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Mark Samuelslong animation
by on Apr 3, 2014 at 9:11:49 am

Im making a 4 minute animation in which I want the background to appear to be one continuos scene. For example a street that the camera pans along for 4 minutes. Can I do this as one file? If I have to make it as many shorter scenes then edit them together how do I make it appear as one? What kind of transitions could I use etc?

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Dave LaRondeRe: long animation
by on Apr 4, 2014 at 11:05:14 pm

You know, it might be easier to do this for REAL than to try and use AE. Clamp a GoPro to a car and do a slow drive-by.

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

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Michael SzalapskiRe: long animation
by on Apr 9, 2014 at 2:21:14 pm

How much motion are you planning to do? If it's not moving that far, it could all be one layer. If you're planning to have it move a lot - so far that the image is too big for AE to use (I believe 30000 pixels is the limit), you could use the motion tile effect and have a looped background or you could create several different pieces that meet up against each other and have them move past.

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