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Top 5 3D Camera Tips for Adobe After Effects

Top 5 3D Camera Tips for Adobe After Effects

September 16, 2014

Get tips and techiniques from Sean Frangella for “working with 3D cameras in After Effects, including changing focal length, parenting cameras to nulls, cutting between multiple cameras, roving keyframes, and linking depth of field.”

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Everybody Do The Predki! (What!?)

Everybody Do The Predki! (What!?)

September 16, 2014

Joey shows you how to re-create his go-to animation trick. Kyle Predki, Joey's friend from Toil, came up with the move, hence the name. It's the bouncy, fun text animation that you can see in the first few seconds of the video.

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Trapcode Mir Tutorials

Trapcode Mir Tutorials

September 16, 2014

These tutorials for Trapcode Mir ought to lend you a hand! There is always time to learn something new!

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Animated Cartoon Roto Shapes with mocha and After Effects

Animated Cartoon Roto Shapes with mocha and After Effects

September 14, 2014

Mary Poplin, the Imagineer Product Specialist, shows how to make a cool animated cartoon look with Roto Shapes in mocha and After Effects. The tutorial uses a free script and the download link is below the video.

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After Effects Liquify Morph

After Effects Liquify Morph

September 14, 2014

In the tutorial below, Mikey Borup explains how to create a morph with the After Effects Liquify tool and no other third-party plug-ins.

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Boris Continuum Complete BCC Morph

Boris Continuum Complete BCC Morph

September 14, 2014

The Boris Continuum Warp Unit allows After Effects artists to generate real-time static or animated image warps, animated image morphs between a pair of still images, and animated video morphs from video clips like in the popular Michael Jackson music video.

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Tricks with 3D Objects in AE

Tricks with 3D Objects in AE

September 14, 2014

This is from Day 7 of 30 Days of After Effects from the School of Motion at Ringling College of Art & Design. Joey explains one of the basics of using 3D Objects in After Effects, some tricks and animation principles.

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After Effects Video Tutorial: 3D Corner Text

After Effects Video Tutorial: 3D Corner Text

September 2, 2014

Follow the technique in this After Effects tutorial to animate text around the edges of a 3D object.

The tutorial covers:

  • 3D Anchor Points
  • Easy-Ease Keyframes
  • Key-framing Cameras
  • Snapping Vertexes Together

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Adobe After Effects Sci-Fi Effects

Adobe After Effects Sci-Fi Effects

September 2, 2014

Want to create cool looking Sci-Fi effects in AE? Then check out this tutorial from Matthew Pearce as he explains how he created some of his favorite effects.

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Adobe After Effects 3D Pre-compose Free Script + tutorial

Adobe After Effects 3D Pre-compose Free Script + tutorial

September 2, 2014

The 3D Pre-Compose Script makes it easy to pre-compose 3D-aware layers in After Effects by automatically copying all cameras & lights into the new comp with linked expressions! Just watch the tutorial to see all the amazing possibilities! Plus the script is Free!

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Creating Organic Particles using Trapcode Form

Creating Organic Particles using Trapcode Form

August 26, 2014

Inspired by the practical exploding chalk effects used in the Semi-Permanent Sydney 2014 title, Claude Autret explained to Red Giant’s Aharon Rabinowitz how he attempted to remake some of the effects in After Effects using Trapcode Form.  Claude explains how he used a letter converted to a shape, to use only the outside stroke, as a layer map for Form, with really small particles, and then animate the displacement and dispersion so it explodes towards the camera.

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Boris Continuum Complete Flutter Cut Transition

Boris Continuum Complete Flutter Cut Transition

August 26, 2014

Paul Ezzy with Boris TV, created this tutorial of the new BCC 9 transition Flutter Cut in Adobe Premiere Pro.  Learn how to control the start and end frames, incoming and outgoing frames, add a color, have your footage flutter with another video layer, and add an effect type like invert or monochrome.

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Adobe After Effects Titles: Dracula Untold

Adobe After Effects Titles: Dracula Untold

August 18, 2014

Here’s a tutorial for creating titles inspired by the “Dracula: Untold” movie trailer.  Bats, smoke, lighting effects, all made completely with in After Effects with first party plugins.

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In Depth: Skin Retouching Part 2: The Plug-ins

In Depth: Skin Retouching Part 2: The Plug-ins

August 18, 2014

Need to touch up your actor’s complexion quickly and easily? There are a lot of plug-ins on the market that can help you with this task. I’ll cover the big players and a few new to the market: Digital Anarchy Beauty Box, GenArts Sapphire S_Beauty, FXHOME HitFilm, the recently released Imagenomic Portraiture for video, the brand-spanking new Dashwood Smooth Skin. Red Giant Cosmo and Colorista II are also on the agenda.

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Ya Know What Really Grinds My Gears?

Ya Know What Really Grinds My Gears?

August 18, 2014

It’s day 3 of 30 Days of After Effects from School of Motion in Sarasota Florida. Learn to efficiently use After Effects Expressions to rig up some gears.

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