Case Study: Tiger Music Video - Face Replacement
07 June 2010

Amari - Tiger from Francesco Calabrese on Vimeo.

Earlier this year, Italian director Francesco Calabrese and VFX freelance artist, Fabrizio Bonaga were thinking of ways to collaborate with Amari, an aspiring band from Udine, Italy, with whom they’d become quite friendly with in recent months. Calabrese wanted to do something funny, creative, challenging, and even a little crazy. So the idea was hatched to make a film-style music video based on a series of classic science fiction movies and to realistically insert the band members into as many shots as possible.

Original footage

Amari band member on green screen

Final composite with tracked face replacement and back plate

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