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7 years ago
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76 Comments

1 year ago
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bwoogie
7 years ago
hmm. I'm not sure but I think I just saw the ice background in the DSFX trailer on Deal or No Deal Christmas special.
Nic S.
7 years ago
Mr. Andy
Have we been seeing your work on some recent television commercials? Your work and style is easy to pick out. I forget what commercial it was for but guessing it's not limited to one product... I am seeing more and more of your style work on the tube..

Not sure how I Am Legend was brought up in the thread above but it is not a good movie, it had potential though but lacked something.
7 years ago
In the light of Christmas festivities (and me testing mic noise settings) I thought i might entertain you guys with a special Christmas present.

http://rhys-works.com/media/aktest.mp3

:)

Merry Christmas, keep up the great work

Rhys @ rhys-works
VideoNerd
7 years ago
Hi Andrew

What an amazing site! I've been working with after effects as a pro for many years,
but I even found my self watching the basic's series you made. You are wery! talented
and your tutorials is in a leage of it's own. I will buy something in here, not that I have
anything to use it for, but only to support this site. Feel proud, you are doing a fantastic
job!

Bw. Mich.
RAJAN THAPA
7 years ago
HELLO A.K.
Iam just weaiting your new tutorials. But I need some titeling tutorials and How can i make powerfull title effect with help of light, cmera, partical so please help me.
casko
7 years ago
tutorials? when? :(
d
7 years ago
"Andrew Kramer for President 2008"
NoNo
7 years ago
hola de nuevo amigo, please 3d max fracture tex tutorial .
7 years ago
woohoo, welcome back hope you had a good Xmas and all. Don't mean to pry or overstep the bounds or anything like that, but what ever happened to the twitch preset?

Keep up the good work!

Chris
Max
7 years ago
Never mind, I figured it out.
Can't wait for a new tutorial!
But don't work too hard, you can still holiday till the New Year.
7 years ago
tutorial please
7 years ago
Damn, I'm getting fatty...got to get back in business..
nice to see you again Andy! :P
markerman
7 years ago
great 2 hear the news, but where is Sam????? missing some of the greatest tutorials
Mason
7 years ago
nice news, a new tutorial would be great..
Welcome back guys
James
7 years ago
bout time :P
Max
7 years ago
Hey Andrew!

Sorry to bother you with this, but I'm really stumped on how you got a wordpress blog implemented into your website. If you could just point me in the right direction, I'd really appreciate it!

Max
Tiro Loco
7 years ago
I hope this time you will start with not a dark color for the background, or something bright turning to black, i can see this a tendencies in your tut.

By the way, i`m so kind of an addict to your stuff.

www.belief.com !!!! I wanna reach that kind of level!!!
Nikolaus
7 years ago
Greetings!

A new tutorial would be great..

I have been going to your site since before I started working with Lucas-Arts, and have to say it is most enjoyable.

A Live-action/VFX composition with the bridge you where building would be great, as a video/tutorial!
friend
7 years ago
Please make the tut about interpretation (old vide vs new; Forrest Gump style), this would be real fun! :)

thnx for ur work! =)
cristian
7 years ago
hej ! casi que no ome!
cooldudeloverboy
7 years ago
I'm realy Excited! I got the microsoft zune so I can finally watch movies on the way to cheer for games. So please keep the Amazing tuts coming. And with that said uh.. do you have a podcast so I can put the vids on the zune?
Dale_G
7 years ago
Andew Kramer, I love ya man!

You're so funny and smart. :P

K, I sound like I'm comin' on to ya, but yeah, I love your style when doing the tutorials! I look forward to many more in the future.

- Dale_G, Proud owner of ALL 8 VCP Products!
Dustin James
7 years ago
YEEE HAAA!

i got a new iMac...
7 years ago
naw, take off 3 more days, you deserve it!
bwoogie
7 years ago
Welcome back!
Whatcha get?!
Joey Bane
7 years ago
i knew you'd say that... please check out our tutorial requests for a start :) specially my thread.. :) thanx a lot! it would be my most valuable Christmas gift this year!
7 years ago
I hope you all have spent wonderful christmas!!
WE WANT THE BRIDGE TUTORIAL!
Elvin
7 years ago
:P haha
7 years ago
Andrew, i wanna ask for tutorial(s) about white color removing or editing when it's too bright. Thanks dude
7 years ago
I just got hooked up with Xbox Live over Christmas so I was looking for the VideoCopilot clan in the COD4 rooms. Instead, I found a gaggle of blood thirsty teenagers that cleaned my clock. It was a brutal reminder that I too should be getting back to work. Thanks for all you do and I look forward to your tutorials in 2008. Cheers!
Theodor T Skippervold
7 years ago
Hi, will there be ane 3D tutorial? Like mabie a bridge tutorial or something?
John
7 years ago
FUNK YEA!!!
man, you is the best, yes.1
7 years ago
Im still waiting for tutorials. Hope u had a very nice christmas
wish u all a happy New Year's Eve!
7 years ago
Any tutorial will do... but please make it advanced.......

thanks
7 years ago
Christmas was fun. I'm on my iPod Touch right now. I also got a top of the line iMac. :D
Iain
7 years ago
CAN. NOT. WAIT.
7 years ago
anyone doing any full story after effects animation? I'm thinking about turning a script i write recently into one...
ducasse
7 years ago
merry xmas and happy new year andrew... we luv u bro...great stuff

cheers from mexico
7 years ago
I hope Sam got a copy of riot gear for christmas.

