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Marcus Levinvideo reference
by on Feb 15, 2011 at 12:42:43 pm

Hi Creative Cow! I am Marcus from Brasil.

I am making a short film in which there will be necessity for rodoscoping.
I tried to capture some footage from you tube using a freeware to record activity on the computer screen. The quality I’ve got wasn’t good, which is a problem when some figure in movement is far away. Also, whenever I try to play the file generated from this freeware in after effects, the play back shows frames overlapping and gaps between them. I think that is due to the file quality as well.
Is there only this way to record video referece (I NOT RECORDING MYSELF, BUT ANIMALS).
I had the idea of recording the monitor using a external device. If this idea is a good alternative, which kind of camera would you recommend ? Should I use a digital photo or camcorder?


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Tudor "Ted" JelescuRe: video reference
by on Feb 15, 2011 at 4:09:42 pm

Why don't you contact the people who posted those clips and ask them if you can get a copy of the footage they posted. Without their permission you should not use it anyway.

Tudor "Ted" Jelescu
Senior VFX Artist

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Joey BurnhamRe: video reference
by on Feb 15, 2011 at 6:11:24 pm

Google "Keepvid" and use Safari as your browser.

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Marcus LevinRe: video reference
by on Feb 17, 2011 at 6:17:13 pm

Thanks for the advice and tip.


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