Promo Video Breakdown

I’ve been getting a few questions about how I created the promo Video for Evolution. Click here to see a the mini breakdown.

NOTE: I’m just consolidating the blog by making it a subpage.

November 8th, 2007 @ 6:09 pm
I really think that a tutorial would be better
but it is up to you Andrew.
November 8th, 2007 @ 6:10 pm
It all seems worth it at the end though. Nice write up. That's for some of the explanation of your process. Can't wait until Monday when I can order this thing.
November 8th, 2007 @ 6:11 pm
Juan you'll never learn anything with that mindset...
November 8th, 2007 @ 6:13 pm
...I guess I can make a tutorial but it will cost $85.00 a minute and probably be a 3 hours series.
November 8th, 2007 @ 6:16 pm
Woooooooooooooooow! Can't wait for this amazing pack! Everything I will ever need!
In fact these things were the ones that are critical for my videos =)

Can't wait!!!
Keep up the good work =D
November 8th, 2007 @ 6:16 pm
yeah! make like awesome tutorial promo and sell it but less than 85 bucks :)
Anyways, the promo looks good. How did you manage to get the background sound, was it on sound designer product ? The voice background I mean.
November 8th, 2007 @ 6:28 pm
hi andrew, from colombia je, but revolution dvd, have as animated flourished??
November 8th, 2007 @ 6:32 pm
well said Andrew

I think some ppl just hoping the next product of yours is your "brain cells"

so they can do everything you can think of n solve all the probs n needs.

its sad but these ppl do exist
Juan Francisco
November 8th, 2007 @ 6:32 pm
Andrew don't pay attention to Juan, he's misguided..thanks for this!
November 8th, 2007 @ 6:35 pm
oh yah btw

will the bundle package be avaliable the same time when the product is released?
Juan Francisco
November 8th, 2007 @ 6:39 pm
oh and I just noticed that you use a lot of layers! Which will have been more hard to make, the Evo Promo or the DSFX...
November 8th, 2007 @ 6:58 pm
Andrew, Juan Francisco

Sorry if i upset you guys, it was not my intention to make you guys feel bad

But that was just my opinion and i do really appreciate that Andrew took the time to write a breakdown on how he did the promo for Evolution.

But my bad


Andrew I have learn a lot from you, but I don't know what happened to me today
with that comment that I did, I should think better before posting any comments.
November 8th, 2007 @ 7:05 pm
Andrew Kramer,
Even If it costs $145.00 for a 3 hour tutorial that truly shows us how to make AWESOME TRAILERS it would be worth every dollar, especially coming from you.

Your tutorials... they seem to be easy to understand no matter what Language the viewer speaks, I have 2 friends in Germany who love your tutorials and they don't speak any English :)

Anyway I see a new product in The Horizon "Trailer Madness" the Ultimate Movie Trailer DVD By
Dustin James
November 8th, 2007 @ 7:09 pm
do you ever have problems when you render out? Sometimes I get weird problems... but I do not know why...

one time AE said something about Image Buffer... but I shutdown and restarted and it worked...

quick question... When I render, is the FSB as important as the RAM? Some guy told me that and so the motherboard I purchased recently is the highest FSB out right now.
November 8th, 2007 @ 7:16 pm
How about a tutorial that covers all the basic, intermediate, and advanced skill sets needed to make, not only motion graphics, but art in general. In it you could cover everything from After Effects techniques and tricks to advanced composition and color theory. Teach us, not just how to move the camera, but also why to move it. Take it into 3DStudio, C4D, Lightwave and Maya, as those are all powerful tools that you should be teaching us. While in each of the selected 3D apps, show us advanced modelling techniques and teach us about effective character design. Then show us how to set up a walk-cycle. After you show us how to render (how are we supposed to figure that out on our own?), bring the model into Invigorator so we can get an expert grasp on all the bells and whistles in that program. Following an in-depth look at expressions, apply Magic Bullet Looks, tweak a few settings, hook me into the Matrix and pop in the Kung Fu disk.

