Online Tutorial DVD Almost Done!


Here is the preliminary artwork for our next mini-product, Video Copilot: Series One. The new Tutorial DVD will be available in 2 Versions: Standard and Special Edition. Both will contain all 50 free tutorials and project files but the Special Edition DVD will have many bonus features. Basically the Special Edition DVD is for the fans and the standard edition is for the people who just want to be able to watch the tutorials offline or on the road.

Sam might even sign a few copies in the first batch as well. Then again, I may not be able to stop him.

More details to follow, after these messages.

POSTED:
7 years ago
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158 Comments

Hendika
2 years ago
forever wait for this
That's one epic cover
7 years ago
i was looking for a video tutorial, but this website is the paradise, i think you´re God of Special Effect, you remember me as somes drectors, as Quentin Tarantino, Spealber, Scorsese.... you have heplme....Thanks!! And This product...is fabulous!!
Take Care Friend!!!
AJ
7 years ago
You guys are awesome and I swear Sam could pass for Tony Sopranos skinny hitman brother.
YOU GUYS ROCK!
Frank Anore
7 years ago
Thanks for this great product. I remember when I bought 'The Filmmakers Bundle' box I specifically called for this product. It's invaluable, if you leave in my part of the world.
Roberto Santangelo
7 years ago
Andrew....u are like GOD:)....because of u i am going to open a studio video:)thankssssssssssssss...i want buy SPECIAL EDITION...PLEASEEEEEEEE....LOET'S RUN!!!!:) KISSES FROM SICILY
Travis O’Donnell
7 years ago
LONG LIVE KRAMER AND LOYA (well the whole VideoCopilot Crew) :P
Jahanzeb Khalid
7 years ago
hi andrew ... i wuz just wondering ... do u have a youtube account by nechance ???


if yes then u culd maybe upload ure tutorialz there !!!
thanx
Phil
7 years ago
I'm ordering as soon as it's available! I'm addicted to AE thanks to you!

Phil
7 years ago
I can't wait until the 20th! I'll be online first thing in the morning to make my purchase.
7 years ago
how much $$$$$$$$
Simon Sweden
7 years ago
So cool!! Will this include the new bullet tutorial?(Love your tutorials!)
VISHAL
7 years ago
FORTUNATE STATE OF AFFAIRS COPILOT'S, THIS NEEDS FIRM BELIEF IN THE

RELIABILITY, TRUTH AND STRENGTH.
Jeff
7 years ago
When?
7 years ago
i like your products very much and i want to say thank you.
Ken
7 years ago
Your tutorials are great! And so is your sense of humor.
Is there an estimated availability date for this DVD?
Jason
7 years ago
When is this coming out????
Nick Stracka
7 years ago
How much will it cost? Will the After Effects basic training be on it? I don't have internet so all the totorials would be great!
Phil
7 years ago
WOW!!! Put me down for a copy!!!!! You guys rock!!! I want Sam to sign my copy for sure!!!
karthik
7 years ago
helooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo....thanks dude.when ru releasing it..............
Robin H
7 years ago
Oh, I can't wait for this! :D This will be great for me, since I can't really watch the tutorials because they always lag on my crappy computer, which sucks. Once I get a new computer (soon, hopefully) I'll do every single one of your tutorials, from the first to the last. That will be good times, I forsee!

Keep up the great work! :D

-Robin, Norway
Foxman
7 years ago
Your going to make me go broke, aren't ya!
santosh
7 years ago
hi andrew,...........am a silent admirer of yours,.whens this dvd gonna release ,....make it fast,cant wait longer..........:)
DiRTDOG
7 years ago
If this DVD has all the tutorials from the website on it, would it be possible to get the footage of some of the tutorials that have missing footage. Like the Light saber one and the depth of field tutorials? Thanks cant wait to buy this one!!!
nico
7 years ago
i want it !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i will got it !!!!!!!!!!
SMSU Student Productions
7 years ago
This would be incredibly perfect. I can actually just show some of my associates that, instead of taking forever trying to teach them myself.

And Totally buying the special edition.(I hope sam signs it)
7 years ago
Great!!!!

I'm definitely going to buy a signed copy.

Are you considering making "The great Tutorial Bundle"? That would be nice.
Lázaro Blanc
7 years ago
How much will the Special DVD cost?
FataL1ty
7 years ago
I
7 years ago
hımm.. very good.
7 years ago
Sam is so hot!!!
Hi VideoCopilot!
7 years ago
Looks cool! but will it contain 50 new or old tutorials? Or some new and some old?
Thanks andrew for making these tutorials!
oaoa
7 years ago
very good
Janraf
7 years ago
Nice DVD Cover.. the one that Sam Loya Standing that the tutorial by: Andrew Kramer "SET EXTENSIONS" that was so CooL lot of stuff you well learn specially when your making a Project or Mini Movie..Thanks tAndrew Kramer God Bless
Mike
7 years ago
Outstanding I can not wait to learn all the great stuff at my pace. I am new to after effects and hope to master it someday!!

