How To Remove a Speed Rail from 360 Footage | After Effects | SkyBox Studio V2| Jamie Pence

How To Remove a Speed Rail from 360 Footage | After Effects | SkyBox Studio V2| Jamie Pence

Jamie Pence (videobred.com) show how to remove a speed rail from 360 footage in After Effects, using SkyBox Studio V2. He shows a technique that is simple and quick to use, that works in minutes. The crew pulled the camera on the speed rail using string, which also had to be removed from the scene. The footage is from a Distillery in Louisville, from a project that Videobred is working on for the CIty of Louisville.

Check out Jamie Pence presenting “Sky Replacement on 360 footage” at Adobe Max. and “Uniquely Fresh: Louisville’s Culinary Scene“, which won a national award from Samsung.

How to Remove a Speed Rail From 360 Footage in After Effects | SkyBox Studio V2

Import footage into After Effects and Apply SkyBox Composer

Add “2D Edit”

Creates a View-based Edit Comp.

Rotate 90 degrees on the X-axis, to centre the speed rail in the comp window.

SkyBox Camera > Camera options > Zoom 400%

Mask area on duplicate layer, and move it over the speed rail.

Remove string with motion tracking and a retouched still from PhotoShop.

Speed rail and string removed from shot.

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