Recent Compositing Breakdown

Here is a fancy breakdown for the shot I did on the recent 80s episode of Fringe. It had some interesting challenges such as the perspective of the original plate and the desired high-rise angle. I decided to replace the ledge and warp some of the balcony set such as the doorway to better match the angle.

Watch Breakdown

I think it turned out pretty good given the time constraints. Now I may not win an Oscar but hey… It does have a Heli-pad!

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5 years ago
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218 Comments

2 years ago
That's from an episode of fringe
gflgp
3 years ago
how much time dit it take to make this
Fabio P.
4 years ago
I loved this episode of Fringe!!!!!!!!
Marcelo Galvão
5 years ago
Excellent job Andrew! I like Fringe much more now.
Greetings from Brazil!!
Crispiwan
5 years ago
Hey Andrew, we only got this episode last week here in South Africa and I wanted to tell you how excited I was to see your work. It all looked great and my wife and I had a good laugh at the 80's retro title sequence again - very Atari and may a say a little Tronish too.

Love your work, man.
Saeed
5 years ago
Im Really Want To See This Tutorial Man!!!!!Amazing!
el alien
5 years ago
omg, you worked on Fringe!!!

congratulations. It's my favourite show
Troxdfox
5 years ago
There could only be one Andrew Kramer............... :)
William R. Cousert
5 years ago
Great stuff. And this coming from a Murrieta man..
Jay
5 years ago
WOW!!!
Totally new to all this AE stuff, so seeing this makes it all magical. Great stuff.
5 years ago
Amazing job there and i thought you just did the title sequence.
walter dorado
5 years ago
hey , awsome! waiting the tutorial!!!
5 years ago
that is great work
5 years ago
good work.
But it seems to me, the overall lightning of this integrated scene still looks like indoor shooting - too warm. Cold colors from outside not mixin' with two lights from footage.
excuse my possible errors - I'm from Russia.
Your lessons are very exiting - thanks a lot.
My best regards!
Macu
5 years ago
Ok, i am kinda newcomer here. I am from Perú and i would like to thank you... im getting my first pro job because of your tutorials, i took something of this and something of that and made my own comps. I hope im not breaking some law of intellectual property. By the way i sicerely admire u and your job.
Tyler
5 years ago
Sorry i read the description it is from fringe :)
Tyler
5 years ago
Andrew you never cease to amaze me. you start from a black screen and turn it into this. im guessing this is that seen from fringe(not sure) but great job. Its funny Fringe has always been my favorite show. My favorite part was the intros and the 3d text along with the motion tracking. When I found out you did it, I thought it was the coolest thing ever. Maybe one day I can be as good as you, Thanks for all your tutorials and i promise once i get into after effects ill be sure to buy all your products. your my hero and without you i would be nowhere in after effects.
Thanks,
Tyler
Edgar
5 years ago
Excelente trabajo!!, saludos, desde venezuela aprendemos contigo.

Nice job. from venezuela!!
5 years ago
Hi!
You are amazing! I'm just impressed with this video, so realistic, so professional!
Can you make a tutorial about it?
Do you have any course on motion graphics and special effects? Do you recommend some school?

Thanks
pprator
5 years ago
Andrew Kramer vs. Chuck Norris...Too close to call!
5 years ago
Very nice job Andrew!
SaL
5 years ago
Awesome stuff :D
IMAM A.B
5 years ago
The truth is, no word can justify the job you do. It's absolutely pheno. No. Phenome. Phenomen. Sorry. It's so wonderful. Thanks Andrew for making things easy for lots of us. Great fan from Nigeria.
5 years ago
Very good as usual.
Beeing a night scene makes it a bit more easy doesn't it?
Gene Ween
5 years ago
Lovely Mr Kramer, Just Lovely...

Greeting from the arse end of the world, New Zealand
5 years ago
MIND BLOWN!

