Evolution Online!


Evolution Now Online!
Evolution is ready to launch November 12, 2007 and all of the information about this product is online. There is so much to tell you about this product that it spans 5 pages!

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Be sure to check out the new promo video and the Twister Preset demonstration. This product was more work than we ever imagined but the quality is something we’re truly proud of. I’m pleased to officially release it and share it with you.

Also sign up for the email notification too, I’m sure we will have something good to offer at least something better than a kick in the face.

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146 Comments

You just keep providing updates, don't you?
al2cl3
7 years ago
Dude! This video almost blow my mind!!!! OMG!!! I need to cry a little bit!... Thanks Andrew|
RaBBiT
7 years ago
hey andrew, i live in france, then, is there any problems ?
Eduard
7 years ago
Matrix Evolution
Looking awesome!!
Lifetype
7 years ago
what ever happendd to the twitch plugin , ive really been waiting for this one . ttelling people about it linking them to your site .. but seems like it just got tossed to the side??? can i buy that off you a beta version on the downlow????
Haydn
7 years ago
AMAZING, I CAN'T WAIT TO BUY IT :D ...
Babatunde Tunslike
7 years ago
WoW!

as long as am still in Videocopilot all my world is about MOTION GRAPHICS, i have once done growing elements in A.E but not has neat and cool like this..

EVOLUTIONS has come to take is PLACE!

but one question Andrew, there is a growing elements that looks like a 3D movement, though i could try and get the simulation but i still want to know how that was done!!!(the glowing blue grows after the grunges motions)

Lastly, is it possible to composite the growing with live footage, meaning, having them to interact with the humans, have seen commercial where a man was skating with a growing arrow and it was real, so real!

can this be done, will there be any motion tracking?

well, lots of question, dont mind mii am just in Spirit with VideoCoPilot.Com
7 years ago
This looks amazing. Brilliant Work. Now I just got to find the money from somewhere.
naim alwan
7 years ago
@ Andrew Kramer

I asume that each design is made of 80 or a 100 ( maybe more) individual layers that are masked, or trackmatted on.

I also asume that many of these layers are duplicates of one original that have been scaled, rotated, and positioned in to another place, with a time remap adjusting when they start to apear.

now what i am saying is we could use our creativity more if you gave us a simplified version of the each of the designs in an AE project so we can rearrange the layers and design our own...

it seems that if you release this product as it is, and people use it... it will scream videocopilot...

maybe it can even be an opsional download... but please consider it as i think this is a serious flaw in your product...

does any one agree???

thanks for listening...
7 years ago
oh sorry about my previous entry andrew.
i wasnt thinking that that might be offensive to people..

sorrry (:

but the product truly seems awesome.

i cannot wait,
i just got paid, so im savin that hundred (:
bwoogie
7 years ago
Good point Aharon! You can use any layer it looks like. Just set the Twister layer as the parent.
lifetype
7 years ago
This is cool as hell .. but what ever happendd to the twitch plugin ... ive been seriously dying for that one .. il buy evolution just to get you to release twictch
Bader Ahmed
7 years ago
Yes Andrew We are interested to see Hi Res Promo.



i liked the last part , is it done by Twitch .


my heart could stop by hearing the sounds, is it from sound fx.

it is really outstanding ever .
Jerry
7 years ago
Wow!!!! This product is amazing! I just got several ideas just from watching the trailer. Amazing...
ribdog
7 years ago
Rather LARGE anticipation CHUBB over here. Another TOP Video Copilot product. Please more tutorials with the Co Pilot Products.
WiRXMAN
7 years ago
Holy crap, this product looks like it kicks ass!!!!

Man, what a great idea for a product, and from just the promos, it looks to be
one of the biggest winners for you yet.
7 years ago
Outstanding! This is the first stock collection I've seen that actually comes with a decent tool for varying the look. I can already see the applications of twister regardless of weather or not I'm using elements from Evolution. Good show, my friend.
7 years ago
i nearly lost it after watching the promo video...

