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Jumper Effect [ANSWER]

Posted: Fri, 21st Mar 2008, 1:58am

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samaltman

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http:/www.youtube.com/watch?v=9rz5NekSUTM

I was wondering how I could acomplish an amazing Jumper Effect like from the new hit movie, can someone tell me or make a tutorial.
Posted: Sat, 29th Mar 2008, 2:25pm

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D3L3T10N

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Put your camera on a tripod and film yourself standing in two different locations. Then, edit the footage together so that it looks like you are in one spot in one frame, and then in the next frame you are somewhere else--all without camera movement. Also, make sure you have a background plate--that is to say, where you were standing but without you in it. Then, put the shot of you switching places in CompositeLab above the shot of the clean background. Mask yourself in the first shot, and make is so you are blurred out and semi-transparent. Use the motion blur and transparency settings. Do that to the shot where you reappear as well. The frame progression should go like this: Three frames before you 'jump' you should be totally normal. In the next frame, you should be very blurred and transparent, but still pretty visible. The next frame, you should be gone, all that is visible should be your background plate. Next, you should be in the spot you 'jumped' to, but blurred and transparent. The next frame, you should be normal again. At this point you can get rid of the background plate for the rest of the shot, and also you should expand the mask so that it covers your entire shot so that any subsequent movement by you won't cause any of your limbs to be cut off by your mask.
Hope that helped and wasn't too boring.
Posted: Wed, 2nd Apr 2008, 12:10pm

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samaltman

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Thank you very much It did help.