You work on fringe.... I loved that episode to. :P

Nicely done :)
CrisXT20
5 years ago
A W E S O M E

¡¡I LOVE YOUR WORK!!!
Angus
5 years ago
How did you do the traffic lights in the lower right of the shot? stock footage? Or some cool effect? It adds life and realism to the scene.
blaze
5 years ago
good stuff andrew! just waiting to see you do something even bigger! best wishes from Lahore!
5 years ago
Hi Andrew, i've just saw this breakdowned scene and the openning here in Brazil. It's the actual episode in warner channel.
Well done, really nice to see. Must cause some excitement to know that people all around the world see you work.

Best regards
5 years ago
My wife and I are Fringe fanatics. We DVR'd that episode and I told her about the 80's version open. She loved it. Great work as always Andrew. It's nice to see your work on TV.

Best,
Mike
Laurie
5 years ago
Great Work Andrew.
I have an off topic question. Reading through these blog a lot of the comments I know are "Awesome, Great Job, etc" but some people have really good questions that I wonder myself. You never seem to answer them? I know you have a tons to do and that you already given so much to the online community but would be able to answer a few more questions on the blog site, you or someone from your crew?

Thank you and Awesome, Great Job! ; )
Cegue
5 years ago
I am your student, you are my teacher
Jana
5 years ago
Just WOW! Talented indeed!
bjcuba
5 years ago
Great work Andrew,
i´m part of a Cuban Producer, and we like a lot
your work,
well done man, well done.
by the way, sorry for my english.
leanbarton
5 years ago
I love the hi-tech sketch. lol.
Steve O
5 years ago
Something so subtle looks so awesome. Excellent job.
paul
5 years ago
The intro on this Fringe episode made me laugh out loud. Nice work Andy!
5 years ago
Awesome !!! grate work
Jason
5 years ago
Brilliant work, Andrew!

I am interested in 3D animation as I want to give my videos a little more awesomeness to then, such as aircraft.
I've heard of 3D Max and Blender, so I'm going to look at your meteor tutorial soon and hopefully I can get started thanks to you!
5 years ago
Great... As always!
The Dude
5 years ago
Andrew Kramer was not born. He was created in a laboratory from particles of awesome.
5 years ago
i gotta say i started watching fringe just to see your opening title in the thow and damb its a cool freaking show.
also i have got to ask are they using optical flares too? because there is alot of scenes which have flares in them and they look extreamly like yours.

Ryan J Ogden
ripcord
5 years ago
Looks great.
Did you model the 3d building, or is it taken from a 3d library?

I love the shot.
5 years ago
What software did you use Mr. Kramer?
Daniel
5 years ago
Hey. did u go to any special school?
Im thinking of working with commercials. But I don't know what school, or where to learn stuff like this.

I know you learned some things ureself, but must be somewhere you learned how to. Hope u have an answer.

// DK
thatDUDE™
5 years ago
i would like to visit your studios....
pp
5 years ago
thank you! best!best!best!best!
5 years ago
Well, if you liked that, you will like this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qASf5DEN_c4
kamron
5 years ago
Hey Andrew, as always great job n thanks, m really trying my best to work on these kind of projects. n hey Mike thanks for the post.
miky
5 years ago
yeaaa... :)
Please learn me, ples this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=clnozSXyF4k
(good video thx Mike in this post)
5 years ago
REALLY nice, Andrew. Immediately reminded me of Stargate's reel: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=clnozSXyF4k
5 years ago
Yes, The Heli-pad Is definitely my favorite part! ha ha
anarchist82
5 years ago
Your the best I've seen at this whole After Effect, Andrew. Props to you; keep creating man
5 years ago
hey man great work, you just make it look and sound soo easy :D

cheers bro
5 years ago
Andrew, you're the bosssssss!!

regards,

Robert
Tolga Demirbilek
5 years ago
Andrew why dont you go Hollywood and direct movies :)
drbka
5 years ago
from all egyption its very nice
wandisile mokwebo
5 years ago
ur a legend! we need to see your name on awards. well done man.
laurancekrall
5 years ago
Ermm, maybe a little offtopic (well, VFX nevertheless), does anyone know if this is for real? :