THIS IS AWESOME!!!
Moonsault
7 years ago
Amazing!!!

Ive wating for this, thanks Andrew one more time :D
Kev
7 years ago
Dear Savior and Master Andrew Kramer. Your insight is unprecidented. You have vaulted the large numbers of stand alone motion graphic designers and animators to the level of the big boys, who have 3-4 people dedicated to each project.
The entire Evoultion product is ridiculous. I have vector work I use but it takes a great deal of time and patience to animate.
I do have one request, that your next product be a series of tutorials incorporating the use of 3D and After Effect motion graphic ideas. Lessons on proper technique for exporting RFP files, using Cinema 4D model and scenes in an after effects project. To creating elements in 3D max or cinema 4D for use in trapcode particular.
Video Copilot is shifting the paradigm of advanced motion graphics work for the coming future.
Paul
7 years ago
You're going to make so much money with this. Cool!
DrTroy
7 years ago
Good Lord!

This is just so exciting, I can't wait!!!!

Is there a way to download the promo on the website ?
Tyler
7 years ago
HOLT SHITE! I just wet myself.....

*applause*

You are a king among pesants
Some Guy
7 years ago
Now watching the promo I understand why it was called Evolution. It looks great.
It's a pity that I'm not a designer and I don't know where I could use it in my life as a hobby filmmaker. I'm more a VFX guy than a motion graphics guy. And therefor I'm really looking forward to Twitch. ;-)
Kris
7 years ago
I can't wait to get this!! I love it andrew, good work there. From florida here :)
7 years ago
Would love to see Full resolution please.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X5JtX9lx4_8
7 years ago
AWSOME
bwoogie
7 years ago
High Res would be sweet, please!
When I was watching the trailer I was thinking it was for DSFX2.. It's that good!
7 years ago
Naim... I'm not sure what you mean, but all of the main part of the product is individual design elements similar to Riot Gear. You can do anything you want.
naim alwan
7 years ago
@ Andrew Kramer
Looks Great... but surley... it would be in our best interest (the ones buying the product) if you coud include the actual art work and a simplified version of each design ( in an After Effects Project) so we can Truly use our own creativity????

By simplified i mean just one of each of the elements that make up the design so we can duplicate them, scale them, and rearrange them...to make our own designs...

thanks also i used a few of your tutorials and other products i a music video i've just recently finished if i emailed it to you ( and if it met your standards) do you think you could put it in the blog???....
tryx italy
7 years ago
YEAHHH I WANT ONE COPY...WAIT 12 NOVEMBER

GREAT ANDREW
LORDOFMAX
7 years ago
What can i say? today is 12nov,isnt?
i am joking
i am wait
i will bay it sure
but make my style on it
thanks kremar
Sandy
7 years ago
Oh gr8 gr8 gr8.......this is a superb addition.......very usefull.......very dynamic.

just gr8 stuff...........Videocopilot Team is a genius.....

thanx & congrats to Andrew & Team

Regards
Sandy
Docteur Maboul
7 years ago
The design is mega impresive, the look is awesome ! I can't wait
George
7 years ago
Ok, enough with all this praise over the new product. lol... He might raise the price...lol...
Jonny
7 years ago
I only wish that I could buy it sooner! This is absolutely ridiculous!
7 years ago
WOW! just wow!
cant wait till nov 12, or should that be 13th for me being in NZ...

awesome!
Dennis
7 years ago
I Would be interestet in a downloadable high resulution Version of this promo ^^
7 years ago
My money is ready Andrew :D
7 years ago
Once again your creativity, professionalism and true passion has left us all speechless.... Great job Andrew and crew!!! You guys rock!!!
bwoogie
7 years ago
Awesome! Cant wait to check this out! It comes out on my sisters birthday :D
7 years ago
The trailer looks amazing.
The product looks AMAZING.
I'm just AMAZED all around!

Keep up the awesome work Andrew. Your work is STUNNING.
Looks great.. Sold, to the man in the 3rd row with the pink elephant!

