Video Copilot Optical Flares Plug-in for After Effects & Pro Presets I Bundle v1.2
Optical Flares is a plug-in for designing & animating realistic lens flares in After Effects. Pro Flares Bundle includes Optical Flares, Pro Presets 1 pack.
Creating A VFX Rainy Scene
Mustapha Fersaoui shows how to create a realistic rain scene with Photoshop and After Effects using a lot of plug-ins that ship with AE, plus some Optical Flares and Red Giant Mojo.
Creating A Cool Broadcast Background In Cinema 4D & AE
By Stefan Surmabojov at CGuts+. Uses Maxon Cinema 4D and Adobe After Effects Optional: Video Copilot's Optical Flares : "In this tutorial we are going to create a cool looking extruded globe in Cinema 4D using the best technique I was able to find (after endless attempts trying different ways of doing it.) With the globe model complete we’ll add some simple, yet stylish shaders and render out the animation before moving into After Effects to composite the sequence and add various effects to make it look even better!"
Epic Shatter with Video Copilot Optical Flares & 3DS Max with RayFire
Use 3DS Max to create a ball shattering with RayFire. Composite the passes in AE with DOF & Displacement. Uses Video Copilot Optical Flares.
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.
Grenade Throw using Video Copilot Optical Flares
Composite a super-slow motion grenade to live footage. Use 2D Tracking on a camera to match a nodal pan. Uses Video Copilot Optical Flares
Shatterize with Video Copilot’s Optical Flares
Create a progressive shatter effect in After Effects and Composite with Glows and add subtle camera shake, using Video Copilot's Optical Flares