rotoscope

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rotoscope

(ˈrəʊtəˌskəʊp)
n
a projection device that allows images from live-action films to be traced to create an animated sequence
vb
(tr) to create (the outline of an object) for manipulation in an animated film sequence
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That means customers don't have to manually animate motion, perspective, position, scale or rotation of rotoscoped elements as the image changes.
This inventive, harrowing documentary re-creates the infamous 1966 mass shooting at the University of Texas through rotoscoped animation and eyewitness accounts.
The end product is a really rough (but cool) rotoscoped look--like a preliminary draft of Waking Life (Richard Linklater, 2001).
Equally, animation is a field that can embrace the ironic, rotoscoped narratives of Dennis Tupicoff, the nostalgic storytelling of Nick Park and the sustained visual playfulness of Joanna Priestley, who may be viewed as filmmakers contributing to the idea of animation as the embodiment of contemporary myth, folktale and legend.
In the occasionally rambling but otherwise moving Manang Biring, Carl Papa's rotoscoped dramatic feature, cancer-stricken and terminally ill Biring Macasaet (Erlinda Villalobos) does everything she can to prolong her life, with the help of her well-meaning friends (Mailes Kanapi, Alchris Galura).
Rose rotoscoped archival footage of a blurred Johnson guiding a walk-through of the house into her own crisply defined video of the masterwork, replicating the 1997 tour shot for shot.
Linldater shot live actors on digital video and then rotoscoped the frames through a team of artists who drew stylized lines and colors over each frame by computers--superimposing a cartoon onto reality via high tech.
The cut scenes are stylish; a mix of live action and CGI, heavily rotoscoped with leached colours, often in black and white.
Wells' futuristic vision Things to Come (1936); and flying robots lifted directly from the Superman cartoon Mechanical Monsters (1941), itself an effective stylistic combination of rotoscoped live-action with animation.
Directed by Brett Morgen and animated in the rotoscoped style of Waking Life, this heavily re-created documentary tells the story of Abbie Hoffman (voiced by Hank Azaria) and his fellow counterculture revolutionaries as they go on trial following riots outside the 1968 Democratic convention.
Linklater, following his rotoscoped head trip A Scanner Darkly, has made his second film this year about the culture of addiction and exploitation.
At least there's more action here than in that rotoscoped misfire.