More Filming

I’m going out again today for one of the last days of shooting for Action Essentials 2. We are also planning a little short film with Sam to show off some of the impressive elements available. We will not being using any practical effects in the film but rather enhance it entirely in post with Action Essentials.

Now where’s my bullet proof vest…

March 10th, 2009 @ 9:37 am
Be carefull out there! and greetings to all!
March 10th, 2009 @ 9:38 am
Can't wait!
March 10th, 2009 @ 9:39 am
cant wait :P
March 10th, 2009 @ 9:39 am
Im waiting for it
will be with quicktime player?
jejejeje i think the short should be good
Daniel Fahre
March 10th, 2009 @ 9:40 am
Cool, cant wait! What kind of cameras is used?
March 10th, 2009 @ 9:41 am
ou nice men ! LOOK FORWARD !!!
March 10th, 2009 @ 9:42 am
I can't wait to see Sam get blown to bits!....ha ha ha
He's like your little patsy.
Diego G.
March 10th, 2009 @ 9:45 am
Sounds nice! Waiting for a new vid
March 10th, 2009 @ 9:47 am
Sam - Watch out for banging trash can lids.
March 10th, 2009 @ 9:48 am
oooo.. nice :)
March 10th, 2009 @ 9:50 am
Maybe some muzzle smoke bursts? Different angles of the muzzle flash, better ricochets and tracers?
March 10th, 2009 @ 9:51 am
NICE, looking forward to seeing this video, please could u post some pictures of todays filming when you get a chance?
March 10th, 2009 @ 9:54 am
wow, any expected release date?
March 10th, 2009 @ 10:05 am
nice to here that!
can't wait for the new DVD!
March 10th, 2009 @ 10:16 am
This sounds great!
David W.
March 10th, 2009 @ 10:18 am
How about giving Sam a bullet-proof. Could you show us how you create and film the explosions and stuff?
David W.
March 10th, 2009 @ 10:24 am
I left out the word vest. Make sure Sam has a bullet-proof vest. That way he'll still be around for poking fun at and more tutorials. :)
S Gilbert
March 10th, 2009 @ 10:26 am
Hey, any chance that you'll have Action Essentials 2 complete by the time you come to New York?
March 10th, 2009 @ 10:28 am
Can't wait!
Kenneth N.
March 10th, 2009 @ 10:35 am
Will it include some flamethrower stock footage? (:
March 10th, 2009 @ 10:37 am
On the shots done with RED, will you be offering the .R3d files with the collection? (It would be so much better to have them...and down-convert if need be)
March 10th, 2009 @ 10:39 am
Sounds gr8 can't wait
March 10th, 2009 @ 10:46 am
Wow. I am stoked for this new set! So glad you are making a new version. SOLD!
March 10th, 2009 @ 10:53 am
Bulletproof vest? you taking "shooting film" a bit too litterally, be careful bro, we all need you here.
Good luck
March 10th, 2009 @ 11:24 am
greek lover
March 10th, 2009 @ 11:33 am
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa.i cant wait.
March 10th, 2009 @ 11:35 am
YAY!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks! will be really looking forward to this.
March 10th, 2009 @ 11:39 am
Cool. I'm having Sam withdrawals.
March 10th, 2009 @ 11:43 am
Kramer, you should shoot a movie not a guy!
March 10th, 2009 @ 11:54 am
Hey Andrew, how about you show us some teaser shots of your setup for shooting these explosions?

I would love to see how you set up and shoot stock action footage like this, and it might even make a good tutorial.
G Man
March 10th, 2009 @ 12:17 pm
very nice...looking forward to the promo...
March 10th, 2009 @ 12:20 pm
lol cool andy cannt w8 what yo gonna do for sam this time
blow his head or cutting his hand :D lol pOOr sam
any way thank u
sry for bad axcent am frim iraq ^_^
Simon Steele
March 10th, 2009 @ 12:25 pm
Awesome looking forward to seeing this in action
Marlon Cantillano
March 10th, 2009 @ 12:31 pm
Great, ince you are still in production how long before we can have the final product available to be purchased? would it be downloadable only or do we get the opton of DVD copy too? Also would we get RAW files with this package?

How many tutorials would this package have included?

Can't wait to purchase it.
Adam Sklar
March 10th, 2009 @ 12:44 pm
Looking forward to it. :D
March 10th, 2009 @ 12:45 pm
My PayPal account is ready and waiting!!!
March 10th, 2009 @ 1:06 pm
if you have seen watchmen then u know that andrew kramer is like Dr. Manhattan of after effects. hahaa

i would love for one day to come and see you work, that would be n experience. :D

tc bro
March 10th, 2009 @ 1:10 pm
So instaed of Harold and Kumar we got Sam and Andrew escape from Alcatraz, Now that sounds like a movie. Someone get Speilberg on the line quick. You guys rock!!!! keep it comin

Thanks & God Bless
montezuma revenge
March 10th, 2009 @ 1:24 pm
can`t wait, freaking great!! :D
March 10th, 2009 @ 1:32 pm
I bet Riot Gear 2 will rock as well
March 10th, 2009 @ 1:37 pm
It's gonna be awesome stuff :D :D
March 10th, 2009 @ 1:48 pm
Hey Andrew. What are u shooting this things with? Film, Red, HDcam? I hope u make them nativa HD
March 10th, 2009 @ 1:58 pm
Does Sam get a bullet proof vest?
March 10th, 2009 @ 2:00 pm
I think some "behind the scenes" scenes would be awesome :)
I love things like that :P
March 10th, 2009 @ 2:03 pm
Andrew, you better find that bulletproof vest...Cuz if you die, i will be infuriated, and even worse...disappointed.
Josh M
March 10th, 2009 @ 2:13 pm
Sweet cant wait for the demo video to see all the new, cool effects!
Christopher Oliver
March 10th, 2009 @ 2:18 pm
LOL bullet proff vest lol
March 10th, 2009 @ 2:24 pm
the Meteor 2!
March 10th, 2009 @ 2:37 pm
can't wait for it.
i have all your products, they're great!
March 10th, 2009 @ 2:52 pm
Is this being released in April? May?

