Fiction can be fun

Here is a short excerpt from one of the upcoming tutorials on The Meteor.
(The first set will be out this weekend!)

The message is:
Even non-3D folks will benefit from understanding the work flow between AE and a 3D program even if you are primarily a compositor or dictionary salesman! It’s WIN-WIN.

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7 years ago
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79 Comments

Lol who is John?
7 years ago
Hey! I have a zune...I was very offended by that...I know that was a direct shot at me, as a compositor I am proud of my zune! (and I'd like some of this coffee flavored soda)..:)
Marco
7 years ago
Very cool! This reminds me, it would be interesting to see some tutorials that utilize the lightning/advanced lightning plugin.
illd
7 years ago
LOL, very entertaining ;)
Comrade
7 years ago
Also, before anyone flips out over the mactard thing, know that I prefer Linux over windows.
Comrade
7 years ago
I'm also "that guy" around my studio. If Mactards weren't so much fun to mess with I'd give the zune up. The coffee lounge is also where the creepy guy,that everyone thinks puts his creepy rape van to use, hangs out. He drinks nothing but Coffee-Cola(Slurm), because "It's highly addictive!"
Nikan Ansari
7 years ago
Wait noooo not as a receptionist
Nikan Ansari
7 years ago
hot receptionist....




ANDREW ANDREW
7 years ago
I think I'm gonna open a studio with only a lobby and hot receptionist.
York
7 years ago
Thanks Andrew, thats exactly
what Ive been looking for lately.
7 years ago
Coffee Coffee Coffee!!!!!!!!
Tedy888
7 years ago
i cant watch it...
Jay
7 years ago
LOL. It was in Quicktime.... so I could easily download it and share with friends with I pods.. and that one guy with a Zune!
7 years ago
you tease
7 years ago
Hey Andrew..you are a pretty funny guy! The studio I am at in Tampa Florida has a great coffee room but I wish I wasn't the 3D guy and the AE guy and the Flash guy and the Dreamweaver guy and....man is Fictional Studios hiring? BTW comments were made on the morning radio show here about Fringe and your opening. Good Job! Can't wait for the tutorial.
JeffBriant
7 years ago
Andrew... don't ever tease me like that again... damn it...
Steven
7 years ago
kool beans
Thorsten Miess
7 years ago
I like the jokes! man it was a long while without a tut but we dont have to wait anymore. great
7 years ago
Thanks.
waiting for the tutorial
Deon
7 years ago
I'm always disappointed when I hear that Video Copilot tune because then I know the tutorial is about to end...
dan
7 years ago
crap..im "that" guy
Dano
7 years ago
Thanks Andrew
7 years ago
Man, I can't wait to work in a fictional studio. I haven't had a coffee in years. I just can't afford one.
Nahuel
7 years ago
I can't wait for the tutorials!!
Martin flores
7 years ago
Thats one of the big problems i have is working in 3D i know i can get it down if i keep at it and start with basics or something. Do you have any suggestions or advice to where to begin if you want to start modeling and incorporating 3D motion graphics to your work? I got about a year left for school and studying Visual Effects and Motion Graphics so i need to start putting a reel together and wanted to include alot of motion graphic work into it.

So thats why i ask what would one have to do to start getting comftorable in 3D what would be the best place to start?

hope you answer back

Thanks

Martin
7 years ago
Haha - I gotta say Andrew, there are many people who do tutorials and in order to make them a little more interesting try injecting humor into their work. You are one of the few who truly and consistently succeed at this. Your tut's are always hugely relevant and in general fun to watch.

Now that, my friend, is a Win-Win.
7 years ago
Haha, "All with iPods, and that one guy with zune."
Jacob Behunin
7 years ago
Im the 1 guy with the Zune!
7 years ago
Been a few of these offices... the coffee is the most important part, but you forgot to put the backdoor on the diagram for all the smokers!! puff puff... animate animate... puff puff... magic lasso tool... ( my eyeballs are falling out and my lungs are black )
Gwen
7 years ago
I wanna be in THIS studio !!
Tim
7 years ago
Humm... will there be any coffee flavored coffee?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQxgv4QtKM8

(warning: language may not be appropriate for all viewers)
Dean Doll
7 years ago
That's hilarious, although here, the 3D, Editing, Sound Recording, Media Storage, and Compositing all happen in my cave.

That's right, I have a cave. The nearest window is 40 feet from the door and all you ever see out there is dogs emptying their bowels.

That's not to say I don't love what I do.
Alex
7 years ago
haha jim carrey lol

Kooool, but cant waaaait for some tutorials
7 years ago
Intresting to see the new technique and use of Boujou by you! Thanx for $free$ projects.So nice!
Mustafa Natheer
7 years ago
Hey Andrew,

I am Boiling right now, I can't wait to see The Meteor tutorials.

