Todd A. Marks & Jeb Johenning share some insights into how they made Anchorman 2 feel authentic, including building “a functioning 1980 style cable news style studio.” Adobe tools got into the mix:
We used PHYX on almost every composite to separate the “newscaster” from the “scene” he was reporting on, such as standing in front of the Taj Mahal. We used the PHYX filters with After Effects and Premiere Pro.
[Via Todd Kopriva]
Tangentially related: Sifl & Olly creator Liam Lynch does his own Photoshop & After Effects work on projects like the new Sarah Silverman special.