May 3, 2009

Animate a Photo Mosaic in After Effects

This post has been updated on PVC as Animate a Photo Mosaic in After Effects: A few resources. The quick tip for making an animated photo mosaic in After Effects is to generate the mosaic externally and animate with the built-in Card Dance plug-in.

Here's the legacy leftover:

Other suggestions from the AE-List discussion included using Card Wipe, Shatter to animate the mosaic, and using particle sytems like Trapcode Form. Moza by NABscripts. But it's no longer available and only seen on a Japanese website; according to a Russian site, it "only works with TSS3 and Open CV (requires cv100.dll)."

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