I have to say my friend you have a hell of marketing skills ;) .

Peace.
FISH
7 years ago
You are soooooo funny! I look forward to the integrated humor as much as I do the videos! What makes your humor the funniest is how close it resembles real life. "all iPods and that one person with a Zune" hee-hee
Peter Wong
7 years ago
AK, you make me feel that learning AE is the best thing in the world
7 years ago
Dude! I am so psyched for the tutorial! you do a great job Andrew!
7 years ago
PERFECT we can use AE7 yupi!!!!!!!
Christopher Oliver
7 years ago
Cool dude cant wait. :)

Christopher Oliver
.COMcomics
Doug
7 years ago
Comic Genius. (I'm talking about you too, AK)
Strandli
7 years ago
Jim Carrey is HILARIOUS! He is just as crazy in real life ^^ (youtube "Jim Carrey 2000")

Looking forward to the tutorials :)
Cityboy
7 years ago
Dude...I really miss that Video Copilot music. It feels like I have not heard it forever. I am really looking forward to the meteor tutorial. I am a Maya animator but I have not done much on the AE compositing side of things. This will really help out.
David
7 years ago
oh man, I can't wait. I know you will be using 3d studio Max, but I'm sure I will be able to somewhat follow along in blender.
Mikester191
7 years ago
Any chance one of the tutuorials will include the workflow from premiere to AE to render out? Copy/paste or import the project what's the best way to get it into AE?
Nikolaus
7 years ago
@EFILMS24

just install the newst version of Quicktime or just open your eyes ;-)
EFILMS24
7 years ago
hey men i cant see that video!!!
why?!!!!i wanna see it!!
Some Guy
7 years ago
I love Jim Carrey! He is my hero! :D
Edd Black
7 years ago
Even though I am not interested (or naturally talented) in 3D modeling...I am totally on board with learning how to integrate finished 3D work into my AE work flow.

That, my tiny brain can handle.

Thank you.
Chad
7 years ago
you're such a tease, man... looking forward to the new tuts
Patrick
7 years ago
looks like its going to be a great one and funny too ;)

Cheers
P
Zach
7 years ago
LOL! this is very funny.
w00
7 years ago
I want the tutorial!!!11 :D
Nikolaus
7 years ago
No, i think Andrew. He works on a Windows PC Maschine, no Apple, so he is the guy i think :-) *LOL*
7 years ago
Nice studio layout... Is Sam the "one guy with the Zune"? ;)
Infaas
7 years ago
looking forward for the tutorials
bob
7 years ago
i must say this was a BIG tease before the weekend.
amazing he he he
Bo
7 years ago
and that one guy with a zune lol. That was cool man. made my morning thanks =)
artflame noir
7 years ago
weeehoooo... I'm gonna grab me a coffee flavored ice cream now.
Just Amit
7 years ago
Lol. Nice!

Either way, i've always been for integrating 3D, even if i can't afford 3D MAX. I'm trying to learn blender but am quickly learning the reliability limitations of it. Thanks for the great tutorials and looking forward to the series ;)
7 years ago
YEAH thanks !
Daryl Booth
7 years ago
LOL!! brilliant
dasnico
7 years ago
hey mr. Andrew did you create the universe?

thx for the clip!
nico
Nikolaus
7 years ago
WOW, look great :-) Thanks and have a very nice weekend :-) I cant wait until the tutorial will be online! :-) I am getting crabby... ;-)
7 years ago
Hi Andrew!
IS There any new tutorial for this month ?!!!!
Thanks for Projects.
http://After-Effects.blogfa.com
bANKS
7 years ago
Hey! Are we going to get to explore the lobby?
James
7 years ago
Yeah as amazing as your tutorials are, I think a lot of people would lose interest if it wasn't for your sense of humour =D
Lookin forward to the new stuff!
Ethan
7 years ago
Great Stuff !!!
7 years ago
Lol, great stuff Andrew, love all your little jokes. :)
7 years ago
You can use AE 6.5, 7 and CS3.
Mathuza-Brasil
7 years ago
Cool :D
7 years ago
Yeaaaaa its a pleasure to hear your voice again after 1 month without tutorials.^^
Brian
7 years ago
And look out for next weeks new product release from Video Copilot - Coffee Flavored Soda.

Loaded with sugar and caffeine it is the perfect drink for anyone working in post production!
tal sss
7 years ago
thanks for the important info
7 years ago
Funny stuff! Hey, coffee-taste-soda?
Suvir
7 years ago
AND THE "HOT RECEPTIONIST"... DOESNT ALWAYS HAPPEN...
Suvir
7 years ago
HEY ANDREW...

Will this Training series ask for CS3??
Or could it be done in AE 7?
Suvir
7 years ago
awesomeeeee
Jelle
7 years ago
COOL!!!:D Love The Meteor!
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