in color.
by Richard Garabedain on Apr 26, 2017 at 2:57:52 pm

you know it is...with rotoscoping...the fun way...lol


Re: How to make multiple objects in video black and white- the rest in color.
by Chris Ferriola on May 16, 2017 at 5:21:50 pm

Rotoscopeing is probably the only option, however using Mocha for AE will help save a lot of time.
If you select the video layer in your AE comp, go to the "Animation" tab at the top of the screen and select "Track in Mocha AE" This will open the video clip in Mocha. You can roto everything in here and then copy/paste or export the data back to AE to be used as a shape layer or masks.
Good Luck!

Chris Ferriola
Co-Founder/Animator
3 Dart, llc
www.3-dart.net





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