Andrew keep up the great work!!
7 years ago
Speed Andrew ! i don't care about the price, i pay in €uros !!! thanks for yor job
Johanan
7 years ago
Can you guys please include the basic turotials in the special edition as well.
Lasvideo
7 years ago
Were you referring to Sams Pulmonary Veins or his Coronary Veins?

"Sam’s not that vein. I did the artwork".

Or maybe you were referring to his vainity... ;-) OK so Sam owes me one.

I look forward to purchasing both the next DVD and Twitch....You are an inspiration to my motion grpahics projects.
Codemonkey
7 years ago
When will we know the price and release date?
Matt
7 years ago
hey, great idea...

y dont u sign it instead of sam the sell it for $10 more?
7 years ago
The Mummy .....3......
Awesome....
David A Platt
7 years ago
I can't wait for the release of this DVD. Will it be released as Region 2 as I live in the UK.
jezza
7 years ago
hey Andrew do you know how much it will be im so going to buy this along with evolution but im waiting till they both come out so yer if you have an estimate price that would be great and real helpful
7 years ago
Haha that's awesome it looks so serious.
I would definitely get the Special Edition version.
I come here all the time!
7 years ago
hey guys

Im trying to get a little forum up and running for all us VCP fans

http://www.two-penguins.com/forum/index.php

Let me know if someone is interested!

msn: motski @ privat.dk
mail: morten @ two-penguins.com
Ben
7 years ago
Gotta love the dvd case artwork! LOL! :D
christian
7 years ago
Hi there Andrew! will you still be adding the sin city tutorial in this dvd? Just wondered as you mentioned you may do so in a very early post. Would be a very useful tutorial and was hoping you would do it at some point. As always fantastic site and always a pleasure to see you in action.
M.Dark
7 years ago
It's great idea, I want It !
Tim
7 years ago
When is it going to be released, i want it for CHRISTMAS!!!!
Dustin James
7 years ago
oh my gosh... I am sorry andrew that I have shamed you... I now know the error of my ways...

I still think it would be neat to have the project file...
Bajistapro
7 years ago
I understand know!! original like when Lucas design the vader helmet thinking on nazis helmet! or using sabers fight but a laser version! or when he take the idea of Chewbacca looking at his dog, or name Indiana Jones after his dog! really original!! Is clear now!! THANKS!!
Dustin James
7 years ago
What is originality? Undetected plagiarism.
- Dean William R. Inge
7 years ago
Is this a 2007 or 2008 release?
S. Gilbert
7 years ago
Hey Andrew,

You say that your are going to release 2 versions standard, for the casual videocopilot visitor, and Speacial Edition version for the hardcore fans... well how about an autographed version? and I'll take 2.
Bajistapro
7 years ago
DUSTIN any designer can do that, but i don't understand why you say isn't a original idea! it was your idea??!!
Dustin James
7 years ago
@ Knakrz

It is my schools computers that i use 3ds max for...
knakrz
7 years ago
@Dustin on your original 3dsMAX DVD which I'm sure you purchased, is many tutes on object creation. You'll be able to create a CD/DVD cover in no time...
Dustin James
7 years ago
those dvd cases aren't in any way an Andrew Kramer original idea... (maybe in 3ds max)..

most companies selling software based products create box art... I'm just tired of making Photoshoped Box Art... I thought it would be cool to get the 3ds max project file, cause I still do not know my way around that program.. just when i found this site a couple years ago.. I feel like andrew has been holding my hand all these years... and this site is a great place to learn AE..

There just isn't another great site like this for amazing products and tutorials for other apps..
Trevor
7 years ago
Why is everyone asking how to make the 3D DVDs? I mean, they look nice and all, but you creating them is only a ripoff. Come up with something new. That's the whole point of all of this, so you can use your own creativity combined with Andrew's techniques to create something truly amazing.
7 years ago
Hi Andrew,
Is this DVD with the tutorials from the Web Page,or with other Stuff?
Greetings from Germany;-)
7 years ago
Here is my first Serious Evolution project for anyone interested:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wEXPW-WRQ_4

I didn't do the editing, just the motion graphics. My company also did the motion graphics and live feeds for the concert that is shown in the vid, where I got to film Charlie Murphy up close and personal!