Yea, I'd like to see a full rez version of the promo.

Andrew, who does your promo music? Its very good.

Thanks,
Joe
mistic
7 years ago
exellent looking good now i cant wait for it to come out and listning to the trailer maby a soundfx dvd2 would be fab ...

gr niels
Kleig
7 years ago
Andrew, great stuff as a visual effects artist looking to break into compositing I have a lot of requests for this kind of motion graphics work. This product will save time on the frontline and more time spent of the design flow and detail work. Quick question, at one time you have a place to post Demo Reels, does that still exist and can I still send you mine?

Thanks.
Nic
7 years ago
A 720 version for DL would be great, not that it makes a diference to the purchase!
Relix
7 years ago
quote - # Andrew Kramer Says:
November 6th, 2007 at 11:13 am

Is anyone interested in seeing a full resolution version of the promo? - quote

Jes :)
7 years ago
Geez, where do I sign?
VFX-Anomaly
7 years ago
Ahh yes the day light savings change, Spring forward / Fall back :)
7 years ago
It's not replacing them, I've updated the time stamp to reflect the new time change here so it was an hour off for a little while.
7 years ago
Yea something wierd happend with mine as well. I didnt post at all for me. I ended up doing it like 3 times before it finally told me "I already said that." I still dont see it here. :(
rjf
7 years ago
Andrew,

Yes, I would very much like to see a downloadable full resolution promo. My favorite you've done so far is the one for Riot Gear, which thankfully you had included on the DVD. I can't even estimate how many times i've watched it to analyze the editing, timing.
George
7 years ago
Something weird is happening with posts. I just posted a few minutes ago and it replaced one of my older posts from 11am. It's now 2:20pm.
George
7 years ago
Are posts delayed? I would love to see the full promo!
7 years ago
Can't wait... gonna save me a load of time! THANKS! :)
VFX-Anomaly
7 years ago
Every time I post it replaces one of my old posts :(

Anyway... Yes Andrew A Full Res Version of the promo would rock!
George
7 years ago
Yes - put out the full resolution of the promo!!!!


-***jorberg***-

Sometimes you can find good theme music by just searching google or checking some of your favorite video games. For those of you that played Rainbow 6 way back in the day, you could actually download the theme music for free on the composer's website. He had several tracks that he just put out on the net. I forget his name, but it should be fairly easy to find.


Again, this product looks amazing. It stinks we have to wait...lol..
7 years ago
"Is anyone interested in seeing a full resolution version of the promo?"

Umm yea send it our way! Andrew this product seriously looks amazing. I already know Im going to use what I learn from this, to add to my production logo. By the way, have u seen TAKEN yet? I uploaded it like 5 days ago. I used Action Movie Essentials for the last shot :) Cheers

Bones
VFX-Anomaly
7 years ago
Yes Full Res would be awesome to watch!
fp
7 years ago
i'd love to see the full res promo, this might be your best yet!
7 years ago
"Is anyone interested in seeing a full resolution version of the promo?"

Ummm....yea:) for sure!!! Dude Andrew this product looks very exciting. I cant wait to use this. I already know that my company logo will somehow incorporate what I learn from this DVD. Thanks for all your efforts!

Bones

PS- DId u happen to see TAKEN yet? I uploaded it last week. I used Action Movie Essentials for the last shot. :)
VFX-Anomaly
7 years ago
Yes Andrew that would rock!
7 years ago
Yes

and btw andrew, you've got mail :)
Marc Biorklund
7 years ago
# Andrew Kramer Says:
Is anyone interested in seeing a full resolution version of the promo?

I would really enjoy to see a full resolution version of the promo ;)
7 years ago
Is anyone interested in seeing a full resolution version of the promo?
7 years ago
I'd also like to point out that even though I had the help from Evolution to create the product trailer, this was a very challenging video to say the least.

The design elements will save you time on that front but you're still going to spend plenty of time creating your graphics and customizing the effects. The more effort you put into your design work the more it will show on the final comp.

