Here are some screens of the stuff I’m working on. Some of it is abstract futuristic and the other is part of an action sequence. Wish I could show more…

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8 years ago
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Love that blue tunnel
7 years ago
Hmmm.... Looks like a thing I saw in the Dead Space movie (Dead Space: Deadend, something with a second line of title). Looks like what I say there but I could've seen it wrong.
aaron sweden
7 years ago
i want the project or a tutorial of this
8 years ago
owesome project andrew...i'll be wait for the tutorial :P
8 years ago
dude, i just saw a preview for Fringe on fox and there was a helecopter in a city, much like your stills. it looked good. anyway i can't wait till sept 10 when you can finally talk about it. haha.
Wayne Cutajar
8 years ago
Will that project of 2 Helicopters and some firing will be on video copilot???
8 years ago
gwwaaaab, Heeheeeliicoooopteeeeeeeersssssss - can't wait, for helicopters!
8 years ago
you didn't make those helicopters for the new frank miller movie (the spirit) or did you? in the trailer I saw some helicopters that looked just the same.. if you did, I would never come to this site again of jalousie
8 years ago
what about show reel tutorial
8 years ago
Hmmm.. I'm thinking TRON
8 years ago
That helis are 3D models? :)
8 years ago
Very nice work.
The "blue tunnel" look likes the intro title sequence of xmen 2 at 1'37.
8 years ago
Hi all, i´m new here, this site is´t amazing! Andrew you bring me to adobe AE, i love your tutorials. You the best! 1000 000x THX! You so cool p.s. sry for my bad language i´m from slovakia.
8 years ago
Screen liks a lot like a game i used to play couple of years ago.
It`s called Ballistics;img;2
8 years ago
I can`t wait for this tutorial Andrew!!!! looks awesome... Super Thanks from Buenos Aires to all
the Team... hey... where is tino???? vacations???
I love Video Copilot!!! you are my Hero.
8 years ago
Looks like someone's working on the new Tron film with that tunnel type shot!
Kevin N
8 years ago
Love those space ship tunnels. Here my lame shot.
8 years ago
Great screens!
But ok I was wondering how do you match the Real World camera focal distance with the 3D one? Can bojou do that or do you have to that manually. Or do you have to capture the footage set to one focal distance?
8 years ago
kewll..... my turn...

check this guys... do send ur comments...
Daryl Booth
8 years ago
It looks good Mr Kramer, but it just needs a little more cowbell....
8 years ago
Andrew your a pimp.
8 years ago
Andrew's working on Tron 2...and this proves it :D
8 years ago
gut stuff trapcode horizon and Cinema 4d ?

how make this snake?
8 years ago
I want to see more helicopter action!!

product product product!!!
8 years ago
man that looks slick AK, keep it steady man. i look forward to seeing the completed version of what you're working on.

the explosions on the bottom do look pretty matted on though. maybe you need some debris via particular? idk, im only going off a still pic :)
8 years ago
Say, this helicopter shot could be inserted perfectly into a Dr Pepper ad I recently comped in AE, with the world being blown apart by Trapcode Particular meteor bombs. (see it at

Looking great Andrew!
8 years ago
Felicitaciones desde Chile. . . thanks
Matt in MO.
8 years ago
I don't know Andrew. The bottom picture looks weird. I can't quite put my finger on it, but it just seems out of place and it "looks" composited. I don't know how to make it more realistic and after all, its your project.

But I love the two upper images. Will I learn how to create my own Digital Juice Jumpbacks for use in our church worship times? haha.

Great work as always though. You did ten times more than I can do, on the level of Hollywood.
8 years ago
That city looks great man, the colors, the composition is very beatiful. What do you mean about "flat"? It doesn't look flat in my opinion, I like the camera angle, the contrast, and the part of the city that's far away... It looks like a mattepainting.
8 years ago
very cool stuff :)
D4 Manager
8 years ago
Your city looks kind of my opinion
8 years ago
sweet. Very Tron.
8 years ago
Man thanks awesome..i wanna try do it before you launch the challenging..i wanna see if i can do it
8 years ago

cant wait for more stuff. Nice pictures!
8 years ago
Andrew - if we're talking about great links you should check this one!

