Free Plug-in Development

Some of you may have noticed a new plug-in called “QuickMatte” while watching the Energy tutorial a couple months ago. Now that it we are nearly finished, I can talk about it. Basically this plug-in allows you to refine mattes and transparency with some unique settings and results. This tool is a great asset for working with our design elements like Evolution and Riot Gear but it will also save you time with your own projects too.

Other Exciting News:

  • T-shirts winners have been contacted and will be announced soon. (I know it’s taking forever! but we’ve been doing big things around here.)
  • New site launch is tentatively planned for August 1st 2008. (Yay!)
  • A brand new online training package will be available soon. It’s also going to be FREE! We’re very excited about this, we think you will be too. Let’s just say it has to do with *BLANK* Tracking… that’s too obvious, let’s call it 3D *BLANK*
  • Also, I recently had the opportunity to create a TV intro for a new show on FOX. I can’t talk about this one just yet but I’ll let you know more soon. Needless to say, I was pretty jazzed to be part of the project.
  • More practical expression tutorials coming soon. Be sure to brush up on number 69 and 70.
July 27th, 2008 @ 4:21 pm
hey, cool news. I've always wondered what goes into making plugins for after effects, do you know any places where I could learn a bit about making them?
July 27th, 2008 @ 4:23 pm
wow sounds cool! Can't wait for the great updates to come to VC!!!!!

Nice work Andrew & thanks!
July 27th, 2008 @ 4:33 pm
got to work with fox, thats awesome! keep it up.. if you have the time.
July 27th, 2008 @ 4:34 pm
Kick ass,
Can't wait for the new site, can't wait to see your intro, can't wait for the training package, can't wait for the new tutorials. Can't wait for any of it.

Unfortunately I suppose I'll HAVE to wait for it.
Just Amit
July 27th, 2008 @ 4:35 pm
YEA! this should be awesome!
July 27th, 2008 @ 4:36 pm
Very cool Mr K...congrats on the FOX job!

Also I am burning to know about your Red project, would be very keen to know what your post process will be and what experience you get from working with the 2-4k material.
July 27th, 2008 @ 4:45 pm
3d *ahem-cough* tracking?

Am I getting my hopes up too high to hope that this is a method of Camera *sneeze* tracking?

Well, either way, I find it exciting!
July 27th, 2008 @ 4:48 pm
This site continues to eat into the hours that I should be devoting to my business. I love it. Thanks, Andrew.
July 27th, 2008 @ 4:56 pm
Awesome Stuff!!
Ben Wotton
July 27th, 2008 @ 5:11 pm
Sitting at school supposed to be working again. Of course I can't as Videocopilot is here beckoning.

Can't wait for the new site!!
Joe Avino
July 27th, 2008 @ 5:11 pm
Nice, can't wait for the new site and training series!
July 27th, 2008 @ 5:21 pm
WOW! Andrew, you've got alot of things for us this month.

Thank you.
July 27th, 2008 @ 5:33 pm
This is by far my favorite website! Every day I turn on my computer, check email, check this then eat breakfast and check CNN to see if anything happened in the 'real world'. Then I check videocopilot again.

I once went 2 days without checking videocopilot.

I was stuck overnight at JFK
July 27th, 2008 @ 5:44 pm
must be tyler perry's new show coming on fox.... i guess we'll see ;-p .
July 27th, 2008 @ 5:50 pm
Great news :)
St’ Carlo
July 27th, 2008 @ 6:03 pm
3D tracking tutorial? Woaa..can't wait..

luv u Andrew :)
July 27th, 2008 @ 6:11 pm
Hey, Andrew !

I´m a great fan of you and the website . I´ve been an usual visitor for months now, but I never left a comment here.
I just want to say congrats to your work and everything you´ve doing here.It´s all fantastic and admirable. I am sure you have inspired and will inspire lots of people.

Thanks a lot and keep up the great job !
July 27th, 2008 @ 6:20 pm
July 27th, 2008 @ 6:25 pm
Hi Ak,

you know that guy from,right?
He has already developed a plugin which allows to motiontrack layers, based on their alphachannel.