The bottom line is, it takes hours to create a single animation, (not counting the time to actually design the still art) most production pipelines do not allow this much time to be spent on a single element.

That's time you could be spending with your families.
Marc Biorklund
7 years ago
It's look amazing ! Even if I have seen a few preview stuff, this promo just blew me away.

I loved that camera movement of the arrow moving from one comp to the other

I am looking forward to the release.

Fantastic work Andrew, this product gonna be a best seller ;)

Cheers,
Dustin James
7 years ago
I would have bought that for $175 a week and a half ago... I was in desperate need of it...

It looks amazing! definitely setting the bar high!
VFX-Anomaly
7 years ago
Jay,

My last post about this was deleted, But I will give you a TIP!
These are extremely time consuming animations but not hard to make.

Search for Google for GROW tutorial.
clement
7 years ago
Splendid!!!!!!
Andrew (and your equipe) you are the best.. I admire your job

Clement, French which admires you....

P.S : if my English is poor , It's normal ...
Jay
7 years ago
This is really great stuff and I'm definitely looking forward to it.

I was wondering though if we will learn how you created the flourishes on any of the tutorials, (more specifically the techniques you used to create them) or if there will be a tutorial on this in the future? It looks like the flourishes are .mov files (which is understandable), but if we were just wondering how to make a flourish from scratch to make it even more "custom-made." Hopefully I didn't miss this anywhere and I'm being redundant...

Regardless - love the look of this product!
7 years ago
Veryyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy..........................Good!!!!!!!!....ANDREW!
7 years ago
This has got to be the coolest thing I've ever seen, you rock Kramer :-)
S.G.
7 years ago
Will you be creating a tutorial on how to make our own "flourishes"... as an animator I cannot in good conscience use someone else's animation.

I have a book of floral designs very similar to the ones you're using.

As always thank you, you've taught me more about after effects than 3 years of college education.
Cretive Information Systems
7 years ago
Wow! I'm so glad I stumbled accross your website at this time. This is perfect timing as I can buy this before spending all my money on "Black Friday" I'm looking for the link to be added to your mailing list 'cause I know there will be many more surprises to come. I suggest a showcase to see how these products are improving creativity. I'm sure artists will gain more jobs or contracts, win more awards, get more dates, yada, yada, yada!

Thanks in advanced for helping me win my Emmy!
VFX-Anomaly
7 years ago
To Matt, UK,

Your Imagination is your only limitation.
VFX-Anomaly
7 years ago
Wow Andrew, I must say you have out done your self this time, Not only are the designs time consuming to make, but making them Grow / Evolve is a chore in it's self, And WOW what great package you have put together.

You must be very proud of this product, I know I would be :)
jon
7 years ago
my wife is going to kill me for giving you more of my hard earned money....unless I get to her first.
Matt, UK
7 years ago
I'm not sure how I'd use any of those elements in any current projects, but I'm always keen on new tutorials. Are these new tutorials Evolution specific?
7 years ago
Andrew can u make a tut on how to make videos like the promo, with all the dimensions and zooms and stuff. iv tried a couple of time to make something like it but dosn't work out as well as yours.
7 years ago
really awesome work andrew :) Will be nice to have it in my Video Copilot Collection on my wall :D

would be sweet if you could create the ultimate compositing DVD, a DVD that is way beyound "Serious Effects & Compositing".

I know i have to post this on the tutorial request, so i will :D

Take care!
7 years ago
So is the gallery just to look at or is there a way to import the clips from the gallery?
Dennis
7 years ago
Hey Man, it looks so amazing, hard to believe that such a great DVD will come out!!
But hey, do you do the Soundeffects by yourself?? They are amazing too!! xD
Are thy on the Designer Sound FX DVD??

