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#ProjectFastmask: Adobe MAX 2018 (Sneak Peek) | Adobe Creative Cloud

September 8, 2019

All right, we have
more magic ahead of us. This next one is really for,
again, anyone that does video but definitely
our video editors. Please welcome Joon-Young Lee
with Project Fast Mask. Welcome. Okay, hello, everyone. Today, I want to introduce
Project Fast Mask. Team learning based
Adobe Sensei technique to help your video editing task. For video editing,
I hope to start from downloading video
from Adobe Spark and import it to Adobe
app Playback. I want to add visual effect
to the foreground and background layer, so I’m first selecting
program object. However,
with current Roto Brush, the mask will break
after the first frame due to fast motion
and appearance changes. I could spend hours
manually fixing its frame, but that would be tedious
and time-consuming. What should I do? Maybe give up, or maybe invent
a new solution. (laughing) Okay, now, let me show you
Project Fast Mask. Open the same video
and select the object. With our team learning
based solution, I just need to boundary create
for selecting an object. How about the other frame? Just click “propagation.” How many points? (applause) Yeah. (cheering) Joon-Young. This is the real demo
learning on my laptop. This Fast Mask technique
takes 4HD video and automatically propagates
the selection mask to the video frame
in real time. This Adobe Sensei technique
can save you from aborting selection task and help you focus
on your creative work. Now I have
a good selection mask. Okay. I want to change my background
to gray color, and I want to add
text layer between foreground and background layer. All set. Let’s see how easy my video editing
with Fast Mask. -Yes!
-Amazing. (applause) Three clicks! (applause) Okay, let’s say I want to edit
one of my daylight video. Often, this kind of video
have more complex environment and object variation
with lots of camera motion. It makes selection
very difficult. Let me select this baby girl. Okay,
and with a few boundary click and propagate
the selection mask. Even with the complex content
and lots of camera motion, Fast Mask propagates
the selection mask greatly and you can still get
your selection mask. First of all, you can further
refine the selection mask with an additional click, or using current Roto Brush
and refine it, too. (cheering and applause) It’s amazing. With the selection mask, I direct below
my background layer and add an effect layer. And this is my lovely
baby girl video edited just in a minute. Together, “Aw!” That’s adorable. (applause) -Too cute.
-Okay. Let’s try… Aw, together, everybody. Aww. Okay, I can select my kitten with boundary click and propagate
the selection mask. My kitten sneaked
behind this pillar, however, our technique
is smart enough so that it can propagate
selection mask to the video frame. (applause) Let me add an effect layer
and let’s see my edited video. There you go. I hope this new
Sensei technique… -Yay, it’s a celebration!
-Yay, kitty! Okay. (applause) Yeah. (applause) Joon-Young. Yeah, I hope
this Sensei technique help you enjoy
your video editing process and inspire you
with more creative ideas. -Thank you.
-Thank you. (applause)


  • Reply Kamran Aslam October 17, 2018 at 2:03 pm

    @1:31 DENIED!!! XD

  • Reply Аркадий Чумаков October 17, 2018 at 2:09 pm

    Они колдуны не иначе

  • Reply hosein Abdollahi October 17, 2018 at 3:10 pm

    wowwwww . super fast

  • Reply jmalmsten October 17, 2018 at 6:05 pm


  • Reply Jimmy Flanagan October 17, 2018 at 6:12 pm

    Very promising.

  • Reply Flosyd October 17, 2018 at 6:52 pm


  • Reply eric adie wibowo October 18, 2018 at 2:09 am


  • Reply SirWrender October 18, 2018 at 3:41 am

    FINALLY! This will save SO MUCH TIME!

  • Reply Shalaco October 18, 2018 at 5:11 am

    Insane. Almost seems too good to be true.

  • Reply Rajat Rangdal October 18, 2018 at 5:48 am

    The death of Roto brush

  • Reply KPGame4 October 18, 2018 at 8:56 am

    Most exciting one for me!

  • Reply frosted1030 October 18, 2018 at 10:03 am

    The mask is ok, but it needs drastic refinement before it is of any value. Also.. what is driving it? Is this a rig with 5 highest end GPUs or a single sub $400 GPU?

  • Reply undocumentedspot October 18, 2018 at 12:36 pm

    when is this coming and will it be available as part of after effects or separate product?