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

I'm puzzled
Justin
5 years ago
Andrew, thanks for sharing this great work! Is there any other corporate work your allowed to share?
5 years ago
Can you make a tutorial with footages? you made a lot of tutorials "Visual Effects" please, a tutorial with footages
5 years ago
wicked stuff, you are in the right place sir!
Rafa
5 years ago
Andrew,
When I saw this episode, I KNEW you had something to do with it... The atmosphere had the same feeling as the video you did of the Sam standing on the ledge... Have you done any other shots for them? There was another episode from last season where they did the effect of the camera going underground, and I swear they used your tutorial on the effect. Anyway, great job! I can't imagine the feeling of having your stuff on an actual TV show.
congrats!

Rafa.
5 years ago
try better EXPECTING more u can good sir
5 years ago
Tutorial please :)
p3riko
5 years ago
nice!nice!very nice!man!!
Jose Antonio
5 years ago
you must win an Oscar Andrew Kramer [3] i think is excellent. you´re a master.
5 years ago
that is awesome! great work!
Jase
5 years ago
Awesome, did you design the 3D building as well? Great work!
Jodo Kast
5 years ago
I like Nutella on toast. And this.
raul
5 years ago
this must be a tutorial!!
5 years ago
wow, I wish I could spend a few weeks at the Kramer house.
kantaki
5 years ago
Tell your wife it's After Effects time !
Corni
5 years ago
Wow...Andrew you have so much skills!!!
beatiful animation 5*
head
5 years ago
Wow really cool.
U r amazing teacher in after effect :D.
Thank you for sharing a lot :).
Zee
5 years ago
andrew your great Man

Zee form Pakistan
Tanner Merrill
5 years ago
i want to be you, or just have all your talent and your job
Tanner Merrill
5 years ago
Thats Awesome

i like it
Mark Lee
5 years ago
Lots of people asking for a complete training DVD along the lines of the bullet. I'm one of them...great work
5 years ago
Dear Andrew Leon Kramer,
Will you marry me?

Sincerely,
Trey Yoder
Clint Rea
5 years ago
NEEDS MORE FLARES!!!!!!!! haha

Everything looks better with flares... except maybe a black hole

BUT STILL!!!!!!
DJ Mon
5 years ago
Wait,wait... wait! Andrew Kramer plus my favorite Sci-Fi show!?!

I think I'm going to faint...

lol Good job AK
5 years ago
I'm pretty sure that they used your optical flares in Clash of the Titans. That was awesome.
5 years ago
Hello Andrew, this was an amazing production. Will you produce a behind the scenes / visual effects DVD for this moive?
Lynton
5 years ago
So how many hours work to put that clip together from start to finish?
Amr
5 years ago
Very Nice Work Andrew.. U R The Man.
Mike D
5 years ago
This is excellent!!!!

I know a few people have already asked, but did you model the building yourself? Or did you buy the model from somewhere?

I like!
zanman
5 years ago
wow.
all i have to say
(in a good way!)
MELLE
5 years ago
@philjohnson
You are from south africa. When you said in my language that sounded comparable to german. funny. what is it. kind of mixture:D
MELLE
5 years ago
Seems like Andrew gets more and more professional. I hope he never looses the way to be so personal with us. With videocopilot we get so much to know about motion graphics. Thanks to the whole vc-crew. We all share the same like - Felling awesome in seeing or creating anything that has to do with motion graphics. Greets from Germany
5 years ago
Awesome Job, thumbs up man !! the helipad video is epic !!
Anthony
5 years ago
Awesome work my friend! Nicely done.
Johnny
5 years ago
That sucked. I've seen better in the movies. :) juuust kiddin.
Patrick
5 years ago
Nicely done mate. I would also love to see something regarding the 80s intro you made. Not nessecarily a breakdown but some keywords on how you made it, because that was truly beautiful.
5 years ago
what was the turn around time on a shot like that?
sunil thapa (Nepal)
5 years ago
" and the winner of animation goes to ........ ........ MRrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr Andrew Krammerrrrrrrrrrrr and his team from Video Copilot.net..................... "
hu...........clap, clap clap clap ........................... and give them for big hands...............
5 years ago
Very Nice Andrew ;)

