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March 22, 2007

roto beauty

Year of the Fish (2007) ::Trailer :: directed by David Kaplan whose short "Little Red Riding Hood" is a gem.


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Comments (10)

madness, love the effect, is it that solarise effect?

Posted by: stevegeek at March 22, 2007 1:23 PM

That was not rotoscoped at all, it was a cheap AE filter at best.

Posted by: Quetzalcoatl at March 22, 2007 2:52 PM

Looks like a photoshop's sumi-e or smudge stick effects.

Posted by: Lhyzz at March 22, 2007 5:47 PM

OK, I'll admit I'm not artsy enough to know the difference between Photoshop blur effects and well-crafted rotoscoping . . . and I don't care right now. Between the images and the music, it was enchanting.

Posted by: Kimberlyesque at March 22, 2007 8:21 PM

Looks like a mix of roto and image processing. The software they used is Studio Artist, found here: http://www.synthetik.com/

You can even download a limited feature demo.

Regardless of technique, the result is beautiful.

Posted by: rorr at March 22, 2007 10:30 PM

piqued my interest....I'll have to look out for it when it comes to the east coast.

Posted by: Matt at March 23, 2007 12:22 AM

wow. I loved the music, and the effect was, well, effective.

Posted by: girlie_sportsracer at March 23, 2007 9:50 AM

I don't care how it was done. If Ze likes it, so do I.

Posted by: Blitty BLotty at March 23, 2007 12:22 PM

hauntingly beautiful -

The effect I think looks like they just dropped some of the color detail - all the subtle shading is gone and - like dropping a photo from 24bit color to say 256 colors.

Good Find.

Posted by: BlakNyte at March 23, 2007 12:24 PM

Wonderful! I can't wait to see it.

Posted by: Catherine at March 23, 2007 2:24 PM

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