Action Essentials 2 Spotted in Fox Promo

I couldn’t find the exact video I saw on TV but here is one of the promos for a show called Human Target on FOX. The design has a slick scope effect with some well-composited explosions and smokey hits that melt right into the design. This graphics package is a great example of using stock elements transparently within the design. In fact I didn’t even recognize it until I combined curiosity with my DVR recorder and played it back in slow motion There was a more elaborate 3D fly-through in the version I saw but I thought I would share this one anyways.

Action Essentials 2 is our HD stock footage collection with over 500 elements that is great for compositing AND motion graphics!
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162 RESPONSES TO "ACTION ESSENTIALS 2 SPOTTED IN FOX PROMO"
December 22nd, 2009 @ 1:16 pm
wow, thats amazing, next you'll see them in a Steven Speilburg movie! lol
    March 27th, 2011 @ 8:26 am
    Haha, I'm pretty sure Super 8 (produced by Speilberg and directed by JJ Abrams) has his optical flares plugin. Also, Tosh.O uses Action Essentials too.
John Nguyen
December 22nd, 2009 @ 1:17 pm
Great! That's awesome.
Leo
December 22nd, 2009 @ 1:21 pm
I've already seen some Footages of Action Movie Essentials 1 in German TV and i think in the future there will be a few more moments where i think: "Oh yeah ame2".
But is in Modern Warfare 2 also something from your products like in the first part?
Altaf
December 22nd, 2009 @ 1:22 pm
Wow Cool Andrew Kramer
December 22nd, 2009 @ 1:24 pm
WHEN IS SOLAR FLARES COMING OUT..............WE WANT THEM NOW.....MY CLIENTS ARE ASKING ME FOR LENS FLARE....AND THEY DANGEROUS PEOPLE...SO IF YOU DONT DELIVER THEY MIGHT BREAK MY LEGS....AND I NEED MY LEGS.
Mike
December 22nd, 2009 @ 1:26 pm
Super Cool Andrew!!!! :)
Joe P.
December 22nd, 2009 @ 1:28 pm
I was tagging those locally for my employer, I thought they were yours Andrew.

I'm guessing that they also combined a couple of your other tutorials and Riot Gear in there as well. Note the fly-through of the rifle boresight with the depth of field to the title.

You said once that you wanted to see people combine and adapt your tuts for their own purposes (paraphrase); this is a wonderful example of that. Gratz dude!
Ben Wotton
December 22nd, 2009 @ 1:28 pm
nice!

Great stuff
December 22nd, 2009 @ 1:29 pm
awesome!! Nice to see your work in broadcast
December 22nd, 2009 @ 1:30 pm
MAKE A YOUTUBE ACCOUNT ANDREW!
December 22nd, 2009 @ 1:31 pm
Way to go I saw some action essentials in my work, Just dont tell Andy Kramer....sssh!
December 22nd, 2009 @ 1:32 pm
Design houses would have to be crazy not to have your packages in their arsenals, no matter how big of a studio they are.
December 22nd, 2009 @ 1:33 pm
Congrats AK! I'm sure you'd knew that you would find those everywhere on TV broadcast.
Ivan
December 22nd, 2009 @ 1:33 pm
That video confirms that VIDEO COPILOT has a great team.
Great people create great things. Andrew keep up the good work. And Sam, you are also great.
Mikel
December 22nd, 2009 @ 1:37 pm
Congratulations Andrew, I really appreciate your humble work.

Best wishes from Spain.

P.S.: Any vacancies in your team...?
Diego G.
December 22nd, 2009 @ 1:39 pm
Andrew will you do the #100th tutorial for this year?
About the Fox Promo, Andrew you deserve it, your products are great!
Bahaa
December 22nd, 2009 @ 1:39 pm
Amazing and waiting....for OF
December 22nd, 2009 @ 1:39 pm
QUESTION OF THE DAY:

