Video Copilot (47 Tutorials)

physics simulations in newton

Physics Simulations in Newton

May 17, 2023

Ben Eshagpoor shows you how to generate a physics simulation in Newton and attach it to a 3D object generated in Video Copilot Element 3D.

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VFX & Chill with Seth & Hashi

VFX & Chill: The Mandalorian

March 10, 2023

In this week’s episode of VFX & Chill, Seth and Hashi recreate effects from The Mandalorian! You’ll learn a lot. This is the Way.

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In depth Gunfire and weapons sound design

In Depth: Gunfire and Weapon Sound Effects UPDATED

February 13, 2023

In any action film or video game, the sound is as important as the visuals. In this article, we’ll focus specifically on Gunfire and Weapon Sound Effects. UPDATED

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physics simulations

Physics Simulations in After Effects with Element 3D

July 12, 2022

Ben Eshagpoor shows some basic physics simulations with Newton in After Effects, with Element 3D, attached using null objects.

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in depth gunfire and muzzle flash effects

Gunfire & Muzzle Flash Effects, Part 1

February 22, 2022

In the first article in the series on gunfire & muzzle flash, we break down real gunfire shots, to help add realism to your own effects.

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Create Retro Horror Movie Titles in After Effects

Create Retro Horror Movie Titles in After Effects

September 28, 2021

Charles Yeager at Premium Beat has a tutorial for Retro Horror Movie Titles in After Effects that are similar to titles from Stranger Things.

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In Depth: Lens Flare Plugins & Tools

In Depth: Lens Flares for Video

April 5, 2021

Lens Flares add drama and presence to scenes. In this article, I’ll be comparing some lens flare tools for your favorite NLEs and Motion Graphics tools

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Virus Spread Effect in Adobe After Effects

3 Virus Spread Effect Tutorials for Adobe After Effects

March 16, 2021

Three AE tutorials that show different techniques on how to animate a virus spread animation, like you’ve seen over and over on the news.

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Motion Graphics in Element 3D with a Soft Drink Can

Motion Graphics in Element 3D with a Soft Drink Can

March 3, 2021

This is a new Element 3D and After Effects tutorial from Voltage Tutorials. Learn to animate a soft drink can coming through a hole.

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In Depth: Particle Plugins for After Effects within your Budget

In Depth: Particle Plugins for After Effects within your Budget

February 4, 2021

Learn about creating particles in After Effects with plugins including Particle Illusion, Trapcode Particular, Rowbyte Plexus, and more!

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Video Copilot Tutorial Compilation

Video Copilot Tutorial Compilation

August 13, 2020

Here’s a Video Copilot Tutorial Compilation of our favorites for your learning enjoyment and to celebrate our exclusive sale, happening now!

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Andrew Kramer | Maxon NAB 2020 Rewinds

Andrew Kramer | Maxon NAB 2020 Rewind

April 28, 2020

Andrew Kramer, in his Maxon NAB 2020 Rewind, shows you how to create modular dynamic elements inside of Cinema 4D, with compositing in After Effects.

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Cheap Tricks | Creating A Zombie Horde Battle Scene - Game of Thrones VFX Part 3

Game of Thrones VFX Part 3, Creating A Zombie Horde Battle Scene

October 8, 2019

Hashi of Action Movie Kid has been doing a mini-series on Game of Thrones effects, and it’s extremely entertaining! This tutorial is filled with great tips.

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Shazam effect from film riot

Shazam Transformation Effect from Film Riot

April 23, 2019

Ryan Connelly of Film Riot has a fun new tutorial about how to sort of transform into Shazam with After Effects and Tools from Video Copilot.

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Adobe Artists Panel NAB 2019

VFX in After Effects: An Artists Panel | Adobe Creative Cloud

April 16, 2019

Last week at NAB 2019, Victoria Nece of Adobe leads an Artists Panel including Jayse Hansen, Mary Poplin of Boris FX and Andrew Kramer of Video Copilot. They talk about…

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