Stylized blur for animation

When compositing a 2D animated film, choosing the right blur to simulate depth of field (or choosing to not use blur at all) is very important and has a great impact on the general aesthetic of the film, and its stylistic consistency.

This is an example of how I worked the blur effects (with After Effects) for the short movie Purpleboy, by Alexandre Siqueira. The film is co-produced by my cooperative Rainbox.

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