VFX: Phone Screen Replacement ​​​​​​​
Missy's Musical Misadventure, short film
Orlando, FL
Missy's Musical Misadventure is a musical short film about a young theater fan with a dull life who goes to sleep one night wishing her life was a musical. The next day she wakes up to discover that her wish has come true. 
I was asked to do screen replacement during a scene where the main character orders an uber. The plate consisted of the actress tapping her thumbs on a black phone screen. I built the app and rotoscoped the masks around her thumb movements. Due to poor hand placement, I also had to simulate the screen's corner pins to be rotoscoped. 
Applications Used
🔧 Adobe Illustrator
🔧 Adobe After Effects
Project Breakdown
First sequence is the plate I had to design the app from. The second sequence is the final composite in After Effects.
App UI Screens
The screens were designed to emulate an Uber-like iPhone app. The phone insert was shot on a turned off iPhone. The actress was instructed to act like she was typing.
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