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Tutorial: Matchmoving by hand


Sean Kennedy writes:

I can't even count the number of times I've had to add visual effects to an object someone was holding and waving around that had no tracking markers. I've come up with some pretty simple cheats on how to get it accomplished, so I thought maybe these techniques could be useful for others. Here's how to matchmove something by hand, with no tracking markers. Hope it's useful!

About the Author

Sean Kennedy

Sean Kennedy is a visual effects artist living and working in Los Angeles, California. He's worked at visual effects companies both small and large, and composited on two Academy Award winning films – The Golden Compass and Life of Pi. He's currently working at CoSA VFX in Los Angeles.


  1. Good work. I need your help please tell me how to attach iron man 3d model to real life human body i saw many tutorial but problem is all they act like freeze position and camera move in my case my actor move like tony stark so please tell how i track 3d iron man to real human motion body

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