IS ANDREW KRAMER RELATED TO KRAMER FROM SEINFELD?
waffle40
December 22nd, 2009 @ 1:40 pm
i wonder how they make there titles, i could probably do i if i had an idea for one, anyway, its doubtable they used action essentials, or maybe they did, i cant tell, the animation were to quick to interpret, i dont really like the title screen tho, it lacks a certain interest to me. for some reason.
aidan paul
December 22nd, 2009 @ 1:43 pm
i think John Dickinson made that?
December 22nd, 2009 @ 1:46 pm
Action Essentials 2 is a crazy deal.
That stuff is great deal you will make your money back from it.....if you a claim to do motion graphics and you do not have it...then you do not do motion graphics at all ...suck ...that what you do
December 22nd, 2009 @ 2:03 pm
congrats! but this series filmed so bad.
Ryan Griffin
December 22nd, 2009 @ 2:15 pm
Nice. I'm pretty sure they are using VC Reflect in the newest ABC World News Tonight promos featuring Diane Sawyer, as well.
December 22nd, 2009 @ 2:16 pm
Fantastic! I hope there's going to be another awesome product like this!
December 22nd, 2009 @ 2:18 pm
Surprised nobody else heard this, but watch the tv spot for "Avatar: The Game". They used the stutter woosh from Designer Sound FX on one of the transitions. Thought it was cool.
December 22nd, 2009 @ 2:29 pm
maybe Andrew stole his effects from that movie and now he is claiming that they used his effects....it's all a Hoax.....i have to look for a new hero now lol ((-:

Today i made a beautyfull graphics chart file for my work ( i work at THE local tv station of Amsterdam)
...and it works like a charmmmmm....saves me loads of time.
i did found one thing kinda weird thou...and that is when you set theMax Value to 100%...and when you change the graphic...sometimes it does not match the percentages.
for example when i make a 25 % a 50% and a 75% than the 25% graphic looks like a 10%....so it does not match.
what i do now is i type in the number myself....because the number does not match the graphic...anyways it's not a pain to type in the number by hand

Thanks again !!!
Eric
December 22nd, 2009 @ 2:37 pm
Hey, that's really cool! .... except for the part where the title of this blog entry ISN'T "Sure Target 2: New Tutorial and Download!". Other than that, this is pretty exciting!
Brett Perry
December 22nd, 2009 @ 2:38 pm
Hi Andrew,
I've seen action essentials used in several places. I just wish I could remember the spots. Everytime I see Twitch being used these days I have to laugh. It's a great plug in that's really being over used. I suspect we'll be seeing many of your products all over the place in the upcoming years - and why not, they're way cool. Thanks sir.
Brett
Shawn
December 22nd, 2009 @ 2:39 pm
I've seen plenty of VC's products and tutorials been used in Finnish commercials and movies. For example, Riot Gear in movie trailers and Fly By Titles in commercials (Kinda modified, though). You can see VC products a lot in TV and movies.
December 22nd, 2009 @ 2:51 pm
That is awesome! Nice to see your work out there. I was watching Fringe and almost told my wife that I know the guy who did the intro. Then I remember that I am just a fan.
Jan
December 22nd, 2009 @ 3:05 pm
I've already seen like 20 things from video copilot that TV programs used :P
December 22nd, 2009 @ 3:14 pm
FOX-KPDX in Portland uses sure target 1.5.
December 22nd, 2009 @ 3:14 pm
Andrew I don't know if you know, but the background music you composed for one the promo for one of your products was used in the trailer for the new film "Sherlock Holmes"
Alex Wedlake
December 22nd, 2009 @ 3:36 pm
Great! Im a student and when i can get otgether a bit of money im gonna get action essentials 2... can't wait :D
December 22nd, 2009 @ 3:37 pm
how do you feel Andrew?
one day a special effects designer the next day someone uses your products in tv and cinema :)

i just wish i had AE2 2K... not enough minerals :(
Tulza
December 22nd, 2009 @ 3:40 pm
Yeah!! and only for $99.95 at foxxxx...
Martin H
December 22nd, 2009 @ 3:41 pm
I know by a fact that many of your guides / items are being used by TV stations here in Denmark. I have seen your Ice Shattering tutorial (from Designer Sound FX) being used in a Mermaid poker advert (with some other colors) and your 3D Room in a advert fore some horror TV-shows etc.
December 22nd, 2009 @ 3:44 pm
Wow, that's cool, I bet a lot of movies are going to be using AE2. :D
December 22nd, 2009 @ 3:49 pm
Congratulations!
Action Essentials is the best!
I love that package.. :)
Capperlicious
December 22nd, 2009 @ 3:50 pm
In a Danish television program called "mørk og jul" they also uses Action Essentials.

