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Video Copilot (24 Tutorials)

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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Video Copilot ORB Ultra Earth Tutorial

Video Copilot ORB Ultra Earth Tutorial

September 19, 2018

Learn to make an earth with Video Copilot's ORB plug-in for After Effects.

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Cinema 4D and Octane Render

Cinema 4D and Octane Render

September 11, 2018

Today we’re doing a gathering of tutorials about third-party renderers for Cinema 4D. Enjoy some tutorials about Cinema 4D and Octane Render.

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Tutorials: Video Copilot Tutorial Compilation

Tutorials: Video Copilot Tutorial Compilation

July 24, 2018

Andrew Kramer has created several fun and educational After Effects tutorials over the past year or so. We’ve compiled our favorites here for your learning enjoyment.

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After Effects: Advanced Damage & Decay Effects Without Plugins – Video Copilot

After Effects: Advanced Damage & Decay Effects Without Plugins – Video Copilot

April 25, 2018

Andrew Kramer from Video Copilot is back with Chapter 2 of his Cinematic Title Design series. This time it is Damage and Decay FX. Learn how to create a procedural decay system capable of generating realistic rust, moss, cracks, corrosion and more, right inside After Effects.

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Cinematic Title Design in After Effects: Fantasy FX! from Video Copilot

Cinematic Title Design in After Effects: Fantasy FX! from Video Copilot

April 2, 2018

We’ve been teased with this for a while, and it’s finally here. Video Copilot has a new tutorial series on how to create cinematic titles entirely inside After Effects. The first one in the series is on Fantasy titles, and it’s packed with tons of custom beveling.

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Colorful Glitch FX! 100% AE! from Video Copilot

Colorful Glitch FX! 100% AE! from Video Copilot

March 6, 2018

Andrew Kramer, from Video Copilot, teased us about this tutorial last week, and it’s finally here. In this new tutorial, he shows us how to create a stylistic glitch effect, inside after effects without any 3rd party plug-ins.

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3D Pre-Compose Free Script and Tutorial from Video Copilot

3D Pre-Compose Free Script and Tutorial from Video Copilot

June 23, 2017

This 3D Pre-Compose Free Script comes from the creative minds at Video Copilot. It makes it easy to pre-compose 3D-aware layers. It’s free!

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Lighting with Video Copilot Element 3D V2

Lighting with Video Copilot Element 3D V2

December 11, 2015

Andrew Kramer from Video Copilot is notorious for having some of the best tips around! Let him show you how he prefers to handle lighting in Video Copilot Element 3D V2!

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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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Shockwave by Video Copilot

Shockwave by Video Copilot

July 25, 2014

Andrew Kramer uses 100% After Effects, no third-party plug-ins, to create this shockwave effect using Fractal Noise.

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Sci-Fi Weapon FX Tutorial from Video Copilot

Sci-Fi Weapon FX Tutorial from Video Copilot

July 25, 2014

Andrew Kramer of Video Copilot shows you how he made this cool sci-fi muzzle flash in with distortion in Adobe After Effects. The awesome shooting effects were created with the Video Copilot's Shockwave pack in After Effects. The high tech weapon sound effects are from the new MotionPulse sound package from Video Copilot.

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Video Copilot Sci-Fi Weapon!

Video Copilot Sci-Fi Weapon!

May 27, 2014

Andrew Kramer stars in his own video showing how he took a Nerf gun and converted it into a dangerous intergalactic weapon, then added effects in post.

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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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Advanced Spin FX Tutorial from Video Copilot

Advanced Spin FX Tutorial from Video Copilot

October 15, 2013

A new one from Andrew and Company, just in time for Tutorial Tuesday at Toolfarm. He shows how to create a dynamic spectral animation without using any party plug-ins.

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