Being a public television station, WGBH, a PBS affiliate, had only a limited budget for their show's opener. After a brainstorming session with the show's creators, we came up with a simple idea that could be executed with stock images, some image manipulation and a sprinkle of motion graphics to bring it all together. Without having to go through a costly custom photo shoot, an array of different, but matching, table settings were created and then animated to appear in succession.
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Category : Motion Graphics - 2D
Using stock imagery, image backgrounds were extended and foreground elements lifted, scaled and rearranged, as needed.
After Effects was used to create the "cycling cards" effect with natural motion blur.
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