oh. I saw Planet Terror they other day, and in some of the scenes it really looked like they used as well. I watched the end credits and your name was shown, so i checked IMDB, and :

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2985328/

So yea you worked on both the Grindhouse productions ? That is fricken awesome ! I love those movies !!! :D

- Casper
Paul Martinez
December 22nd, 2009 @ 3:53 pm
Wow, your famous or something. Now to kick back and watch the millions roll in. :D
December 22nd, 2009 @ 3:56 pm
I see lots and lots of videocopilot products used on tv commercials, tv programs and presentation on TV! The last one I saw is the presentation on E! Entertainment with the Glam style? (mexican version)
Anthony Herrington
December 22nd, 2009 @ 3:57 pm
Next thing you know Andrew's work will start showing up in movies like Star Trek... oh wait...
Timinator
December 22nd, 2009 @ 4:03 pm
Wow, you're having quite an impact on this industry Andrew!

(pun intended) :)
Spencer
December 22nd, 2009 @ 4:35 pm
I think what you have done to the Motion Graphics / Visual Effect world is ridiculous. I can't seem to turn on a TV without seeing Evolution and Riot Gear. In fact, I saw a lot of Evolution in Vegas.

You sir, are a celebrity of our industry.
Samael
December 22nd, 2009 @ 4:43 pm
Dude i see your stuff on swedish tv like all the time
michael
December 22nd, 2009 @ 5:12 pm
VC, your work is amazingly GOOD...i saw "The Bullet" on transformers 2, on mexican tv i saw the speed particles from your tutorial and on my school they made a title with another VC tutorial!!
congratulations...and also im waiting a month and i will get my action essentials 2
However
December 22nd, 2009 @ 5:15 pm
andrew i see ur products in every trailer i see in the theaters. sscrew fox man stick with important movies.
December 22nd, 2009 @ 5:43 pm
I used your Action Essentials for some band background visuals... they were "blown away" with the explosions! haha... in fact I use them quite frequently on a range of different things... WELL WORTH THE PRICE !!!! keep up the good work Mr Kramer!
NACHU FROM MODULO 4
December 22nd, 2009 @ 5:43 pm
Dude i see your stuff on Mexican tv all the time (even in Malls O.O!!! )

p.d. Brinca Brinca!!!! and Happy Holidays
December 22nd, 2009 @ 5:48 pm
Awesome, I have viewed some adverts/tv shows where I believe Action Essentials was also used, but can't put my finger on them right now.

Action Movie Essentials I & II have helped my film's post production greatly for added atmospheres, muzzle flashes, cartidge and blood splats that our effects make-up artist was unable to do, or was not available on set on a given day.

Can't wait for the lens flares!
syaf
December 22nd, 2009 @ 5:50 pm
you are all over the place in Malaysia too...your design type,your colors...your 3d orbit is in malaysian intro news!!(well...mostly your free stuff that is...) anyway! you're expanding too much already!
caio portella
December 22nd, 2009 @ 5:58 pm
ok man , i use ypour plug ins but i love trailers and promos about movies,games etc.. so you see teh 24 promo?


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Kj9Dypzhlc&feature=player_embedded

is very cool effect please post any thing about this effect please!
nate mcg
December 22nd, 2009 @ 5:59 pm
i see your stuff all the time, local fox uses your stuff a lot, the new rhapsody uses one of your ink flows, final destination (the new one) uses your ink flows in the trailer. I'm not 100% sure but at the end of the last harry potter movie a few of the ink flows seemed familiar. Its kind of a game now i play with my friend spotting you in different videos. :D
December 22nd, 2009 @ 6:27 pm
wow , thats something what you might call an achievement dude!
Shawn
December 22nd, 2009 @ 6:31 pm
How cool it must be to spot your own work showing up in places you didn't expect it.

Congratulations. You deserve it!
Remington M
December 22nd, 2009 @ 6:54 pm
Wow, they used the crap out of AE2 in that. I don't think I would use just pure AE2 in a promo, because it's so recognizable, so I'm shocked that Fox did.

