News? We Got News.

Well things have NOT stopped behind the scenes here at Video Copilot we are still working on amazing things. The Action Essentials 2 HD collection just needs a few more gas explosions to make it complete, I’ll let you know when that is ready. What makes this product tricky is that we need to have the elements complete so we can make tutorials and the promo video with a finished feature list and information.

In other news, we have built a new download system to improve our customer experience that is just being tested and should be ready to launch soon. It will make downloading and accessing purchases easier and faster.

I have the soft shadows 3D tutorial recorded (3d max) and now I’m just trying to find time for the After Effects portion. I’ve also developed a separate tutorial for a similar effect done only After Effects, this includes a few other cool tips as well. Then on Tuesday, I’m shooting a scene for a quick tutorial to improve difficult fight scenes.

Don’t miss it!

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6 years ago
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74 Comments

asri
6 years ago
fly guy
6 years ago
you're doing a great job andrew. I'm excited about this DVD. Keep up the good work and well keep supporting it. Thank you!
Vic
6 years ago
Hahahahahaha............I'm sure that is the worst fight scene ever! I want to say even my dad and I watch it on TV when I was a kid.....sad thing is I probably thought way back then, "Oh no, is he gonna make it!?"
Vic
Ante
6 years ago
When will come 3d shadow tutorial and will it be for 3d max cinema 4d or blender...Please make a one tutorial when you use blender beacuse other programs are too expencive.
Sreerag
6 years ago
Just love ur tutorials... keep up the great work... u r truly amazing...
malcolm
6 years ago
Awsome DUDE!!!!
6 years ago
Sounds interesting !
great news, Waiting for amazing things to be done next few days ;).
IJAHman
6 years ago
exciting!!!!!!!!!!!
Superville
6 years ago
you're going to show us how to hire shatner to improve our fight scenes? awesome! he never answers me on myspace.
Invisigoth
6 years ago
Noooo! I've been Kirk-rolled.
terminatorvf
6 years ago
:D
terminatorvf
6 years ago
Simply :D:D:D:D:D Awesome
Ricardo
6 years ago
Can you make some 3D tutorials in MAYA.

I am waiting for the new product.
Steve
6 years ago
The Gorn in the beginning of that scene sounds like my grandfather clearing his throat.
Infinite
6 years ago
Daniel: “Awesome! I can’t wait!

Andrew, why don’t make a 3d studio max BASIC TRAINING? That’ll be great!!!”

I agree, that would be awesome!
Victor
6 years ago
Daniel: "Awesome! I can’t wait!

Andrew, why don’t make a 3d studio max BASIC TRAINING? That’ll be great!!!"

Yeah, that would be awesome!
Steve
6 years ago
When will Capt. Kirk learn? Never, ever use a back leg round kick on cheap aliens. They'll see it coming from a mile away. Even when using backlot discount costumes. Use a front leg kick. It much quicker.

Yeeesch!
dead
6 years ago
thats amazing!!!
Thanx Andrew!!! I cant wait!
I need the tutorial for the fight scenes.
without it my scenes will be like the video's ones
lol
6 years ago
very glad to see you back :)
6 years ago
Worst fight scenes i´ve ever seen in my life, man it´s terrible....yah!
Brazil
Anthony Miller
6 years ago
Figured that VC was working on AE2 and other stuff. All I can say is...

Bring it on!

//AM
Biggest fan not over rreacting
6 years ago
CANT WAIT ANDREW!

I'LL BUY IT NO MATTER WHAT!!!

POST TUTORIALS SOON, PLEASE!!!
illd
6 years ago
its Alive!!! ;)
peterpiper
6 years ago
Very well then. I've actually been having to concentrate on my work while you've been busy with yours. Looking forward to another tut to pull me away from my duties.
Sandy
6 years ago
Thats what our Andrew Kramer is, We all requested for updated news yesterday and he has given us the Updates.

BTW gr8 news Andrew, I love to hear news from VCP anytime.

gr8 going, will wait for the tut....Regards.....Sandy
uta
6 years ago
Hey Andrew, Smashing Magazine features a lot of videocopilot.net tutorials at today's post:

http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/05/04/best-tutorials-for-cinematic-visual-effects/
Tyler
6 years ago
You always have the best links. That was the first episode of star trek I saw as a kid.
Rob
6 years ago
haha this is best fight scene ever, i hope it gave Mr JJ loads of inspiration for the new Star Trek
1UK
6 years ago
can't wait for The Action Essentials 2 and 3D tutorial and every thing else!
6 years ago
That's really cool.

This is the bee's knees!
Earlack
6 years ago
What ? It's not a preview of the "fight scene" tutorial ? I really thought AK was the man in yellow...
Man, sorry, that means the lizard must be Sam. Gross.
Daniel
6 years ago
Awesome! I can't wait!

Andrew, why don't make a 3d studio max BASIC TRAINING? That'll be great!!!
Ryan
6 years ago
i knew when i saw fight seen that it was gonna be that exact video lol
Mannu
6 years ago
Kael
6 years ago
Wow, Andrew, I dunno, man. That fight scene looks pretty darn difficult to do. I might have to up my RAM just to handle editing something that awesome. ;)
Victor
6 years ago
Yes! I love the 3D-tutorials. Keep up the good work!