Thank you in advance for teaching us everything we ever wanted or needed to know about anything, anywhere.
November 8th, 2007 @ 7:19 pm
ROFL ... Jon :)
November 8th, 2007 @ 7:31 pm
just a quick addendum to my previous post:

I include myself in the group that I was (playfully) mocking.
November 8th, 2007 @ 7:33 pm
Andrew I want a tutorial on this right now! But in all seriousness no need for a tutorial, I actually like studying the methods you use in just organizing your comps and such, good stuff, thanks a lot buddy!

November 8th, 2007 @ 7:34 pm
Look Andrew,
Everyone wants to know what you know, Everyone wants you to hold our hand(s) and walk us through these awesome Compositions and Effects, WE Want to make Promo/Trailers like you make them... Show us your Techniques & Secretes for making your "Promos"

So either make a free tutorial, Or make a new product Aimed at creating Promo/Trailers Videos, I think...No, I know I would purchase it.

Anyway this what I seem to reading a lot about on your Blog.
Marc Biorklund
November 8th, 2007 @ 7:38 pm
Very intresting... Thanks for these additionnal informations :)
Time to start practice !
November 8th, 2007 @ 7:42 pm
thanks, this was of great help
Cretive Information Systems
November 8th, 2007 @ 8:01 pm
I'm still rolling with laughter, Jon. That was a good one!

Anyway, I can't wait to start on THIS ONE project. Any more at this time and I'll choke to death. (baby steps)
November 8th, 2007 @ 8:03 pm
Thanks Andrew for the BEHIND YOUR EYES segment there.

Totally understandable about not trying to do a tut on this. Way too many intangibles to try and describe. I think sometimes, we as participants of your site here, get spoiled that you explain so much through your tutorials.

But it also makes sense, that if you never try something on your own, ideas, creativity, design, will all become stagnant as you never try something on your own. And when I say your, I me all of us on this forum using AE.

I agree that if you just wait for a tut to get something done, your work will always look like someone elses, and never venture into the unknown. That is the best thing about finding out how to do something; Undo it, redo it, screw around with it, make it your own. Your inspiration is top notch, and thanks a ton for giving it out for free so often.

Cant wait for Evolution to come out. Looks awesome, and will be a great tool to work with.

Thanks again.
November 8th, 2007 @ 8:11 pm
Oh, I completely forgot, my favorite part on the Evolution promo video, which watching the high def version really makes it look even more awesome, is that part about half way through the promo, you have the Twister effect going on a flat plane, and another flourish sticking up off the plane in 3D space, that looks totally awesome. Saw that as I watched the high def version today, and was like, damn, I gotta mention that. Too cool.
Cretive Information Systems
November 8th, 2007 @ 8:21 pm
Yea, it looked like it wanted to grab something before going back down. Awesome! I look forward to trying some of these cool effects. Thanks for the tutorial, Andrew!
November 8th, 2007 @ 9:01 pm
Hi Guys!

I think people are confusing what Andrew is doing, he's making tutorials of his ideas and imagination, and he brings it here for us to learn. The great thing about it is that by watching and fallowing along with him, we get to learn about the tools, effects, and how AE works in general. And thats Great, cause we get to make our own ideas come to life with the knowledge we gain from his tuts.

learn it, use it, imagine it, create it.

I'm sure even Andrew learns a thing or two everytime he makes one of these tuts, or if not, he at least sharpens his skills.
November 8th, 2007 @ 9:26 pm
tutorials are for amateurs. i propose a vulcan mind-meld. much more time efficient.

these tutorials are always a godsend, and i'm looking forward to picking up my dvd of evolution. i'm a designer, not a whirlygig animator, and this will allow me to be creative much faster, just as riot gear has. gracias.

oh, the other most helpful thing from the blogs is hearing andrew vent about render times, misbehaving keyframes, and the other general frustration that comes along with using AE/doing this kind of work in general. because we see so many hardcore tutorials, i think people sometimes forget about the time, effort, and experimentation that goes into these things and end up assuming that AK never has any problems & can pump out awesome looking stuff in no time.