Thats got to be awesome just watching TV and seeing your hard work put to use.
December 22nd, 2009 @ 7:20 pm
Thats awesome! By the way I been meaning to ask this, did you make a commercial for Pechanga Casino, if not then they looked at your tutorial for the ancient tiles text with lighting.
December 22nd, 2009 @ 7:33 pm
Nice, I've seen stuff from Action Movie Essentials 1 all over the place.
Mike
December 22nd, 2009 @ 7:38 pm
That's awesome, congrats! I gotta tell you, I have started to see Video Copilot stuff EVERYWHERE, in tons of commercials and TV shows (I'm pretty sure Saturday Night Live used some AE2 explosions in a recent skit). You've had a really great impact on the visual effect world. Keep up the awesome work!
Gabriel
December 22nd, 2009 @ 7:39 pm
I also saw some elements from Evolution on a Fox Sports program logo and their introduction was very similar to ¨Growing Flowers¨ tutorial (included on Evolution). I would see if a get a link.
Jan Arne
December 22nd, 2009 @ 8:16 pm
I've also seen the use of Videocopilot in a trailer for another show, Fringe.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ZSqCskOxm4&feature=related

I know there is another one where they copied one of the presets directly from Riot Gear: Tutorials folder: 3. Yellow O.o If you have time you could search farther than i did on youtube ;)
guille
December 22nd, 2009 @ 8:17 pm
hey andrew, my inglish is not good, but i saw that on a video promo. watch the video of the right http://www.sapphiretech.com/presentation/?lid=6 .them copy your tutorial "86. Fracture Design". and in tv argentina everibody use your products.
December 22nd, 2009 @ 8:44 pm
cooooooooooooooooooool
Dan
December 22nd, 2009 @ 9:22 pm
Yeah, I see VC stuff all the time on TV. Mostly local stuff though, the local FOX affiliate here in Greensboro, North Carolina totally ripped the Sure Target tutorial. Didn't even change the color.
December 22nd, 2009 @ 9:33 pm
The videocopilot does!
The world will does!
December 22nd, 2009 @ 9:44 pm
Bah! Action Essentials is old news––we want Optical Flares!
TJ
December 22nd, 2009 @ 10:00 pm
sweet! Good job Andrew!
Elias
December 22nd, 2009 @ 10:01 pm
I also saw it on the game spot interview for battlefield bad company 2 and i saw that green background in video streams HD being used in a pirated DVD in Jordan.
Jer
December 22nd, 2009 @ 10:03 pm
Funny, I just read this - I go in the living room and see AE2 on a promo on FX for Night at the Museum. They used the dirt and smoke effects.
Alejandro Ortiz
December 22nd, 2009 @ 10:10 pm
I lost track looong ago of all the promos and intros I've seen that use at least one VCP product. Worldwide.
Yaz
December 22nd, 2009 @ 10:14 pm
theres heaps of programs in Australia that use your products, like Fox 8 ads use Evolution, NRL state of origin uses Riot Gear, and ive seen more around :)
December 22nd, 2009 @ 10:36 pm
The Tv's at Gamestop totally use sure target also.
dawkhraa
December 22nd, 2009 @ 11:07 pm
hi you are best
Shezou
December 23rd, 2009 @ 12:22 am
Hi! Man that's very great can you give us a tutorial on that or Action Essentials 2 trailer tutorial for #100 what do you say. waiting for reply
thanks {your all products are simply out of blue forus}
December 23rd, 2009 @ 1:18 am
Hey can you teach me lessons for Maxon Cinema 4d . I am a beginner so please help me for this.
fablemaniac
December 23rd, 2009 @ 3:29 am
Many people in Serbia use your project files unchanged,except for the text,for their commercials. Is that,like, legal,or do they have to pay you royalties? And if they do,did they?
LB
December 23rd, 2009 @ 3:32 am
I already seen some vcp effects on Croatian TV, especiallly sound fx
Hari
December 23rd, 2009 @ 4:14 am
Congratulations! That would have felt great!
December 23rd, 2009 @ 4:33 am
I notice Andrews stuff unbelievably often on TV. And some times it's even a complete rip-off of his tutorials :O
Your quite famous, Mr Kramer! :D
December 23rd, 2009 @ 4:42 am
congratulations!

