BLOG SHOW: Fear of Heights

In this special behind the scenes episode of the Blog Show, we will take you through setting up the shot for an upcoming tutorial. The technique allows you to create a 3D camera from a single 2D track!

We also discuss the benefits of temporary post production so you can reshoot before the set is taken down.

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5 years ago
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287 Comments

7 months ago
Thanks for this tutorial Andrew!
9 months ago
Thanks Adrew, I´ll Use it for my next video ;)
A question about other topic, do you have affiliate programs to sell your products? Im really interested!
Shi Yaguang
2 years ago
Hi!
I am a Chinese student.I have been in the forum registered on the account.But, how can not login on the home page.On the home page how to register?

Learning your tutorial language is a big obstacle.I send the message, First turn on the mail contents in Chinese and translated into English translation tools.

My English is not so good.

This review, is also the first in Chinese and translated into English to do it.

Learn your tutorial can only read, listen to don't understand.

To me, this is a very difficult thing, is a big obstacle.
4 years ago
What is sam doing with he's hands at 2:05 it looks uncool so you should tell him that
John
4 years ago
Must eat BBQ! Why am I thinking that? he he.
DJ_Karl
4 years ago
K! Andrew this tuto is too cool, but i would like u to make it fly, like Sam jump to the next buidding in front, so how would u make that... is one of your fan, im haitian (haiti) its u hat make me use AE
4 years ago
hey im in high school and i use your tut's in my college class and love learning from you and i have the same keyboard as you ^_^ thanx for all the great tut's
Isaac
4 years ago
I love your stuff :D This blog show is just awesome. Anyway I was working on a 3d animation and I've been looking for a tutorial on how to make the ground shatter JUST like you do in these videos. How the ground just shatters upwards. Could you make a tutorial of that one of these days? Thanks :D

PS. You sounded much older. Weird to see you xD but awesome. Now I finally have a face to match to the voice.
4 years ago
I LIke video copilot .
Eslam
4 years ago
I Really like it, by the way it's the first time to see you Andrew you are so handsome :D ,, i like all you tutorials you have a good sense of humor and you also explain everything not just make the tutorial point without no details and that's whats make me really like all your tutorial and you know now i make short movies with your tutorials if you have time please see it


Thanks...
Leo
5 years ago
Salut,

je trouve ça vraiment cool tout ce que tu fait, et je trouve très peu de tutorial de cette qualité sur internet. Mais tes vidéos sont aussi vivantes, drôles, c'est bien car ça m'aide a amélioré mon Anglais.

Yes i'm french, you are international, you can translate the text above, it will work.

I had a question for you, Does the green fabric need to be special?

Au revoir
paul
5 years ago
you know how blind people can go mad when they regain their sight because their brains cannot reconcile what they're seeing with the rest of their senses? Thats how I feel seeing video footage of your face talking Andrew.
Jaap
5 years ago
Man. Andrew, you're the funniest guy with a blog called videocopilot.net in the world! And next to that it's pretty helpful to ;)
Diego Rangel
5 years ago
Olá Andrew,

Eu sou do Brasil!
Eu queria te pedir um tutorial para a introdução desse BLOG SHOW feita em 3D max.


Please...

Thanks!
You are man!
RiZ
5 years ago
I miss the blog show!
sudip sahoo
5 years ago
no coments for u bkz u r god . good to see u .
oussama
5 years ago
Only the only thing my father I would like to know is how to export from 4dcinema Alyoaftr effects
oussama
5 years ago
Hello Andrew, I'm a big fan of your business and your education of the most beautiful sites I've seen I wish to be a professional like you Regards OussAmA
Nuel Jonathan Chiazor
5 years ago
your tuts has been so inspiring.can't really express much in word.you are God sent to pple lik us.pls do you have basic training on cinema 4D or Max or maybe a site where i can follow? your 3D ledge tutorials is amazing was i got lost when you entered the 3D program.
Paul Pasion
5 years ago
HAHAHA YOU HAVE THE SAME OLD KEYBOARD AS ME! Anyways this is awesome!
5 years ago
every been thinking runing an own tv show? you and sam loya/lawyer... Talking about visual stuff?
5 years ago
I see you like using DSLRS
5 years ago
I love your video blog posts!
mm
5 years ago
For recording this tutorial You using red cam?
H&5
5 years ago
Andrew, did you have the own studio?
spome kid
5 years ago
fun footage to work with, thanks andrew
ginger
5 years ago
I love you Andrew, your website, and tutorials are excellent, don't stop !!!
Arley Daza
5 years ago
Andrew,

Muchas gracias por compartir tanta información de tan alta calidad y de alto valor técnico.

Es genial su forma de ver el mundo de la producción y lo felicito por este espectacular sitio y sus productos que me han sido de gran inspiración... no solo a mi, sino a otras redes en internet.

Reitero mis felicitaciones y deseos de grandes éxitos.

Att:
Arley Daza
Diseñador Web
Bogotá - Colombia
Michael
5 years ago
Hey Andrew, really great work like allways :)
I have some questions:

- Do you wear DVS Shoes?

- Can you post your computer system? Your keyboard is really old huh?^^

- What microphone do you use?

Greetz,
Michael
Tj
5 years ago
Andrew

Thank you for putting all the educational material out that you do. Video Copilot is the best, all the other so called tutorial sites don't even compare. How about a removing wires tutorial I think it would be hilarious to see Sam hanging from a flying rig. Sorry Sam.
Jonathan
5 years ago
Friend, Great Video

One question, could put more sources to the Blog Feed

Now I can see only 10 news
and would like to see at least 30 for so do not miss any news
Jonathan
5 years ago
Amigo, Grandioso Video

Una pregunta, Podrias poner mas fuentes para el feed del blog

Ahora puedo ver solo 10 noticias
y quisiera ver por lo menos 30 para asi no perderme ninguna de las noticias

Gracias
Fabio
5 years ago
Hey Andrew!

