A hands-on approach to the secrets and tricks in rotoscoping for live-action films in post-production visual effects.
Created by: Vicki Lau
Produced in 2022
What you will learn
- Know what, when and how to do proper rotoscoping
- Know how to use After Effects and Mocha AE for rotoscoping live-action shots
- Apply basic and advanced techniques in rotoscoping
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Learn How to do Rotoscoping the Right Way.
Using 2 real live-action films as test shots for this course, learn by actually working on a shot while following the course as a step-by-step guide to proper and professional rotoscoping.
Why This Course?
- Taught by a real professional in the visual effects and film industry who worked on actual Hollywood blockbusters
- Step-by-step guide with practical and hands-on live-action shots to work on
- Insights and know-hows that would save you time and money when working on your own visual effects shot
- Primer to a series of other more advanced visual effects tricks, tips and methods
- Networking and open collaboration opportunities with instructor and students
Say Good Bye to Buzzing Edges and the Frustration of Trying to Mask out a Character from a Shot!
You will Learn How:
- Rotoscoping is applied in film and television
- To do proper rotoscoping
- To use After Effects and Mocha AE for rotoscoping
- To apply basic and advanced rotoscoping techniques and tricks
- Rotoscoping can be avoided and the other effective ways of doing rotoscoping
If you participate in this course, you will walk away learning and applying what I learned myself, whilst working on the visual effects of major Hollywood film and television.Who this course is for:
- Film students and graduates interested in visual effects post-production
- Professionals from other industries looking to try some visual effects shots
- Aspiring or new filmmakers working on their own visual effects film
- NOT for seasoned visual effects professionals who are currently in the industry
Vicki started as a humble student of digital media back in the small city of Singapore with a background in visual effects and programming in film and television. Without any contacts or connections in the United States, she began her career at the age of 18 from Singapore, working her way up into the Hollywood film industry and landing her first break working on AMC's hit series, The Walking Dead (Season 4), as well as other movies such as Guardians of the Galaxy, War for the Planet of the Apes and the recent Aquaman.
Already recognized by her country and by major organizations as an expert in her field, Vicki has made great strides for someone her age, being in consistently high demand for jobs - averaging about 4 job offers and requests for interviews per freelance month(s) of availability, whilst her peers are still struggling to find their first entry-level position in the field. At only 24 years of age, she was one of the youngest speakers and presenters at the SMPTE Annual Technical Conference in its time, where she was a panelist and speaker for virtual reality in motion pictures.
She gave a TEDx talk on visual effects and virtual reality in May 2016 at Napa Valley, CA and in November 2018, was invited to speak as a k