A slitscan video made from a miniature effect intersection video taken by JDMismTV (now deleted their YouTube account) - youtu.be/_B_FtIV5wyU. I've repeated and reversed my video at the half-way point to make it longer.

Another Vimeo user, Don Whitaker, has experimented with this process before (vimeo.com/13831859) and explains it well: "These clips start as normal video clips... Then I run 'em through a script that I wrote in Processing.

The script works by taking a vertical sliver of pixels from the source video, advancing the video one frame, grabbing another sliver of pixels, and so on through the entire source clip.

These slivers are then stacked horizontally to create one frame of the final clip. The animation effect is created by advancing the location of the vertical slice and repeating the stacking process.

So each frame of the final clip represents the change over time of a stationary spot. As the video advances, the spot we are seeing moves through space. Normally as a video advances we move through time, so we've sort of swapped the two.

For more info about slit-scan photography and video see: flong.com/texts/lists/slit_scan/ "

It's a very time & CPU consuming process even with using a reduced-size video.

Music:
"Up All Night" by Lee Rosevere
freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/Colourless_Green_Ideas_Sleep_Furiously/

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