Why don't you do a tutorial for this video intro?
When the Video Copilot is appearing and suddenly all explodes and make a lot
of pieces of the ground..
This is fantastic, congratulations!

From Brazil :)
5 years ago
la classe = cool
righART
5 years ago
You got a point there Goran haha
odane
5 years ago
i love this website and i love what you are doingt.
Mars
5 years ago
What kind of places would we check to use/rent/buy/steal a warehouse for a large production?

also, thanks for the tips.
Luis Cosme
5 years ago
where do I download the project files? lol...
I must have that top shot of the cars moving! lol...
5 years ago
What happend if you see an UFO, and you film it, and you post it here, i think nobody is gonna believe you than it's real, because they will think you are trying to fool us, but you really not.
5 years ago
That balloon news post was in one of Kramer's blog one time. So I'm pretty sure he saw it a while back.
butliere
5 years ago
dude....thast BBQ was off tha hook...where can i get me one....oh...nice vid too
5 years ago
I do not have much to say, just thank you for the video copilot be taught mi a lot of what I know today. THANK


att, Thiago Alves --- Brasil, São Paulo - SP
director of marketing and advertising

www.portalgpd.com.br
or
www.portalgpd.com.br/yes
James Ryan Javier
5 years ago
hey mr. andrew. thanks a lot....i learned lot of techniques from you....your such a genius.....
5 years ago
OMG haha....i just now see Jim Hines his post haha...he beat me to it lol....mine is video thou hehe
5 years ago
Hallo Mr Andrew Kremer

I saw this video and i think this guy saw your earth zoom tutorial....and i always tought you were joking in your zoom tutorial....hehe anyway check this out http://www.dumpert.nl/mediabase/890621/0eacd80c/diy_space_camera.html
andréas85
5 years ago
Hi Mr Kramer !

I’am a big fan of VideoCopilot, I’ve buy all your product and I love them !
Thank your for this. I have an other question. It is possible that you give me or published your action essentials 2 project file ?
I think it’s this : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aefQ42Zq0bU ?
Sorry for my English I’am a 15 yearsold french teenager…

Bye and thank you so much !
Enrico
5 years ago
hey SAM, you deserve an OSCAR
jim hines
5 years ago
Kramer did you see this?

http://www.tomsguide.com/us/Camera-Space-Photos-Earth-Balloon,news-6255.html

He must have watched your Earth Zoom Tut.
Jason
5 years ago
wow ive filmed something very simular, but went on top a mall building with my friend and what We did was follow the actor and passed them up right befor the edge if the building then replaced them with a greenscreen shot that caught back up wit the camera that is falling. Realy lying down and kicking like a maniack and then we tracked the footage and applyed everything to the data. huuuuuuuuu wewh Finally got all that out the funny thing is i dont know what im talking about. kinda awsome tutorial cant wait to learn the the real way how to do it.
5 years ago
Andrew can u please Track 3d in Maya... please////
5 years ago
Thats coooooooooool.... m waiting for 3d tracking tutorial... Andrew ,Ur trainings are the Best....... i mean excellent ... keep it up rich man :)
32isaias
5 years ago
Steven T
5 years ago
Greetings Andrew.
Am new to your vlog. Thanks x 10^infinity for sharing your talent & natural skills as well as making it fun. Very inspiring to see you at work in the physical world using complex equipments.

Few months ago, could have sworn I overheard a guy say he was you, at San Francisco airport. Didn't know what u looked like before today but this guy looked younger than your voice @ tuts. Didn't muster the courage to ask.

If it wasn't U, ya gotta hunt down this impersonator.

Did a simple little vid for my nephew's wedding:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zza3gAfeygk
from your many tutorials.
5 years ago
Excellent, very good, video Andrew..........
Steely
5 years ago
Come Andrew "TUTORIAL PLEASE" been waiting a week now for it since your last videoblog. You tease us to much bro!! !!Please!!. I've watched all other 103 tuts but Desperate for this one it looks so brilliant!! Cheers from a MASSIVE FAN of your web site and work!!
Andréas85
5 years ago
Hi Mr Kramer !

I'am a big fan of VideoCopilot, I've buy all your product and I love them !
Thank your for this. I have an other question. It is possible that you give me or published your action essentials 2 project file ?
I think it's this : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aefQ42Zq0bU ?
Sorry for my English I'am a 15 yearsold french teenager...

Bye and thank you so much !
5 years ago
This is what Videocopilot translated into swedish stand for.

Super Funny! :)

http://www.ladda-upp.com/bilder-a/videokopilot-197.jpg

Mmoooooooo! :)
Lucas
5 years ago
C'mon Andrew! Just tell us exactly what gear u r using :( PLEASE !
JR
5 years ago
I notice it was a 7d also, i really like that camera. You have to have a good lenses a crap lens may work only in certain condition. get lenses that perform well in low light, wide angle, telephoto, and walk around 24-70 2.8 canon or sigma. research 1st.
5 years ago
Great Andrew! Awsome!
5 years ago
Thanks for the video. your work has inspired me to challenge myself in the work I do. I'm only 17 but have learned lots from you. Thank you for all of your tutorials and blogs.

