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Ryan SantosRemoving cables
by on Mar 10, 2010 at 8:10:48 am

In a green screen shoot on a flying kung fu master, how are the cables removed in post? God bless.

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neil hetheringtonRe: Removing cables
by on Mar 10, 2010 at 11:09:34 am

They are often 'painted' out frame by frame using the paint tool.

Also make sure that you are using a good quality monitor to see the work with a high contrast ratio.

Hope that helps a bit.


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Michael SzalapskiRe: Removing cables
by on Mar 10, 2010 at 1:58:01 pm

I addition to the Mr. Hetherington mentions there is also a tool included in After Effects called CC Wire Removal, it's designed to do just that.

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Steve RobertsRe: Removing cables
by on Mar 10, 2010 at 3:00:44 pm

Google "wire fu" for more information on the technique in general.

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