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A new representation for video which facilitates a number of common editing tasks. The representation has some of the power of a full reconstruction of 3D surface models from video, but is designed to be easy to recover from a priori unseen and uncalibrated footage. By modelling the image-formation process as a 2D-to-2D transformation from an object’s texture map to the image, modulated by an object-space occlusion mask, we can recover a representation which we term the “unwrap mosaic”. Many editing operations can be performed on the unwrap mosaic, and then re-composited into the original sequence, for example resizing objects, repainting textures, copying/cutting/pasting objects, and attaching effects layers to deforming objects.
8 years ago
It is a very good thing for someone to see an artists work and instantly know who made the piece, most artists struggle their whole life to develop a style that sets them aside from everyone else

that being said, Andrew i really love your stuff, but what Ive started to notice is that the more people try to emulate your style the more cliche it becomes.
Greetings from Sweden!
8 years ago
I really hope that ur gonna make a tutorial about this cuz it looks awesome ;).
8 years ago
Trapcode Horizon, cool
8 years ago
yipee!...its getting better everyday!..more tutorial please..i'll send a camel for you Andrew and Sam. would that be possible thru USPS?..:)

I am just happy for you guys!..

8 years ago
Do I smell a new product on the horizon???
8 years ago
It is very nice,,....
8 years ago
Andrew that looks fantastic, i'd love to see a tutorial that helps us out with rockets/fireballs like that bottom picture.
8 years ago
Awesome! ! ! !
8 years ago
Still Rox ! Don't work too much this week , u have to go buy a present ;)
8 years ago
lol, Easy Green has sure worked a lot in the scene with the helicopters, after all its ur favourite..:P
8 years ago
amazing stuff dudes!!! respect :)
8 years ago
where i get trapcode horizon!!??
and u have to teach how to use!!!
please!!!and create a meteor!!
8 years ago
I just can't understand how you're doing all this awesome stuff! You're a genius man! (sorry if I make mistakes, I'm for Quebec, my english is not excellent:P)
8 years ago
I could be wrong, but I don't think a hollywood feature film would say "Custom Features" and "It's All Here" in the graphics.
8 years ago
That helicopter shot might be the coolest thing ever.
8 years ago
Looks sweet, cant wait for the tut, LOL.
8 years ago
Hey Adnrew,
Awesome stuff!
I like the screen with the helicopters :D
looks great! :]
i tried to do a picture with the same idea
and heres what i made:
what do you think? :]
8 years ago
Nice job sir!
abhay from India
Peter Wong
8 years ago
Is this for a featured film? Is it Hollywood?
8 years ago
Those look sweet. In the one with the helicopters are those both 3d cause last time you showed 2 and i really couldn't tell the difference.

and when your done you are definitely going to give us a link for where we can watch the final product
8 years ago
am looking to buy some red gaint product dvd ,which one you think i should get ? for a cool looks that works with this kind of work please advise.
8 years ago
wow andrew you are amazing...are you making a should totaly do a long tutorial on how to make the helicopter
tommie12P(Thorsten Miess)
8 years ago
just wooooaaaawwwwhhhhooaaaa great (Im lazy these days)
8 years ago
Awesome, that looks sweet. Can you give us any info about the project itself, the crew involved maybe or what it's about?
8 years ago
Nice compositing and nice elements .
Is There any tutorials or movies for these pics?

8 years ago
8 years ago
That is very nice looking. Would love more information on the tunnel is you are ever able to do so.
Ori Lahav
8 years ago
I think the most far explosion needs some work, maybe be partially behind a building or something. Doesn't completely fits.

Good luck!
8 years ago
wow, that is...that is...incredible! I want to know what is that movie, let us know.
By the way, what was the FOX series you worked on?
8 years ago
Shouldn't the smoke near helicopter be "blown" off ...? or something similar?

anyways, nice job, would be nice to see more :)

thanks for sharing :D
8 years ago
Man, I wanna be Andrew when I grow up. ;)
Nebary (RUS)
8 years ago
That’s really cool!
8 years ago
Tutorial pleeeaaaseee? :P
8 years ago
pshhhh thats not really cool or anything.
8 years ago
By the power of Greyskull!!! thats awesome.
8 years ago
Pretty cool man. You should make smoke trails a tutorial one day ;)
8 years ago
looks sweet. any connection between your helicopter / call of duty 4 work? :)
8 years ago
hey! looks great^^
I would be glad to see this "helicopter-war-scene-image" in motion^^
8 years ago
Wow... the helicopter screens shot so totally baller.
8 years ago
Andrew you have a good life ;)
8 years ago
waiting for more vids :D
8 years ago
While you're hard at work, maybe Sam could do a shortcuts episode or something ;)
8 years ago
Thanks Andrew much Sci-Fi
8 years ago
World War 5 ^^
8 years ago
I like the 'abstract futuristic' stuff very much!!
8 years ago
It looks great. Awesome.
8 years ago
Man I like it a lot... the coloring of the city is great...

