Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Making self-contained files, part of Practical Motion Background Workshop.
- [Instructor] Let's jump forward to a new project file.…Now, I've already gone ahead and labeled…everything into subclips.…In some cases, I've split clips up…into multiple clips.…In this case, these two clips became three,…because I was able to use two parts…of one of these longer clips.…Making subclips is a very good idea,…but I strongly encourage you to get them organized.…Let's maximize this here.…You'll notice for example that…as I made subclips, instead of using the camera names,…I started to add descriptive names.…
For example, Amber Slow describes the speed…of the background, and its color.…That's much more useful and descriptive…than say, DSC6910.MOV.…This is a useful way to get organized.…I've also put these into sequences here…just so I can quickly preview things…and watch them play back.…That's really just a temporary step…but you're free to use sequences…so you can watch things play back in real time.…Another advantage of using sequences…is that you can use this to clean things up.…
You might be able to remove unwanted items…
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- Selecting a camera
- Using a turntable to rotate your subject while you film
- Lighting the scene
- Choosing a frame rate
- Creating dancing shadows
- Shooting "through" objects
- Making a loop
- Building the composition
- Retiming clips
- Rendering the background
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Video Foundations: Cameras and Shootingwith Anthony Q. Artis2h 58m Appropriate for all
1. The Technique in Brief
2. Gathering Source Materials
3. Set the Stage
4. Shooting Techniques
5. Get Organized for Post
6. Creating Backgrounds with Adobe After Effects
7. Creating Backgrounds in a Nonlinear Editing Tool
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