Is it the same issue you guys at VCP are working on?
July 27th, 2008 @ 6:29 pm
Hi Andrew!!
I want to know if exist any expression to do the same thing of link, but only one parameter, like the position of a layer?
Josh Johnson
July 27th, 2008 @ 6:29 pm
Wow! I must say that made my day and week and maybe month! Great news Andrew and congrats on the job with FOX.
Kim A. Strandli
July 27th, 2008 @ 7:09 pm
Great news :) Looking forward to the 3D *random loud noise* Tracking tutorials. But I have a question about Tracking, can After Effects compare itself to other tracking software like Boujou? I know those are two very different things, but how much can Boujou do, which AE cant do? Is it worth learning?

Anyways, looking forword to all the great stuff thats happening on!
July 27th, 2008 @ 7:19 pm
Thanks alot andrew, you da man 8D!
I hope its the kind of 3d *burp* tracking i'm thinking off. I always wondered how to make 3d objects track to a moving footage; like 3d text or something.

And the new website seems awesome. I hope it has a forum section as i think thats the only thing missing from here.

Once again keep up the great work :)
July 27th, 2008 @ 7:27 pm
Keep it coming Andrew. I love your site its at the top of my favorites. You are a true inspiration...
Josh Johnson
July 27th, 2008 @ 7:28 pm
Kim A.

They are very different AE is 2d tracker. Boujou is a 3d tracker although I'm sure it tracks 2d as well.

I have synteyes the best priced 3d tracker on the market but also is used on tons of films and tv shows.
July 27th, 2008 @ 7:35 pm
Hey Guys, Love the site and tutorials, just wondering Andrew, why you can get into your Final Image Inc Website.. Really keen to see some of the projects you guys have been working on.
July 27th, 2008 @ 7:53 pm
wow..i need to breath...that was alot in one blog posting :) you guys are GODS
July 27th, 2008 @ 7:55 pm
ok that was alot freaking out now A WHOLE NEW TRAINING SERIES!!!!!! wow and YOU WORKED WITH FOX!!!!!!!!!!!!!! this site ROCKS
July 27th, 2008 @ 8:09 pm
Andrew, I don't know how you take a rest doing all this, even I can't always keep up with all your the new tutorial, I mean I just finished one tut and another two came up. It's just amazing. Thank you for all this. I salute you and all the videocopilot crew.

And we want more design competition like the T-shirt contest, of course with more prize...

It would be great if you could show us how you make your own project from fox in a tutorial, if you're allowed to do that of course..
July 27th, 2008 @ 8:16 pm
*BLANK* Tracking?!
3D *BLANK*??!!
AUGUST 1st????!!!!!

Hmmm ......

July 27th, 2008 @ 8:35 pm
Is the new show on fox called Fringe?
July 27th, 2008 @ 8:36 pm
omg when is it!
July 27th, 2008 @ 8:43 pm
Wow! Lots of Free being mentioned. Can't wait to the the Plug-in. I'm sure it will be as useful as everything else you have put out for us.

You should make the Fox thing a contest, Guess what I've worked on? See if we can figure it out.
July 27th, 2008 @ 9:36 pm
Awesome Andrew this all sounds great and
I'm happy when your happy,
and I hope to be as busy as you... soon!

Thanks man, for everything.
Ori Lahav
July 27th, 2008 @ 9:42 pm
Wow, thanks you very much!
I learned everything I know from your AE tutorials. They are easy to understand, funny and teaches pretty useful stuff.
Can't wait to see this 3D *BLANK* and the new stuff.
Thanks for everything!


I tried using a clean frame instead of greenscreen, but with no success. If its possible, can you show us an example?
July 27th, 2008 @ 10:13 pm
Hi Andrew and team,

Let me guess what we will see soon:

Sam filmed you with the RED in a new T-shirt while you recorded a new Video Tutorial on how to generate a 3D Wordpress Logo. The whole thing was so good that you made it on FOX. I think FOX has a show "gfx for blogger"




DFX (Digital Effects) VFX (Visual Effects) Photo Food Travel
July 27th, 2008 @ 10:23 pm
YES!! YESSSSSSSSSS!!! 3D Tracking Tutorial, At last!?!?
There is a GOD!! :]
oh man..ive been waiting for this one, Forever!
I just really hope, that youll mention in this tutorial, just some more ideas of how to use the 3D Tracking...just to open up creative ideas for we wont see the same thing over and over again in Youtube,or somethin' :]

thanx Andrew...U Rock!! :]
July 27th, 2008 @ 10:32 pm
You're so kind Andrew!! Thanks for everything!
July 27th, 2008 @ 10:46 pm
LOL let's call her Lisa S... no that's to obvious... let's say L. Simpson
July 27th, 2008 @ 10:51 pm
Perfect , Guess that's wat we all waiting for

thanks a mil
July 27th, 2008 @ 10:53 pm
can't wait for the new website and training package! congrats for the FOX'll be so awesome if you've done it for Fringe!
thanks for the great site..

