Essentials Update

As I’m sitting here putting the finishing touches on Action Essentials 2 bonus content, I have to take a moment to tell you how freakin’ awesome this collection is. I’m looking at these elements, and I just can’t believe it. Better than we ever could have imagined.

Should have something to see later in the week.

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5 years ago
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144 Comments

5 years ago
WOW! I Cant wait till it comes out!!

This gonna be awesome!

Myanmar VFX
PREDATOR
5 years ago
Later this week means more like later this Month :D

Nah, i know you're busy and i love this website and the stuff you're doing.

But damn, i was checking this website all week and i wanna see something ;)
5 years ago
Andrew,
This is a great news. Can't wait to see them.

Baha - Chicago
Nikolaus
5 years ago
I feel like today is later this week ;-)
mahesh
5 years ago
hey,
Great stuff in the making,for sure!
BTW,will you guys do shipping to india?
Vinnie
5 years ago
Could we pre-order it?
sohail
5 years ago
Can’t wait!



pakistan
Christian
5 years ago
WOW :O AK you are the man, seriously you are!! Can´t wait to buy it !!

Good Job you guys!

- From Norway :D
Lee
5 years ago
I hope this comes out soon I utilize every birthday for your great products! No, seriously, your work is very inspiring !
5 years ago
I'm chomping at the bit for this one! We're even shooting a zombie short and we could use it!

Phil
LumberjackSatan
5 years ago
I hope to god this will also be a download version (for 720P), because getting that dvd in europe will be a real pain
5 years ago
VERY exciting!
5 years ago
What about the video blog?? When is that happening?

btw... you should auction a few autographed copys of the AE2 DVDs on Ebay.
highdefw
5 years ago
It will be out this month.

Mass producing on DVD doesn't quite take a month ;)
5 years ago
If Andrew is still working on it i doubt it will be out until July...think about hes gotta get it made on DVD
Dan
5 years ago
Ah, I can't wait. Don't think we will see it this week if he is still putting finishing touches on it. DVD duplication takes a bit of time.
BIOHAZARDVIDEO
5 years ago
Hey Andrew I'm from México and I really need to say thank you, your products are really cool, I'm just waiting for the Action Essentials 2 launch to buy it, well my aunt is gonna buy it cause I'm in México and she's closer to U.S.A. but I want to say thank you, your tutorials and amazing things made me a good editor, sorry if my English is not too good, but I understand every word thanks to you and your good humor, oh and thanks to Sam, Tino and Tahna.

I hope you like Sherlock Holmes, I read it snice 2002 and I really a big fan of Sherlock Holmes, I can't wait for this movie, and of course I like Fringe as well.

¡¡¡Thanks!!!
daniel
5 years ago
hey is there going to be more muzzle flashes?
Adam
5 years ago
Well, that's roughly $4386 right here on these forums! Enjoy your vacation! :P
Alex
5 years ago
Well, Andrew, it looks like your vacation is paid for! And well deserved, I say!

So, how did you go about filming these effects? I'm guessing you didn't go 'guerilla' on this package!
Harvey McMantus
5 years ago
I'm so excited I wet myself!
5 years ago
if you are excited about it, then i know I will be ecstatic about it. All of your products blow me away and I use at least 1 them in every single video I produce. Your products have made my videos top notch. I can't wait to get the Action Essentials!
5 years ago
how to get AE2 tell me .. i want to hav it now...! ;p

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FcuitAA04UM
5 years ago
I absolutely, cannot, wait! o-o
adam
5 years ago
can't wait
Yuji Gomikawa
5 years ago
thats awesome! cant wait till it comes out!
i've been really enjoying watching your tuts. dont stop! XD
5 years ago
Can I have a discount for being the 117th comment? Also, it sounds intense. I can't wait.
Alex
5 years ago
I hope Youtube and Vimeo are prepared for the amount of AE2 related uploads there are going to be when it is released...
Matthew
5 years ago
Alright! Can't Wait! :D
Corey
5 years ago
Tease.
Casey
5 years ago
Quick question: Do the clips only come as clips or is sound included? I thought of this while watching the promo clip.

