When I found out Mocha had entered the world of VR, one thing I was curious about was the ability to rotoscope
within a stereo working environment.
Fusion is the world's most advanced 2D and 3D compositing VR and motion graphics software featuring a massive toolset with paint, rotoscope
, titling, animation, keying, 3D particles, support for import and rendering 3D models, plus much more.
Fuji cuts between Super 8 footage showing a woman (the artist's first wife, Frannie Breer) in front of a train window, colorful drawings of a distant Mount Fuji, black-and-white photographs of Breer's sculptures at the 1970 Osaka world's fair (Expo '70), and rotoscope
tracings of a train conductor walking through a car.
V Srinivas Mohan, the visual effects designer of Endhiran and Maattraan amongst others, told a newspaper that of the 400 odd VFX and animation firms in India, only a dozen are involved in creative work while the rest are just cheap labour, doing rotoscope
, wire removal, match moving and keying.
Inspired by an oral history that appeared in Texas Monthly magazine, Maitland decided to approach the tragedy via survivor testimony, tracking down witnesses who hadn't spoken in 50 years and treating the footage--perhaps 20% of which he shot on iPhone--with rotoscope
animation, a technique he'd seen in Richard Linklater's "Waking Life" and tried in his first docu, "The Eyes of Me."
This new technology is called ROTOSCOPE
. Rotoscoping is an animation technique, to display the successive frames of a scene.
SIN CITY BBC2 11.25pm (Not N Ireland) Bruce Willis (below) stars as guardian angel beat cop in Frank Miller's graphic novel - seriously graphic - brought to Rotoscope
life in a hardboiled saga notching noir up to pitch black.
The most visually captivating element of the film is the animated sequences - the rotoscope
styled frames somehow make the reality seem more vivid, stranger, and certainly more penetrating.
Or the 3D team might need to rotoscope
a foreground actor from a background plate to help sell the idea of stereo."
In interviews, Folman stresses that his animation is not made by rotoscope
, a process that illustrates and paints over real video, but by 2,300 illustrations all drawn from scratch.
An International Collaborative Rotoscope
Project Ann Ayers
"Romancing the Rotoscope
: Self-Reflexivity and the Reality Effect in the Animations of Jeff Scher." An 2.2 (2007): 111-27.