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Red Giant Trapcode Suite (68 Tutorials)

Bryan Coleman | Maxon NAB 2020 Rewind

Bryan Coleman | Maxon NAB 2020 Rewind

April 28, 2020

Bryan Coleman in his Maxon NAB 2020 Rewind, shows Redshift Lighting, rendering, and displacement maps in Cinema 4D, creating bump maps, and more.

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How to make a Self-Isolation Forcefield Effect

How to make a Self-Isolation Forcefield Effect

April 14, 2020

Wouldn’t it be nice to have a self-isolation forcefield in the real world right now? Aharon Rabinowitz of Red Giant shows you how to make a self-isolation forcefield in After Effects with Red Giant plugins.

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Darker Colors titles Tutorial

How to Create Seth Worley’s Glitter-infested Darker Colors Titles

March 24, 2020

Learn to recreate the Darker Colors titles from Seth’s new film short. They are colorful and glittery. Download free demos of the plugins Seth uses.

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Onward Cheap Tricks with Hashi

Onward Legs Effect, Cheap Tricks with Hashi

March 9, 2020

Hashi of Action Movie Kid, dives into the legs only body effect from Pixar’s Onward. Makes some Onward-inspired magic with Red Giant tools.

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Sonic the Hedgehog red giant cheap tricks with hashi

Sonic the Hedgehog Effects, Cheap Tricks with Hashi

February 13, 2020

In this tutorial, Hashi dives into the effects of the new Sonic the Hedgehog film, covering 3D, compositing, and color correction. Create cool looking VFX!

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red giant tutorial roundup

Red Giant Tutorial Roundup

December 10, 2019

Check out these great tutorials from Red Giant.  Get started with Universe and VFX Reflections, learn “cheap tricks” for re-creating cool Frozen II and Game of Thrones effects and even learn how to create a Star Wars style Force push.

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Frozen 2 Cheap Tricks from Hashi Red Giant

Frozen II VFX: Cheap Tricks with Hashi

December 5, 2019

Red Giant has a fun new tutorial from Hashi of Action Movie Kid. In this tutorial, Hashi goes through how to create the diamond burst effect from Frozen II.

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Red Giant Star Wars Force Push Tutorial

Creating the Star Wars Force Push with Red Giant & Trapcode Tools

September 6, 2019

Seth Worley creates Star Wars Force Push effect with VFX Supercomp, Optical Glow, Trapcode Particular, Universe Camera Shake, Magic Bullet Suite.

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Game of Thrones Cheap Tricks Parts 1 & 2

Game of Thrones VFX Parts 1 & 2: Cheap Tricks with Hashi

August 22, 2019

Red Giant has a fun new tutorial from Hashi of Action Movie Kid. Parts 1 and 2 walk you through several great tricks to make your VFX look spectacular.

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Stranger Things Mind Flayer

Recreating the Mind Flayer from Stranger Things

August 1, 2019

Seth Worley shows you how to recreate the scary Mind Flayer from Season 2 of Stranger Things. Below that, check out his previous tutorial for recreating the Upside Down. This is a super fun tutorial that uses Red Giant’s VFX Suite, Trapcode Tao, Magic Bullet Suite, and Universe Camera Shake. There are links to all…

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8 Must-Have Plug-ins for Adobe After Effects

In Depth: 8 Must-Have Plug-ins for Adobe After Effects

June 4, 2019

This is a question that I get quite a bit. It’s usually someone who is just out of college and getting started in the biz. They often use the phrase “the best bang for the buck”. Nobody wants to spend money on tools they will never use either. Because this field has some diversity, I’m breaking this into a multi-part feature for motion graphics in After Effects, visual effects in After Effects, editing, and more. Here are my picks must-have plug-ins for motion graphic artists using After Effects.

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Cinema 4D Tutorial Roundup: Tips for Compositing 3D Renders into Live Footage

Cinema 4D Tutorial Roundup: Tips for Compositing 3D Renders into Live Footage

June 4, 2019

Making your 3D content look natural in a live-action shot can sometimes be challenging. It’s important to match elements in the shot, for example, the focal length, the angle, the lighting, the color grade, the grain, and all the rest.

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In Depth: Gunfire and Muzzle Flash Effects

In Depth: Gunfire and Muzzle Flash (Updated 18 January 2019)

January 18, 2019

If you’re planning on making an epic action film like Max Max: Fury Road or Rambo, you’re going to need lots of fire power. Here is a rundown on how to add spectacular muzzle flash and gunshot effects to your films in your host of choice. I’ve also included info on 3D models of weapons and some sound effects.

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Aquaman Cheap Tricks

Cheap Tricks | AQUAMAN Underwater Effects: Part 1 & 2

January 15, 2019

Hashi from Action Movie Kid has a new tutorial for Trapcode Particular using a new feature called Fluid Dynamics, and Red Giant Heatwave, Trapcode Form…

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Red Giant Trapcode Form 4: New Features Tutorial

Red Giant Trapcode Form 4: New Features Tutorial

January 2, 2019

Trapcode Form 4 came out at the end of October. In case you haven’t upgraded and want to know more, here is a walk through of all the new features including the new Dynamic Fluids physics engine, Designer and more.

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