How To: Blur out a face in a video using Premiere

Blur out a face in a video using Premiere

Need to hide the identity of an informant in your video? Maybe doing a spot for COPS or the Discovery Channel? Well, this tutorial shows you how to create a mosaic blur effect to cover someone's face in Premiere.

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What about if they are moving around in the clip? can you make the blur follow a certain color?

I am using a trial version of photoshop cs4 extended. Can i blur faces in VIDEO with this version? i know i can do images but not sure about video!

With Premiere CS6 there is an even easier workflow for this (which doesn't require duplicating your footage). This is the best way I have found for blurring out faces, license plates and other sensitive information. Here's is the video explaining the process:

http://oneminutevideotutorials.com/?p=133

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