-probably your biggest fan in Japan.. Samuel Kaylor
RENILDO SILVA
5 years ago
hello endrew. how are you? okay?
renildo I live in Brazil in the state of the bay and would like more settings you respond to these words, pq'm your fan, I admire his talent and wisdom is something of God, I wonder if you did some college motion desain? invites you to come here in Brazil and will be here in my home with my family to get to know a little of the bay which is a state rich in tourist spots is located near the hill, sao paulo b in place coveted by those who come from other paises.esta made the call.
RENILDO SILVA
5 years ago
ola endrew. como vai? tudo bem?
sou renildo moro no brasil no estado da bahia e gostaria que voce pelomenos respondesse a estas palavras,pq sou seu admirador,admiro muito seu talento e sabedoria é coisa de DEUS,gostaria de saber se vc fez alguma faculdade de motion desainer? te convido á vim aqui no brasil e ficará aqui na minha casa com minha familia pra conhecer um pouco da bahia que é um estado muito rico em pontos turisticos fica perto de morro de são paulo lugar b em cobiçado pelos que vem de outros paises.esta feito o convite.
kresh
5 years ago
man, thnx a lot !
you help a lot of people, with ur site, wish u all the best!
anyway, all this stuff even that is cool, it´s still amateur for u i supose, do u have any thing special done, some reel i mean.
anyway thnx a lot! keep going
McClout
5 years ago
I am live in Russian)))
5 years ago
Hello, where you buy this chroma green please ?
Cheryl Benton
5 years ago
Adobe CS5 comes out on April 12th at 11AM EST!!!
5 years ago
Gloomy day yesterday since it appeared that the site was down? :(

Much better today though! :D
mohit
5 years ago
i love your blog show specially behind the scene things.awesome stuff man waiting for more and more blog shows in the future
nahcra
5 years ago
Its goona be fun doing this ,thanks andrew ur the best
Victor Velasco
5 years ago
Great Video!
I'm wating for this tutorial

This is not related but, can you show in a quick blog video how did you do that blue bleach bypass? it looks cool. Also, I'm trying to make that warm colors of movies like juno or little miss sunshine (not so saturated like transformers) but I dont get what I want. I know that this is a silly question (I suposse that you only use color curves and another simple techniques), but this can help a lot of people

thanks andrew!

see ya!
popylove
5 years ago
thank you """""""wow
Timinator
5 years ago
We're all coming over for a 4th of July BBQ!

Put me down for some Tri-tip! thanks haha
Matt Coughlin
5 years ago
Andrew, looks like you were using a 7D. When you do your tutorial, could you give a quick run down of your settings and lenses used? That would be greatly appreciated. Thanks for all you do.
5 years ago
great andrew!
i think more studio videovlogs would be great!!!
Vaibhav Kotak
5 years ago
All of that is awesome, but the intro kinda topped everything. You should make a tutorial about that if you haven't already done so.
cracka
5 years ago
looking foward to this tutorial
5 years ago
Hello, where you buy this chroma green, Iwant the same, for my next project please .
5 years ago
Hello,
On the one hand, I'm french, sorry for my english.... So
The site that I posted is not finish...
One the other hand, where you buy this chroma green, I
want the same, the dimensions are interisting, please
Please answer me by e-mail. Bye !
Rickos
5 years ago
It's not the first time i see Sam trying to commit suicide... What's wrong with him??
5 years ago
Hey Andrew your tutorials are awesome!...where did you lear all you know about after effects ?
greetings from Argentina
5 years ago
X-files off hours? You just dont know how to quit it. Luv the work.
Beau Holland
5 years ago
Noticed you were useing a 5D or 7D on the crane by the look of the video monitor display. I have a 5D and use it regularly, did you use camera in the actual shoot or was it just for the blog post. Reason being... well do the cameras key out the green screen?
5 years ago
I believe that you should make a making of kind of what hardware you use on the next blogg show? like your rigg as well as the kind of lights and the like. I really found this interesting as well as the look behind the VCP scenes more of a break from your normal PC based training
AdamV
5 years ago
Moar (more) blog posts like this please! I love behind the scenes videos. :)
Sebastian
5 years ago
Like you way of work. Professional. Congrats!
E. Drake
5 years ago
why can't i watch the full video. after about 45 sec to a min, it just stops. any suggestions?
Eric
5 years ago
Don't Do It, Sam!!!!

But on another note, Love the Studio! What crane/dolly/tripod/lighting equipment are you using? It looks like a great set-up.
roro
5 years ago
i hope the Warner or Peter JAckson will never see your GREAT job else we will loose you for ever.
You're a man who makes something good of your life. Continue !
PeXoN
5 years ago
Hey Andrew,I was wondering when will You do the next video blog, it's been awhile. You should do more of these behind the scenes stuff, it's awesome. Much respect from Serbia;-)
5 years ago
That's a great work! It's one of my dreams, to work in a production. Hey anyone of you who can help me work abroad??? hahaha you can email me at sherwin.cruz@yahoo.com
amir
5 years ago
i wished you also had a precised tutorial about this kind of keying...Great video though.
Luarasi
5 years ago
Andrew,it'd be awesome if you included a tutorial about green screen where probably would be involved 3d tracking with Boujou or Syntheyes. Something like where to place the tracking points for later 3d environment montage, like the one with Sam Lloya standing on the edge of the building.
amino
5 years ago
its great but i think u need somthing some like someone oush sam away and dropped down any way if u come to egypt i will be happy to see u .....i like y project hope we can be a friend :)
5 years ago
Tu sais je n'arrête pas de vous bénis tous, et en plus Que Dieu Vous Bénisse
And
5 years ago
hurray another blog show :)
TJ
5 years ago
Very interesting. I'd love to see this tutorial.
Jumanous
5 years ago
lol to the directing mallet. Nice one.
5 years ago
Love your stuff.
qbay3000
5 years ago
man what a cool green screen!!!!!!!!
5 years ago
Hi Andrew.
I really like your work.
In germany you would say: "Einfach Klasse".
Excellent work :)

greetings from germany
5 years ago
Hey Andrew...where can i see some of your professional work, i mean things that you didn't post on videocopilot..
Marco
5 years ago
AHAHA, great,,,canon 7d well work!
Toby Hitchcock
5 years ago
Andrew!

