Using Advanced Compositing Tools in After Effects
by Michael Raphaelovich
Throughout these After Effects tutorials, we'll learn how to composite a problematic green screen shot. Software required: After Effects CS6.
What you'll learn
Throughout these After Effects tutorials, we'll learn how to composite a problematic green screen shot. We'll use multiple keyers to composite the shot with several CG plates. We'll explore the Keylight effect in order to pull several keys, and we'll utilize the green screen's RGB info in order to pull extra keys. We'll also see how to use depth maps in order to pull a rack focus. By the end of this After Effects training, you will have gained many valuable tips and tricks to add to your compositing workflow. Software required: After Effects CS6.
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”.