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Ian GarnerCollage-like video effect
by on May 16, 2015 at 5:55:40 pm

Hello to you all!

I am trying to figure out how to do fast paced collage video like in this music video at 1:46 (

The only way that i have thought of is by manualy freeze framing mouth every few frames and playing with opacity and wiggle of the masked textures but that would take forever. Any ideas how to speed up the process?

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Dave LaRondeRe: Collage-like video effect
by on May 18, 2015 at 11:30:34 pm

Well, you could TRY Rotobrush to isolate the lips, but here are two warnings:
1) Don't try to use Rotobrush intuitively. You'll fail. Look for "Rotobrush resources" in AE Help for tutorials.

2) I don't know how well it would work. Got lots of colorful lipstick on those lips? You stand a good chance.

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

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Mike PindaraRe: Collage-like video effect
by on May 19, 2015 at 9:58:41 pm

Depending on how long the video you're trying to create is, you can try to Roto it and add a wiggle with along with using the "Posterize Time" effect to force a slower frame rate, that'll get you that freeze frame feeling. Basically it's decide to play every 3rd or 4th frame.

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