One of my Boot Camp students sent along a cool Twixtor video; the first one you see here. (Thanks Steven!) I’ve played with Twixtor before but some people are doing really amazing looking stuff with it.
What is Twixtor? It’s a video plugin that allows you create slow motion effects in post production – that means you can shoot with any video camera and slow the footage down and not be forced to use some super expensive specialized slow-mo camera. According to their website…
Twixtor enables you to speed up, slow down or frame rate convert1 your image sequences with visually stunning results. In order to achieve its unparalleled image quality, Twixtor synthesizes unique new frames by warping and interpolating frames of the original sequence… employing RE:Vision’s proprietary tracking technology that calculates motion for each individual pixel.
Here’s Twixtor and some fake rain, done in Particular.