Cheers Andrew,

Casey (Sydney-Australia)
5 years ago
take your time man...nothing like rushing something before u r completely satisfied. To us u can do no wrong anyway, so make sure u and your team r 100% satisfied!
5 years ago
Andrew a.k.a perfectionist :)
We'll wait any news from you..and AE2 of course :D
Algerson
5 years ago
stop teasing man..
my credit card finger is itching
klaus ruttmann
5 years ago
make 99 terrabytes of the most incredible stuff downloadable.

europeans have this p.i.t.ass of customs duty.

well, buy it anyway.
klaus ruttmann
5 years ago
advertising as can be.
thanks a lot.
MOD
5 years ago
can't wait
Simon Steele
5 years ago
Awesome to hear Mr. Kramer, Can't wait for the trailer and product.
5 years ago
hey Andrew i m still Waiting to Get AE2 .. tell me how to get it .. thx


http://www.youtube.com/user/ArtattackRomee
Rick
5 years ago
Patiently waiting. I'm sure it's awesome.

Thanks Andrew
Brandon
5 years ago
The suspense! Oh the suspense!

Looks amazing though!
Xtracool
5 years ago
I went to the future in my time machine and i am back to say that AE2 will be awesome! :-) :-)
Christian
5 years ago
ahhhhhhhhhh I CANT WAIT ANY LONGER!!!!!!!!! its like trying to fall asleep on christmas eve
vasu
5 years ago
I am waiting to get my own copy.

Btw how many dvd's ?

how much GB it is ?
5 years ago
Cool story br0.
5 years ago
Bonus content even ! Andrew you are being very generous and the more people saying things like "I can't wait" or "release it already" is merely their way of expressing themselves how excited they are because you are taking really good care of us giving great examples of how to work these special effects and I know most of us here are reading your tutorials and kinda copy what you do and we should think out of the box more and use the techniques you taught us and create amazing stuff that's innovating like you do but give us a chance we're getting there.
I don't know if there's a CG hall of fame out there but you definitely earned your spot there!
Peace

Fabian
5 years ago
I`m sure Action Essentials 2 is going to be one of
the best product ever made,I can`t wait anymore i need to buy it,I hope is next week :)

Andrew you rock
Vizion
5 years ago
Was hoping for some sneak peeks but if its out later this week, it is all good. Way to make our lives easier Mr.Kramer :] Much appreciated.
kris
5 years ago
Hell yah! it is about time. OMG I cannot believe it...its its its finally here. This is would be the best product of this year!
5 years ago
Awesome!!! Can't wait!!! I'm probably gonna have to get another hard drive to fit all this though...
Anthony Miller
5 years ago
Andrew,

Despite everyone wanting to get their hands on this now, my vote is that you release it "when your satisfied" and gives the user the most value. You know, like every other VC product.

//Marshal
Anthony Miller
Daniel
5 years ago
Andrew,

Which video format did you use to make the awesome main title of the Star Trek movie?
Billy
5 years ago
I'm looking forward to the release of this product.....not to purchase it....but so that Andrew can get back to doing some tutorials. The products are great...I have RG, Twitch, DSFX and Evolution....but the tutorials are why I come here everyday. Get the product out so some sanity can return around here! :)
xcaped
5 years ago
bring it on!
5 years ago
I've never been so ready to spend 250 bucks. Now you've made this a loooooong week. Haha
5 years ago
Extra content!? Sweet! Can this get any better?
Joe
5 years ago
Can't Wait.... and always, it has been worth it. Take your time.
Aleksander
5 years ago
Damn Andrew!

You are killing us with the waiting time :)

Not ment bad..

But anyways, can you promise me it will be out later this week? :) PLEEAASE

Aleksander
Eric
5 years ago
Im checking out this page every day and the more you tell me how awesome your product is the more and the faster i wanna have it :D
please huryy haha

greetings from germany
5 years ago
Wow, everytime you talk about it I can feel its power. I am counting the days for it... :D
5 years ago
My wallet is slowly opening, Mr. Kramer.
5 years ago
am a visiter of ur website since July 16, 2007 when i searched first time AE tutorials n i found ur WS i liked it very much n also i downloaded all ur product Andrew i learnt AE from ur tuts n now am a lil bit pro brother evey day i open VideoCP to see wats new u have since u announced about AE2 realy i cant wait will u tell me release date plz Bcs i lost my patience bro
Menego17
5 years ago
Can't wait! Some new cool stuff Andrew?
5 years ago
nice! cant wait to see this!
LumberjackSatan
5 years ago
Later this week... as in... another teaser? Or the real deal?
5 years ago
Yeah, I'm over the teasing now. Stand and deliver the goods. I have my cash ear marked Yo! :)
Terry Gray
5 years ago
Andrew, you must have been a marketing major. You have us all drooling and laying our money down and the product isn't even ready. You remind me of the release of the first Macintosh - January 24,1984. Just don't sell out in the first hour of business. I think you can see - we're all supporting you.
Speedbreaker
5 years ago
Awesome. Can't wait for the final product!
Must be a lot of work and I'm sure everybody involved
in this product doesn't get much sleep lately. :)
Keep up the great work!
Vick1138
5 years ago
AK-47 I needs it now lol, I am working on a project that I think Action Essential 2 would come very very handy in. I am running out of elements from the first Essentials since I keep using the limited amount of elements available to me.
classpee
5 years ago
Give us some eye candy man....The first thing I do each morning before I brush my teeth is visit VC to see if something new came up...I think it's kinda sick but that's how good your tuts are and the products are ground breaking...Rock on AE Commander
derrick
5 years ago
ive been waiting for this since the first announcement.