while i'm sure AE listens to AK more than it does to me, it's still reassuring to know that we're all still human & there's no substitute for parking your butt in a chair and playing with the program.

bring on the evolution!
November 8th, 2007 @ 9:54 pm
Nicely put Pat Norman,

But you see thats the problem... My Butt! is always in this chair :)

By the way I'm looking forward to "Peanut Butter" Release looks interesting :)
Bader Ahmed
November 8th, 2007 @ 10:31 pm
yes Andrew , i was reading your mind and your thoughts >>>

when the Hi res tut became online, i have played that promo 20 times - included muting the sound so i can get sense of what make the promo.

i compared the how the promo was done with your great tutorials like Tiling, and if any one has watched the tutorials from Riot Gear can also get so concepts on this animation.

it is like Huge building with 50 floors, no wonder how the building stood, not at once but after building its segments that make it .

>> : how did you synchronized the sound with some moving elements ??

how can i shake the text like the end : dvd or download : is Twitch ???

Are there any uses for Twister for creating any pattern designs for my own still decorative elements ( i think the answer is yes ) but how creatively can bring endless things from nothing but only Twister

last : thanks we so Hungry waiting for Evolution.
November 8th, 2007 @ 10:42 pm

ok this is a frickin' comment section on the tutorial.
this is where you say like, "wow, thank you andrew for all your hard work"
and also, "thank you for not making us pay to learn this"

some of you people are ridiculous.
instead of thanking him for making free tutorials,
you try and be like, "ey, maybe you should do this instead of this"

yeah well this is what i have to say, "shut da heck up"
seriously, if you want "in-depth" tutorials about everything,
then go to the art institute and pay $91,595.00

any takers?
anyone got that money?

just be thankful he doesnt make us pay for all these tutorials.

so just keep that in mind next time,
instead of trying to make andrew do more for you,
why dont you thank him for giving us what we get for free.

thank you andrew for you hard work.
you're amazing and you make me and im sure others strive to be better film-makers.

November 8th, 2007 @ 11:02 pm
I'm not touching this one Brynye, I have read your my space page :)
Haha :P
November 8th, 2007 @ 11:10 pm
I agree with you andrew.I think Andrew has done enough tutorials by now, that if these viewers still can't get off their arses and use a little trial and error techniques instead of relying heavily on you, then they should uninstall after effects and stick to pinnacle or something. 50 tutorials and they still can't work out stuff on their own. Evolution looks like a great buy for any serious compositor.
Thanks again andrew and video co-pilots for all your Really Hard, hard work.
November 8th, 2007 @ 11:28 pm
wait whats up my myspace VFX?
haha it could mean two different things.
November 8th, 2007 @ 11:33 pm
Nothing I was having fun at your expense, Anyway all these posts are going to
piss Andrew off, so I may go hide for a week or two till this all blows over :P
November 8th, 2007 @ 11:45 pm
Now I feel bad...
November 8th, 2007 @ 11:55 pm
andrew why do you feel bad?
trust me you shouldnt feel bad about anything,
its just something that gets on my nerves when people
whine and moan about stuff that they're getting for free.
you know?

because i work at disneyland,
and ive noticed that when people get something for free,
they are stingy and want more or something else,
and they're more rude,
so its just something that bothers me and i dont want you to fret,
because i want to keep seeing these tuts and not have them taken down because you were tired of people being like that,

oh and VFX, haha lame-ooo
November 9th, 2007 @ 12:13 am
It was a poor attempt at humor...
November 9th, 2007 @ 12:20 am
Humor? I laugh in the face of humor.
November 9th, 2007 @ 12:24 am
Shoot .... i thought the Promo Title is part of the Evolution DVD, like many other products of you.
Can u imagine to give us the the Promo AE File with the product. It willl really interessting to learn how you do that.
November 9th, 2007 @ 12:29 am
Thanks for this Andrew.. it helps a lot!! Can't wait for the Evolution DVD!
November 9th, 2007 @ 12:32 am
wait what was a poor attempt at humorr?
November 9th, 2007 @ 12:45 am
holy funk : o
November 9th, 2007 @ 1:16 am
hey .. thanks again for this little breakdown. really interesting to get a closer look at this overall workaround. and i am happy that it is nearly equal to my way, putting things together.