We need to see more of the "behind the scenes" and your "workflow" videos. You are such an inspiration to all of us. Being able to see how all of this stuff comes together would be HUGE! Even if it's a little flip cam or something. I don't know...hire some teenager to walk around and film you all day and cut it together real quick and then post it up! We would love to see more of this stuff! They would prolly do it for free! ;-)

Thanks for everything! - Toby
WALLACE
5 years ago
VERY GOOD, I LIKE THIS.......please to continue....


i'm from brasil, manaus , amazonas
Tjoes
5 years ago
Hi,
Did you do the text animation in the video clip: David Guetta featuring Kid Cudi - Memories ?
Because it looks like the text animation in this video blog at TC 00:33 sec. (BBQ)
And who are the two beautiful people in the background of your second monitor?
stivler
5 years ago
I love it when we get to see behind the scenes, so inspirational. You have given so much advice Andrew but let me give you a little if i may, you might laugh at this.
The shutter door in your studio is over 3 meters long? If so, and it looks so, you need to have 2 roller shutter contacts from the alarm system on it, one either end. I have never been able to leave an informative comment on your site till now, lol.
Great work, thanks again!

Stephen.
5 years ago
COOL! But what's with the Billabong Duds? Should be a VC t-shirt!
leandro
5 years ago
Hi Andrew.
I've seen a lot of people shooting video with the 7D.
For instance; I saw the other day a few pics where Roberto Rodriguez was shooting a music video with a Canon 7D.
Have you used it for any tv commercial at all?
Also what can you tell me about how the shutter affects the video? there is a video at vimeo where somebody is saying that - in order to have a smooth video or not choppy - if you shoot at 24P you shutter needs to 48 or 50 ... What about 60P? is it about 120?
Is that correct?... What are you using?
I'm trying to save money to get, and in the meantime I would like to gather some info.
Thanks ....
and BTW your set up it's very neat
john
5 years ago
amazing =)
words can't describe any thing about the big code andrew kramer and videocopilot staff best regards from egypt
kai
5 years ago
very cool!
you seriously should sell those directing mallets, i know my mom would buy one.

:)
5 years ago
that's great!.. I have started with you and going on with you ;) I like these blog shows, keep it up. Were they scully and mulder on the other monitor? :D
Matthew Wise
5 years ago
You should make a tutorial for creating backgrounds for green screen work.

Thanks Keep up the great work and products!!!!!!!!!!!!
Atomic Ideas
5 years ago
I love the Blog Show, or whatever you decide to call it. It's nice to see the "behind the scenes stuff"
Jinnkaro (uganda)
5 years ago
i luv this 1. cant wait for the tutorial. thanxs
NACOTIC
5 years ago
wow.. thats pretty nice :D it's cool to see your studio or your working- area ... may u could in future upload a studio- tour? ;-)

btw: u like billabong, ha?
5 years ago
There is barbeque set in the warehouse.. nice.
5 years ago
The director's mallet could also be used as a meat tenderizer. Throw Sam on the BBQ after the jump and we got a pahty (that's party with a Boston accent)!

Just wrapped up a project using acrion essentials 2, Optical Flares & Twitch...The client "ate it up".

Thanks for the inspiration and amazing education. I'm getting my doctorate at "Kramer U".
5 years ago
hey andrew , who is create your music?
and again thank you
melle
5 years ago
The BBQ is great:D:D:D
martin
5 years ago
Yeah.. lets see those vlogs again please. AK rocks!!
shuva
5 years ago
HI Andrew.I am Shuva.I am waiting for this..
Boaz Asaasira
5 years ago
I would like to watch more behind the scenes from this project.
Big up Andrew
Kamron
5 years ago
Hey Andrew, that BBQ & walk through supers were really hilarious, it was unexpected & that’s really ur style, lol. As u suggested be4 very soon m gonna buy canon 7D. Thanks for ur support n help in my career. ANDREW ROCKS
Vicky Shah
5 years ago
Hello sir good afternoon this is amazing.
And I'll waiting for this tutorial.
5 years ago
Looks so good andrew!
Nice to see how you actually get these shot :]
aidan
5 years ago
cool to see, shooting techniques are handy to know, thanks andrew!
Salman
5 years ago
Ohh amdrew u r great thanks
ben says…
5 years ago
so... anyone watching american idol, mega use of twitch and other vid copilot products/ideas in their contestant rundown opening vid from thrusday 18.3.2010

i'd love to hear all the times andrew watches tv with his wife and points out, no way, that's from me!

hope your fam and little one are doing well.
Iggy
5 years ago
Hey Andrew!! You gotta flip that 150 right side up or you're going to blow the bulb!!
5 years ago
Wow Thats how Andrew Kramer looks like!... lool You know when you always heard someone's voice but never seen them... Your head automatically draws a picture of what they look like..... like from the sound of their voice. Yea you look completely different lol Its like I always seen your pictures and finally met you in real life... but not like a blind date thing, just.... or maybe I should of Google you. I have now... just wondering why I didn't before... yea okay.... Andrew Kramer kool video!!