here on TVs promos, they use your Evolution pack and some others like Pro Scores... but i think they doesn't buy it, it just download it :@ idiots!
December 23rd, 2009 @ 4:47 am
nice,,,great stuff
MrScorpion
December 23rd, 2009 @ 5:11 am
Hi, Andrew Kramer

I want to say thanks, and I liked your work
Pascal
December 23rd, 2009 @ 5:26 am
In germaney we have a broadcast station (Pro7)
that use alot of your tutorials like Blueprint Reveal or Ancient Titles in a show called Galileo.
Jad
December 23rd, 2009 @ 5:40 am
Action essentials is awsome ! check out my video at 2:29 there's a big bloody explosion :) All 5 characters are prekeyed and I used leave color with some blur :)
I made the intro with 3dsmax following Andrew's tips on his 3dvine tutorial.
I allready have Action Essentials 2 720p and designer sound FX :)
Jad
December 23rd, 2009 @ 5:41 am
Oh and here's the link to the video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7y3aC1sA3Q
asd
December 23rd, 2009 @ 5:49 am
well pro7, one of germanys biggerst tv stations uses riot gear and evolution quite often :D
December 23rd, 2009 @ 6:33 am
Finally something good on Fox! Good job Video Copilot!
December 23rd, 2009 @ 6:53 am
Would rather love to see Andrew himself in some movie or tv series as an actor.
Anthony Herrington
December 23rd, 2009 @ 7:01 am
@ Jad
That video looks really good!! * * * * *
December 23rd, 2009 @ 6:04 am
you'll be suprise on what commercials may have use some of the action movie 1 and 3d city tutorial
martin
December 23rd, 2009 @ 7:36 am
It would be a nice idea for a subforum with vc real life examples. I see a lot of tv bumpers en trailers based on either the tutorials or using your products.

It would be nice to see your stuff being used around the world
jonas
December 23rd, 2009 @ 7:57 am
Hey Andrew
I'm from Germany and I've seen a lot of your affects and some things you showed in tutorials in the german program "Galileo" so there you can find :
-Ancient titles
-Magic glass
-tons of evolution stuff
-earth zomm
- ...

So youre famous in German TV too.

Greetings from Germany
Jonas
Thomas Griffin
December 23rd, 2009 @ 8:01 am
Looks like this was also shot with a red one camera...sick.. http://www.red.com
December 23rd, 2009 @ 8:21 am
So is this the equivalent of hearing your song on the radio?
mike
December 23rd, 2009 @ 8:47 am
I agree with Martins suggestion - being able to see different takes on your tutorials and products can really open up some ideas on how to use the tools you offer, plus, it is a testament to your hard work. With the mass number of VC heads on the site, I am sure it would fill up with content very quickly!
December 23rd, 2009 @ 9:00 am
andrew kramer.....should have his special version of after effects...cs:ak "the andrew kramer version"
c-medlin
December 23rd, 2009 @ 9:01 am
I also saw your soft shadow 3ds max effect used on the history channel. it said happy holidays or somthing like that
Alex
December 23rd, 2009 @ 9:14 am
ANYONE WANTS ACTION ESSENTIALS 2!!!!! FOX TV TOO!!!
Keep up the good work guys, an dmerry christmas from Italy!!!!
bvs
December 23rd, 2009 @ 9:31 am
I've seen your work and techniques on over 50 % of romanian television promos and commercials.
Steven Noni
December 23rd, 2009 @ 10:39 am
Merry Christmas to all your family!! andrew...

