VFX Rotoscoping Services
G-VFX is an established provider of reliable, top of the line, as well as affordable and very cheaply available VFX Rotoscoping services for all your post production visual effects needs. VFX Rotoscoping today are indispensable for the entertainment industry.
Today VFX and Stereo Rotoscoping services such as what we provide at G-VFX have come a long way from where it started. IMax and Dave Fleischer were American animators who are credited with the invention of the rotoscoping technique as it was used in the animation.
They invented what was called the rotoscope, a device which made it possible to trace and redraw live footage into an animated cartoon. This innovation revolutionized the entertainment industry was initially used in the television series called the Out of the Inkwell produced by the Fletchers. The significance of rotoscope device is evidenced in its still being used today.
VFX Rotoscoping services as are used in the field of visual effects today is a modern avatar of an almost 100 year old innovation made in the field of photography, where different elements sourced from different photographs were combined to form a single layer.
For example a person from a picture against a plain background could now be placed on another background shot in a different or a famous place such as the Eiffel tower or the statue of liberty. The choices were endless. Layering or collage as it was called, soon catapulted to a creative form of art, and soon enough caught the attention of film makers who very early on started to experiment combining different layers of film.
Notwithstanding its appeal, the layering process of VFX Rotoscoping was a time consuming and intensive process requiring frame by painstaking frame work. However, it was not till the dawn of computers and its concomitant software technological advances that rotoscopy became a quick and efficient tool that could transform the most simple and mundane video clips into something special and outstanding. VFX Rotoscoping services on computers started in the early nineties, when the image editing software Colorburst was launched.
VFX Rotoscopy services such as the one provided by G-VFX are now a critical component of the visual effects industry and are used in diverse media such as television, live movie footage, music videos, animated films, video games, TV commercials and even in the medical field.
Today, rotoscopy service is a computer based process and at the G-VFX, we strive to bring you the best, cheapest and most affordable VFX Rotoscoping services solutions by using a diverse array of programs such as Nuke, Silhouette, Flame/Smoke, Boris Red, Commotion, Shake, Photoshop Element 3, iMovie4, Mocha, Silhouette, Digital Fusion and Adobe After Effects CS5.
VFX and Stereo Rotoscopings services at G-VFX are performed keeping the strictest industry standards in mind to ensure best results at the cheapest price possible. For instance, In the Adobe After Effects suite, Rotobrush is one such tool that we at G-VFX use to perform good VFX rotoscoping services. Rotobrush allows changing of layers/ background by employing a chromakey and a solid background green screen. The entire video clip can be rotoscoped using key frames and the rough edges can be smoothened using the refine matte option. To rotoscope a video using the latest Adobe After Effects CS5, our professional bring years of great service and skills to the table.
One outstanding example of VFX Rotoscoping is the Beatles video Free as a Bird released in the nineties. It combined forty year old Beatles archival footage with currently shot footage to produce a video in which the Beatles seem to travel seamlessly through the barrier of time and space creating a memorably nostalgic experience for all the Beatles fans.
Another instance of VFX Rotoscoping services can be found in the 2001 film Waking Life. This Ethan Hawke starrer created a stir at the 2001 Sundance Film Festival for its deft rotoscoping work. Other notable motion pictures that had VFX Rotoscoping services work are The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Sin City, Original Star Wars trilogy, Who Framed Roger Rabbit and The Lord of the Rings film trilogy.
Some famous commercials in which VFX Rotoscoping services were used are Toyota Supra, Akbank and Charles Schwab. Video games such as Prince of Persia, Flashback-The Quest for Identity, Hotel Dusk: Room 215, King’s Quest VI: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow, and Last Window: The Secret of Cape West and The Last Express also used a considerable amount of rotoscoping.
We can provide to you the same level of incredible VFX and Stereo Rotoscoping at an unbelievably cheap price at a fraction of the cost in the market.