Gift all the way from London baby! yeaaaaa
5 years ago
woww I can not believe that for the movie Avatar, use Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Premiere Pro and Indesingn,
knew they were good programs production, but not so!
thought that for such productions based programs were used Autodesk technology,
-ah sorry for my English-

http://tv.adobe.com/watch/customer-stories-video-film-and-audio/adobe-and-avatar/
Silicon
5 years ago
Haha i love the bit where Andrew is like , this thing actualy costs money then doubles back looking lol made me laugh to myself.
5 years ago
it's that crane home made? if it is, you have to make a tutorial to get that thing!! haha, best wishes andrew, like always.
5 years ago
Greetings from Argentina!, waiting for your excellent tutorial.

a QUESTION!, Im trying to mount my little studio, so I wanted to know the descriptions of the lights that you use in your studio!!, someone could send a lightning basic configuration ??? thanks!!!
5 years ago
Awesome. Can't wait to see more like these
iCandy
5 years ago
wow looks amazing! and now i found out why you're so amazing, you have the same keyboard as I used to have on my old computer :O I should get it back and be as amazing as you =D
Lyndon
5 years ago
Admin Edit: Your comments are stupid Lyndon :)

Just Don't Forget About The Other Tutorial Drew! I LOVE The Glass Shatter Text Effect!!!
Teigen
5 years ago
thats awesome:D from norway:)
Jeff
5 years ago
I like this type of behind the scenes stuff, refreshing to see from professionals
5 years ago
i need to buy myself a directing mallet !
Stanislav S.
5 years ago
That is awesome! Very educational! More Behind the Scenes would be priceless!
Ron in Calgary
5 years ago
Aweseome Blog Show Andrew ... the "Air-purifier costs money" double-take, is priceless.
What type of camera is on the crane?
Steely
5 years ago
Dear Andrew.
I Love the Video Blogs and do hope that you make more of them they are so cool. I would like to know how you plan your projects and shoots ready for compositing in After Effects. A tutorial on planing and shooting would be brill. I love being able to see your studio and would love to see more of the behind the scenes stuff!! Thanks from Coventry in the UK....
Michael Dim0w
5 years ago
It would be great tutorial dude...I expect it with impatient !
5 years ago
Hey Andrew ,what happend to the short you shot for AE2 it would be great if we can see some footage or some frame grabs please personal request.
Dorion2210
5 years ago
looking forward, and why does the word "bbq" pop up in the beginning :p
5 years ago
Nice studio, and yeah poor Sam. but... Why a Dell?
oras
5 years ago
hay just missed you in these days lol

was happy to hear from you agian ^^
Joe La Scola
5 years ago
Awesome man, can wait for the tut.
Damien
5 years ago
I need a DirectingMallet™ by VideoCopilot®!
5 years ago
you guys should make a short film or something, and blog / tutorial it start to finish!
5 years ago
Hello. Andrew Kramer, you my teacher on video-tape editing! You the best!

In some months will start my project in which similar technologies of video of shooting will be used. I speak ' Similar '. Because I not the expert in this area. I only the enthusiast. And consequently for me shooting of films is something new. That I never in a life tested earlier.

Andrew, I thank you for all! I think, the given message you not прочтёте... In fact a lot of such, as I. Which from the bottom of the heart wish you to thank for all. And consequently you do not have opportunity to answer everyone.

I from Russia. Forgive for my awful grammar. I not so well know English language. I understand it, but not грамматей, unfortunately.

P.S. WE WAIT TUTORIAL, IN КОТРОМ, I HOPE, YOU WILL TELL AND WILL SHOW CREATION OF THE GIVEN STAGE IN AFTER EFFECTS! THANKS! =))
Arnaldo Alves
5 years ago
muito legal andrew nos aqui do brasil acompanhamos seu trabalho muito bom continue assim
amrull_melodic
5 years ago
yeah Andrew..... Is amazing....
I'm Wait Your Tutorial....
And I'm a fans of you in facebook...
Ha.. Ha... Ha...
5 years ago
I love these chroma key special effects, I have my studio set up with chroma key. Would love to see more of your crane and dolly. Did you build them yourself?
Also can you tell us more about the lighting?

I used chroma key for my 3 minute mini movie I-M-PLANT that I'm working on.

This is just a try out but also made wusing chroma key
http://www.vimeo.com/9625008
5 years ago
Hey Andrew Whats up! hehe...one question...wahat camera do you use in the crane ?
5 years ago
Jump, Jump, Jump...
Brad Gillespie
5 years ago
You should definitely make more vlogs of your studio, i am very interested in seeing the behind the scenes over at video copilot and I think a lot of other people are to.

and the "cost money" lol, is that infact the glidecam that costs 3,000? haha, I am looking to pick that gem up soon.
kenneth zautcke
5 years ago
Sam splats from towering ledge sounds like a good title...can't wait for the hammer to come down.
5 years ago
very cool show. it inspire me so much. hope for you good work. you are so awesome.
Warren
5 years ago
Ha! Had the same HP keyboard for over 7 years, threw it out recently. Aren't the letters/numbers on that thing not completely worn off?

P.s. I think you should do a feature with that BBQ, it sure looks hot! ;-)
Tarrizz
5 years ago
Haha... Keep vlogging!
jose
5 years ago
Looks great, Mr Kramer, cant wait!...and its goog to see Sam again in your tutorials.

Greetings fron Guanajuato.
stephen thomas
5 years ago
Ok, think I've worked it out, so if you want to wait for the tutorial and be surprised, I'd suggest you don't read on...

Shoot the footage on green screen as shown in the above video. Motion track points on the floor, such as the end of the tracks or the darker green mark in front of Sam. With the composition, create several layers from images of the sides of buildings, city street and the rooftop. Make them 3D, then put them into position to make out the shape of the buildings. Parent all these buildings to a 3D null and apply the motion track to the null. Create a new camera and move it backwards or forwards in Z space to match the movement of the real camera. Apply finishing touches, like moving cars on the street, light coming out of apartment windows etc to add to the realism.

