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Matthew Zabelturning video into animation
by on Feb 1, 2010 at 9:54:33 pm

If I wanted to make video look like animation, what would I need to do, filters, etc in After effects? Thanks.

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Todd KoprivaRe: turning video into animation
by on Feb 2, 2010 at 6:54:35 am

You'd probably want to do several things.

One is to decrease the frame rate, either using composition settings or the Posterize Time effect, since cartoons have lower frame rates than video.

Another is to simplify the color palette and trace outlines with strokes. The Cartoon effect can help there.

Todd Kopriva, Adobe Systems Incorporated
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