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AlecJames

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Wedding anniversary video
« on: July 09, 2023, 05:42:49 am »

My daughter and son-in-law love their dog, Digby, and they are big Disney fans.  I put this together for their 5th wedding anniversary party.

The animation is all done in anim8or, the video is split up into several anim8or scenes with the video overlays and editing done in Pinnacle studio 26.  Digby's video clips where captured using a green screen, I did this in the garden for the lighting. The video clips all had to be pre-processed to clean them up, I did this in pinnacle studio using the masking feature; this was very time consuming because there was a lot of frame by frame editing and I found Pinnacle studio crashes a lot when using the masking features.




 
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Re: Wedding anniversary video
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2023, 11:00:41 am »

Wow, Cool!
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Re: Wedding anniversary video
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2023, 12:06:25 pm »

Great work!  Just goes to show what a bit of imagination can do!
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Re: Wedding anniversary video
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2023, 05:31:11 pm »

This is really good! Nice work.
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Re: Wedding anniversary video
« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2023, 06:16:58 am »

Fantastic work! :)  Alec James and congratulations to your daughter and son-in-law on their wedding anniversary.
I am still actively researching mixing anim8or CGI and live action in the anim8or scene editor.

It is possible to use a free app on your smart phone to remove any background using AI and replace it with a green screen, the app is called Capcut.
Check out my webpage-

https://arkhouse.jimdofree.com/free-e-book-anim8or-movie-manual/

I recently downloaded a free software AI application from source forge called background remover, it is  easier than shotcut. So the basic idea being is that you film your subject on your smart phone use capcut to remove the background and put a green back ground on the capcut app.

Now you have your actor on a green background in MP4 format, you now upload this to windows 10 and using  free software called Back Ground remover, you can convert your movie to PNG's formats with transparent backgrounds.

The final stage- using an anim8or  script you can then import your png's into the scene editor and mix live action with  your anim8or models.

Please Steve if you are reading this  , please, please, please can you incorporate the animated texture script into anim8or  ???

 

 
« Last Edit: July 10, 2023, 06:20:00 am by ianross »
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Re: Wedding anniversary video
« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2023, 10:11:22 am »

Thanks for the comments

Ian, I'll try capcut, it should be a real time saver.

I considered using Raxx's animated texture script and foolishly thought it would be quicker to use chorma key (e.g. the train window is green and replaced in pinnacle with digby using chroma key).  If I did this again I would use Raxx's script.  It would also make the dog house transitions so much easier, I think the first transition from still inside the dog house to video overlay worked well, but near the end, where the video overlay switches from video overlay to a still inside the dog house, it is not aligned very well (I was running out of time).

Built in animated textures would be very useful, I used Raxx's script in "other world" video for the steam effect.  I recall I had a problem where it would sometimes stop working / had to restart animator but can't remember the details.

@Steve if you had time to consider animated textures it would be great.   

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