Chris Bobotis, (Developer/Partner at Mettle) shows how to remove a fixed camera rig from 360 footage, using SkyBox Studio in After Effects.
Chris uses SkyBox Convertor to Convert 360 footage into Cubic Cross. Since the rig is fixed in one position, he exports a frame to PhotoShop, retouches out the rig. He imports the re-touched frame back into Ae, and masks it. Converts back the footage to Equirectangular, 360/VR format.
Try a demo: mettle.com/product/skybox-studio/
Nissan LeMans footage courtesy Ben Kidd (Hamilton+Kidd)
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