July 27th, 2008 @ 10:53 pm
Lousy, you got it!
July 27th, 2008 @ 11:02 pm
Looking forward for the new site and the Tracking tutorials, awesome!
July 27th, 2008 @ 11:12 pm
this is great news!!! thanx
July 27th, 2008 @ 11:38 pm
Haha really? Thats cool.

Maybe you could do some kind of video on how it was made like they've done before over at motionworks ;)
July 27th, 2008 @ 11:44 pm
im not a winner one but i want my t-shirt. im from Mexico.
Monroe E.
July 27th, 2008 @ 11:49 pm
i would be embarrassed to tell you how many times i check the RSS feed folder on my FireFox Tab bar for a new blog update from .... lets just say i check it enough.

:bang: cant wait for this new tutorial, website, and FOX?? lol.

congratulations on al of your success in the VFX world, I can safely say that we all admire you!
July 27th, 2008 @ 11:53 pm
Great news! Can't wait to see the new site =]
July 28th, 2008 @ 12:32 am
That's great news - you're really amazing! has grown to be my favorite site over all the net.
Gratz on to FOX job... I bet they're finally airing Homer's reality deal where a guy gets a million bucks for marrying Aunt Patty but they have to honeymoon in a box full of snakes ( )! :)

Looking forward to all the great stuff coming up soon!
Greatz from Germany,

Daryl Booth
July 28th, 2008 @ 12:36 am
yay!!!!!!!! Christmas is coming....... around Aug 1st this year kids..

July 28th, 2008 @ 12:36 am
WoW !!
You guys are amazing !!!
It's about 10:30 in
i read this wonderful news and...this is a perfekt morning!!
Thank you a lot !!
July 28th, 2008 @ 1:06 am
I am looking forward to listen to your knowledge about 3d motion tracking (Y)
July 28th, 2008 @ 2:23 am
we love you andrew \o/
July 28th, 2008 @ 3:04 am
wow, great news! keep up the good work

i can't wait to see the new design of the website:D:D
July 28th, 2008 @ 3:52 am
July 28th, 2008 @ 4:09 am
July 28th, 2008 @ 5:17 am
Thanks for the update Andrew. Congrats on the FOX deal. I can't wait to hear about it once they "take the confidentiality away" and let you talk about it. I also can't wait to see the new tutorials. The speed particles tutorial was a lot of fun and I have already been playing with that one and will be using it for my band's promo video. I have tons of ideas for using that one. THANKS ANDREW!
Morten Enoksen
July 28th, 2008 @ 5:48 am
I noticed it:)
July 28th, 2008 @ 6:24 am
Awesome, can't wait for tracking! Much love as always Mr. Kramer.
tommie12P(Thorsten Miess)
July 28th, 2008 @ 6:30 am
woa, much new news around here! congratulations for the Fox thing, you will show the spot here once it is released, right?

: ( no Email from videocopilot, nevermind I think the winners T-shirts will be great; in design and coolness, too.

exciting to hear about a free VCP Product about Tracking (awsm)

This site is so great!!!!!!!
July 28th, 2008 @ 6:32 am
شكرا (choukran) means thanks in arabic are the man !
July 28th, 2008 @ 6:33 am
That are some great news andrew and as always i cant wait.
Thanks very much!
July 28th, 2008 @ 6:37 am
That is great news Andrew, thanks for keeping us informed, it is appreciated.

Also when the time is right it will be awesome to know what show intro you worked on. Contgrats on that by the way!!