Am I right?
Tobi
5 years ago
I have been following your site and your tutorials and I have learned a lot. Thank you

Greetings from Germany!
Alex Wedlake
5 years ago
You are so lucky Andrew and team. Id love a crane and dolly and amazing cameras. For now I'm borrowing someones FX1000e which is great but its not mine :(
5 years ago
thanks andrew sir ! always waiting for a blog show more than tut. want more ..

@ sabastian

no u did not get it right. it was a joke dun take it too seriously.

@ Matt

its not that simple lol! dun be selfish there are many people who are eager to know the technique.
Speedbreaker
5 years ago
@Matt: There are markers on the floor in a little lighter green.
Caio
5 years ago
Very nice .. i want this studio.
Mikko Hassinen
5 years ago
Blog Show FTW!

We want more, we want more...
Matt in MO.
5 years ago
Great video Andrew. I hope you don't release a tutorial though. Its a simple concept that's been covered numerous times before.

I would like a tip though on how you tracked the shot though without any markers... :-)
5 years ago
Hi nice video andrew ;) good work!! But when is there a new tutorial ?^^

Greetings from Germany
sahis
5 years ago
bullet dodge , maxpayne style diving ,bullet time , evrything that is in matrix movie make a tut on that when ur free ....
Sebastian
5 years ago
So let me get this right. You buy a studio. Set up a green screen. Set up a scene in After Effects. Make everything line up right. Use force with your directing mallet. And all this while all you had to do was convince Sam that his life sucks and give him the key to the top floor of a high building. Now that doesn't sound difficult, does it. Sometimes you just overdo it man.

Nevertheless,


I LOVE IT
Ross
5 years ago
Was that a 5D or 7D? And what ISO, shutter, and iris settings do you find best for the least amount of noise in low light conditions?
Chris
5 years ago
awesome studio and but in your last shot (min 1:53) in your show you can see the rails from the crane and you must change this if you would be a perfect movie :)
Mike Currell
5 years ago
Yo Andrew - cool

BTW Eric, a pretty simple and cost effective dolly can be made with - 1... a sheet of ply to act as a platform for the tripod.....2...4 pairs of roller skate wheels or similar attached to each corner of the ply .....3..2 lengths of PVC piping for the tracks. You can get them in 3.6 metre lengths. The roller skate wheels track nicely on top of the pipe. No where near as good as AK's bling but steady enough.
Cheers
Mike
Eric
5 years ago
Poor Sam.

I would love to have a camera dolly. I could stand not having a greenscreen if I could get a dolly.
5 years ago
The video is looking awesome but when will the tutorial came out..?
Joachim
5 years ago
Man! You've GOT to make more of these =D. I love them!
And this one in particular is very interesting. You have so much cool stuff.
That hillarious face expression, when you said that the hammer costs money, made me laugh =P.

Greetings from Norway!
Dory Yasmine
5 years ago
hahaha i like the BBQ! wt were u eating Andrew??? :P
smith
5 years ago
Yeah Andrew, we - The freaking gear heads - we BEG You! Tell us what camera r u using + what lense, and what crane + stuff... PLEASE :) Just one post and it will make all of us happy :)
ZIP
5 years ago
Daaaaaaamn !!! Man ! A lot of thanx to you !

Vary vary big thanx ! from UKRAINE !!!
benjamin
5 years ago
Andrew i soo love your work man. you are really amazing.
Keep ut the good work.

Greetings from the Netherlands
5 years ago
Very Good Andrew Dear,
Alexy621
5 years ago
WOW andrew! You are BLUFFING ME!!!!
Rui Pedro Sousa
5 years ago
Excellent work again Andrew. But i do have a question i am trying to figure since the first tutorial.. There's a Shortcut keyboard u press whenever u want to resize the comps window to full screen or fit right away... can u tell me what's that shortcut on PC and mostly on MAC where i work?

Thanks.
5 years ago
BlogShow again, nice. Thank's Andrew.
Vladislav
5 years ago
Oh my god! Looking at your studio, I get an orgasm!
Niklas
5 years ago
Hey Andew, where did you by that green screen, is it possible to order it online from somewhere? :)
daniel
5 years ago
is it possible to film this, whitout advanced gear like you have? and is all made in after effects, or is some of the scen made in 3D program?
5 years ago
Hey Andrew, That was the BEST blog show yet! on site stuff like that just makes it more professional to me. I see more studio and think this is so much better than a kid with a camera and a program.. Anyways keep em coming!! I love your tutorials, they've helped me so much and now I'm working my way into education. I would be doing something boring if it wasn't for these tutorials!! I'm going to become a 3D computer animator, maybe we'll end up working on a project together someday.. Anyways in rap up of this long comment, Great video!!! you should do more of these!! and I'm loving the site!! Thanks for all of this great free content!
5 years ago
Awesome, can't wait for the Tutorial.

Seriously Andrew, you should do your own comedy show. You're far more entertaining than most of the so called "Celebrities" around at the moment.
5 years ago
hi andrew , thanks for this video.
i will create studio same as you. :) ;)
Lazy Monkey
5 years ago
Damn, your equipment is amazing! I wish I could have a crane like this. ;__;
5 years ago
everytime i think you are on the limit, you break it!
fantastic!!!

Plockroy
Fran Belda
5 years ago
Amazing!

If there is ANY justice in this world you are making tons of money out of this. Please keep it up!

Cheers from sunny Spain.
Edris Mohammadi
5 years ago
Very Thanks Anderw For New Plog Show !
Ilove Blog Show !