Greetings from Sweden.
Levi Oldham
6 years ago
Can't wait; I have been hoping for a tutorial on fight scenes!
Tom K.
6 years ago
"The Action Essentials 2 HD collection just needs a few more gas explosions to make it complete..."
If that's all it needs to get finished, let me eat some of my wife's cooking and I'll be right over. ;)
Seth Lingan
6 years ago
ayos to!
Aleksander SS
6 years ago
Talking about news andrew.. Long time ago you've talked about an "action movie thing" with effects from AE2HD. :D

1. is that going to be the promo or what??? :D

2. If not, when is it done??? :D
6 years ago
Hey andrew. I'm so exited about everything you're doing!! Its gonna be great, i'll get action essentials two for my company who're making a film for cinemas and we'll have VCP in the special thanks. Keep it up andrew!! Luke
David W.
6 years ago
Video Copilot, moving forward... ;)
Wiam
6 years ago
Great news. Finally Action Essenetial 2 will be out , I've been waiting for a long time for this.
Thank you Mr.Andrew.
6 years ago
Hey andrew. I'm so exited about everything you're doing!! Its gonna be great, i'll get action essentials two for my company who're making a film for cinemas and we'll have VCP in the special thanks. Keep it up andrew!! Luke
AndrewisGOD
6 years ago
Good work Andrew,just take your time and the result will be amazing as always!:D
6 years ago
Damn dude, you sound busy.
6 years ago
woooow yaya cannt w8 for it man u awsome u gave me hop
6 years ago
Keep up the good work, VCP!
Jason
6 years ago
Ausome cant wait till the AME HD 2 comes out

Ihave one question andrew "Did it hurt falling all the way from heaven"
dashzed
6 years ago
oh my god i really want AME2 so bad.

can you tell me where to enter my credit card number? :P
6 years ago
YEY ! i cant wait !
syaf
6 years ago
difficult fight scene indeed! really...its even difficult to see...
6 years ago
I'm very excited about the new developments.
I think for fight scenes you should take a look at some UFC footage.
Shavkat
6 years ago
WoW sounds great. Can't wait Mr.Kramer for the new things
6 years ago
Uh that sounds exciting. ACtion Essentials 2 will be very cool! I hope you will realese it so soon as possible! :D

Greetings from Germany,
sorry for my bad English.
6 years ago
Oh ! a post ! it’s really a post!! I’ve taught that sam had an accident when filming AE2HD, God thanks! It’s not the case :D

and .... waiting for, waiting for!!! everything, AE2, 3D text tut, with and without 3DS! hurry up andrew can’t wait!!!!
PS: U R the BEST and U know it!! :D
6 years ago
Hey Andrew…
Good works!
but your Chinese fans can't see any tutorials in your web. It's no good!
Can you change this?
6 years ago
I hope there will be a download for the 720p Version of the Action Essentials 2 HD!
6 years ago
Hey Andrew all sounds good. Though I'm a little apprehensive about the fight improvement tutorial. As a martial artist, actor and director I have a lot of experience in shooting, directing and taking part in fight sequences as well as working with professional choreographers and stuntmen (one of which was in both Gladiator and green street)and i feel there really is no substitute to having a well planned, well thought out and well choreographed fight using skilled fighters and actors. though with the amount of great stuff coming from video copilot I'll trust you for now and sit back and look forward to the tutorial.
James price
6 years ago
Cool as a cucumber.
Ryan jon
6 years ago
i really liked your DISINTEGRATION Tutorial...am goin to Burn myself...hehehe

Ryan from INDIA
Asher
6 years ago
The tutorial sounds cool, keep up the great work! Also, I'm with Michael, can't wait to see what you've got in AE2HD.
Ryan jon
6 years ago
Cool Andrew...You are Actually a LEGEND....LEGEND OF AFTER EFFECTS....i really wanted to create a lil movie with your Photos, with the title LEGEND OF AFTER EFFECTS using the Awesome Tutorials you taught us and then Upload it to YouTube...but unfortunately i dont have ur photos...u r cool Andrew...May Lord Jesus Christ Bless You and your Family and everyone behind VideoCopilot.net
Clayton Light
6 years ago
I'm glad you're busy!
Looking forward to all the new stuff.
6 years ago
Wow awesome, was waiting for a blog post! :D

Looks likes theres loads of stuff happening! :D :D :D

Keep it up Andrew!
Modisana
6 years ago
Really cant wait for this AK...!.. you guys ROCK!.... and roll!
6 years ago
More tuts! YAY!

Can't wait for Action Essentials 2 and another tutorial. Yes!
-David
Ori Lahav
6 years ago
Hey,
Blender version, please ;)

Ori.
Tasaq
6 years ago
I would lice to see tutorial about some cool active camera movement during fighting scenes^^
And also some unique fighting effects(imo bullet time is starting to be boring and overused)^^
And I'm happy about your new collection :D
You gave me really great inspiration, thank you^^
6 years ago
Wow...let's hope the new Star trek is an improvement on that!

Cant wait for Action Essentials!
Vikram
6 years ago
Hey Andrew...

We all always wait for your tutorials and check out your blog atleast 5 times in a day for your post..

If possible, request you to update the blog once in 2 days to keep us peped up and not get disappointed by not seeing any news...

God Bless ANDREW!!!
Zak
6 years ago
great news good luck Andrew with the new product and I'll wait the tutorials :D
malcolm
6 years ago
Love what you're doing andrew

:-)
6 years ago
great news! can't wait for AE2HD!
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