February 23, 2013
Ken Burns 2.0
I really enjoyed hearing master storyteller Ken Burns discuss how his personal history helped give rise to his life’s work, and more:
You can read much more detail in this interview on The Atlantic.
Just as interesting to me, from a geeky perspective, is the way the famous & simple Ken Burns effect has morphed into something richer & more ambitious, imparting parallax movement to the various pans & zooms. In fact, the clip above prominently credits After Effects artist Elliot Cowan. Let’s hear it for Content-Aware Fill, “postcards in space,” and more.
[Via Troy Church]