Rotoscoping is one of the oldest techniques for animation, involving the tracing of live-action footage, frame by frame, to create an animated version of the movement that may later be modified to create a fantastic video short.
Out of the Inkwell Max Fleischer, 1921
American Pop Ralph Bashki, 1982
Apocalypse Management Chris Doyle, 2009
Note on Frame Rate: Video is commonly either 29.97 fps or 24 fps, drawn and stop motion animation is commonly 15 or 12 fps
To share your rotoscope animations on the web, you must first convert the exported video file into a web friendly format and then embed the video in an HTML page. You may also simply use a site like YouTube or Vimeo to share your work. For detailed instuctions on using the HTML5 video tag, you may refer to the following to links: basic use of html5 video tag; a detailed explanation of video on the web