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Yahoo login adverts

I was recently asked to create some full screen video ads for Yahoo’s login page. The constraints were: 1440×1024, must loop seamlessly, no HTML5 blend-mode effects, no plugins and 500k maximum file size. I managed to create a few videos, such as the one below, all within these constraints, using After Effects and the amazing WEBM format:

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Better compositing of evenly lit footage

So you’ve been given some green screen footage to composite on another plate, but the lighting’s all wrong? Read on…


 

There’s a wealth of information out there on how to composite footage and colour-correct it to look like one plate. But there’s not much info out there on what to do about a mismatch in overall lighting direction/diffusivity. Continue reading Better compositing of evenly lit footage