Tutorial: Roll Your Own Cinema 4D-Style Effectors in After Effects


By Michele Yamazaki on Dec 13, 2012 at 06:39 AM

A tutorial from Dylan Winter at San Francisco Burning, he says “If you ever wished that you could take advantage of some of Cinema 4D’s powerful effector tools while working in After Effects, your wish may now be granted. Using some clever scripting and a basic control system, we’re going to rig up our very own effectors within After Effects.”

A tutorial from Dylan Winter at San Francisco Burning, he says "If you ever wished that you could take advantage of some of Cinema 4D’s powerful effector tools while working in After Effects, your wish may now be granted. Using some clever scripting and a basic control system, we’re going to rig up our very own effectors within After Effects."

"The basic methodology here centers around marking layers using Lloyd Alvarez’s super-excellent Zorro The Layer Tagger script, and then searching for those tags via some light scripting to create piecemeal expressions that combine different code snippets associated with different layer tags."

Roll Your Own Cinema 4D-Style Effectors in After Effects from Dylan Winter on Vimeo.

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