Back in Action

Hope everyone had a nice holiday and maybe a bit of relaxation. I know I did. We’ve got some great things coming out this week and some cool projects to discuss.

Have your After Effects fired up because we’re going to take it for a ride!

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6 years ago
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112 Comments

vicky
6 years ago
hey man u r awesome,u help me a lot in aftereffects,i would love be with for training
and learn a lot from u,
thanks a lot.
HTM
6 years ago
Just starting to dabble in AE to do our own promo stuff. In ALL the net (we looked at alot even a large mag like Layers)this is the only site worth something. Thanks, loooking forward in seeing the new stuff.
6 years ago
can't wait!
daniel de hoyos
6 years ago
Hi men i just wanna say that the most important thing is when you get to know something is so nice sharing it with no interest to gain something about it so thats what you do and so thats the reason why i look up for you. Greatings from Colombia
6 years ago
Hey Andrew, congratulations on being featured on G4TV's television show Attack Of The Show, videocopilot.net was featured during a segmant called Blog Watch, if you'd like to find a clip, I'd be glad to help look for one.
Tracker
6 years ago
I wish u all the best in the year 2009,Andrew!Keep us in focus whit your tutorials.You are great!
From Romania.
6 years ago
Thanks AK !Thanks AK !Thanks AK !Thanks AK !Thanks AK !Thanks AK !Thanks AK !Thanks AK !Thanks AK !Thanks AK !Thanks AK !Thanks AK !Thanks AK !Thanks AK !Thanks AK !Thanks AK !Thanks AK !Thanks AK ! .. and happy new full AE year ...
hama
6 years ago
I know what happened!
But i wanted to know if your brother survived.
6 years ago
Boss.................. Yes really great. Boss I m waiting for your great action tutorial. Boss I follow digital dimension,digital domain and orphanage, So please Working with that high definition project. Its so much demand in online market.... and real project. Thanks................. Boss I also develop with a Building crash tutorial. need your knowledge please...
fablemaniac
6 years ago
Happy New Year Andrew,may it be filled with more great(free)tutorials!
6 years ago
hama

if you need to know check CNN or BBC or english.aljazeera.net
& you'll explore what happened in Gaza.
fire69it
6 years ago
Happy Holidays Andrew and always thanks a lot.
Paul
6 years ago
DUDE! i just watched ' The Day the Earth Stood Still' and in one part of the movie it had that news template thing. The exact one we could download from this site. so i want to know did Andrew work on the movie or did the movie take it from VC? it was definitely the exact same one!
Barry Barrera
6 years ago
HAPPY NEW YEAR MASTER!

thanx for a great 2008
all the best in 2009
more power to videocopilot!
cheers!
Andrew G
6 years ago
Hey Andrew,
Thanks for the great insight and for being selfless. You've truly inspired me. Wishing you all blessings abundantly!!! Keep up the great work.

God Bless,
AG
Matthijs
6 years ago
hi Andrew!
in The Netherlands the vacation isn't over yet!
but till now its great!
i wish you and your team the best for 2009,
and i hope you'll keep the good work going!
so all the best wishes from here!
greats from far away...
Matthijs
Kreasj
6 years ago
Hey, nice man, hope the "Head's up" Display tutorial comes.

Happy New Year!
6 years ago
Can't wait for more great tutorials!
peter
6 years ago
back in action - sounds like a new chuck norris movie.

...andrew kramer facts:

- andrew kramer is not using after effects, after effects is serving andrew kramer.

- andrew kramer can import CMYK images in After effects 1.0
john traganidas
6 years ago
HAVE A NICE HOLIDAY FROM GREECE
ali
6 years ago
coool hope u get em online b4 my exams start :D
hama
6 years ago
Loay
What happened to you'r brothet :(
Did he survive?

/ btw nice stuff VCP ;)
6 years ago
Actually Andrew,
I had a very bad holiday because of my brothers in Ghazza but I'm glad that your site is moving again.
MaxStudios-Alkeseroâ„¢
6 years ago
Yes!!!!! We All Hope!!!

Great Tutorials are Coming Out This Week and Later!!!!
And your DVDs They're so COOOOOOOOOOOOOOL!!!
AB
6 years ago
Just wanted to say that after finally getting stuck into 'The Bullet' over the holidays, I have received a great introduction into 3D modeling and animation using Blender (I am a complete newbie to 3D - even to Adobe AF)

I have learnt much in a short time. Your tutorials are very informative and make learning much easier and a lot of fun. The three products I purchased on this site so far, have been well worth the investment. Look forward to buying more over time, especially after I digest the current material.

To all all other newbies who haven't tried Videocopilot DVD's yet: Do not to hold back!
Erwin
6 years ago
Looking forward to the new tuts!

Is the leader for Storm Chasers (broadcasted on Discovery Channel) by any chance a VCP/AK production? I think I recognized the hand/skills of Andrew Kramer there. Maybe a nice idea to give the VCP community some hints in what TV productions (be it commercials or leaders for TV shows) you have been involved in.

Anyway, I must say that thanks to this website I started to watch TV in a different way.

