Back in the day, in order to put text behind someone you’d need to manually mask them out.
That mean roto. Lots of time and effort. You don’t need to do that any more!
With AI supported tools like DaVinci Resolve’s Magic Mask and new Depth Map tool, you can do it in a couple minutes.
The depth map tool is an exciting new addition to Resolve 18 that allows you to isolate objects in your video based on how close or far they are. The neural engine works it’s magic to figure out what’s close, you move a few sliders, and then you have a ready-to-use mask for doing all sorts of sweet effects.
In this video from Darren Mostyn, you’ll learn about:
- Adding Some Text
- Using the Depth Map Effect
- Configuring the Effect Mask
- Animated Titles using MotionVFX mTitle Hype plugin
Gedaly is the Managing Editor of DVresolve.com. He is a professional editor, having cut national commercials for major companies, and does color & VFX for indie films at Mask & Feather. He’s also a filmmaker, writing and directing shorts & features. Gedaly is the co-founder of Working.Actor and former marketing strategist for large brands.