- Derrick
July 28th, 2008 @ 7:00 am
I just love you man! You're great! You are my no. 1 idol!
July 28th, 2008 @ 7:12 am
Congratulations Andrew! Big perspectives.
July 28th, 2008 @ 7:46 am
A Simpson's reference and a job a fox. Nice!
July 28th, 2008 @ 8:24 am
cool, grats on FOX,
and looking forward to the new site, and 3D tracking is always nice

i assume you'll cover depth matte too ;)

any ideas when you would do that "folding out" animation? or post a source file?
i know a few approaches on how to do it, actually its very simple but it would help me in learning expressions.

July 28th, 2008 @ 10:11 am
Sounds great. Looking forward to the changes in the website :>
HIStory [Germany]
July 28th, 2008 @ 11:01 am
That's awesome News here ! WOW ! I am lucky...

I will hope your FOX-Intro(Project) will bring you more Works and Contacts!!! (you know)
Let us see what you have done when ist time to show...

I am a little bit dont contact me, so i dont win the shirt-contest...huuuuhuuuu ;)
But anyway i am lucky with the winner.

A new Site...that's sounds good! Needed?! Or Pushed?! ;-)
Selfmade or an ready to go system?

And you will bring a new FREE-Online-Training-Pack?!
WoW...that was amaizing!
I hear about your Free Stuff from all around the globe (from my friends)!
I think this is the right way...for you! ;)

So, i will wish you all my best for your FOX-Project and for your future!

Greetings from Germany
July 28th, 2008 @ 11:06 am
I hope you've found a way to extrapolate a corner pin into a 3D camera. I've often thought that it might be possible to do that somehow. Sort of like Mark Christiansen's technique, only done 4 times based around a single pivot point that is calculated from a reference frame you would pick from the sequence. You would pick the reference frame, and it would calculate the position of the camera, then it would use the changes in the data to move and rotate the 3D camera.

Does that make sense? I sure hope that's what you've made. :)
Paulo Renato
July 28th, 2008 @ 11:30 am
First, sorry for my English.
I am Brazilian and I started to follow your blog recently.
I hope one day come to their level of development.
I love it the news. It will be very important for the community that works with After Effects these new plug.
July 28th, 2008 @ 11:35 am
Great news :)

I hope the new training about TRACKING is about a thing that I've been trying to do but that I didn't succeed so far :
create a sort of 3D tracking to recreate a camera move and use it to put some objects or graphic stuff in the footage without any 3D software but just after effects :(
July 28th, 2008 @ 12:44 pm
hey is it a red one i forgot what the ad was for but is it red and its basically like the colorful universe, is it that one? I saw it on fox
July 28th, 2008 @ 12:56 pm
Amazing! I'm realy looking forward to the new site!
But I can't imagine it gets even better!
There is no other website I check abou 10 times a day. :-)
Great news with the Fox intro, I hope they show it on the German Fox channel, too.


After I saw your 3D Text Shatter blogentry a few month ago, I've tested a few techniques to archiv that effect. And I think I came up with a cool method!

hope you like it!


July 28th, 2008 @ 1:31 pm
very interesting...
Daryl Booth
July 28th, 2008 @ 1:32 pm
@ Speedbreaker

Now that WAS cool!... Please tell me there is a tute somewhere?
Nick S
July 28th, 2008 @ 2:00 pm
It has to be Fringe. It looks just like something that Andrew would do in a tutorial.
July 28th, 2008 @ 2:16 pm
It's really great news about all the good stuff!Congratulation on a FOX project!I can't wait to see the new site,T-shirt winners,new tutorial...etc.

A few days ago I almost got a heart attack.I am getting every few weeks a Victoria's Secret newsletter.So ...I wanted to make a quick check if there is something new in my inbox.In that rush instead of Victoria's Secret I saw Video Copilot...I dont think I have to explane how I felt :)...I'm sure the winner is one of a great design...and I hope it's my favorite one.

Thank you one more time for everything!!!
July 28th, 2008 @ 3:57 pm
Hah, it is my birthday on the first of august, pretty cool gift if you ask me ;) I'm also psyched about the 3D tracking tutorials, I have tried it before but never got really good results. Maybe you could also teach us how to make shots that are suitable for 3D tracking?
July 28th, 2008 @ 5:18 pm
Thanks Andrew for sharing your skills with people like my self who cannot afford the hundreds of pounds it cost to learn this skill. I also like dare I say it, your humour. I hope you will continue to provide this tutorial for free. Once again thank you very much.
July 28th, 2008 @ 5:56 pm
You guys rock. Thanks for all the free (and not so free) stuff from VCP!