Wishing the VCP team a superb 2009 and may there be lots more to learn from your outstanding tutorials.

greets from Bulgaria!
6 years ago
Can't wait. Know that we all REALLY appreciate your tutorials and insights. Here's to a great New Year to all of us in the graphics industry. Happy Holidays everyone!
Adam
6 years ago
And My AE had to crash now... :(

Look forward to watching these amazing new tuts Andrew. :)
erik!!
6 years ago
hey nice!!!!!!!!!!
hope some tutos!!!
Duo
6 years ago
Great!
Lewis N
6 years ago
GANGSTA!!!!!!!!!!!!
Peter
6 years ago
VCP FTW!!!
6 years ago
VCP FTW!!!
Roy
6 years ago
yes!!! ive been woundering wen some new projects will start again
Zyk
6 years ago
Start me up!
Roel
6 years ago
Would be a great way to kickstart 2009!
Billy
6 years ago
yey. stoked duude.
6 years ago
Nice
I can wait....
Vader
6 years ago
Ah! I can't wait!

Love you Andrew. You da man.
Martin Zahuta
6 years ago
Can't wait to see more of your amazing skills!
6 years ago
can't wait to see it. happy new year to all!
Carlos Seplveda
6 years ago
Happy Holidays!to you, and your family, peace for all.

Thanks for all man
Shadow
6 years ago
When I watch TV I see your work on TV always. And your Products. Especially EVALUTION. They use it always. ))
6 years ago
Awesome cheers man ! Lookin' forward to it !
Shadow
6 years ago
ooohhhhhh can't waitttttttttttttttt. (((
6 years ago
These tutorials are cool and all, but the tutorial you are missing is the one about how to make a awesome Taco Pizza.
Eric Harrison
6 years ago
@ Andrew,

Can't wait, I hope your gonna make a tutorial of that fire AE file you handed out, I'd like to get deeper into the vortex thing for one of my own 'lil projects', is it alright if I email you on what 'that' is? Coz I don't want to type it here, I sorta wanna be the first to do 'it'

- Eric
6 years ago
Dude, best wishes from sweden. Looking forward to see some new great tutorials.
Shepherd
6 years ago
This is my dream too. Meet with the great Andrew Kramer and shake hands with he.( = (sorry for my English..i'm Hungarian..)
Alex
6 years ago
yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Go for it!!

Greetings from Uruguay!!!
6 years ago
hey Andrew,

not sure if you're reading all these comments, but i just wanted to drop a line with a HUGE Thank you! I wouldnt know what i would do in After Effects class without you man! Everything seems to be so easy when you explain stuff. And it's funny too..

Oh.. and tell Sam merry xmas :P

All the best,
Matt
6 years ago
Great,
Why don't you guys create a twitter account for instant updates?
like @videocopilot

www.twitter.com

just a tip :D
Derrick
6 years ago
Awesome!
I just ordered myself quite a few VCP products ^_^
I can't wait 'till they come in!
jorberg
6 years ago
rupchar -- try posting in the forum. That's what its for....
Filip
6 years ago
AWESOME

continue your charity work andrew I'll be following you.
highlight
6 years ago
Successful relaxation to you Mr.Andrew Kramer

awesome thanks for all!
Rupchar
6 years ago
Hi Andrew I have a request and i guessing you'd know about this....

I am going to get a P.C built so the rendering wont take 8 hours for stupid things like the matrix text with particular and other things can you suggest what spec I should be going for ie motherboard and graphics card, ram and so on as I really dont want to get this wrong becuase thats what happend last time :-s this will be a dedicated P.C and price range would be about £800 I'm guessing $1600 in your neck of the woods.

Can you please help?

Many thanks
6 years ago
I can't wait no more

some like a grafitti on the skin of my back when i'm walking, or evolution design on the skin or clothes will be good, a horse changing to a zebra with a displace technique or something like that. i know, you can do it. pleasssse

Happy Xmas and a better new year
wiseninja1
6 years ago
awesome :D
6 years ago
(O o)
Shadow
6 years ago
EEEEEEEEEE HOOOOOOOOO!!!! Mr.Kramer you are THE BEST. Merry christmas to you and your family.
Sandy
6 years ago
ah! my holiday passed by just doing after effects :) but its good that u relaxed a BIT :)
I was thinking that u will b back in action today.........SO HERE U GO :) Lets start the AE War again :) We r Ready!!!!!! :)
Nano
6 years ago
I have my one :) jajaja
Greats Andrew =D
6 years ago
You're so my hero! Bring on the new content and lets get crackin!
Fernando Araya
6 years ago
Can wait to see what you brings us for 2009!!!!
Happy New Year ALL!!!
Feliz Año Nuevo!!!!
S
6 years ago
Happy holidays and THX 4 all U R doing.. Youre website is BEST and I love youre tutorials!