but what i'm really interested in for a long time: what is the workaround if you edit a longer movie, with color corrections masking etc. do you put all things onto a huge timeline, and all changes are done with keaframes? or is every cut a single projekt? or even a single layer?
would be great to find the answer in here! :)

greatings from germany
November 9th, 2007 @ 1:31 am
I've been following along with the tutorials for quite a while now and I've probably (No...Definately) increased my After Affects experience 10 fold just by following your tutorials and then mixing them up to create unique stuff.

I usually ignored After Affects and concentrated on Premiere Pro, Enore and Photoshop. But now After Affects would be one of the first apps I would consider when creating a new intro or segment.

Anyway, I was at AdobeMAX2007 in Barcelona for the week and basically they did nothing to compare with anything you have provided.

There were times when I felt like geting up and doing the trainings myself as they were way behind your tutorials.

I asked a simple question about creating 3d text in after Affects, I don't mean Text in 3d Space, but being able to extrude text to give it "Thickness or Depth" instead of having top create in 3d Max or Maya, but my question was ignored.

I'll get to the point.....any chance you might make yourself available next year to provide some workshops for AdobeMAX? It would then be something worth looking forward to.

Doogie Howser MD
November 9th, 2007 @ 1:45 am
You, my friend, are a prolific genius and true inspiration! I hope the world is prepared for a deluge of evolution inspired VFX, it’s gonna be EVERYWHERE! Ive seen riot gear used at least a dozen times on TV since its release (and there was me thinking this site was my own dirty little secret!) Check this out for some very nice use of your Riot Gear ink P.S where can we see some of your short films??? Keep it up, amazing stuff.
November 9th, 2007 @ 1:47 am
Hello there..
I've followed these tutorials from start to end some times now and i begin to
understand the principles.
But to understand the tecnics....hmm...dont stop working before 65 Andrew !!
Many thanks from a non high-band CPU brain from Sweden.
Andre Prior
November 9th, 2007 @ 2:40 am
Thanks Andrew, the screenshot answers a lot of my questions regarding camera movement :D
November 9th, 2007 @ 5:00 am
Thanks. This is great. A tutorial would be too ridiculous to make, but this short description makes sense. Thanks again, can’t wait to get my hands on this stuff!
Nina Provost
November 9th, 2007 @ 5:02 am

One quastion: How did you make the sound did you use
Designer Sound FX OR NO

Can u imagine to give us the the Promo AE File with the product. It willl really interessting to learn how you do that.

Thank you
November 9th, 2007 @ 5:05 am

I like this wriote-up. Some serious golden nuggets in there on workflow. Thanks.

Any update on the disk for offline tutorials? Will it inclulde an offline copy of 'Basic Training' too? Looking to buy 'Evolution' soon and would love to combine postage (to the UK) on the offline tutorial disk as well so any update appreciated. Also, when it does come out remember to label it 'Vol 1' because we all know a second 50 is forthcoming....
November 9th, 2007 @ 5:09 am
one thing andrew cant teach is how to be creative, he can teach the technical side of things, but being creative is somthing you have to learn yourself. this site im sure is not just about directly copying andrews work, but learning from it and putting your own spin on things. a creative process is very time consuming, sometimes the best ideas are ones that come from many bad ones.

i myself have learned so much from this excellent website, and now my creative mind can be let loose thanks to andrew.

keep up the excellent work
November 9th, 2007 @ 5:47 am
Hey Ak, thats really nice you gave us an insight of your workflow!!

Sometimes i'm (and off course my boss) often questioning myself if its worth to work days on a big composition that in the end is about 25 sec.

