Advancing Your Skills in PFDepth
by Michael Raphaelovich
In this PFDepth tutorial, we'll learn many advanced techniques to further our knowledge of this powerful program. Software required: PFDepth 2015.1.1, PFTrack 15.2, After Effects CC 2015.
What you'll learn
In this PFDepth tutorial, we'll learn many advanced techniques to further our knowledge of this powerful program. We'll start by learning how to extract tracking information from PFTrack, import that into PFDepth, and build an accurate Z-Depth map. We'll also learn how to fix the generated Z-Depth map and how to track it in the footage. Finally, we'll discover how to generate an anaglyphic image in After Effects. By the end of this PFDepth training, you'll have learned numerous skills to make you a better 3D conversion artist. Software required: PFDepth 2015.1.1, PFTrack 15.2, After Effects CC 2015.
About the author
Michael Raphaelovich is a Matchmove artist, Visual Effects compositor and a film editor. Right after his graduation with a masters degree at the end of 2007, he found work as a compositor in Burbank, California. Among the Commercials he worked on, he also was a junior compositor on the 2008 Movie “Red Sands” and on the TV show “The Middleman”. After getting back to the San Francisco Bay Area, he continued to work as a film editor, VFX matchmover, and a compositor on various projects and independ... moreent films. Between projects, Michael teaches Visual Effects Classes at two different Universities in the bay area. Among the courses that he teaches are Visual Effects Matchmoving, 3D dynamics, Film and TV editing, Intermediate Compositing, and more. During the summer of 2012, Michael acted as the technical editor on Tim Dobbert's 2nd edition “Matchmoving: The Invisible Art of Camera Tracking”.