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could chromanator take out wires from a shot?

Posted: Mon, 24th Oct 2005, 10:13pm

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Saulofuentes

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I was wondering if the chromanator could take out wires in a shot? You know for like wire-fu type shots.
Posted: Mon, 24th Oct 2005, 10:17pm

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TimmyD

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Yes, Chromanator has an unique masking system that can take even the hardest of objects away, like in the example below, where the scaffolding and walls were taken away.
Posted: Mon, 24th Oct 2005, 10:40pm

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rogolo

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I believe you need to create a garbage matte to remove them. It will be less complicated if you shoot against a green/bluescreen than if you shoot against a real set/background.
Posted: Tue, 25th Oct 2005, 9:31am

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As long as you had a clean background plate (ie, a version of the same shot without the actors/wires in it, which you can use to replace the 'holes' left by the removal process) it would be a relatively simple job.
Posted: Tue, 25th Oct 2005, 11:11am

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Pooky

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rogolo wrote:

It will be less complicated if you shoot against a green/bluescreen than if you shoot against a real set/background.
Actually, as long as the shot is a tripod shot and you have a clean bacground plate, it'll be easy as pie (yes, pie).
Posted: Tue, 25th Oct 2005, 11:53am

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mattio

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check out This It's the making of DXM they used alot of wires on greenscreen and tell you how to do it
Posted: Tue, 25th Oct 2005, 3:51pm

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Saulofuentes

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its soo simple THANKS A LOT everyone.
Posted: Wed, 9th Nov 2005, 5:38pm

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ashman

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Right i need help with this topic too, I'm filming with wires and wondered about shots that involved movement of the camera, can i still erase the wires because it's near enough impossible to recrate the same movement twice when filming, so i won't have my background plate. would i have to break all the frames down and individualy erase the wire in photoshop, then put the frames back together and make it a movie again???
Posted: Thu, 10th Nov 2005, 8:19pm

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TimmyD

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Yes, you could do that, and assemble an animation in Imageready and export that as a movie (i'm pretty sure you can do that), but it would be very time consuming.