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Adobe After Effects (674 Tutorials)

Creating Object buffers and Depth mattes in CINEMA 4D and using them within After Effects

Creating Object buffers and Depth mattes in CINEMA 4D and using them within After Effects

September 25, 2012

Check out this tutorial from AE Templates about creating Object buffers and Depth mattes in CINEMA 4D and using them within AE.

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Depth Compositing in After Effects

Depth Compositing in After Effects

September 25, 2012

Post by Andrew Kramer/ Video Copilot: “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.”

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Exporting Models from CINEMA 4D to Video Copilot Element – Workflow

Exporting Models from CINEMA 4D to Video Copilot Element – Workflow

September 25, 2012

Post by Joren Kandel at The Pixel Lab: “David Biederbeck, from beckmotion.com, has been helping me out with converting The Pixel Lab model packs into Videocopilot Element 3D ready packs.”

“In this extensive tutorial he’ll go through the entire process of exporting a model from C4D to Element 3D. This includes how to bring in the geometry and also the textures. It’s a bit tricky, but this tutorial should give you a good picture of the workflow.”

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Creating Faux Shadows in Adobe After Effects by Eran Stern

Creating Faux Shadows in Adobe After Effects by Eran Stern

September 25, 2012

Shadows sell the illusion that we are really in 3D space. This lesson demonstrates how to add depth to our scene with shadow effects. You'll also learn how to save the effects as an animation preset so they can be reused and matched to each element.

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What’s New in Sapphire 6.1

What’s New in Sapphire 6.1

September 25, 2012

A brief overview of the enhancements to the preset browser in GenArts Sapphire 6.1.

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In Depth: Lens Flare Plug-ins for After Effects: Knoll Light Factory, Part 2 of 5

September 10, 2012

Red Giant Knoll Light Factory 3 (aka KLF). It’s the most recently updated of the plug-ins I’m covering in this series and also has been around the longest. It was developed by John Knoll, visual effects supervisor at Industrial Light & Magic (ILM). The first article featured a couple of interviews from John Knoll, which will give you, dear readers, a bit of insight behind the man who created visual effects for some of the most famous Hollywood blockbusters.

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Alien Surface Set Extensions with Video Copilot Element 3D and Roto Brush Tool

Alien Surface Set Extensions with Video Copilot Element 3D and Roto Brush Tool

September 4, 2012

Post by Andrew Kramer/ Video Copilot: “In this tutorial we will create a realistic set extension for the surface of a far away alien planet. With the help of the Matte Painting challenge we will be compositing the background along with adding 3D rocks with Element 3D and pulling out the Roto Brush tool.”

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Iron Man Interface Battle Widget – Parts 1 – 5

Iron Man Interface Battle Widget – Parts 1 – 5

August 14, 2012

Post by Stefan Surmabojov at AEtuts+: “In this tutorial series we are going to go beyond basics using the true power of shape layers inside After Effects. As you can see we are going to dive into the magic of creating this Iron Man battle widget inspired from The Avengers movie. We are going to recreate the element from start to finish using various different techniques and learning some pretty cool workflow tips as well.”

Parts 1 & 2

Parts 3, 4 & 5

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Depth of Field with Trapcode Mir

Depth of Field with Trapcode Mir

August 9, 2012

In this QuickTip, Learn how to simulate stunning depth of field effects with a few great tips from Dino Muhic. Check out Dino's work at DinoMuhic.com

 

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Create Full 3d Reflections With Falloff Using Form or Particular

Create Full 3d Reflections With Falloff Using Form or Particular

August 7, 2012

Jorrit Schulte at AE Tuts+ shows how to make some lovely full 3D reflections with falloff on a table with Trapcode Form or Particular. Create Full 3d Reflections With Falloff Using Form or Particular

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Simulating A Campfire With 3D Studio Max, Thinking Particles & FumeFX

August 7, 2012

Madhan at CGTuts+ shows you how to create a campfire with 3ds Max,Thinking Particles,FumeFX, and Adobe After Effects. Who brought the marshmallows?

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3D Composite Using Video Copilot Element 3D and Action Essentials II

August 1, 2012

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.

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5 After Effects Keyframe Tips | PremiumBeat

July 31, 2012

This is a good one for the newbies to Adobe After Effects: 5 tips to quickly and effectively create keyframes in After Effects.

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Inspirations/ Tutorial: Video Copilot Element 3D Examples by Serge Mustu

July 30, 2012

Post by Serge Mustu on Vimeo: “Here are some MoGraph like animations I’ve done with Element 3D (plugin from Video Copilot). I broke up the text inside of Cinema4D and imported the models into E3D.”

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Luca Visual FX Training Series: Film Leaders

Luca Visual FX Training Series: Film Leaders

July 30, 2012

Kes Akalaonu / NLE Ninja introduces you to Luca Visual Effects'Film Leaders works in After Effects, Final Cut Pro, and Motion using the Noise Industries FxFactory Engine.

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