I always thought the Pro's need hours for what i need days, but if even AK took days for this Promo (which it was really worth) I think im on a good way.
November 9th, 2007 @ 5:48 am
I'm starting to think I would be nothing without Video Copilot. Thanks team!
November 9th, 2007 @ 6:17 am
what's the exact benefit of using a null object linked to the camera, instead of using a camara only ?
November 9th, 2007 @ 6:58 am
If you got a camera only you have to move 2 points. The Cam, and the point of interest.
Linking the cam to a Null Object solves this "problem", because now you animate both points with just the null object (turn it in 3d though). At leasts thats the reason why I do it.
November 9th, 2007 @ 7:27 am

Thank for the write up. You always go above and beyond. Thanks man! You keep me inspired.

November 9th, 2007 @ 7:53 am
I love the write up, but Andrew - why the apple icon as a falcon before the url? This isn't april fools! :-)
November 9th, 2007 @ 8:41 am
@ Vincent - I would say the benefit is that its just a lot easier to animate the camera. I know I have always animated the camera until now and it is not always the easiest thing. Sometimes the camera doesnt do exactly what you want it to do.
Thanks for the explenation of how you did the promo. Seemed pretty difficult.
November 9th, 2007 @ 8:43 am
I think everyone is edgy and uptight because of this new awesome product coming. They are very excited thats how I observed these comments. Be thankful to Andrew that he gave us a free awesome tutorial. Please guys, dont expect too much of him unless you wanted to pay him more of his tutorials.

Thanks for all this. Because of your tutorial you've given us,. Your my inspiration why I keep up on editing and learning more about your techniques.
Matt, UK
November 9th, 2007 @ 8:59 am
As someone mentioned above, the screenshots for this breakdown are interesting in themselves. Maybe an idea for other tuts, a few screenies with text? After all a picture tells as thousand words.

Not that I'd ever want to you to stop video tuts I hasten to add!

I'm looking forward to Evolution, especially the tuts. Something always seems to make sense more form previous AK tuts when watching a new one.

Keep up the good work AK
November 9th, 2007 @ 9:55 am
Wow. You kind of put me at east. In all my FX experience, I have so much fun because I love visual effects, but I also get very frustrated with a good portion of projects because I'm trying to go above and beyond so there's camera movements and keyframes that go wonky, etc., etc., etc. So it felt good to hear that you go through the same thing. I was always imagining you just masterfully laying everything out with ease and speed having no foul-ups along the way.

Andrew is human like the rest of us. I can sleep now....
November 9th, 2007 @ 9:55 am
I like your idea of a simpler tutorial on how to use several nulls to control one camera. That sounds very useful. Thanks again!
Richard W.
November 9th, 2007 @ 10:03 am
It took you 3 days? WOOOOOOOO! Here was I thinking you cooked these up in a couple of hours. I actually feel a lot better about myself knowing you're human too, and all this is the result of hours of hard work, and not a exotic form of magic, nor a deal you made with the devil many moons ago.

Good shit, dude.
Mark Santella
November 9th, 2007 @ 10:27 am
Love the soundtrack. I love the orchestra and vocal part. I own DesignFX. I assume these sounds are to be found somewhere else. Thanks for pointing me in the right direction.
November 9th, 2007 @ 10:38 am
Very nice stuff Andrew....appreciate the fact that you delve into such detail on your personal work. Very cool of you to share your skills with everyone else in a field were many people tend to keep pro techniques like you demonstrate to themselves.

You've defininately built a great product line and I'm sure your business will obtain substantial growth in the very near future.

Best luck and keep of the great work!!

