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Adobe After Effects (674 Tutorials)

Expression Shorts – Read External Text Document

Expression Shorts – Read External Text Document

January 16, 2012

David Torno's new series, Expression Shorts, kicks off with a tutorial called Read External Text Document.

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Luca Visual FX Sprocket Slip Effects for Final Cut Pro, Motion and AE

January 9, 2012

Recreating the effect of a sudden slip of the rolling film and revealing the loose perforations.

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Quick Look Luca Visual FX Grunge FX

January 9, 2012

A variety of animated textures designed to add a dynamic and intriguing feel to your project.

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Comic Book Title Sequence at Red Giant TV

Comic Book Title Sequence at Red Giant TV

January 3, 2012

Posted by Aharon Rabinowitz at Red Giant TV. “Get ready to open a can of awesome, because in this Episode of Red Giant TV, Seth Worley shows you how to create an awesome 2.5D comic book-style title/credit sequence. Ka-Pow!”

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pimp your after effects

Pimp Your After Effects by Stu Maschwitz

November 20, 2011

The always entertaining Stu Maschwitz explains a few ways you can do to get the most out of After Effects. For example, “I set Levels of Undo to 99, because why should I expect to have fewer problems than Jay-Z?”

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Cinema 4D Scene OBJ Export to Trapcode Form

Cinema 4D Scene OBJ Export to Trapcode Form

November 11, 2011

How to create a scene in Cinema 4D and export an OBJ and Cinema’s camera, import all this in Adobe After Effects so the Cinema render matches Trapcode Form.

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Advanced Soft Keying

Advanced Soft Keying

October 17, 2011

Posted by Andrew Kramer at Video Copilot. In this tutorial we will go beyond basic keying techniques with new tips to help preserve small details like dirt and reflections. • Key out footage without eliminating the soft reflections • Composite in 32bpc for more realistic blending

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Digieffects FreeForm AE Tutorial #2

Digieffects FreeForm AE Tutorial #2

October 12, 2011

Mark Christiansen shows you how to make flowing cloth with Displacement Mapping with FreeForm AE.

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Digieffects FreeForm AE Tutorial #1

Digieffects FreeForm AE Tutorial #1

October 12, 2011

Mark Christiansen gets you started with Displacement Mapping with FreeForm AE and shows you how to make some incredible effects with Digieffects FreeForm AE.

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Ocean Water Effect presentation by Aharon Rabinowitz

Ocean Water Effect presentation by Aharon Rabinowitz

October 4, 2011

Aharon Rabinowitz shows you how to create this ocean scene in Adobe After Effects with only the tools found in AE.

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Magic Glass Breaking Time Freeze

Magic Glass Breaking Time Freeze

October 4, 2011

Create a cool looking glass/window break. I’ll be talking through some basic compositing with Action Movie Essentials 2 and cover a little time remapping.

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How to make a Cinemagraph with Photoshop and After Effects

How to make a Cinemagraph with Photoshop and After Effects

September 27, 2011

An interesting technique where a portion of a still image is animated. Some are very cool, some are creepy! Animated GIFs live!!

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Basic Head rotations using 3D Layers, Distortion Mesh & Expressions in After Effects

Basic Head rotations using 3D Layers, Distortion Mesh & Expressions in After Effects

September 14, 2011

Posted by Daniel Gies on Vimeo: “This is a really quick overview of one method to approach head rotations and Blink animations. It is not a definitive method, but if your character design suites the process it can be quite effective.

I just skim over the expressions and property linking so if you need a more detailed overview of linking sliders to layer attributes check out my earlier tutorial on Using Sliders.”

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Red Giant Quicktip #15: Trapcode Form City

Red Giant Quicktip #15: Trapcode Form City

June 27, 2011

In this Quicktip, Aharon Rabinowitz shows you how using Depth Maps to displace Trapcode Form particles can be used to create a 3D Point Cloud Representation of a city.  This tutorial was inspired by the brilliant Trapcode Form work of Jeremy Cox at Imaginary Forces, for the film “Terminator: Salvation.”

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