I love Andrew !
Just Anderw

I am Edris Mohammadi From Sanandaj,Kurdistan,Iran.
Majin
5 years ago
i'm looking forward to it. it's gonna be great! is it possible to have a tutorial about how you made the video copilot "logo"? with the breaking and flying up ground too?
t16
5 years ago
I always used a hammer but I guess a rubber headed mallet is just as effective.... thanks Andrew.
Nick
5 years ago
BBQ...I'm just saying...
PhilCastle
5 years ago
Andrew the best!
5 years ago
I wish the GH1 had a video out.... god damn I wish.... Anyway, that looks awesome Andrew / Sam.

I have a homemade Jib made out of Hockey Sticks !

OHHHHHH CANADAAAAA
Brad
5 years ago
That's great!

What camera are you using?
5 years ago
is that the 7D?
and what lens do you suggest for me?
and should i get the 28-135mm IS USM or the 18-135mm IS lenses?
thanks!!
(:
reposting because you probably didn't see it xP
5 years ago
that's cool i like it
Avinash India
5 years ago
Hi Andrew, its great to watch another blog video after a long time.. could you please show us how to make the blog show intro video? the one with the ground break open thing. even a few tips will do.
David
5 years ago
so..... is it the 7d then?
Jenovation
5 years ago
Awesome, you have the same camera (7D) and the same screen as me! (Ultrasharp DELL)
Looking very good by the way, hopefully there's a tutorial in it to explain us how exactly you matched the dolly/crane movement with the AE camera movement.
animrshaw
5 years ago
Sometimes an idea pops into your head that makes you chuckle to yourself, and you end up working on it until 2am...

It's not spam, though does involve a special type of meat - the Samburger (sorry Sam):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51jKv68Lf0k
5 years ago
Looks like its gunna be a great one!
Looking forward to it.

Jacob
jmbmedia.com
Bailey G
5 years ago
Mr. Kramer, I was wondering if you had made any short films with your special effects in them and if they were online or if you could send them to me?
Marçal Solé
5 years ago
Sir, you are an inspiration to me.
5 years ago
Andrew thank you for all your tutorials, I advance a lot in my projects
thanks to you! I thank you enough!
RJ Aligaen
5 years ago
Hey andrew, i really appreciate the things you do. you have helped me a lot. anyway, will you please included in your tutorial the good if not the best exporting formats for videos and projects in after effects and premier pro. i would really appreciate it very much.. thanks.... =)
5 years ago
keep making these!
5 years ago
Wooww really cool !! can I ask how much does this kind of 'tripod' cost ? and can't you make one by yourself, .. no ?
Cheryl
5 years ago
A tour of what type of computer you have, and the cooling system you have on it, ie. custom water loops etc.
Dee
5 years ago
U are the Bomb!! No one Can NOT top you...
I love your work!!!Keep it coming
5 years ago
@Simon Steele: You got it! Season 4.
Jhon
5 years ago
Awesome! Blog Show again!
Looking forward the tut... :)
5 years ago
I am still excited to play around with my gift, cant wait.
Simon Steele
5 years ago
Looks awesome. Was that X-files on the other monitor?
mixter
5 years ago
Hi andrew, im from colombia, excuse my english please, …. let me know when you going to do more tutorials to special effects movies….. thanks friend
5 years ago
is that the 7D?
and what lens do you suggest for me?
and should i get the 28-135mm IS USM or the 18-135mm IS lenses?
thanks!!
(:
5 years ago
Glad to see the blog is back!!!
5 years ago
Where can I buy a Directing Mallet? I've been always using my fists! It hurts a bit. Are you planning to sell a VIDEOCOPILOT Directing Mallet? One to go please!
Adam
5 years ago
Nice warehouse/studio you got there ppl :) Really looking forward to see the tut.
Vizion
5 years ago
I wonder how much all that stuff cost. I wish I could get stuff like that :]
5 years ago
can't wait! Nice warestudiohousething™! ;)
Denis
5 years ago
Doc. Andrew,

I see that from the beginning you always use Windows-based computers, why not Mac? There's something wrong or you don't like in the Mac(Apple)?

or maybe ... whatever :)
Jayden
5 years ago
Andrew, what dolly are you using? And do you like it as well? And the cars are moving the wrong way around, the lights are facing backwards when they should be facing forwards, and it just looks like the car is moving backwards.
Alex
5 years ago
Am I the only one that noticed at 0:32 there's a floating "BBQ" next to the monitor. or is that meant to be there?
5 years ago
Looks pretty interesting, you'll do a tutorial on the composition of 3D scenes? ... I think it sounds very tedious, but you always surprise us Andrew ... God bless you brother!!!!
illd
5 years ago
Cool shot! I wonder how you tracked the shot, I saw no markers on the green..
Dave Fleury
5 years ago
I am jonesing for some ribs all of a sudden?!
Lyndon
5 years ago
Video blog is awesome,
Admin Edit: Too many Caps.
5 years ago
your tutorials are off the chart...when do you fine time to sleep.
Feru
5 years ago
Oh man I like your Studio; it's great for making whatever!!! It's amazing Andrew!!
Paul K
5 years ago
is the house made with 3ds max?
c-r-u-x
5 years ago
@ furko:
It's 24" and absolutely every postproduction studio in the world that I've been to uses these Dell monitors.
I literally haven't seen a single postproduction house without a Dell WFP 2407 or 2408 or so.
I'm actually typing this right now looking at a Dell WFP 2408.

Short but great Blog Show, I'd love to see those more often!
5 years ago
Phenomenal work! love your studio! I'm actually very close to your location, I'm in Corona.
FixMix
5 years ago
Hey Andrew,

I could see that you shot with your 7D. I just got that camera too and was wondering how you treat the footage in post. Do you convert it? Down-rez?