How long did it take you to make the 3d elements and what program did you use?
MeanGirl
5 years ago
Your work is amazing, man! Good job.
Joshua
5 years ago
do I see some optical flares being used in this scene?
Tang30534
5 years ago
O_o that's awesmazing!
andrew
5 years ago
looks veary easy to composite, but I know its a lot more to that, so Im asking sir Andrew could you make a tutorial for that scene...

have a nice day!
miky
5 years ago
Fantastic video compositing,
But please Animation titles had already been a lot of (great, of course, no hard feelings), I think that such ideas and tutorials for various products for sale to the topic of 3D animation and composition would be an interesting revival of the previous tutorials.
THX very much worth reading...
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Sorry for the bad English, it helps me GOOGLE, I am from Czech ... :(
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philjohnson
5 years ago
Andrew, you truly are brilliant. Creativity cannot be learned, it's in your genes. I wish I had your creativity. I have some, but not like that. I'm trying though. You have been a great teacher. Thanks for everything. (in my language "Dankie vir alles"....lol)
From sunny South Africa.
5 years ago
Amazing!!! Look easy but...isn't, you are the best AK
Mike
5 years ago
Congrats!!! Very happy for you.

I went straight to IMDB after this. Your name is in there now. very cool.

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3135304/
hmm
5 years ago
Well, how much did they paid you for this one ?
Just interesting, nothing more....
5 years ago
Ha ha ha Andrew K. God Bless All
MrNiso
5 years ago
Well done Ak! But... i'm a compositor too and these are just the basics... Don't sell all like gold or a "new media happening" it's a matter of "educate the consumers". You konw this as well man, don't joke with us ^_^
oras
5 years ago
i love ur works simple but complex, and thats what i like.
.oras.
5 years ago
I had a feeling you worked on this shot. This episode was great from beginning to end. Fringe is awesome! Thanks AK.
5 years ago
when are you gonna make your own film man??
Aalalex
5 years ago
OMG!! That is so awesome.

You can win an oscar with this :p

You really have the coolest job ever

Greetings from Holland!
WAB
5 years ago
Dude! Thats insane! Looks awesome, all that detail!
Vicky Shah
5 years ago
This is very good composting sir.
I think u have the tutorial for this composting.


Thank you very much...
Archat
5 years ago
Hi Andrew,

Please can you do some tutorial like building demolish or object explosive using 3ds max and ray fire then finally post production work in AE.
5 years ago
that was kool...great work
5 years ago
Really nice.. What was about i'm talking too..!!!!!!!
Ruwin
5 years ago
Sweet. I'll leave a post when i'll get to that episode :)
cheater39
5 years ago
pretty cool ! :)
5 years ago
that is super coool
5 years ago
I think there's a misunderstanding here...
Andrew Cramer is a human being and an artist.. He NEEDS to be better and better every single day like all of us. I don't think his ear is getting any wet by writing him "Oh, Andrew you are god" or "Andrew HOW DO YOU DO THAT??" it's just a COMPOSITING!! That's a piece of cake for andrew and for every vfx artis that respects himself..! He's just posting it to inspire us all.. To make you see that things are easy as long as you don't freak out and make them large in your head..! He's not posting them to lick his b***s, hi five and adore him..he won't send a free copy of Optical flares to the biggest licker in the blog... We have to expect more and more from him..to make him better by saying how he would do things greater than he already does and through his knowledge and skills we -as fans and followers of the blog- will become better also..(well, if he wants as to..)
Anyways i'm sorry if i made some of you angry and i'm sorry if Andrew reads that and thinks i'm judging people. It's just that i'm Greek and we may have "tricked" the entire eurozone and be the "black sheep" of europe, but we say things as they are.. and the thing is that i want to see you to do great things Andrew like StarTrek.. Cause me and many other guys here are inspired by your work man, you are writing history here!! Don't EVER stop becoming better!!!!!
5 years ago
Cool, I really love Fringe and it is so cool to this insideres look on how the experts work on this show :)
5 years ago
That High-tech sketch was impressive! Was that like, a felt-tip or a crayola crayon? Tutorial?

