How’s That For A Prediction?: Last Sunday Elvisblog discussed various projects involving digital editing of old Elvis footage through green screen and rotoscoping techniques. The last paragraph predicted there would be more to come, and, boy, was that ever right. Just five nights later, American Idol featured a duet by Elvis and Celine Dion on the song “If I Can Dream.” The Elvis footage used was rotoscoped from the ’68 Comeback Special.
I can think of a few singers I’d rather see paired up with Elvis, but you have to give credit to Celine Dion for doing a great job. The visual was outstanding, and now it has quickly become the most popular video download on i-Tunes. If you missed the show and want to see the video, click on http://www.elvis.com/news/full_story.asp?id=1235
The public’s interest in Elvis’ appearance on American Idol has resulted in a big jump in visits to Elvisblog. With past articles titled “Elvis and American Idol” and “Elvis gets Rotoscoped,” Elvisblog has been popping up on lots of Google searches the past few days.
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