ive even been filming new action scenes from my mock steel/cannon trailer just to try and immediately make use of essentials 2.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BtBemuqQ6wg
Max
5 years ago
Can't wait, I'm definitely buying the 720p version.
One question though: Does it come with any sound effects like the ones used in the "Get down" video?
5 years ago
Sweet...looking forward to the new product!! :)
Shavkat
5 years ago
WoW can't wait Mr.Kramer. I'm looking forward
Eddie
5 years ago
The suspense...
Zizo
5 years ago
Hey Andrew
Is there any backstage footage with your group?
not only shooting those ellements but how you use the camera and stuff...
Jimmy
5 years ago
Awesome, go on the Kramer! Can not wait.
dashzed
5 years ago
i will get very little sleep for the next couple days... and i think that my "command" and my "R" button are going to need to be replaced XD
TrentsBit
5 years ago
=] I can't wait.
Trent
5 years ago
When this comes out, I'm defiantly going to buy this! Only the 720P since 1020 is alot more expensive, but still good!

I seriously can't wait..

Is it here yet?

Now?

Now??? ARGH!!
Scott Middleton
5 years ago
Nice worth waiting for, :) some explosive new content.
Andi
5 years ago
Can`t wait to have AE2.

we`re planning to use it in our new filmlet, which will be produced in our summer break!

keep on rockin andrew and the hole VC-Team!
you guys are awesome!!!
(no joke :) )
bfederman
5 years ago
come on andrew,
its to late to say to my parents "come on, i need AE2 for school and mass media class!"
but if you release this soon enough, i can try to get it as a graduation present!
:)
Vijesh
5 years ago
You're the best, Andrew. And this package will change the face of low-budget action film-making! This isn't just an action essentials package - it's a revolution!

Kudos to your efforts! You're going to be responsible for the birth of a whole generation of indie action film makers. :)
Stephen
5 years ago
awesome guy u r
5 years ago
Hey Andrew ! Your tutorials are awesome ;) I learn After Effect with your tutos which are great and really well explained!! I'm French but I can understand easily ^^

I can't wait to your Action Essentials 2 ! I'm sure there will be lots of really great stuff inside :D
Looking forward every day for AE2 and new tutorials :D
5 years ago
Your the best man!!! Absolutly canot wait!
Luther
5 years ago
take your time andrew im sure its worth the wait..
Menego17
5 years ago
Hey Andrew, there is something new I saw in the teaser like water splash, that means that you have some surprise for us which we haven't seen yet?
amir
5 years ago
I am afraid I may die and not see it ...plz soon
5 years ago
Take your time Andrew
we want to see coolest product ever, so don't be hurried.
5 years ago
@Alex: Lol....

Can't wait, AK. So awesome!
-David
Alex
5 years ago
BTW, I wouldn't suggest Mr. Kramer for sainthood. I'd make him a Greek god of After Effects!
"And whilst Poseidon caused the waves to rise as high as the Parthenon, Andrew Kramer tapped his fingers impatiently as he waited for his latest effect to render. Ages passed..."
Adam
5 years ago
Andrew, are we going to see some tutorials with AE2? You mentioned a while back that you were working on a tutorial for tricky fight scenes. I'm really looking forward to this one. The first AE made it so easy to implement blood splatter and explosions, who knows what can be done with the new pack...

Keep up the good work!
Seyfi
5 years ago
This time you have surprised yourself :)
Site will break its own comment record after the release.
Logidude
5 years ago
AWESOME! CAN'T WAIT!
5 years ago
cant wait.. got my money ready...
RobCoxxy
5 years ago
Wow, a nice post-exam treat :D
Love you guys, keep up the great work, your commitment o this community is INSANE ^_^
5 years ago
WOW! I Cant wait man! This is gonna be awesome!
Pablo
5 years ago
perdon, escribi mal: SOS como mi ejemplo a seguir!

