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Some kind of filter program that you can use to make an
animated shot for shot remake of your favourite film
A Scanner Darkly
to look like this? [xaviergisz, Mar 03 2009]
baked [Spacecoyote, Mar 03 2009]
Seems like it's been done... [Jinbish, Mar 03 2009]
||"Some kind of filter program"? C'mon. How does it work?
||much like Photoshop, but able to do lots of frames
rather than a single image
||[Spacecoyote] got there a split second before me. The term for tracing a filmed frame sequence is called 'rotoscoping'. To do it automagically you need to use edge-detection and stuff on each frame etc.
||Real rotoscoping can't be done completely automatically--computers aren't very good at seeing the lines of things the way we do. But computers are good at interpolating aka tweening and that helps.
||not quite spacecoyote... "Despite some
appearances to the contrary, this software does
not use filters, image-processing or any kind of
motion capture technology. Rather, it is an
advanced program for hand-tracing over frames of
||That's what I alluded to in the last anno...it basically just does tweening.