I'd really apprechiate your input on that!

Thank you,
Felix
Ari Lieb ben Avraham
5 years ago
This looks awesome! Thanks for returning the video blogs Andrew! We love them!!!
5 years ago
Awesomene!! :D
look awesome andrew.. cant wait (:
furko
5 years ago
Hi
Andrew wowww very cool You have very great stuff!!
You have a very big Widescreen Monitor
23-inch or more?
Morty
5 years ago
This is awsum! You should do it more often, I enjoy the blog shows a lot!
5 years ago
I'm looking forward to this new tutorial....
thank you very much, Andrew Kramer. :)
5 years ago
Man, I'm glad you guys got the server errors figured out, this tutorial looks absolutely incredible, I hope you didn't beat Sam too much with the mallet. ;) I want to know how you made the traffic. :)
5 years ago
Yeah- for some reason i invited some peeps to my crib for burgers and beers after watching this vlog... what gives?? XD wicked cool experimental cinematography btw!
ehsan
5 years ago
we are team for after effect:ehsan,hasan,yousef,samadi.we love you for your web site and you.thank you.you have web site very good.we are from iran
Kevin Lee
5 years ago
Looking forward to the new tutorial, I need info on doing just that Andrew! Say what was on the computer screen behind you? Is that you and the wife?
kuunami
5 years ago
I don't think you need to do a full tutorial on this but a quick breakdown on how you put it together would be really cool and helpful.
Jonatas
5 years ago
I saw BBQ too lol you fun man
Lam
5 years ago
Keep following Kramer and one day you will be able to make movie like Avatar ^.^
5 years ago
I saw the BBQ. I am surprised that it wasn't properly motion tracked. maybe next time.
thanks for the tips Andrew and the VCP team.
Jonatas
5 years ago
Andew you're so funny man....lol
Because that we love you..
ehsan
5 years ago
hello andrew .i am from iran.you have web site verey good.
QUATRO
5 years ago
LOL! The directing mallet xD
Awesome idea, Mr. Kramer!
jonboypro
5 years ago
I never leave comments but I have to say you guys at video copilot are top notch. Thanks a ton for all of the quality info that you offer. All the best. jonboypro
Jonatas
5 years ago
Almost lost this one lololol
Craig
5 years ago
Andrew,

I am a gear head and couldn't help but study the gear you were using. What camera were you using?

How do you like your Kessler Crane? I use one as well (8ft)and it works very well. I was curious about the tripod you were using and the extra support that you seemed to have attached.

I was disappointed that you were not wearing a VC T-Shirt. Shame on you.
InnovativeFilmGroup
5 years ago
What size green screen is that?
5 years ago
whats with the random titles :D
Darrol
5 years ago
Anyone else notice the subliminal BBQ around :30-:35?
Magua
5 years ago
From the looks of the on set monitor, you had a 5 or 7D set up on the jib. Are you compositing from the compressed H.264 footage (transcoded most likely to something else), or are you using a different camera for the actual project?
Cheers
5 years ago
Andrew, will you sign my directing mallet?
Geyck
5 years ago
Ok, now we're getting too fancy with all the gear.

I just finished watching Sure Target 2. I can't keep up! (ST2, good stuff by the way. Big improvements.)
braamling
5 years ago
wow, I really loved this blog show! I really would love to see more!
Kevan
5 years ago
ooo.. this the next tutorial? i'd like to see it.
and how about a tutorial to make the intro/outro with the ground breaking?
Rutger
5 years ago
Love it Andrew! Glad you made one again :D Looking forward to the tutorial! :D
Eamon
5 years ago
Your jib-dolly-rig looks awesome. All the elements fit, the upward lighting the shadows cast on the building, sams shirt flayling in the wind. The only thing i would have changed is the halation amount on the cars below. The brake lights and headlights that far away should blur out.(light pentagon style)
Also you already did the car hitting Sam...why not reverse rolls and instead of smashing pavement have sam get revenge....you know....by causing massive traffic backup, and on-lookers, and cops. Why, Sam could very well bring that city to its knees with just one jump.
p.s: Love that you CG, "BBQ" and foreground clutter.
-eamon
men232
5 years ago
Go go go Andrew
Hey, I need to watch this when I get home (I'm currently at school).
Why don't you put it on the Blog Show page?
Daniel
5 years ago
Andrew,
You should really do a 3d tutorial about the blog show intro. The cracking ground stuff. It`s awesome.
Stefan
5 years ago
Amazing episode! I'm really exited about the new tutorial.
5 years ago
I’m a big fan of the video blog! I hope we get a good consistent amount of vlogs!
Brian
5 years ago
Whoa! Haven't seen Sam in a while - looks like he's back with a bang! Loving the Blog show! Keep up the good work, Andrew.
5 years ago
Andrew! LMAO I'm I haven't watched the show yet but I was just about to leave a comment an ask what happened to the blog show! LOL
Darren
5 years ago
Andrew, what dolly brand are you using? Is that the Indie Dolly? If so, how do you like it?
Tom Maslow
5 years ago
Man, you real help guys like me and my friend, who with no opportunities to shot good film do very well with such good tools! THANKS A LOT! It's awesome!
chris93
5 years ago
just great....
wating for the new tut.
5 years ago
Excellent teaser! I can't wait to see Sam jump!!!! Sorry Sam, Andrew corrupted me....I think it all started after he hit me with his Directing Mallet....
5 years ago
Sounds like a pretty interesting technique.
5 years ago
Really glad you decided to bring these back. I'm a big fan of the video blog.
Diego G.
5 years ago
when will the tutorial be out? It looks phenomenal!
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