please if you have time check that video that i made using ONLY action essentials 2, and some models that i created in maya...:)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=05yIrI5RcKM
Zaher
December 23rd, 2009 @ 10:56 am
Actuallt I spotted some of your work in an arabic tv channel
December 23rd, 2009 @ 11:24 am
I went to the new Cowboys stadium two weeks ago for the game with San Diego. I noticed they were using the Fracture Design project file, with the word "DEFENSE". I yelled that's from Andrew Kramer, my girlfriend looked at me with those what the heck are you talking about eyes (and sit own and shut up, I'm trying to watch them game). It looked awesome on s sixty yard long giant HD screen.
Bowskenarts
December 23rd, 2009 @ 12:15 pm
ah yeah. they use allot of VC stuff on a german channel called "Pro 7". They use allot of designer sound fx and i even spotted some promos made by a few tuts here on video copilot. i guess one was even very similar to the ancient titles tut.^^
Graveyard Productions
December 23rd, 2009 @ 12:54 pm
That's hilariously awesome! Not surprised though, I've seen it in many places that you'd never think!
December 23rd, 2009 @ 1:22 pm
Haha I remember few times seeing Riot gear in some films ! :D
ZombieWolfman
December 23rd, 2009 @ 1:58 pm
We have Action Essentials 2, so you might see some more commercials featuring some awesome, awesome effects!
December 23rd, 2009 @ 2:20 pm
Hi Andrew , the other day i saw a green day's video "21 century breack down" i think, and they also use some textures from riot gear collection! for a wall or semething like that.
See u
December 23rd, 2009 @ 3:47 pm
check this out: http://vimeo.com/8219329
I made it and compositing with ACTION ESSENTIAL 2 too.

What do you think?
Mark
December 23rd, 2009 @ 3:50 pm
Hi Andrew !
Congrat.:)
They are applied regularly in the Hungarian television the effects what we see in your tutorials ..many times come on without any changes as you present it -.- That's funny:)
Greetings from Hungary
zaka
December 23rd, 2009 @ 6:07 pm
cool...
in indonesia:
saya sangat kagum dengan anda.
saya belajar banyak di website ini.
semoga amal perbuatan anda diterima di sisi Tuhan.
amin
jacob
December 23rd, 2009 @ 8:01 pm
Here is a little more of your work being used by one of the bigger RIA companies.
http://universalmind.com/
December 23rd, 2009 @ 8:03 pm
Andrew,

I see a lot of TV ads that use your tutorials, and they don't change them much from the project file that you upload, and I LOL...Great job! Love the site!
December 23rd, 2009 @ 10:17 pm
sir u r realy amazing sir i realy love u ur such a good artist ur strength and my god father i have learnt so many frm u i cant forget u & planing 2 buy ur tutorials soon but ur genius sir realy amazing i want 2 met u soon .......
Johan
December 24th, 2009 @ 3:23 am
Your music dvd uses in evry cinema publicity here in sweden =)
December 24th, 2009 @ 5:00 am
That's awesome. I actually see your products on TV all the time. If I watched TV everyday, I would see your work on TV everyday and I am not exaggerating.
Canadian TV loves VCP!
December 24th, 2009 @ 1:54 pm
I saw this ad while watching Hulu the other day. It used your exact bullet from your DVD "The Bullet"

Its cool to see your work in action!

The companies website can be found here with the ad on the bottom left of the page:
http://www.idrive.com/?refer=google&gclid=CN6Z2uiX1Z0CFRkpawodBEzIqw
fadehappy
December 24th, 2009 @ 9:54 pm
I saw this commercial before the trailers while waiting for Avatar at a Cinemark Theatre. I didn't recognize AE2 tho.
Kelly
December 24th, 2009 @ 11:33 pm
And not to mention, your ProScores product has been used in MTV's RealWorld Roadrules challenge episodes. I was watching it and noticed a couple of the tracks were from your product. Thumbs up!!!
Matt Paull
December 25th, 2009 @ 1:47 am
i'm absolutely sure i'v seen an effect of yours on a tvnz add :)
triston
December 25th, 2009 @ 1:51 am
In Spartacus: Blood and Sand Official trailer, I think they used Action Essentials too as well. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2CqtNeRK_w
December 25th, 2009 @ 4:07 am
I couldnt believe it with my eyes until i saw an optician and found out it was true fox did use ACME 2 foq human target which means andrew kramer is now global.congrats and merry christmas
Nate Bobowski
December 25th, 2009 @ 8:31 am
I just spotted AE2 in use in the latest mass effect trailer. the blood on the screen at 3:18 are elements Blood Splat 04 and 05. nice to see that the pros and i have something in common.

http://pc.ign.com/dor/objects/14235019/mass-effect-2/videos/masseffect2_trl_fulltrailer_122309.html?show=hi
Ivan
December 25th, 2009 @ 10:20 am
Pro Scores spotted in Sherlock Holmes trailer!!!!!!!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUQbmFAE5WI&hd=1
loyd bateman
December 25th, 2009 @ 11:55 am
Awesome to see!! By the way I doubled Mark Valley for the pilot episode, and I've been buying your products for years for my projects.

