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Adobe After Effects (603 Tutorials)

Burning Question: How can I learn NUKE quickly as an AE user?

Burning Question: How can I learn NUKE quickly as an AE user?

November 12, 2015

The Foundry’s NUKE has become a powerhouse in VFX. Some After Effects users are intimidated by NUKE and it’s node-based workflow. I can assure you, it’s not as tough as it may look! I spent all of last week getting up to speed with NUKE and I’m feeling pretty comfortable with it. If you want to up your game, NUKE is a good place to start.

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Burning Question: How Can I Background Render in After Effects?

Burning Question: How Can I Background Render in After Effects?

November 12, 2015

We were asked via Twitter: “Is there a plug-in in existence that allows me to render in AE (in the background) while I continue to work in AE?” Here is a great solution for Adobe Creative Cloud users. We also have a solution for those of you who only have After Effects or are working in an older version of the software.

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How do I get started making my own videos?

How do I get started making my own videos?

November 12, 2015

Question: I am very inspired by Andrew McMurry’s work in the Visual Effects/ Media Arts. I’d like to start making my own videos and bringing them to life. I was told by a Visual Effects distributor to ask you some questions on some recommended software, or apps that could point me in the right direction.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Automation in Pro Tools

A Beginner’s Guide to Automation in Pro Tools

November 12, 2015

Joe Albano on Ask.Audio has put together an informative primer on using Automation in Pro Tools.

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Video Copilot Twitch Plug-in

Video Copilot Twitch Plug-in

November 12, 2015

Learn how to add all sorts of TWITCHES, GLITCHES and other CHAOS effects to your video using Adobe After Effects and the Twitch plugin.

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AE: Mind Trip – Part 1 & 2

AE: Mind Trip – Part 1 & 2

November 12, 2015

Follow along as Eran Stern enters the mind of a woman; creating both a tunnel vision effect and a dream like scene, that can be used separately or together, by applying a few After Effects tricks.

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U.F.Oh Yeah Film Short and The Making Of…

U.F.Oh Yeah Film Short and The Making Of…

November 12, 2015

Film Riot has created a clever short film entitled U.F.Oh Yeah, Directed and written by Ryan Connolly and starring Josh Connolly, the film is about a U.F.O. enthusiast and conspiracy theorist who has an encounter with extraterrestrials that doesn’t go quite as one might expect. After the film, learn about how some of the effects were made. There are a whole series of videos here and they’re fantastic!!

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Time Manipulation in Adobe Premiere Pro… and with Twixtor

Time Manipulation in Adobe Premiere Pro… and with Twixtor

November 12, 2015

Want to manipulate time in Premiere Pro? Here are some tutorials to help get it right, with both the built-in time tools in Premiere and with the help of RE:Vision Effects Twixtor.

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The Northern Lights

The Northern Lights

November 12, 2015

Did you miss the mesmerizing dancing and streaking greens and purples in the northern sky last night? Not only will you get scientific background on the aurora borealis, but today I present some inspiring time-lapse of auroras and methods to make them yourself in Adobe After Effects!

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In Depth: Repairing Damaged Pixels

In Depth: Repairing Damaged Pixels

November 12, 2015

Dead pixels, stuck pixels, bad pixel, burnt pixels, hot pixels… there are lots of types of damaged pixels and they’re annoying. Here are several ways you can repair them.

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“Make it Rain” with Boris FX and mocha AE

“Make it Rain” with Boris FX and mocha AE

November 12, 2015

In this simple After Effects tutorial, Imagineer System’s Mary Poplin shows you how to add realistic rain to a shot with plug-ins from Boris FX and mocha AE.

Mary uses the bundled mocha AE CC for planar tracking and masking and Boris Continuum Complete BCC Rain.

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Recreate the Sin City Look in After Effects

Recreate the Sin City Look in After Effects

November 12, 2015

Paul Ezzy shows you how to mimic the film noir, graphic novel stylized of Robert Rodriguez’s “Sin City: Dame To Kill” with Boris Continuum Complete 9 in Adobe AE.

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In Depth: Fireworks

In Depth: Fireworks

November 12, 2015

Yes, the U.S. Independence Day is upon us once again! Whatever your country or holiday, here are some methods of creating some beautiful explosions in the sky with After Effects, CINEMA 4D, and other hosts. There are some great plug-ins out there for making fireworks too.

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Image Restoration and Touch Up in After Effects Seminar

Image Restoration and Touch Up in After Effects Seminar

November 12, 2015

Here is the archived video of the event, in case you missed it, and more information on links mentioned in the session. 

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After Effects Hidden Gems Weekly: Previews in After Effects CC 2015

After Effects Hidden Gems Weekly: Previews in After Effects CC 2015

November 12, 2015

Does the new AE seem buggy when previewing?  It’s all in how the start and stop keys affect it’s behavior.  This article on Pro Video Coalition explains how it works and why it really isn’t buggy at all.

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