I know a lot of Unis and colleges have final film projects being filmed right now and are going in to post in April

My guess is that would be a prime time to release it
March 10th, 2009 @ 3:15 pm
Andrew, in Action Movies Essential will have any slow motion footage? That should be great!!
You're the best!!!!
March 10th, 2009 @ 3:32 pm
Wow.. great.. can't wait to get it. =)
March 10th, 2009 @ 4:52 pm
yea!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i am sooooo excited for this product
March 10th, 2009 @ 5:19 pm
woot! EPIC!
March 10th, 2009 @ 6:20 pm
Great, I love all your tutorials and I really want some of the DVD's, I just don't have the money. I can't wait until this one comes out, so I can have another thing that I want but can't get.
Anyway, I just thought I'd mention that you're on the Wikipedia page for After Effects:
(scroll down to the External Links part)
Did you already know that?
March 10th, 2009 @ 6:41 pm
i'm waiting for that short film..
and then, share your skills with me yeah..
March 10th, 2009 @ 7:10 pm
YES!! You have no idea how excited I am for this. I hope the promo is not far off(?).
March 10th, 2009 @ 7:24 pm
Sweet, can't wait!!! Check out my YouTube channel for Star Wars videos; Ryan vs. Brandon 2 will be out in a few days!!!
March 10th, 2009 @ 7:41 pm
Awesome I can't wait for the promo!
March 10th, 2009 @ 9:30 pm
March 10th, 2009 @ 9:32 pm
give us some"intense scenes"photos when you come back
March 10th, 2009 @ 9:45 pm
Can't wait to see what you guys come up with, it's always exciting. It'd be nice to see some footage or stills of your shooting and setup. You know special behind the scenes stuff?
March 10th, 2009 @ 10:09 pm
Cant wait for this Mr Kramer, youre the best...Cant wait for the new tutorials even more...Im going nuts here!

Like I said once before, my daily dose of Mountain Dew doesnt seem to help calm me down, what I need is a
"Ey whats up, Andrew Kramer here for Video Copilot dot net" latest tutorial...

Youre the best....Again
March 10th, 2009 @ 11:14 pm
please make sure Sam is alive
March 11th, 2009 @ 1:32 am
March 11th, 2009 @ 1:38 am
you guys...leave sam alone! enjoy your day out man!
March 11th, 2009 @ 2:58 am

As long as it's a "very exciting tutorial!" Maybe this time AK'll mean it! lol...
Ricardo Mantovani
March 11th, 2009 @ 3:17 am
Nice job Andrew.
brunito argentino
March 11th, 2009 @ 3:50 am
oh my god... oh my god... oh my god... oh my god!!!!!!!!!!!..
can't wait!!!
March 11th, 2009 @ 4:04 am
You are doing 10 things at the same time xD.Good luck make some good new products!
March 11th, 2009 @ 4:24 am
oh man be careful...don't just look for your own bullet proof vest look for Sam's as well !!guess you'r gonna need him soon for your next tutorial...
March 11th, 2009 @ 4:43 am
Well done!Great AK
March 11th, 2009 @ 5:21 am
March 11th, 2009 @ 6:12 am
I CANT WAIT !!!!!!!!!! :D
March 11th, 2009 @ 7:13 am
Oh, is Sam still alive? I thought he is a dead body inside that creepy box, :)
March 11th, 2009 @ 11:40 am
I can't stop myself from drooling!!
March 11th, 2009 @ 12:08 pm
i go every day 10 times to this site, :)
cant wait for the next tutorial.
March 11th, 2009 @ 12:12 pm
May all your explosions go off when you expect them too.
March 11th, 2009 @ 12:15 pm
Ha Ha can you make tiny little sams shoot out the barrel and dodge a bullet :)

I kid.

Action essentials 2 will rule
March 11th, 2009 @ 12:26 pm
Huuuh Explosions ftw!!!
March 11th, 2009 @ 12:47 pm
Woooho :D
March 11th, 2009 @ 2:53 pm
Sam rulzzz
March 11th, 2009 @ 9:25 pm

While not an Action Essentials topic, I just wanted to give a shout out to you in CA. I teach a Video Arts class in high school, and we just started a unit on compositing. We are using you Lightsaber V2 preset, and I have your "Basic Training" as required viewing for the students. It's been great! Thanks for a great teaching tool!. I hope to add your products to some of our classes computer data base, when we have the cash for it. Again, great stuff. I personally have been using your stuff for the last two years.

Thanks again,
March 11th, 2009 @ 9:53 pm
u da real man bro
March 12th, 2009 @ 2:02 am
DANG!!!!! CANT WAIT FOR IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

March 12th, 2009 @ 3:17 am
look forward 2 future is in ur hand buddy....
March 12th, 2009 @ 8:14 am
Wheres mu bullet proof vest, i was laughing hard at that because i said it with out realizing you had wrote it lol
March 12th, 2009 @ 9:47 am
shoot in red i guess, cain't wait...
March 12th, 2009 @ 12:42 pm
i suppose posting questions here doesn't work?
March 12th, 2009 @ 10:13 pm
cant wait for that!
March 14th, 2009 @ 12:37 pm
How long it will take that this new dvd will come out?
Can't wait. :P
March 29th, 2009 @ 11:40 pm
Great News.. andrew you're the best in the world :D
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