This page is now obsolete. An updated retrodots v1.5 is now available at frischluft.com.
William Christenson came up with the idea for this nice little filter. For the original photoshop Version of this effect check the photoshop section. I did the conversion to AfterFX just because i thought it could look really nice when beeing animated.
You can download an animation of the above scene here(674kb). The avi is encoded with the great DivX compression codec.