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  • v. Present participle of rotoscope.


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  • I figured I would use it to aid in rotoscoping for animated projects, and I still might.

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  • The "Heartless" video, directed by Hype Williams, employs a technique called rotoscoping, in which teams of animators draw over footage of live actors.

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  • Let's call rotoscoping exactly what it is--a cheat and a crutch used by those who can't animate.

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  • Before the performance capture suit, there was a technique called rotoscoping.

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  • This video wowed viewers by using a technique called rotoscoping -- drawing over live action -- to turn some young Norwegian pop stars into graphic novel characters.

  • Weiss goes on to describe how Walt originally used a secret technique called rotoscoping when creating movies like "Snow White," "Sleeping Beauty" and "Lady and the Tramp."

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  • In 1987, Jordan Mechner released his adventure Prince of Persia for Apple II computer users, pushing video game animation forward by using a new technology called rotoscoping in which he taped his brother wearing white clothes jumping and sword fighting then replicated those movements for his game. Top Stories

  • In Premiere, your friend would export a video clip as filmstrip (where each frame can be accessed with Photoshop), then trace the animal's gait, frame-by-frame, in Photoshop (a process called rotoscoping), then bring that filmstrip back into Premiere, where the original clip can be split-screened with the rotoscoped animation filmstrip. Forum

  • Bakshi uses a technique called rotoscoping, which uses live-action film of actors as the template for animation, allowing him to put realistic action into fantastic environments.

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  • Shots like the car impacts and bat impacts and various other impacts were an old technique called rotoscoping, the only new slant is it’s now digital rotoscoping.

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  • an animation technique in which animators trace over live-action film movement, frame by frame, for use in animated films

    October 2, 2008