Wow...it´s relly so great :)

See you guys
7 years ago
Es la caña de España!!!!!! Enhorabuena a todo el equipo de Videocopilot!!!
Mark
7 years ago
Will you be making a new bundle pack updated with whit product? So the Very Lucky 8 Pack? lol
dcloud
7 years ago
great trailer! it makes you really want to buy one.
Bader Ahmed
7 years ago
Wow

i became Crazy by Now

great work
7 years ago
I'm pretty sure that he gets at least some of the stuff from APM Music. I did a project for my company that licensed the library for our use, and I downloaded a few tracks that sounded VERY familiar. The Riot Gear one at least. It's good stuff. Too bad the license ended with that one project...

Andrew, feel free to drop this post if you don't want this revealed.
Matjus
7 years ago
Wow, awesome promo!
And as it was mentioned before, I would also like to know what is the music you used here.
And to answer joberg's question- this epic music comes from production music libraries and is mostly aimed towards the movie trailer market. Immediate Music, Two Steps From Hell and X-Ray Dog are some of the names you might want to check out.
K.K
7 years ago
Hey Andrew & Crew,

This product is absolutely amazing!!
I watched the tutorial and I'll definitely get this one too.
Really nice work and excellent quality!
Hope to see more products like this in the future^^.

Bye
7 years ago
Killer product!!....I will def add this to my toolset. ...awesome job to you and your team for putting this together.
Relix
7 years ago
@ Andrew

Can one download the promovideo somehow?
Rob
7 years ago
This looks amazing! The best product so far. tho i say that every new product you bring out!

Am i the only one whos slightly dissapointed that theres no monkeys involved?! ;)

Great work
matt
7 years ago
wowwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww. this is amaazing.
Workshed
7 years ago
Absolutely Frickin AMAZING stuff!

Good work sirs!!!!
jorberg
7 years ago
Hey Andrew --
I'll definitely be ordering on day one of this being released!! Also, I know I've asked you before, but you've never really answered...

Who does the music for your promos?

I'm having a lot of trouble finding that 'epic' feel for a couple of the videos that I need music for and wanted to know if you'd be willing to let the secret out as far as who you use.... :)
Please? :)
RaBBiT
7 years ago
A M A Z I N G ! im speechless xD !

great job Andrew, it's awesome !

-French RaBBiT-
Stefan
7 years ago
AWESOME PRODUCT I WILL BUY IT 100%
7 years ago
Amazing, absolutely amazing. Good work!
7 years ago
Andrew I have to say...even though the product didn't come out today, I'm still having the BEST day thanks to you introducing the trailer and information regarding Evolution on my birthday!!! the best gift dude..thanks!!!
mark
7 years ago
Speechless.
7 years ago
Merci beaucoup! =)

Wicked stuff! Add some rainbows, butterflies and hearts and you got yourself a st-valentine present =Þ
George
7 years ago
Can we pre-order?

Who was the guy that said this stuff was outdated? What?!?!$%#
Steve
7 years ago
Will it be in a bundle? I want all your DVDs so I'm waiting to see if Evolution is part of a bundle.
Richard W.
7 years ago
Sexy. Can't wait.

Looks like a great job by you and your unsung crew.

www.outcast.tv
7 years ago
I knew you had to be working hard on something because you are never this quiet as you have been on the boards lately!

Very excited! I know the product does not roll out until the 12th... any chance of you doing a "pre-sale promotion" for those serious about buying?

Thanks again and look forward to the full release! :)
Jonathan C.
7 years ago
No comment. humm maybe one "word" OMG !!!
GFXq
7 years ago
very nice promo-video...def. worth the money. marked the 12th nov. in red :) did you write the score for this or are you using "ready-to-use" scores? nice one andrew
MNI
7 years ago
Andrew,

Looking awesome!!
Just what i need!!

Quick question before the 12th november:
The colorize between the different layouts? Is that a normal adjustment layer with the color animated? Looking great!
The making of the promo, is this also on the dvd or can we expect that as a tutorial about how you did that?

Thanks, waiting for the 12th.
7 years ago
Really great stuff this! 100% sure I will buy this. Great work Andrew and the staff.

Keep up the great work!
7 years ago
Andrew, you read my mind! This was exactly what I was looking for.