November 9th, 2007 @ 10:41 am
I'll post a write up on creating the soundtrack it is a bit involved as well. This actually took 1 of the three days...
November 9th, 2007 @ 10:56 am
I was curious about the soundtrack too... I haven't looked through DesignFX thoroughly but it seems like a lot of it is pulled from elsewhere?
`ChaRLeS x
November 9th, 2007 @ 10:57 am
i love this blog...just be happy, evolution is come.
November 9th, 2007 @ 11:09 am
Great job explaining the promo.. As you have put it, imagination is everything. Question though: can i find a tutorial or sth about the null object camera movement? Keep up the good work and on 12 Nov. we evolve.. ;)
November 9th, 2007 @ 11:48 am
I think Andrew has info in one of his products on how he puts the soundtrack together. Buy Designer SoundFX
insert name here
November 9th, 2007 @ 1:29 pm
Twitch? When's it coming.
November 9th, 2007 @ 1:39 pm
Yeah that would be great!! I really wanted to know how andrew did his sound track. I was trying to find all the sounds in my design FX but I could not see the vocal part.
November 9th, 2007 @ 2:07 pm
You're one and only Kramer. There aren't many people out there willing to show their secrets without asking for money first. I like that. I am more than willing to buy your products since you're basically handing out job qualifications through your teachings and products.
November 9th, 2007 @ 3:13 pm

He can't give away all his secrets. How's a man suppose to earn a
November 9th, 2007 @ 3:35 pm
Plus our family has a food drive every 2 weeks, If Andrew gets hungry we will feed him ♥
Some Guy
November 9th, 2007 @ 3:56 pm
Thank you for the post, Andrew. Very informative.

I remember the time I tried to animate a camera directly. I felt like a surgeon in boxing-gloves...
November 9th, 2007 @ 4:27 pm
"I felt like a surgeon in boxing-gloves"

Thats how i feel after watching any of VC's AK tutorials, Some of you think I make stupid jokes..but I am a serious Fan of VC & AK and I will always support this site and AK because he is truly the best at what he does (PERIOD)...

Thank you (Times 100) Andrew Kramer.
November 9th, 2007 @ 6:07 pm
Kicking the products into a higher gear, eh? Love it :)
November 9th, 2007 @ 8:50 pm
Hey Andrew,

Thanks for the insight, the product looks great. Its more than fair enough that you don't want to create a tutorial for the trailer, why should you? You were quite right, I think when you once said a magician never spills the secrets to his tricks (at least not all of them). I think some people here are taking for granted the work that goes into your tutorials which is a shame, but people who buy your products really do appriciate your work. Its cool that you actually take the time to read your fan's comments as well.

Keep up the good work man, can't wait for Evolution (haha, I made a joke).
November 9th, 2007 @ 9:18 pm
Very Cool post Kramer,

A glimpse of what 's behind the curtain. Perhaps one of your best tutorials.

Clone #3321

November 10th, 2007 @ 2:58 am
All what I can say ( Bravooooooooooooo Andrew ) ...
I'm a big fan of Movies trailer ( as will I'm trying to made some for my own )
but when I see your trailers ( specialy Evolution & Riot Gear trailers ) I knew that you are master of the trailer making ... the movies preducers should get your service ... anyway ... I'm prud of you Andrew and prud of you great works ...
Nina Provost
November 10th, 2007 @ 6:02 am
I love the soundtrack
Nina Provost
November 10th, 2007 @ 6:04 am
I love Andrew AND the soundtrack
November 10th, 2007 @ 2:39 pm
Hello andrew,
Thanks for this post. I think i prefer these types of breakdowns rather than a full tutorial. Yes tutorials can be helpful to create certain effects but a breakdown of how you do something is equally helpful. Experimentation is where the real learning takes place.

I remember taking an after effects class and the weekly assignment was to "breakdown" tv commercials we thought had interesting animation. We discussed the more interesting ones in class and gave input on how we would create it ourselves.

I find this "reverse-engineering" to be highly helpful and a great learning experience. I have tried breaking down this video and previous videos and it was a good experience to compare the way you explained and the way I thought you made it. I wasn't too far off. A lot of those camera moves, I thought were separate compositions but you explained they were not.