you say you that the full BG is around 10k... how did u get AE to handle such high resolution?
8 years ago
Looking good
8 years ago
That is freaking amazing Andrew!!!!!I love those 3D Titels and this 3D tunnel is looking really amazing i hope you gonna make a tut of those in future.
Glowing Amraam
8 years ago
Andrew, that looks fantastic!! And smoke trails, i've been dying to get a tutorial on how to make those look right!
Ben Wotton
8 years ago
sweet work! that looks really nice!
The second one is kinda death star-ish isn't it?

I love trapcode horizon! it is so intuitive with AE's features. especially particular. Keep up the great work and I'm hoping for a cool tutorial on stuff like this!
8 years ago
trapcode is great but unfortentely it wont woek on 64bit yet.. so i still use both 64bit and 32 to make it all work. but the screeny is a great job andrew classy stuff ;) . thanks for the info you share with all of us.
8 years ago
Wow - reminds me of Armageddon ;)

Have you ever thought of doing a tut on afterburn :D .
8 years ago
Really love it, especially the action sequence.
Jack R
8 years ago
Anybody else get the feeling there may be a new VC release on the way which will have us reaching for our wallets?

I do...just a hunch...

It'll make "The Bullet" look like "The Popgun".

8 years ago
wow...I cant wait to see this...
8 years ago
holy hell that looks sexy. I am really lookin' forward to this
8 years ago
You just keep impressing me AK. That helicopter screen looks so awsome. Mind telling us what movie that is for? (if it now is for a movie) =)
8 years ago
I wish you could show more, too. Looks cool!
ömer tatlisoz
8 years ago
waovv super....
8 years ago
very nice stuff.
8 years ago
Ah, interesting.
Just noticed it because the star that used to be on the banner on the top of the page used to have some aliasing too.

Sounds/looks like fun! :)
8 years ago
Mind if I critique?

There seems to be a lot of things in focus on the Apache Helicopter shot. The choppers are clearly in focus and so is the front of city. I could be wrong but if you could find some shots of choppers or air crafts flyings near a city might serve a good reference for how out of focus things should be. Maybe a little more noise but that is a minor thing. You seem to have a good amount in there already.

Very cool graphics though. Take care-
8 years ago
Excellent i've been waiting for a blog post! this is awesome Andrew! They must of taking a while to do!

Andrew your help and tutorials are the best not only on the interenet but anywhere thank you so much for what you have given us since 2005!
Josh Johnson
8 years ago
That was my next guess. That plug looks great. Red Giant has been on fire lately. Hope to see some more of your work and maybe even some videos :).

thanks for the info and keep up all the inspirational work.

That futuristic looking tunnel is nice too.
8 years ago
Trapcode Horizon.
Josh Johnson
8 years ago
That is awesome thanks for the info Andrew. The only thing lacking in cinema 4d is the lack of something like afterburn. Nice job.

You say 360 degrees so are you using some camera projection and large matte paintings?

I just ordered C4D R11 which now comes with Projection Man!
8 years ago
The Smoke trails in that scene are AE trails with Particular. Close up ones are created with MAX and Aftreburn.

The aliasing sharpness is from exporting half resolution out of AE, full resolution takes time. That BG alone is a complete 360 degrees, almost 10K!
8 years ago
we wanna newwwww tutorialllsssss :D Andrew
Josh Johnson
8 years ago
Everything looks great nice job! Were those smoke trails made in Max or AE? Love the composting and CC work on the helicopter scene.
8 years ago
Andrew can you show us some stuff (other then VCP ;)) u did in the past.
This looks really hot.

8 years ago
very nice stuff.
8 years ago
Andrew, ask someone to free new images, heheheeheh
Great job, as always.
8 years ago
wow that is really good

and yes just like hampus i want to be there

One DAy lol
Bye Tom
8 years ago
Wow, that's really cool!
8 years ago
Looks good AK!
This is my first post on the blog.
What renderer are you using in max?
You should try to blur your reflections a little because you're getting aliasing on your reflections. In V-ray it's really easy, with the default scanline, I'm not sure what you'd do.

Looks good :)

I'd just like to thank you for all you've put into this website, you've helped a lot of people.

Thank you
Cameron Sinfield
8 years ago
Cool! can´t wait
8 years ago
really nice, andy. hope I'll get there sometime in the future :D
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