Loyd Bateman
poncho
December 25th, 2009 @ 12:48 pm
i've seen a LOT (A LOT, A HUGE LOT) of commercials here in Mexico, that use action essentials, or action movie essentials, or even twitch.
congrats andrew, merry christmas
eathan28
December 25th, 2009 @ 5:40 pm
nooo.. this is awesooome! :)
December 25th, 2009 @ 11:55 pm
I have been seeing more and more Video Copilot products and even tutorials on TV. Some local news stations around here in Spokane Washington and now I'm starting to see some stuff on the History Channel. Yeah the History Channel. Tutorial #89 Soft Shadows. The History channel has the almost the exact same thing except it says Holiday Greetings(or something like that). But the animation and colors are almost exact. But I have to say I'm not the least bit surprised. Andrew has a great talent in AE. I love watching his tutorials. I bought the "The Bullet" a few months ago and it was spectacular. Thanks for all your hard work.
cariaga
December 26th, 2009 @ 7:11 am
I'm always surprised to see and hear video copilot products everywhere on TV and online

thriller
movies
animation
music videos
commercial
even the billboard outside our house
ETC......
Beto Marchese
December 26th, 2009 @ 7:56 am
Andrew, I have to admit... u´re alsome!!!
Did'u invented the after effects?
Man... I could cut one of my fingers out just to work with u for a mounth. I AM your biggest fan. I always use to practice your tutorials, but in the middle of the job, my computer start to be slow. Could u pleeeeaaaaase tell me the configuration of your machine?
THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

PS.: U´re the man!!!! Y O U A R E T H E M A N!!!
scott
December 26th, 2009 @ 9:56 pm
I work in TV and use Andrew's stuff all the time!
Sean
December 27th, 2009 @ 12:28 am
I saw this on TV the other day and thought, "Hey, that looks like some CoPilot A. Kramer stuff!" Turns out...it is! BTW, thanks for getting me through my animation class this semester with flying colors. Basic Training and the other free tutorials were invaluable. Someday, if I ever get a job doing this stuff, I will buy lots of VC product to pay you back! Really, VC should get the tuition paid to the university, no joke.
Aalalex
December 27th, 2009 @ 1:25 am
That's awesome!
December 27th, 2009 @ 6:25 am
Great stuff Andrew. I've also bugged my employer to buy the AE2 package.

BTW I saw your lightball tutorial (the one that crosses the street)

http://www.videocopilot.net/tutorials/3d_light_casting/

was used in one of the UFC promos. They used the ball in the background of people. Here it is:

http://www.videocopilot.net/tutorials/3d_light_casting/

At 0:13 you can see the ball in the background of Lyoto. :)
ShadoowAS1
December 27th, 2009 @ 9:48 am
Yeah sure xD then hell get famous, he should ask credit for it ^^
mateus enke
December 27th, 2009 @ 7:33 pm
I see you promo video, good is a from last in intro.
congratulations!
Sleep see more.
mateus enke...
Dextrmania
December 28th, 2009 @ 5:03 am
U dont have to be amazed of this...if u r confident with ur products man...U'll die counting the big figures that use ur product...
December 28th, 2009 @ 8:15 am
well duh....
why not ? its a great pack!!
Shane
December 28th, 2009 @ 7:57 pm
I hear your sound fx on the radio all the time!
December 28th, 2009 @ 9:43 pm
Andrew-
speaking of the usage of your new action essentials footage, I just used it for a book trailer-check it out here

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RmYgKYUjGRQ

thanks for the great products-I'm stoked to use this on future work-the 2K package is definitely the way to go-lots of flexibility composition wise-

thanks-
mike
December 29th, 2009 @ 12:17 am
It was done by Roger LA ( http://roger.tv )

I art directed the design phase, and the final is a hybrid of some of my designs and some other stuff. I came up with the scope idea, but I can't take credit for any of the production. The promo you probably saw is one where a bullet is flying through a kind of SportsCenter-y warehouse space and hits an image of the main character which turns out to be a paper target, no?