"Hi, my name's Stephen.... I'm a VCP addict..."
July 28th, 2008 @ 6:49 pm
I work for a FOX affiliate and have been using your tutorials to improve my promos greatly! I've even gotten the other guys in the production department addicted to VCP! Keep it up!
July 28th, 2008 @ 7:26 pm
Speedbreaker, that was sick!!
Good job!
July 29th, 2008 @ 12:31 am
Thanks from Russia!!!
July 29th, 2008 @ 5:39 am
I'm a new comer to the site and I can't tell you how much I LOVE IT! My buddy at work showed me some of your tutorials and all I can say is that I use my video editing programs MUCH more now! I'm so excited to keep learning! Keep up the great work!!!
July 29th, 2008 @ 5:50 am
Speedbreaker ---
That was an awesome effects shot!!! I would love to hear how you did that!! Maybe you should give tutorials a shot! GREAT WORK!!!
Andrew M
July 29th, 2008 @ 5:53 am
AWESOME. i'm exited bout seeing *cough*tracking, or in other words, 3D *cough cough* Tracking*cough**gag* *splat*
July 29th, 2008 @ 6:02 am
@Daryl Booth
unfortunately I don't think there is a tutorial for that.
That's why it took quite a while to figure it out.
But perhaps Andrew is still planning a tutorial for it. I could record one, but I'm afraid I'm not that good in explaining than Andrew is and english is not my native language. Basically it's done like that: create your objects, pre-break your objects, link the fragments to a particle system.

@Alex 77

Thank you very much.
July 29th, 2008 @ 6:25 am
Thank you

sorry for the double post.

But I forgot something. :-)
I posted this already but if you are interested in shattering glass or text, or you want to blow everything up :) you should check out Sidefx Houdini it's about 8000 $ BUT on you can download a personal learning edition for free!!! There are only a few limitations like a small watermark and a maximum render resolution of 720X576! There are also some tutorials on the page for that kind of effects!
I hope that helps!
Moca MX
July 29th, 2008 @ 6:51 am
Man i hope new site will have forums, it would be grait!

3D Tracking FINALY!!!!!!!!!
July 29th, 2008 @ 7:06 am
just wanted to give a sincere thanks. I can't say enough for how much I've learned here and applied to my work. Because of you my boss absolutely LOVES me!! Anyway, keep up the great work.
Derrick van Niekerk
July 29th, 2008 @ 8:07 am
Hi Fabian (SpeedBreaker),

in what program did you do that collision?

July 29th, 2008 @ 8:25 am
HOLY CHEESE SAUCE BATMAN!!!!! I am so hyped...
July 29th, 2008 @ 8:31 am
OH GREAT! I knew Video Copilot was too good to last!!!

You're working with FOX? I give it another month before we log on and see "Video Copilot presented by Adobe Systems".... DAMN, DAMN, DAMN!

It shouldn't be too difficult from your side Andrew. Just send your server logs to Adobe. Look... I make tutorials for AE and I get more hits than

July 29th, 2008 @ 8:42 am

it's done in 3Ds Max in exactly the same way Andrew explains here:

hope that helps.

July 29th, 2008 @ 9:38 am
3D tracking YESS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
thanks man!
p.s. Lookin forward to that new site.
July 29th, 2008 @ 10:25 am
3D tracking is easy once you learn it. I'm interested to see which app Andrew chose to use as a guide...
July 29th, 2008 @ 11:00 am
breaking news
July 29th, 2008 @ 11:03 am
there was an earthquake in South California!!!

5.8 epic center in chino hills next to los angeles!!!!!
July 29th, 2008 @ 11:04 am
@ Daryl Booth

There is a short tutorial on the Pro-Cutter tool for 3DS Max, which can be found here > <. Gives a good base to help with creating possible videos, such as Speedbreaker's.

@ Speedbreaker

Very good, liked the use of the textures on the text, made it just that more realistic.
July 29th, 2008 @ 11:25 am
Earthquake Sale?
July 29th, 2008 @ 11:48 am
Hi Andrew,

a bit OT but: Just have read the news about the earthquake near LA. Since you guys reside a few steps from there I hope you and your families are fine.

