I adapted this video from a TV advert on Thai television to fit social media posts of 1:1 aspect ratio. Some of the shots required adapting graphics, or painting in extra fake background above the shot and tracking it in to fit the change in aspect – where simply cropping wouldn’t work. Continue reading Aveeno social media video
A short sample from a much longer piece of work I did, removing a logo from some interview footage. I removed the logo from the interviewee’s tshirt and from one of the computer screens in the background. Continue reading Logo Removal
A couple of examples of ‘screen replacement’ VFX work I’ve done: Continue reading Screen replacement
I recently worked with the guys at Imotion Media to create this fun little music video. The brief was to take some green screen footage of the band’s lead members and find a treatment/narrative that works with the ethos and feel of the song. I settled on blending the footage with a lot of archive material, as if we’re channel flipping a TV. Continue reading Everybody Deserves – music video
Rotoscoping, character animation and compositing for satirical comedy videos.
I was recently tasked with some rotoscoping and compositing work for a couple of satirical videos (to be released soon). Here’s a snippet of one of them. I rotoscoped Ariana Grande out of her Focus music video, replacing her with an animated Donald Trump character:
Some of you may have started playing around with Adobe’s new creation, Character Animator. If not, I’d suggest you check it out – it makes character animation a breeze.
However, if you’ve tried creating your own characters, you have may run into problems getting them to animate how you’d expect. Here are the most common problems and how to fix them: Continue reading Character Animator tips
Playing around some more with my webcam, I cooked up this 3D Earth with Papervision and made it controllable through a webcam (if you have one). The motion detection is rather flaky, since it tracks the centre-point of a whole area of motion – if you move a lot it will just get confused 🙂