Insight: An Annotation Tool and Format for Film Analysis [article]

Billal Merabti, Hui-Yin Wu, Cunka Bassirou Sanokho, Quentin Galvane, Christophe Lino, Marc Christie
2015 Eurographics Workshop on Intelligent Cinematography and Editing  
A multitude of annotation tools and annotation formats for the analysis of audiovisual documents are available and address a wide range of tasks (see Elan [SW08] and Anvil [Kip10]). Existing approaches however remain restricted in the visual elements they can annotate on the screen: for example annotating on-screen arrangements of characters so as to evaluate continuity editing over shots is problematic with most annotation tools and languages. In this paper, we propose an annotation language
more » ... oadly suited to analytical and generative cinematography systems. The language observes the axes of timing, spatial composition, hierarchical film structure, and link to contextual elements in the film in a way that extends previous contributions.
doi:10.2312/wiced.20151079 dblp:conf/wiced/MerabtiWSGLC15 fatcat:ov65xpgv3zg6njit26kswxpkoq