But I think I babbled long enough now. Thanks for sharing this and I can't wait until evolution comes out and add it to my growing videocopilot collection.


ps - possible tutorial? maybe a tutorial that covers how to successfully manage and animate between one or two compositions. I find it very difficult at times and wonder if you have any tips that might make it easier.
November 10th, 2007 @ 6:49 pm
thanks to sal

he´´s talked about the point, my english is not enlightened enough to tell.

thank you

thank you mr. kramer. monday?
November 10th, 2007 @ 9:35 pm
You could've just used the More tag in Wordpress and kept it as a blog post. Don't know if you're aware of that or not.
November 10th, 2007 @ 10:29 pm
I knew you could do it, I just didn't have to patience to figure it out...
November 11th, 2007 @ 7:47 pm
ok, so ive gone over this a couple time and im making good progress. this is the first time ive ever animated a color property over time (BG texture turns from blue to green in on part of the promo), i tried something similar and the result looks amazing... just thought id throw this out here cause this make for a really nice effect with a little keyframe work and motion blur.
November 11th, 2007 @ 7:47 pm
ok, so ive gone over this a couple time and im making good progress. this is the first time ive ever animated a color property over time (BG texture turns from blue to green in on part of the promo), i tried something similar and the result looks amazing... just thought id throw this out here cause this make for a really nice effect with a little keyframe work and motion blur.
November 12th, 2007 @ 10:27 am
A quick question...

You say that you rarely animate a camera directly, instead you use a null object to do so. I was wondering why this is so.

I used to the same thing, until I figured out how to turn the point of interest off on the cameras, now animating the camera directly is no different (in my mind, or the way I work) than with a null object. Am I missing some level of complexity? If I am I'd gladly switch back!
November 12th, 2007 @ 11:48 am
easy andrew, quality work you got going on here
I've recently discovered after effects to work on some video post production stuff for my course at university, i can't tell you how much of a help your site has been!
An area that particularly interests me in after effects is exactly what Evolution demonstrates - animated 2D vector graphics - they always look amazing. I was wondering if you could post some idea of how to create these graphics?...not that the evolution designs arent good enough, ive just been trying for ages to animate my own designs and am struggling a little...

anyway i'll stop rambling. great work dude keep it up :)
November 13th, 2007 @ 7:13 pm
Fishsticks. I was hoping there was some magical way to create camera moves for motion graphics that didn't involve an obese psd, ungodly render times, and 5 consecutive red bulls. Bummer. Oh well... I'll just drop out of art school and start a career as a hobo.
November 17th, 2007 @ 11:07 pm
Andrew, You can teach us your style and bank on it at the same time.So why not take us to the next level and teach us some serious trailer techniques...Don't get me wrong what you have taught us already is priceless...What i am interested in is some commercial producing technics,Don't worry I won't take your job...LOL.
Everybody and anybody who has or will use Andrews Techniques needs to buy his products/Training DVD's and support this man!!! Andrew I am a local commercial producer in Arizona and would love some commercial tutorials.P.S. I own everything you have put out so far...I am not asking for handouts.
November 26th, 2007 @ 4:15 am
Hi there Andrew - Big fan of your site and your tutorials (It's like a soap for me - I can't wait for the next episode)

I just started playing around with creating my own promo....made the score and everything (DSFX - great product BTW)

I don't expect a tutorial for creating a promo - I have already watched how you do that with the tutorials in DSFX and Riot Gear....but I am soooo new to this maybe a tutoria with tips on transitioning/combining the small comps?

Nothing huge are too time consuming? as the creation and the design of them I am cool with....just the bits inbetween - I get lost with.

Just a thought...?

Oh and I would pay over $150 for a "How to create" promo DVD - and I don't even do it for personal gain...(Is that sad??)

Anyways - Thanx again Andrew for all your free tutes and great DVD's!

Martin (London, England)
January 13th, 2008 @ 12:28 am
Make peace, not war!
February 8th, 2008 @ 6:00 am
i want to download "Promo Video Breakdown"... i mean, i need to evolution trailer's aep files...
please help me.. is it possible?
November 28th, 2010 @ 10:27 am
I always love when you break down a promo or a piece of work you've done.
February 8th, 2011 @ 4:25 am
I need the trailer’s aep T_T
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