(you are like my example to follow, i dont know how exactly translate this expression!, im sorry)
Pablo
5 years ago
GROSO!
andrew kramer, sos un capo! soy como mi ejemplo a seguir!

un abrazo!!
Doug
5 years ago
I CAN'T WAIT!!!!! hurry A.K.
peterpiper
5 years ago
You rock.
5 years ago
Nice, CAN'T WAIT!!!
Nikolaus
5 years ago
fine fine. and whats about the video blog? ;-)
paul
5 years ago
i haven't been on here in a while and just wondering if they ever showed the t-shirts? i didn't see it in the blog? anyone know?
5 years ago
i really can't wait :)... i'm currently checking for
through site each day :D
Ryan
5 years ago
And I hope there's a good special introductory price too ;)
Usman M
5 years ago
i cant wait for it to release.....
5 years ago
Can't wait!
5 years ago
the anticipation keeps building up.. can't wait!
Kevin C
5 years ago
Does anyone here know how you would go about recommending Mr Kramer for sainthood? Anyone have the Pope's email address?
It seems certainly worth the wait.

Extremely excited for its release!
RemingtonM
5 years ago
I can't wait, thanks for updating, I check this thing several times a day
5 years ago
Sounds cool! Not exactly an update, the post should be called 'Andrew's super excited!'
husein
5 years ago
cant wait any longer..

wow..
Maksim
5 years ago
I keep visiting the site every 5 minutes to see is there something new out about Action Essentials 2. It's going to be awesome, can't wait.
Matt
5 years ago
I bet the Promo video is going to be sick to
Matt
5 years ago
Can't wait till it comes out. Btw when is the video blog coming out Andrew ?
Rick Morris
5 years ago
Sounds like we all are going to be proud of it!! and I mean that every time I use some element from videocopilot I feel proud for the quality!
Can´t wait...!
jimbostruggle
5 years ago
GO!! GO!! MR KRAMER!!
action essential 2 is gonna be so awesome.

"knowing" looks a like tutorial please? :p
Alex
5 years ago
Congrats ahead of time! I eagerly await!
German
5 years ago
Ho God! i can`t... i can`t wait any more!
daniel
5 years ago
hey sweet!, btw the way i think you should come out with a jumper tutorial, like in the movie jumper. it is a challenging a effect but i know you could pull it off. i am 14 from florida!
5 years ago
Deadline is: as soon as possible. I delayed things a bit because I added some last minute stuff. But it was worth it.
5 years ago
Nice.
Do you have a deadline for when this will come out?
highdefw
5 years ago
YES
Diego G.
5 years ago
AHHH, I...should...buy...AE2...NOW... :D
5 years ago
Your products never disappointed me, they're always FREAKIN AWESOME! So, I will just wait here and try to calm my excitement for some days. I love how your products are so friendly to use, and how much commitement you dedicate to VC and to all of us, your "followers".LOL.

I would really like if you gave us some Info when you're working on Bigger projects...like Star Trek...C'mon man that's so cool.

Hope that Bonus Content is as good as always!

;)
5 years ago
King Tut:

Is AE2 completely different from the first version? Does it still make sense to buy the first version after the new release?
Thanks,
Brad
David
5 years ago
my first post but i have been following your work for some time, it is great and deeply appreciated. Ditto on the title for star trek. I have several of your products, realy like evolution and the new pro scores. looking forward to the new Essentials.
5 years ago
awesome, I'll buy it when it comes out. I have a question though, when you first release it, will there be like a coupon or something? like the release week the price is a bit cut. I
Charles
5 years ago
Can't wait!
Dark Messiah
5 years ago
Dude what are you doing to us? Your killing me here!!!! lol
PK
5 years ago
Pretty legit if I do say so myself
5 years ago
Some mind-blowing stuff I'm sure. Can't wait.
Brandon
5 years ago
This looks awesome can't wait to get it!!!!
5 years ago
Not yet, but later this week. We're working our tails off.
5 years ago
Hey Andrew,

Sounds great and i can't wait. Should I stay up tonight for something to see? or no?

-George
5 years ago
AHH! i cant wait for it, its been enough suspense! Let us have it!
Lightchaser
5 years ago
By the way, great job on the Star Trek Titles!
davidlh
5 years ago
Sounds Amazing Andrew!!!
bruesky
5 years ago
coolo
Lightchaser
5 years ago
Cool man! Looking forward to the collection!
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