I got Evolution and am still floored by it. Very well done, and the Twister is a powerful addition to my arsenal. I made a spec commercial with it after only about 5 minutes of tinkering & it looked pretty darn sweet.

Also, the packaging and professionally burned dvd were a nice touch. By far the best of a long line of killer products.

Looking forward to what's next...
7 years ago
I hope Sam got a copy of riot gear for christmas.

Looking forward to what's next...
jezza
7 years ago
i got evolution for x-mas and its is awesome best x-max iv had in a long time u Andrew?
7 years ago
i think you should take a few more days off, we can wait. i think you need a bit more relax time with your family mr kramer.
7 years ago
Good to have you back! I just watched the last tutorial. It's ironic because I could have really used those techniques on the job I just finished earlier today.

In case anyone is going to CES, visit the Toshiba booth and go to the section for their mp3 player called Gigabeat. You'll see my piece with lots of techniques from VCP and tons of Evolution and Designer Sound FX. Killer snare drum sound AK!

Thanks,
c
Tim C.
7 years ago
hey. you still have some time off. dont get back to work to soon.
Hedley
7 years ago
Hope everyone had a good christmas, been so stuffed with ham, prawns and turkey from various meals over the last couple of days. Have a good new years everyone.

Hedley
Steve
7 years ago
ah, sorry to say but Christmas is over. I was up at 5 am on my way to work today.

Thanks for everything this year Andrew. Can't wait for the newbies to come out.
Haydn
7 years ago
Glad to hear you're back!!! i bet you and your family had a wonderful xmas.
Scott Bishop
7 years ago
its still xmas ppl, how about we relax for a bit longer til the new years???
Steve
7 years ago
YES!!
Some Guy
7 years ago
I always wonder about that feeling when I see other people working. It's so satisfying...
7 years ago
X-mas has gone and now we have to go back to our buisness, huh?
Morten Enoksen
7 years ago
Oh, are you still here? Sorry, my mind is focused on the lovely food and family that I've got, I had forgot about you:D


OH. btw. You should see the movie "I Am Legend". That is seriously the best movie I've ever seen with Will Smith. But I got to warn you, If you like dogs, it might be a little bit sad:')

Maybe you should make a change to the site(not interface I mean, but) making it 50%-50% After effects and 3Ds max! THe future is in the 3D world.
John
7 years ago
Hi Andrew,
I was home in Indiana last week for the holidays and while watching the local news I noticed they used your 3D reflections Tutorial for the transition pieces. They didn't change anything except the words. I got a smile out of it. Hope you do to.

-John
7 years ago
Hey Andrew,
happy xmas,please give us a tutorial with a Firehand,nearly Heroes burn Hand from the cheerledings Mom!
Greetings Doc from Germany
7 years ago
Hey Andrew,
happy xmas,please give us a tutorial with a Firehand,nearly Heroes burn Hand from the cheerledings Mom!
Greetings Doc from Germany
7 years ago
Nice, i'm already excited for your next tutorial :)
Scott
7 years ago
Where is my present Andy Roo?!
Tim
7 years ago
Good to hear.

I don't think anyone here will complain about you getting back to work. :)

I just cleared April 14th - 18th for NAB. I'm really looking forward to seeing the Video Copilot crew there!
7 years ago
Looking forward to seeing what Obi Wan Kramer has in store for us in the coming year!
Red
7 years ago
Right on man. Love your work. You gotta do a tutorial on the 3d bridge collapse some time though.

Late Merry Xmas. lol.
Jay
7 years ago
LOL...
7 years ago
i only gained like 73 lbs
7 years ago
Did you gain any weight?

I know I did! ;)
7 years ago
Christmas was fun, lots of food and family. As for new tutorials, you'll know when they are online.
Dennis L. from Germany
7 years ago
Wow...your day has just begun... Here in Germany it´s almost 8:40 p.m....end of the day^^... So have a great 26th.
bye
Dennis L. from Germany
7 years ago
Welcome back guys^^
Let´s get back to work =)
I´m looking forward to learning you stuff.
Márcio Tirelli
7 years ago
hey Andrew...can we expect new tutorials this year yet???
Happy New Year to you and your family!!!
Keep the great work!
Marc Biorklund
7 years ago
Hey ! So, what did Santa Clause bring you ?
7 years ago
iPhone for xmas? iPod Touch?
Benjamin
7 years ago
Whoo!

Welcome Back Andrew! Did you have a nice christmas?


Anyway, it would be nice to see some 3D Studio Max tutorials soon :D
7 years ago
sweet! how was your christmas andrew? hope well
7 years ago
BRIDGE TUTORIAL PLEASE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
7 years ago
right on bro!
what did you get on xmas? hope nice gifts!
7 years ago
right on bro!
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