  • Reply Art Svanberg October 18, 2018 at 2:41 pm

    The person holding the presentation is a savage 😂 either he didn't hear anyone else speak or he just didn't bother to answer because he had some practiced script 😁 super dope tool tho! 😍

  • Reply sebastiano zacchi October 18, 2018 at 4:27 pm

    It doesn't look perfect yet, but I'm rooting for you, Adobe. An automated technique that is as good as manual rotoscoping would open up so many doors.

  • Reply Michael Lim October 18, 2018 at 6:49 pm

    Asians leading the way. As always.

  • Reply marshall branin October 18, 2018 at 8:20 pm

    Amazing! When’s it coming out?

  • Reply Antonio Villagomez Cinematography/VFX October 18, 2018 at 10:03 pm

    We need this now adobe!!!!

  • Reply David Gelinas October 19, 2018 at 2:53 am

    This will make doing the lightsaber edits a lot easier.

  • Reply anxs220 October 19, 2018 at 8:46 am

    How does it works? How does it know where is object and where is background?
    Is this neural network based?

    Anyway hope this shit is real

  • Reply Vova Lopata October 19, 2018 at 9:24 am

    Результат грязный.
    Просто под блогеров точяи софт а не под профессионалов.

  • Reply Canal Wharf Studios October 19, 2018 at 12:16 pm

    This seems too good to be actually true?

  • Reply Zamangwane Zikhali October 19, 2018 at 12:39 pm


  • Reply Joshua McVay October 19, 2018 at 2:30 pm

    I'm so EXCITED for #projectfastmask !!!

  • Reply Kois October 19, 2018 at 9:21 pm

    I really love this!!! When’s it coming out?

  • Reply Sam Hodge October 19, 2018 at 9:52 pm

    If you can’t wait for this to be released and you run an OpenFX based compositing package you have to see Rotobot from Kognat only for preview quality at the moment. Just tick a box for “person” and you will get all the people in a mask layer. Want one person, give a pixel coordinate, then just that person.

  • Reply Lee Đỗ October 20, 2018 at 2:53 am


  • Reply Sterling Williams October 20, 2018 at 4:02 am

    THIS IS IN$ANE!! 🙌🏻💥⚡️💪🏻🎉👏🏻

  • Reply bluemakina October 20, 2018 at 4:18 am

    need… fastmask… NOOOOOOOOW!!!!

  • Reply Wiipster October 20, 2018 at 10:12 am


  • Reply Epic Teaching of the History October 20, 2018 at 11:07 am

    Mais mais mais je WOW WOWWOW ce gain de temps de ouf pour tout ! ._. je suis choqué

  • Reply LernenInVerschiedenenFormen October 21, 2018 at 4:14 am

    Who needs the hosts? They are kind of disturbing….

  • Reply Ondra Štefák October 21, 2018 at 7:44 am

    That guy in the chair is so annoying.

  • Reply Erix Mercedes October 22, 2018 at 1:49 pm

    Tiffany Hadish looks lost as hell. lol

  • Reply John Espino October 22, 2018 at 3:01 pm

    Oh my gosh this is wow what the hell I can't imagine how much faster video editing and after effects work would be!

  • Reply Ethan October 22, 2018 at 3:27 pm


  • Reply Roxertoxer October 22, 2018 at 6:45 pm

    Will it work on something else than demo videos?? How about motionblur??

  • Reply Alex Barclay October 22, 2018 at 8:23 pm

    $100 says it just crashes the whole program the first time you use it.

  • Reply Jean Shepherd October 22, 2018 at 9:19 pm

    Adobe, is there a beta group that we can be a part of?? Who else wants to be a part of this?

  • Reply Michael Chakurian October 23, 2018 at 1:44 am

    release date???

  • Reply ofer hajayov October 23, 2018 at 12:33 pm

    when can we have this feature?

  • Reply DonBebe November 12, 2018 at 6:49 pm

    this looks amazing.

  • Reply Mudmin Almaerifa l مدمن المعرفة December 23, 2018 at 8:41 pm

    واو اهناكم نيابة عن العرب

  • Reply João Pereira January 10, 2019 at 9:58 am

    she's so annoying

  • Reply Judibana Studios January 27, 2019 at 4:40 am

    Jesus Christ, this will leave a lot of people out of work.

  • Reply Cryptropic January 30, 2019 at 8:53 pm

    WHen does this come to AE?

  • Reply S Saravanan February 2, 2019 at 3:24 pm

    Fast mask comes slowly
    Not better than mocha pro 19

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