Corner Pinning: An Easy and Useful Effect

by V. Renee, nofilmschool

Learn how to do a little corner pinning in less than two minutes

Have you ever wanted to replace a TV screen or computer monitor in your film or video with footage you shot yourself, like your own news story about a zombie apocalypse or a video chat between two characters? If you thought it was a complicated, time-consuming process, no no no, my friend, it’s not. It’s incredibly easy to superimpose your own footage onto a still frame in After Effects using “corner pinning,” and here to show you how to do it in less than two minutes is filmmaker Peter McKinnon.

…but what about doing so on a moving frame? Read how to here. (No green screen necessary!)




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