And since I'm leaving a comment here anyway I can also want to thank you for your good work here for all the graphics, movie and motion graphics enthusiasts!

July 29th, 2008 @ 2:45 pm
Josh Johnson
July 29th, 2008 @ 3:02 pm
highdefw I would hardly call good 3d tracking easy. I'm am curious as well to see which app he uses hopefully syntheyes the cheapest and extremely powerful!
July 29th, 2008 @ 3:06 pm
OK, im going to be in 12th grade in high school this year, i have been wondering, how much money do VFX artists make, or motion graphics designers make.

Well the thing is that i LOVE the stuff that Andrew does, i dont know what's the name of the kind of job he does.
But i would like to know... what is called and how much do they pay in this job in south california.

any help will be appreciated. I'm not very interested in the salary but I really would like to know that carrier to study.

Please, somebody help me.
or just post a comment here.
Andrew Grey
July 29th, 2008 @ 4:23 pm
This sounds great!!!! I can't wait to see this exiting tutorial (smiles)
July 29th, 2008 @ 4:39 pm
Hey Andrew, I'm sure this isn't the place to ask this but I'm going to be purchasing a camera soon and while I don't have the funds to buy a truly professional camera, I'm for sure making it into the prosumer range. I want HD capability, XLR's built in, and of course the best I can get in whatever else. Is there anything you can recommend in the Canon-GL2 price range? I was looking at the Canon XH-A1 and that really seems like a great fit. I'll be in NYC soon so I can check out the camera at bhphotovideo's actual storefront. I want to be able to work with hd images and I just wanna make sure the camera I buy lasts me for a while. I'm an independent filmmaker and editor who works in a variety of different realms of media (but this camera would be used primarily for my own films and such). Thank you for your time.
July 29th, 2008 @ 5:30 pm
Just saw a promo for Fringe on FOX, nice work ;)
Pete Valcanas
July 29th, 2008 @ 6:21 pm
It's always easy after you learn how to do it! DOH!
I hope whatever Andrew uses has a demo version. I gather from what i'm hearing here is that you can't do it in that correct?
July 29th, 2008 @ 6:44 pm
Don't laugh.. it works! :) and people buy as long as it's true.

Earthquake, Floods, Fire, Tornado, sales.

All kidding aside...
I hope you had no Damage from the Quake Andrew, and of course your Wife & Baby Daughter are safe and happy!

July 29th, 2008 @ 7:52 pm
I am interested to see what program AK uses as well.

Voodoo is a free one, but you get what you pay for. I was learning Syntheyes, which is a great program and pretty cheap ($400), but I think I may be moving on to PFTrack. I have a copy of PFHoe that I got out of a magazine a couple years ago and it is pretty good. PFTrack is a bit pricey, but it looks like it can do a lot of advanced things and looks relatively easy to use.

I haven't really had a chance to try Matchmover or Boujou.

If you are doing very basic 3D tracking, PFHoe is actually pretty decent and really cheap. Very simple to use. Best bang for your buck if you have a bit of money, but not a lot is Syntheyes. I can't believe it's only $400.
July 30th, 2008 @ 3:57 am
Come on, we all now that show is Fringe. Especially since youve created their promos!! hahaha :D
July 30th, 2008 @ 4:26 pm
Hey, just saw the new promo for fox. it looked really good.

great job!
August 1st, 2008 @ 6:52 am
Andrew Said:
"Also, I recently had the opportunity to create a TV intro for a new show on FOX. I can’t talk about this one just yet but I’ll let you know more soon. Needless to say, I was pretty jazzed to be part of the project."

I work FOX5 Las Vegas, I think I know what show is that you are talking about... I knew it from the moment I saw the promos!
August 3rd, 2008 @ 5:16 am
Hey !

Just to tell you that the first channel in France (TF1) use your tutorial !

PS : The new design is very excelent !
August 24th, 2008 @ 5:00 pm
6hGood idea.8f I compleatly agree with last post. rml
паркетная доска 3q
January 24th, 2010 @ 9:11 pm
I like your simpsons reference!
July 31st, 2010 @ 1:52 am
I like your simpsons reference
July 31st, 2010 @ 1:53 am
Just saw a promo for Fringe on FOX, nice work
December 2nd, 2010 @ 10:16 am
Did this plugin ever come out?
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