I used Evolution, Riot Gear, and the new Trapcode Form plugin.

Thanks Andrew!
7 years ago
So this DVD will have all the tutorials on a disc? sweet. Will it be possible to transfer the movie files onto an ipod??? Im getting that sick ipod touch and it would be sweet to be able to watch the tutorials on my lunch hour at the coffee shop next door to where I work :)
Orc Master
7 years ago
LOOOL, HE DOESN'T KNOW HOW TO WRITE VERY WELL!!! LOOOL! -- Sorry, but that just made my day :P

Y'know, this looks great. Artwork's great, idea's great, 4 magic stars are great...

Three thumbs up! Hey, that's not right... Oh, right, Sam's here with me. No, I don't have any unsigned VCP product, Sam... No, I don't want your autograph on my head... No no NOOOO!!!

Well, I guess now everybody will think my name's Sem Lawyuh...

J/K, everything's great ;)
7 years ago
So THAT'S why my last DVD had a big X in sharpie on the front.
7 years ago
The problem is that he doesn't know how to write very well.
Cee Double U Elle Pee
7 years ago
Sam MAY sign a few? He better sign them ALL! Frickin' primadonnas! ;)
7 years ago
Finally. I don't have internet, and I constantly hear from all my friends about this tutorial and that tutorial from your site. So now I can actually find time in my own home to watch all of your work and be caught up.
G Mims
7 years ago
Hey on Nov 30th the GENERAL, said, "Will the the Special Edition DVD contain After Effects Basic Training?" That's an excellent idea Andrew! More features, more value. Plus I'm seeing a lot of question about how to create the DVD case images. These are two great add on's customers would love to see. DO IT! DO IT! DO IT! Keep up the great work my friend.
Dustin James
7 years ago
I would think he would do like he does his product tutorials... the FLV will be in folders and then you open a html document...

I am excited about the quicktime files... you said they would be portable? Does that mean I can put the quicktime files on my phone?
cooldudeloverboy
7 years ago
AWESOME! I can't wait. I'm going to buy Evolution, but now I'll wait for this to come out so I can hopefully get Evolution and the Special Edition in a bundle. :)
One question though will this be a real DVD or a flash dvd like your serious effects and composting thing. I hope it's like in actually DVD so I can play it on the t.v. and follow along on the laptop. Anyways thanks for the AmaZinG products!
7 years ago
Those are magic stars.
Jared Wineera
7 years ago
Sweet, only one thing wrong ... why is it only rated 4 stars ?

JW
Myykk
7 years ago
Darren said it. A tutorial on the design of the DVD case. But why not do an AE version of the blending techniques for video AND a print version at the end. Say, a AE and Photoshop tutorial. Moving to a complete cycle notion.

I'm getting the hang of the Adobe Encore workflow with Premiere and Photoshop now, and would love to see a PS -> AE -> Premiere -> Enc complete project. After all, that's what it seems we're doing.

THAT's how we really roll.

Gotta admit you're providing some great inspiration here. Nicely done.

Myykk
matt
7 years ago
Looks just 100 % amazing.
7 years ago
We know how to roll.
Dustin James
7 years ago
@ Dixter

I Question it... all in favor say I... I!

it could be on the special edition.
uta
7 years ago
Wow, really very very cool!!!!!I love all your tutorials!
Darren
7 years ago
Hey Andrew was just wondering... we always see you putting these crisp looking DVD cases for all the products on display. Maybe a tutorial on how to create these High def looking CG dvd case graphics? would also be cool if u included some of the glass buttons we see round the site! :) but this product looks great anyway.. cant wait to get it! I hope I get the signed copy! :)
Dixter
7 years ago
Can't wait to get a copy....

I'd like to second if possible to add the tutorials on the basics of how to use
AE onto this DVD....

Thanx
Stefan
7 years ago
I can`t wait it :)
LOL everybody videocopilot effect in BIG film production
http://www.dtrailer.com/watch/m/jumper
Earth zoom is the same like from the tutorial here :)
Also i would like to know how to get the effect at the end when word "JMPR" changes with some kind of distortion to "JUMPER" awesome effect it will be cool if you make some tutorials for great text effects.
manny
7 years ago
will you be posting the basic training intro? will there be this tutorial?
tryx italy
7 years ago
ANDREW!!!! U LIKE ME WORK ?


http://it.youtube.com/watch?v=UHjzL3IO3QI
Lázaro Blanc
7 years ago
Hey Andrew
I like the cover but there are some errors on Sams hair
Anyway...
Where did you get the DVD Cover as 3D Model?
Chris
7 years ago
Too bad there wasn't a contest of some sort for making the DVD cover. That would have been great fun.

