I have a character standing in front of a mirror. A camera on dolly is moving (at the back of the character) from left to right. How can I mask out or roto out the camera in after effects as i do not want to see the camera in my footage.
Thank you in advance.
The challenge will not be the roto, but the replacement of what you remove.
For something like that you could use Mocha Pro, which has a remove module inbuilt that allows you to remove elements from a moving shot:
Alternatively, if you don't want to spend any money you could try the 3D Camera Tracker and trying to re-construct what's in the mirror with some simple 2D layers to cover it up. Depending on what is in the mirror though, it may not be a simple feat.
I have a copy of Mocha Pro and I managed to find a lot of tutorial on youtube about the remove module.
Thank you very much