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The old Microsoft Campaign ads of Your Potential Our Passion showed white lines running through bitmapped video. Most probably this is made in After Effects.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GT7QQYzrWog

Do the white lines in itself have a name of the type of design? Is there a general term for superimposing such "vectors" in bitmaps (photos / videos)?

EDIT A Few Screenshots:

Vector and Bitmap together Microsoft Microsoft Your Potential Our Passion

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The practice of drawing on frames of a film is called Rotoscoping.

Specifically, manually altering each frame of a video to include previously absent visuals. This is not only used for things like drawing on film, but special effects as well.

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  • THanks! But I dont think this is simple Rotoscoping. Had this been just the line drawn animation, I would've agreed with you. I want to know the term for the coexistence of both the vector (could be rotoscoped) and the bitmap (moving video footage) – Gaurav Ramanan Oct 17 '15 at 15:39
  • What you are describing, the samples you've added are rotoscoping. Rotoscoping is the technique. Within that technique there are many styles, just like all artwork. – Scott Oct 17 '15 at 16:16
  • I Agree with you! I'm asking for this specific "style". I'll add more examples. – Gaurav Ramanan Oct 18 '15 at 7:01
  • Not all styles have a specific name. – Scott Oct 18 '15 at 7:43
  • Yep! Hence the question! To verify beyond all doubt! – Gaurav Ramanan Oct 18 '15 at 12:46

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