Nice promo btw
7 years ago
Wow, man... you've done it again. I can't wait... really, I can't!
CHRiS
7 years ago
Yippie!
Christmas comes earlier this year: it's on 12th November :-)
Dinh
7 years ago
Oh man, now i have to collect 100 bugs for the monkey DVD.
manjit
7 years ago
awesome ! cant wait to get my hands on this dvd :)
7 years ago
great work...six days...
7 years ago
Woooooowwwwwwwwww!!!!!!!
can't waiiiittttt!!!!!
Max
7 years ago
WOW! You blew me away. :D
Matt in MO.
7 years ago
I second Andre's response....


This looks amazing.
Andre Prior
7 years ago
I just wet my pants....
R Goedhart
7 years ago
wayyy toooo cool dude

amazing again
George
7 years ago
All I can say is.....


OMG!

Amazing!
7 years ago
And was that a subtle use of Twitch towards the end of the promo vid?
هــــــــــــــــــــاشــــم
7 years ago
WOW.. that was a very NICE
7 years ago
seee!!!! revolution!!!!!full video promo!!
klaus
7 years ago
you´re a genius. counting the hours.
JustAmit
7 years ago
wow.... thats all i got to say
Ian Hayward
7 years ago
Well worth the wait Andrew. Do you have plans to also release "TWITCH" soon? Keep up the good work, it's much appreciated.
7 years ago
Nice Work !
You allways do things great for every one!

Let me ask you something, you send those DVDs to Brazil ? or that way is very expensive to do that ?

Donwload is better way, but your DVD have a nice design ( and your work for ) are worth buying it!
7 years ago
HOLY CARP!

This is Awesome. Really cant wait. Will it be available for download or only with shipping? :)
7 years ago
Wow! This looks absolutely incredible! And the current EUR to USD exchange rate makes this a great steal for anyone in the eurozone.
7 years ago
Certainly one of the most efficient tool to increase productivity. I'm not sure that the case for the creativity.
I've seen for the last six month over the net a lot of videocopilot-like stylish animation. Problem is that they all begin to very look the same.
I'm a big fan of your blog and tutorials, you guys are very good teachers. But providing us with all those great graphic animated elements will make us lazy, and therefore will probably standardize a lot of creation. Don't you think ?

But I will buy this one even. ;p
7 years ago
The "Endless Growth" tutorial that is included on the DVD, will show you how to set up a camera to follow the growth of your elements.
Blair
7 years ago
Good lord! You truly are a genius.
Joe
7 years ago
H Andrew.

Quick question: Will you be showing us how to make an element jump from one comp to another? Like the arrow in your promo (at 18 seconds) - you used this effect quite a bit (at 12 secs), and I would love to know how it is achieved.
7 years ago
Actually that is Mr Sonny Garcia.
Salmon Sandwich
7 years ago
Oh and by the way, is that you who says "evolution" at the beginning of the video preview of evolution.
Salmon Sandwich
7 years ago
Wow wow wow wow wow wow wow (I could go all day... but I won't)
I believe we agreed on 2 million magic beans to be the price?
Helge Kallevik
7 years ago
Oh my God, I'm speechless.
Bajistapro
7 years ago
very impressive I don't miss this one! (actually I haven't miss any of your products, I have it all!!) GREAT JOB!!! THANKS!!
wayne
7 years ago
GREAT!!!
michael
7 years ago
great!!!
Danny
7 years ago
edit: watched the promo video..aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah oh my goood O_O
i will buy that product 100%!
Brilliant!
7 years ago
HI ANDREW!

MARVELLOUS WORK AND VERY USEFUL ELEMENTS FOR QUALITIY MOTION DESIGN PRODUCTIONS. LOOKING FORWARD TO NOV. 12 TO GET THIS PRODUCT.

GREETINGS FROM AUSRIA

Sebastian Pichlmueller a.k.a. SINUSDIGITAL
Danny
7 years ago
Hey! Great Job!!!! looks good!

danny from germany
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