Working with live action 3D footage


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Working with live action 3D footage

You might be wondering how the After Effects stereo workflow integrates existing 3D footage. Although setting up a scene with 3D footage is not quite as automatic as it is with a graphics only project, like the one we've been looking at, there are just a couple of extra steps involved to get your footage interactively into this pipeline. This time around I am beginning with a title animation I am going to place over some footage that says This Is STEREO. And I don't even have a camera in this comp, but that's okay.

The workflow will create one for me, if I just choose Layer > Camera > Create Stereo 3D Rig. So here we aren't seeing the title just yet because it hasn't come in yet. And to my eye that's going to be difficult to resolve without that far part. But the reason for that is the scene is not yet converged. Right now it's showing us the parallel output and so it will look better instantly if I just twirled on Convergence Options and enable Converge ...

Working with live action 3D footage
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Working with live action 3D footage provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Mark Christiansen as part of the After Effects CS5.5 New Features

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Video
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After Effects
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