Well, this post is probably buried by now, but there it is if you're interested! :D
carey
Joe
December 29th, 2009 @ 12:30 pm
I was watching the star wars marathon on spike tv over christmas and they had a contest for homemade star war videos. The video that got picked by George Lucas in its credits used the exact replica of the Surge Target preset. Same orange background and all.
December 30th, 2009 @ 1:08 pm
Looks really great Andrew.
We'll be using Pro Scores, Twitch, Action Essentials 2 and film magic pro a film we're producing for Cinemas called "The Faces of Blood"
http://bit.ly/4B7TxB

Thanks so much for everything you do for the community Video Copilot!

-Luke Cutforth, CJ Cinematics
Aykut Bozkurt
December 30th, 2009 @ 5:53 pm
Hi,I am so new to these kind of things...Now working on the stuff about the basic training that Andrew showed us,hopefully they will make me better by time,I am just a starter yet...
And about that scene effected...seems cool on fox...Dunno whoever done that,but the explosion scene and car glass break seems more familier after watching some tutorials...
Love from Turkey, Andrew and Sam...And the rest of community...
Angel
December 30th, 2009 @ 8:53 pm
today i went to mexico to take care of stuff and while i was coming, there was this electronic billboard and it was displaying some ads. 2 of them, which were from the same company, were made using your tutorials. One was the new VC Reflect and the other was from a particle tutorial. I was just amazed. :0
December 31st, 2009 @ 4:14 am
I also saw Riot Gear being used in The Final Destination trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-v4osKSQrrk ;)
ArterHWTD
January 1st, 2010 @ 11:09 am
Look at this piece of Evolution! ^___~

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwLsw9MlzJQ

Happy New Year!
Danijel
January 1st, 2010 @ 4:26 pm
Well, here in Croatia, I spotted several promos inspired by your tutorials, on our national TV stations.

:)
January 4th, 2010 @ 10:24 pm
In the Belarusian television very often use your workpiece
mike
January 6th, 2010 @ 11:44 pm
hey this site is great
Saleh
January 7th, 2010 @ 2:18 am
Hi Andrew

I've seen your work a lot in Middle East tv stations, especially Action Essentials 2.

Good work man you are famous here.
RD
January 7th, 2010 @ 12:08 pm
I notice lovechilds of your tutorials A LOT when watching the NFL and accompanying commercials here in America.
January 10th, 2010 @ 11:34 pm
Just to let you know, Smokin Aces 2 Assassins Ball is using your Bad Film Twitch!!! it's a frame by frame copy of your tutorial, shame on them!!! It's around 25 minutes and it is worth a good laugh... I'm pretty sure they are using some Action Essential 2 too there!!!
January 14th, 2010 @ 7:16 pm
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6BqRtMGoRwo&feature=yva-title
I see the the game trailer use Riot Gear ~~
BMW
January 15th, 2010 @ 7:49 am
I recognize the music from some corporate video that I've done.
Geyck
January 20th, 2010 @ 2:45 pm
I had to check to see if you did it yourself. Thought you would do a better job than copying your own work. I was right!
Volt-gamez company
January 27th, 2010 @ 7:02 am
yeah, here is the thing.
i clicked on the link, but when i arrive it says that the video is private, i don't know why i can't see it but maybe you will.....
Mike
February 4th, 2010 @ 9:58 am
So, are those Action Essentials 2 blood spatters I've just seen in District 9?
steve
February 4th, 2010 @ 7:59 pm
Oh no Batman. There is somebody else claiming to be you!



http://www.digitaljuice.com/djtv/detail.asp?sid=411
cowen
July 21st, 2012 @ 4:27 am
yeah a lot of TV shows uses VCP stuff too, like that light streak i see all the time.
May 7th, 2013 @ 4:03 pm
yeah a lot of TV shows uses VCP stuff too, like that light streak i see all the time.
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