Anyway, it looks fantastic and I cant wait to get my hands on it!
Jacob Aaron
7 years ago
Wow this is cool! An awesome add to the collection.
The General
7 years ago
Can't Wait!!!!


Quick Questions:

Will the the Special Edition DVD contain After Effects Basic Training?



Keep up the Good Work. God Bless.
7 years ago
Hello AK, I just sold some more of my entertainment devices to buy some work related equipment. I had some questions real fast about this product so I don't leave myself broke upon it's release.

Is the pricing still going to be in the 19.95 zone?
Is this a 2007 or 2008 release?

thanks.

Also one last thing... A Bundle with Evolution option?
TINO!!!!
7 years ago
ANDREW I LOVE IT!!! HAHAHA


TINO
DSW1975
7 years ago
THIS IS AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!! CAN'T WAIT!!!!!
illegalD
7 years ago
Looks like the "Golden era" of VC
plissken
7 years ago
awesome cover! two thumbs up :)
7 years ago
Another fantastic product...WOW! How much it will cost? Can be downloaded?
Nuno Agonia from Portugal :-)
kris
7 years ago
give us a trailer for your dvd or intro. Or give us a short scene whats inside that DVD. That would be great! Thanks
Bajistapro
7 years ago
A most have collection!
P Gell
7 years ago
Can Sam do a head turn into that look? Either way, it blows Blue Steel right out of the water.
7 years ago
oh my... you've done it now Andrew.... you just... amaze me, haha I cant wait for this dude
7 years ago
Sam's not that vein. I did the artwork.
7 years ago
let me guess, the artwork done by Sam?
if so good job, i know he's your photoshop guy.
Frank
7 years ago
Hey, Stephen Sommers just called and he wants all his ideas from 'The Mummy' back...
G Mims
7 years ago
Dustin James! Dude you mean to tell me these DVD case shots are done in 3D Max! Andrew my man! Show us how that is done. This becomes more fun all the time! Keep it coming my brothers!
Ryan
7 years ago
Oh my god, that is hilarious.
bwoogie
7 years ago
Andrew is in one of the windows in one of the castles... Cant tell you which... It's a secret.
7 years ago
Great Man, Great!
7 years ago
OOO how much
Matt, UK
7 years ago
Downloadable?
7 years ago
Hey Andrew!

"Both will contain all 50 free tutorials..."

If it's free, won't you lose a lot of money on this?
7 years ago
How much is the special edition? And will it be out befor e Christmas?
7 years ago
That cover is hilarious.

What will the price difference be between the 2?
Jack McKinney
7 years ago
Hahahahahahahahahaha.....every time I don't think it's possible for me to love this site more, you go and do something like this. That's it. I'm starting the official Sam Loya fan club.

As usual, Andrew, you can count on me for a day one purchase, and I'll definitely be getting the special edition.

I'm still laughing over here...
Dustin James
7 years ago
I am excited about this... I have been waiting for a while now!

@ Andrew

Would you consider letting us download the 3D Studio Max project of the DVD cases that you place your artwork on? That way we could use it as well.. if not I understand.
7 years ago
just when i thought i'd never buy a dvd starring sam loya...

i'll get the special edition, but i need it signed by sam + ak.

looking sweet.
7 years ago
Dude; what an Awesome idea! Put me on the list for the Special Edition!!!!
Sam looks so Coy! lol
McLovin
7 years ago
I wanna buy it just for the cover :)
Anson
7 years ago
I'll give it five stars! definitely!
john
7 years ago
the guy in the middle is HOT

is it you andrew?
Tyler
7 years ago
Where did you get this awesome idea? Great!
G Mims
7 years ago
What an awesome cover! You continue to blow my mind with professional products. Hey, how about creating a MIX YOUR ON BUNDLE deal. Buy two get "X" dollars off, buy 3 get "X" dollars off, etc. The problem - at this time your two product bundle is with products I already own. I'd like to mix Evolution with one of your older products, plus this new "Video CoPilot - Series One". My wife keeps asking what do I want for Christmas. How about it Andrew - this would make a great Christmas gift!
Kyle Prohaska
7 years ago
Awesome to hear Andrew! Glad your putting those on a DVD. I actually think you'll sell plenty of those man lol... That special edition will include the tour of Video Copilot HeadQuarters right!? *hint* *hint* :P I'de buy it even if it only had that :)
Conor Maher
7 years ago
This is Awesome!!!!

