Masking and rotoscoping can take forever, especially if your footage has a lot of motion and requires a lot of keyframing and control points.
But luckily, Ryan Connolly from Film Riot offers a bunch of great tips on how to speed up that process, like where to start, how to manage the workload, and how to avoid any disruptions to your workflow. They also walk you through three different processes for masking and roto, the first in Adobe After Effects, the second in After Effects and Mocha, and the last using the Roto Brush in After Effects. Check out the tutorial below!
Here are the three tips from the video: