Video Copilot: Inside the White House…

When opportunity knocks, it helps to have a camera. OK, so this replica Oval Office may not be the real thing but it is a cool backdrop for something…

To fair, I have no idea what anyone is going to do with this but it just seemed cool to have a 180-degree view inside the home of the greatest US president.

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Download AE Project and Images (CS3 .aep & jpgs)

I combined several pictures into a panoramic using the panoramic script from AeScripts.com, which is an After Effects script marketplace, where you might finds things you didn’t even know you needed.

Feel free to use for your projects but please refer to our License for usage.

BTW:
I don’t post often but some people have wondered about our twitter page.

72 RESPONSES TO "VIDEO COPILOT: INSIDE THE WHITE HOUSE..."
September 1st, 2009 @ 12:30 am
Hey Andrew Brother you are a very creative and very fast Designer. I love your works...
brain blast
September 1st, 2009 @ 12:34 am
oh..this one's great..thanks man..
perry
September 1st, 2009 @ 12:37 am
Hey Andrew u the best.Do you see this Technic used on bullet tutorial and secondly could u talk about designing,like designing Technics and some principle of making motion graphic look right and not cheap please. Even if its just a audio pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeeee. thank you and man you were born for this.god i love u work.
andi
September 1st, 2009 @ 12:39 am
shouldn't the particles be moving in the opposite direction if the camera is moving left, or have i been awake far too long...

yay for the twitter link
andi
September 1st, 2009 @ 12:39 am
i meant camera moving right not left.... zzzz
September 1st, 2009 @ 12:40 am
That was so cool. Gotta check out the script too.
Kevin Lee
September 1st, 2009 @ 12:42 am
Bravo my good man. Now put me in the chair making sure all is right in the world. (we'd all be in deep trouble)
Matt
September 1st, 2009 @ 1:08 am
Nice one! Does the bullet have panoramic views or something?
fablemaniac
September 1st, 2009 @ 1:09 am
I d like to live in the White House!!
Adam Sklar
September 1st, 2009 @ 1:19 am
I'm sure it isn't snowing or zero gravity inside the white house. *shifty*
:P
LeeBaker
September 1st, 2009 @ 1:19 am
Very cool I was Waiting for Nightcrawler to pop out somewhere ! This script is a big time saver ! Can you recommend a good sphere or cube script ?
nivek
September 1st, 2009 @ 1:41 am
nice! must have a look at the scripts thank you
party boy
September 1st, 2009 @ 1:44 am
this one is great! still waiting for the quickmatte plugin though...
Rainier Markmann
September 1st, 2009 @ 1:46 am
holy dooo.... that's rock!
September 1st, 2009 @ 1:54 am
Hey Andrew.
Looks very cool.
Could be great for greenscreenstuff.
Dextrmania
September 1st, 2009 @ 2:43 am
Hahaha Kramer last time normality now dealing with panorama kindaa effect man u r a graphics professor!!What r the particles for man it look like its snowing inside the house and not outside the house hahaha!!!
illd
September 1st, 2009 @ 2:48 am
Kramer for oval office! I wonder if you could teleport nightcrawler from X-men somewhere in there - bawooosh...
yotam2233
September 1st, 2009 @ 2:50 am
NICE :D I can think about several things i can tdo with it thank you :D
Tobias Dannacher
September 1st, 2009 @ 3:03 am
a "matrix-time-freez-effect" with snow in the white house, i dont know what i shall say its crazy.

and sorry for my english 4year without writing a word is a long time :/
Alby Smith
September 1st, 2009 @ 3:52 am
cool... very cool indeed!

Thanks AK!
you are the President!!
Kaiser
September 1st, 2009 @ 4:10 am
Yes very cool, i've already tested such an effect with the horizon plug in from Trapcode and equirectangular shots just like in this tutorial (not mine but really awesome) :

http://ae.tutsplus.com/tutorials/vfx/create-a-breathtakingly-awesome-rain-scene-day-2/
September 1st, 2009 @ 4:11 am
Horizon de trapcode ^^
Jeremy
September 1st, 2009 @ 4:15 am
Amazing! there is so Manny things to track in this shot. you could really do some funny things with it
CaliStyle
September 1st, 2009 @ 4:18 am
Thx for the link Andrew...
...didn't know it snowed in the white hse ;)

Everydays Christmas to You, huh!
September 1st, 2009 @ 5:04 am
Really cool Andrew, but I have a question. Is this a 3D render or pictures linked together?
B3T0N
September 1st, 2009 @ 5:08 am
very nice Andrew
September 1st, 2009 @ 6:02 am
Also you can do it fairly easy with Trapcode Horizon if you have an equirectangular image
Qw3rtium
September 1st, 2009 @ 6:09 am
One day it will be your office ^^
Lol'd at "veefx + moshun grafix"
Zvi Twersky
September 1st, 2009 @ 6:11 am
I have been following you for some time now on Twitter. Your last post was: Keying more clips for Action Essentials 2... (04/30/2009 12:30:10 AM) :-)
saad ali
September 1st, 2009 @ 7:21 am
cool..i think you should make a tutorial on panoramic...if there is already a tut somewhere can i have the link please..

thank bro
aviv
September 1st, 2009 @ 7:23 am
hey andrew! great post!

I BEG YOU TO DO A CS4 SCRIPTS TUTORIAL!

thanks
September 1st, 2009 @ 7:27 am
King Tut:
You visited the Reagan Library, didn't you?
September 1st, 2009 @ 8:13 am
Very cool!
Aleksander
September 1st, 2009 @ 8:15 am
Looks cool, but i think the work with the ceiling is a little bit lousy, not to claim you...
Zvi Twersky
September 1st, 2009 @ 8:39 am
@Aleksander: where is congress when the ceiling needs fixing?
anvir tahini
September 1st, 2009 @ 8:42 am
is CONGERRS FEeling miss the CILINGS ??? YES ?
curious
September 1st, 2009 @ 8:51 am
hi i need help buying a laptop that can hold all of the features of adobe movie making and video copilot stuff. can someone tell me what kind i should get? plz reply asap.
September 1st, 2009 @ 9:20 am
Neato. I'm already following you on Twtitter. Rock on Mr. K.
Jason
September 1st, 2009 @ 10:12 am
Great thanks AHHHHH!
September 1st, 2009 @ 10:21 am
Hey Andrew, yeah right, no idea what anyone is going to do with this, but.... wouldnt it be cooler to have a view "around" the table (instead of the words).... and an 180 degree view in the background??? This would be an "matrix" effect. And... I am sure, the only one who can give us a good and easy solution is you!
I am thinking about a mix out of the "3D City" and the re lightning tutorial. And why it is snowing in the office, wouldnt shafts of sunlight for the 3D look not be more realistic???

Joe
Andrew Auman
September 1st, 2009 @ 10:39 am
I see a secret door to Batmans cave :)
Some Guy
September 1st, 2009 @ 10:48 am
I love the new header! I even saved it to my Desktop. :)
September 1st, 2009 @ 10:57 am
Pretty cool... For a mock up, looks pretty realistic. Was this at a museum or something out West?
September 1st, 2009 @ 11:14 am
ANDREW FOR PRESIDENT!!!
Spencer
September 1st, 2009 @ 11:22 am
Oh yeah, and its free!!
jonathan
September 1st, 2009 @ 11:33 am
haha i like the new website header.
veefx and moshun grafix... mad cool bro.
i'll check back l8er.
WORD.
September 1st, 2009 @ 11:37 am
How are you. I mean wht is wrong with you Andrew Kramer Why you are making This time waste Video You already made this in effect in 'The Bullet' DVD so .......
Johann Torres
September 1st, 2009 @ 12:45 pm
so cool! :)
Godfrey Meyer
September 1st, 2009 @ 1:13 pm
Someone will do an explosion through the window with Action Essentials 1 n 2.. hey I'll do it.. but I'd like to see you do it Andrew.
Bruce
September 1st, 2009 @ 2:08 pm
Something I've always wanted to ask.... what's the fascination with particles in just about everything? It's cool enough without all the extra stuff in there. Did they have a pillow fight? Is that the VP's left over dandruff? Did the roof get pulled off by aliens and now it's snowing? The world needs to know....
September 1st, 2009 @ 2:11 pm
I use particles sometimes like a grid to show Z space. It's not meant to be part of the virtual world...
Kyle Hatch
September 1st, 2009 @ 2:59 pm
Bruce, don't. For all the things this company has given you... Andrew has given us... as film makers, designers, artists... just don't.
F3DeX
September 1st, 2009 @ 3:22 pm
HAHA very useful
September 1st, 2009 @ 4:46 pm
Hey this would go great with a side of the "3D Pictures" tutorial :d
Stephen
September 1st, 2009 @ 5:14 pm
Oh that's cool. I wish you'd do a tutorial on that.
chuckarama
September 1st, 2009 @ 5:19 pm
I love your tutorials and ideas, but I love your politics even more. Harrison Ford was by far, THE BEST, President EVER! Maybe you can put Sam in the shot, standing by the door in Matrix glasses, as his head of Secret Service.
K-sway
September 1st, 2009 @ 5:33 pm
Hei, Andrew,
Great effect for keyed out president walking and the camera panning with him or something for a movie. The only give away if, of course one could be able to figure it out that it was created from stitched photos is that the wall when panning at the upper rim breaks up in pattern of straight lines connections, doesn't look oval or round. I am not criticizing it its just an observation. I think it is great and very innovative to have a footage wit z-space that one can use should one need to show the oval office for some or another reason in their creative film/video making. What other compositing software have that plug or script, Nuke, Shake etc. can you tell us?
Congratulations and thank you for inspiring us all and keeping the passion burning.
September 2nd, 2009 @ 12:13 pm
do you have myspace? :P
Phantommxr
September 2nd, 2009 @ 3:55 pm
Just wondering if Sam really has a facebook, I send a friend invite about a month ago and still not comfirmed, I am just curious what projects he is involved in and how my fav. action hero is doing these days..doesn't seem to be that involved in Copilot anymore..:( Later AK
Mike in FL.
However
September 2nd, 2009 @ 10:23 pm
MANNN andrew this is making me mad. the 3d just doesnt look right. i dont know. it looks like a REALLY wide screen lens. i dont know how you did it but like the couch and stuff is actually 3d so i really dont know how in the world you achieved it.
September 6th, 2009 @ 5:31 am
A desk looks a bit bare without a computer these days.
derrick
September 6th, 2009 @ 12:09 pm
i dont know mr. kramer, i think my best president vote has to go to this guy:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oRGUqd_M6Mg
Cory
September 9th, 2009 @ 10:16 am
I agree with derrick; Bill Pullman in ID4 is truly the greatest president.
Jose
October 7th, 2009 @ 12:25 pm
Hey

This looks great. I can probably use it to mimic that new supernatural show title treatment. My question is, the glow on the letters or drop shadow makes it a bit dirty...it actually makes it look like the tittles were made in an Avid Media Composer title tool. Is there a way to fix this?

Thank you so much all the tutorial, you guys rock!
October 15th, 2009 @ 9:32 am
very cool.thank you. andrew
Craig
November 25th, 2009 @ 8:24 am
When Andrew mentioned "The Best President Ever" referencing the Oval office picture he was directly or indirectly referring to President Reagan since this is a picture of the replica that resides in Ronald Reagan's Library. God bless the USA and yes, Ronald Reagan was "The Best President Ever" then there is Dave.....
Goran
January 24th, 2010 @ 7:16 pm
Video:
V:Vampire
I:Imagination
D:Day
E:Estupidy Awesome
O:Oh My!
Farhad davari
April 18th, 2011 @ 3:36 am
ok . this great
tank u
erel96
June 8th, 2012 @ 1:30 am
Andrew, you forgot David Palmer! 24 FTW!!!!!
October 15th, 2012 @ 7:00 pm
Having a little fun with the current presidential election and promotion of our upcoming movie. Here's what we quickly came up with using this: http://youtu.be/6b1rpZh4YgQ?hd=1
Filimao Chauque
May 17th, 2014 @ 11:10 pm
Tudo que esta aqui e cool
October 6th, 2014 @ 12:04 pm
Super cool this files.
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