sry 4 mistakes, I dont speak english very well
PJ121
6 years ago
Vahoo! I can't wait...I've been out of the office too long and am excited about some new MG design techniques.
illd
6 years ago
"...some cool projects to disuss" - I nevert will disrespect VCP - fool! :)
6 years ago
I can't wait Andrew. Everything I see on TV and movies now, I always compare them to what you do. You have set the bar in my mind, and I hold your skills in high regard. Have a great week Andrew.....I am getting my After Effects all warmed up and ready for the next tutorial...bring it on....
Paulius
6 years ago
Yeah, that's what I'm sayin'! Can't wait!
6 years ago
Happy Happy new year team videocopilot!!
McManus
6 years ago
Happy new year for all videocopiladicts!!!!!
2009 will be a great year for all of us...
Great ideas to discuss, great projects to share and coment, great new stuff... And of course new Andrew's jokes!!!!
That's Awesome!!!!!
My CPU is wet wet wet...
Will
6 years ago
Happy Holidays! Looking forward to further expanding my skill set under your tutelage Andrew! I vote that you take your After Effects Training Wizardry on a cross-country tour. I'm sure you would SELL OUT all of the venues! Some people may even follow you on the tour like "Dead Heads" and they could be called something like the "Cramer-ites" or something. Seriously though. Thanks for unselfishly sharing your knowledge and creating such awesome products. VideoCopilot has really motivated and captivated me.
6 years ago
Awesome!
Phil
6 years ago
Awesome andrew! Can't wait for 2009's adventures.
6 years ago
nice ending phrase
Ter
6 years ago
We waiting :))
6 years ago
Hello from Austria!
Yes I've got good holidays! I can only wish you a happy new year, Andrew!
I can't await new tutorials of you! Your Tutorials are very good and interesting!
All I know in AE did I learn from you! Thank you

Yours

Pfanni
Bo
6 years ago
haha relaxation, that's cute. (I have an 8 year old), ;). Hehe cool bud, hope you had a good Xmas. Can't wait to see whatcha got going on next.
jorberg
6 years ago
I'm gonna ride it like a stallion
eddie
6 years ago
WOO HOOoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo.
6 years ago
Can't wait Andrew!!!!
Shadow
6 years ago
WOW cooLLL
Vers
6 years ago
After Effects is running on my pc even i don´t sitting on it! Actually i´m running windows AE and not xp!
Rabbit
6 years ago
I am always ready to ride with AE. Andrew, you are my (video) copilot :P
Marko
6 years ago
CAN`T WAIT!
louisserrano
6 years ago
Hey Andrew Glad you had a good holiday and break seriously cannot wait for anything youve got ready for us.

This isnt just the best After Effects site on the web its THE best site on the web!

Take Care :D
Jay
6 years ago
Merry Christmas,

Can't wait, hope we are going to get the Kinetic tutorial soon. Keep up the great work.
artflame noir
6 years ago
Hey Amigo

A Very Merry X-Mass and a Happy New Year to you and your family.

I'm kicking it this and the next year in a relaxed way at the beautiful tropical island of Koh Samui in Thailand, mainly because of you, as I got a great job here thanks to the great stuff you teach.

May All Good Vibes be with you in future.
ninjtso
6 years ago
cool .............. we are waiting :)
ITV Teacher
6 years ago
Welcome back I hope santa was good to you! They say a giver gets and a taker gets taken! wow I bet you get alot!!! I mean that. you give to us all a part of your gift. I for one really appreciate your shared knowledge.
lawrence
6 years ago
Ace!
Plk
6 years ago
/me Hoping for a new free tutorial ^^
HSN
6 years ago
I cant wait .. thanks
6 years ago
have fun this holiday Andrew...
Me too "From Brasil (Sao Paulo), everyday i go on in you (our) website to see if there is something new !"

Love u man
See yah
6 years ago
Awesome thanks
6 years ago
Wicked Andrew -

I got AE fired up and itching to play!!

lets do it
lorenz
6 years ago
hi idol andrew! looking for your great projects next year... hope to meet you.. im one of your fan here in the phillipines.. hope you'll have a free seminar here.
wouter from holland
6 years ago
Andrew, you're the best! Keep on rocking ;) !!!!
6 years ago
Nice!
6 years ago
U are the best Andrew WE are waiting u
ramonehulet
6 years ago
hope you had a good holiday
6 years ago
Well, aren't you magnanimous :)
thebesteditor
6 years ago
COOOOOOLLLLL !!!!
From France, everyday i go on ur website to see if there is something new !

One year again with u, with ur help, ur lessons, ur knowledge....
Thank u for that Andrew Kramer.

i hope u'll do it again during this new year. i'm sure u'll do it ! i'm sure we'll see a lot of big and wonderfull projects.

my dream is to meet u one day, to see u working on after effetcs....i asked it to Father Christmas....
maybe he'll be ok next year, hahaha....

see u soon Andrew K.

THEBESTEDITOR
6 years ago
WooHoo!!!Can't wait!!
Merry XMas Andrew & Happy Holidays!!
Sliver37
6 years ago
Awesome news! Looking forward to it as always =)

Happy new years to everyone around here on VCP!
Ivo
6 years ago
Watch out with the firecrackers Andrew!
bANKS
6 years ago
Cool. Happy Holidays!
6 years ago
yeah, nice holiday!
Gavin
6 years ago
hope the next great project
gothell
6 years ago
I can't wait.

Have a good hollyday!! ;)
l1nkje^
6 years ago
Waiting for this! :P
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