The theme for the current AnimatedLoop twitter GIF challenge is #nintendo. So I thought I’d make a little animated documentary about how my daughter spends her day since she got herself a 3DS.
Here’s a gif I whipped up for @animatedloop‘s gif gallery. The theme is “Geometric”. I used After Effects, ImageMagick and gifsicle.
It’s tedious trimming the length of a comp to the length of a layer, particularly if the layer extends past the beginning or end of a comp. My first ever After Effects script makes it much easier.
Building ffmpeg from source on Windows is a royal pain. For those who came in late, ffmpeg is the best reason for a video nerd to learn the command line.