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Questions about cloning [ANSWER]

Posted: Sat, 5th Jan 2008, 10:42pm

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Monica

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First, I saw someone cloning themselves and I was wondering how I could do that.

What I would do is just make a video of my self standing and several videos of myself jumping from the origin point to any other random places. I just need to know how to do those cool cloning affects.

Also I wanted to do some cool effects where I just appeared somewhere and I appeared a little bit at a time like with that guy who went invisible. I was also wondering how you could still see his outline.
PLEASE HELP.

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Posted: Sun, 6th Jan 2008, 1:52am

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Axeman

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There are a lot of different ways to achieve the cloning effect. The most common are split screen, where you lock off the camera, film the character in the various positions, and use masks to show the characters all simultaneously, and greenscreen, which greatly simplifies the process if the characters have to overlap in the frame, or interact with each other. The support section of the site has video tutorials on greenscreening, and a text tutorial or two on split-screen technique.

Movement of any given layer of video is achieved with the Animation controls; sorry, but I didn't quite understand the problem you were having with moving the video.

To make someone or something appear or disappear gradually, you use an animated mask. The clip you refer to uses a Displacement Map to make him appear invisible. You will need to film with a greenscreen to do this type of effect.
Posted: Sun, 6th Jan 2008, 7:51pm

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Monica

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[quote="Axeman"]There are a lot of different ways to achieve the cloning effect. The most common are split screen, where you lock off the camera, film the character in the various positions, and use masks to show the characters all simultaneously, and greenscreen, which greatly simplifies the process if the characters have to overlap in the frame, or interact with each other. The support section of the site has video tutorials on greenscreening, and a text tutorial or two on split-screen technique.

Movement of any given layer of video is achieved with the Animation controls; sorry, but I didn't quite understand the problem you were having with moving the video.

To make someone or something appear or disappear gradually, you use an animated mask. The clip you refer to uses a Displacement Map to make him appear invisible. You will need to film with a greenscreen to do this type of effect.

Yeah.. Nevermind about that whole scrolling thing... I got it. (2nd paragraph.