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Motion Graphics (404 Tutorials)

Making Ken Burns Obey in FCP X

February 11, 2014

Steve Martin and Mark Spencer talk about the Ken Burns Effect to do a move on a still image in FCP X… and improve upon the effect.

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3 NewBlueFX Titler Pro Basics for Media Composer

3 NewBlueFX Titler Pro Basics for Media Composer

February 11, 2014

NewBlueFX Titler Pro is available for a multitude of host applications, but this post focuses on Avid Media Composer.

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Puppet Tool Tips from Video Copilot

Puppet Tool Tips from Video Copilot

February 11, 2014

Andrew Kramer animates the Twitter logo with the Puppet Tool in Adobe After Effects.

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Introduction to NewBlueFX Titler Pro

Introduction to NewBlueFX Titler Pro

February 4, 2014

NewBlue Titler Pro takes the ground-breaking efficiency of the original Titler Pro and adds stunning visual appeal and sophistication. With the addition of custom lights, bevels and additional texture options, the perfect look can be dialed in. Through a simple and intuitive interface tap into rich styles and dynamic animations which will enliven your production, while avoiding the time and learning curve necessary in other titling solutions.

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Inspirations/Tutorial: How to Add Special FX to Instagram Videos

January 28, 2014

A little fun for Tutorial Tuesday! Dave and Shaun are Adobe UI designers and created all of these effects in After Effects. There are a variety of explosions, light sabers and more!

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Inspirations/Tutorial: Designing Main Titles for NBC’s “Revolution” with After Effects

January 27, 2014

Adobe.tv has posted Andrew Kramer’s presentation from NAB 2013, showing his VFX title sequence for the Revolution TV Series. Learn from the master!

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Character Animation in After Effects

Character Animation in After Effects with Mettle FreeForm + MamoWorld LipSync

January 7, 2014

This is A Story of Hope by Funky Medics. Dave Legion made this nifty project for the FH Foundation. He use Adobe After Effects with Mettle’s FreeForm + MamoWorld’s Lip Sync.

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Tutorial: Intro to 3D in Photoshop CS6 and CC

October 22, 2013

This tutorial will show and explain how to use the basic 3D tools and functions in Photoshop CS6/CC to create and render a piece of 3D text.

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HitFilm Tutorial #9: Procedural Chromatic Texts

October 22, 2013

As we continue our HitFilm Tutorial Tuesday, enjoy another great tutorial from MajahrPictures, showing how to create procedural chromatic text effects in HitFilm Ultimate.

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TypeMonkey Tutorials

October 22, 2013

TypeMonkey is an evolutionary new approach to creating kinetic typography for video and film productions. It allows for an endless range of keyframeless, completely customizable solutions in seconds, generated entirely within Adobe After Effects. It’s powerful, intuitive and even a little bit addicting. Not only is it now available at Toolfarm, we also have a couple tutorials for it from aescripts!

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CoreMelt SliceX Powered by mocha for FCPX Tutorials

August 26, 2013

We’ve compiled a bunch of SliceX powered by mocha,  tutorials for your learning convenience.  These tutorials will show you how use SliceX with any effect, cut  holes in masks, combine tracking and keyframing and how to combine tracking with stabilization.

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How to Create a Simple Animated Speedometer

August 20, 2013

Learn how to make a simple speedometer using audio controls in Adobe After Effects, with this tutorial from AE Tuts+.

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Everyday VFX in Avid Media Composer with Boris Continuum Complete

Everyday VFX in Avid Media Composer with Boris Continuum Complete

May 7, 2013

Steve Holyhead’s engaging presentation shed light on three everyday VFX problems, Pan & Zoom, Beauty Pass, and Transitions, which he solves using an array of filters from the BCC 8 AVX package.

Highlights included: a Ken Burns style pan & zoom with no key framing needed (!); a 1-2-3 step approach (BCC Smooth Tone, BCC Film Glow & BCC Film Grain) to giving your talent that Hollywood glow; and the power of BCC transitions – quick, easy, and versatile.

Plus, get a sneak peak of the soon-to-be released BCC v8.2 AVX with up to 100% improvement in render time, the additions of lots more “green dot” effects, and enhanced real-time performance.

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Create a Shattering Glass Animation in Cinema 4D & AE – Part 2 Cameras & Pre-Viz

Create a Shattering Glass Animation in Cinema 4D & AE – Part 2 Cameras & Pre-Viz

December 27, 2012

Post at CGtuts+: “In part two you’ll get an in-depth lesson on how real-world cameras work. Cyril provides detailed insight on working with focal length, aperture, depth of field and motion blur and how these principles and settings apply to your Cg cameras. Then it’s back to Cinema 4D where you’ll learn how to block out shot timing, and find the best camera positions for the animation by running through a detailed pre-visualization process.”

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Create a Shattering Glass Animation in Cinema 4D & AE – Part 1 Modeling & Animation

Create a Shattering Glass Animation in Cinema 4D & AE – Part 1 Modeling & Animation

December 27, 2012

Post at CGtuts+: “Create a cool slow-motion shattering glass animation using Cinema 4D and After Effects. Over the course of this massive lecture, professional artist Cyril Kotecky will teach you the ins and outs of working with dynamics and what goes into creating such a shot. Including the benefits Pre-Viz can have in the early stages as you block out your shot timing and camera positions.”

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