Video Copilot Action Essentials II (720p HD Version)
Action Essentials 2 is a collection of stock footage elements for compositing. Ideal for visual effects & motion graphics.
3D Composite Using Video Copilot Element 3D and Action Essentials II
Check out this great new example and tutorial by Andrew Kramer at Video Copilot: “Here is another fun example using Element 3D with live action footage and 3D Camera tracking… for the explosion, I used some Action Essentials 2 along with some colored lights to create the fire illumination.
Depth Compositing in After Effects
In this tutorial we’ll use a technique called Depth Compositing to combine stock footage with 3D rendering and the use a Z-Depth pass. This method allows you to place 2D elements like stock footage into the depth of a 3D render. I also demonstrate how to export a Z-pass from 3D max, Cinema 4D and even use Element 3D to output a depth channel.
Dynamic Machine Gun with Video Copilot Action Essentials II & Trapcode Particular
Create a machine gun with dynamic ricochets types. Use Expressions to emit unique particles on each surface. Uses Video Copilot Action Essentials II & Trapcode Particular
Magical Hits with Video Copilot Action Essentials and Optical Flares
Composite stock footage elements to create magic hits. Use ripple distortion to enhance blast effect. Uses Video Copilot Action Essentials and Optical Flares.