In one of the last scenes of one of Schwarzenegger’s best films, The Running Man, the evil producer makes a real time video swap between the face of a stunt double and the face of the (future) Governor of California.The technology is called Digital Matte Tracking or somthing.
They want it to look as if Schwarzenegger was killed. In 1987 it was thought impossible. I think it still it.
Here are some of the video and photography editing stuff that were invented since then. Evenly impossible and evenly impressive.[Read More…]