You listened :) This is going to be the most kickass product ever
7 years ago
OMG, can't wait for these, looks brilliant. Maybe you're on the back cover xD
BobH
7 years ago
Nice. Include the source file for that dvd cover in the SE version. That looks sweet.
kris
7 years ago
Andrew,

Looks great!! I like it. One Question though, does all the tutorial is same tutorial you have here in the website or different tutorials from the rest of product tutorials? Thanks Andrew
Gary
7 years ago
Looks great, i hope the special edition has the tour you talked about :)
John
7 years ago
I was pondering Motion3 but when I saw the lessons here I decided on AE CS3. I will get the dvd when it comes out and will purchase a few others as well. Your free tutorials are great and it makes me want to buy your good products! Thank-you for sharing your talent. I am a newbi at all this and from this website alone I have learned a lot! Keep up the great work
James Price
7 years ago
wow...that answers EXACTLY my question ...these Q+A's work!
Looking forward to this guys.
7 years ago
Nice stuff Andrew but where are you on the cover??
7 years ago
AWESOME! I love the movie-ish look. Looking forward to this, guys!
Morten Enoksen
7 years ago
@ T2024
first. they ARE photoschopped in. And I think they blend nicely. Plus, they are the actors. they have to show. cant have a disformed Sam Loya on a stone BG either ;)
Mark
7 years ago
Shweet. Release date? Price?
Jay
7 years ago
lol that dvd cover is epic. i definitly want my copy signed!
Rafael Ranzolin
7 years ago
Wow... This is great...

Congratulation =D

From Brazil ;>
al2cl3
7 years ago
Really nive DVD cover! I really like the punch line on it: 50 adventures, one incredible journey! Really Pro cover! Better than VVS movie compagnie! (with cheezy lens flare on it to simulate the "WOW" FX lol). I really like your work Andrew! Keep up good work!!
Bo
7 years ago
Man, I have to say, that's damn sexy looking....can't wait for it to come out.
dcloud
7 years ago
LOL @ dvd cover.
Alan
7 years ago
Good jobn. been waiting for this.
Simon
7 years ago
how much that will be cost?
7 years ago
hahaha! I'ma get myself at least 2 copies of this one! One signed and another hopefully unsigned, if possible =D
Codemonkey
7 years ago
I just realised, Sam looks like a `slightly portly` Ben Affleck

Does he do his stunt double work?
Codemonkey
7 years ago
F****in great! This is the one product I have been hoping for.... okay one of many..

Cannot wait.


What will be the price for us UK VCP fans?

Keep the love going Kramer
7 years ago
you could have blended the actors with the bg a little more, it kinda looks like they are ust standing there photoshoped in
JustAmit
7 years ago
Epic, simply epic...

summary:

this journey begins in a world of BMX-ing with boring skies, when adrew kramer saves the day by climbing up the sky and putting pretty clouds out there. is continues all the way through with tino fighting with light sabers, visiting the ancient castles of the nowhere, and finally finishes off in the exploding of a long abandoned plant.

epic, yea!!!
Matt in MO.
7 years ago
that is.... epic..
Masta
7 years ago
Will it be downloadable or just purchase of classic dvd?
Andre Prior
7 years ago
how much for the SE?
Jeffrey
7 years ago
Do you guys plan on releasing a Basic Training DVD?

I know it's free on the site, but it would be great to have a DVD to.
7 years ago
Heh, it looks like a DVD cover for a Ron Howard film!
Chru
7 years ago
Nice cover and good idea to make this DVD.
Vango
7 years ago
Coooool!!!!!!!!!!

Support Andrew and Sam, :)
7 years ago
That's so nice!!
Some Guy
7 years ago
Sam looks so cool on this cover! He looks like a hero in an epic movie. Great cover design.
Any informations on the pricing?
7 years ago
Cool! I ordered Riot Gear, got it in perfect condition, then I woke up the next morning and it had Sam Loya's Signature on it. I have no idea how he got into my house, but this time I think I'll get a pre-signed copy....
MOU
7 years ago
Cool. I'm really looking forward for the release :D
Suvir
7 years ago
sweet.... but i felt that it was better that u had the tutorials online only then it would hav been to keep in touch with fans ak.....
knakrz
7 years ago
great work on the cover gang - a hell of a lot of work from you Mr.K on these tutes - tops stuff!
Thorsten
7 years ago
Ohhh nice.
Hopefully infos about pricing will be in the next messages.
Looking forward.
Bader Ahmed
7 years ago
wow, it looks awesome.

and the the dvd cover is killing.


eagerly waiting
7 years ago
Looks great
Ali joon
7 years ago
thats very good
and nice to see it
i wait to release and buy it.
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