Heh, nice one ma man...
lars
5 years ago
Vids like this and the other fringe one always inspire me to be better.

It would be interesting if you made an SERIOUS Compositing training DVD. Guess a lot would appreciate such a product :)

Keep up the good work.
Helge Kallevik
5 years ago
Love the show! Thanks for sharing :D
Kobi
5 years ago
Great job Andrew.

I'd love to see more breakdowns of your work.
Keep it up!
WARRIOR
5 years ago
Andrew Kramer please put new tutorials it's very useful for me thanks
El_Zoido
5 years ago
Great Job :)
How much time did you have to do it?
It looks very elaborate.
Andrew Vida
5 years ago
Woaw!!! JUST WOAW :)) im just learning 3ds max, and i know its a long job to create a building like that! its so awesome!
5 years ago
ow yes!
this is good
5 years ago
Wow that’s so awesome! Andrew Kramer You Rock =)
5 years ago
cool composite Andrew , I think you used some Optical Flares :) Nice work
erdinc okumus
5 years ago
nice compositing, i am looking for green screen footages for study but i cant find,and i havent got cam or stuff for making my footages,what can i do?
Max
5 years ago
Andrew your so AWESOME!!!!
best composite Ive ever seen
5 years ago
Thumbs up! Great work.
Morty
5 years ago
Nice :)
Not the best composite in the world, but it certainly works well.
Matt
5 years ago
WOW! That was awesome :)
alex
5 years ago
hei andrew, i follow your work everyday...but this time i clicked the link to the helicopters.. i thought it would als be examples of 3d stuff, but to be honest i was shocked. i dont think you need to put this kind of stuff in your blog. its really good already.
thanks for your work
Anthony Miller
5 years ago
Agreed... Nice job, Andrew.

I would LOVE to see a tutorial along these lines. Would be very helpful indeed.

Thanks,

//Anthony
Zitubia
5 years ago
Awesome job Andrew, but after checking a few times it kinda looks like the main building is tilted to the right.

But it looks really great, I want you to create a tutorial on how to create a 3d building and how to make materials and such.
nameless
5 years ago
jesus crist, one of your best, i hope you make a tutorial about this one step by step, its flawless AK.

are you god?
Samuel Mancebo
5 years ago
Simply, awesome. I luv ur works Andrew, are really amazing.
Gaurav Sharma
5 years ago
Hello Andrew you are one of the best compositor in fact only your work is mind blowing i mean i am speech less about your work but i'll say you please kindly keep working & get teach us.........

Thanks & Regards
Gaurav Sharma
bob
5 years ago
OOHHHH my god thats amazing you have to make a tutotrial about that video!!!!
Scott K
5 years ago
Andres - I KNEW you must be doing stuff for Fringe ... LOL, the "floating names" just reek of AE. I just watched this episode the other night and it was great. I love the original Fringe title sequence and it's funny that I thought they'd changed the titles for this season - but it's just your 80's flashback! I'm going to go back to Mr. Tivo and re-watch. Not only are your tutorials great, you're pretty hilarious. Thanks for all of the effort you put into the hours of freebies here at Video Copilot.
oliver
5 years ago
UR AMAZING keep creating good stuff like this you are simply amazing andrew!
5 years ago
It is very cool! I like A.K very much. Cool Job!
Feru
5 years ago
You can win and Oscar Andrew, I am safe; It doesn't matter the animation you make, it matters the concept of the story and you have to put that your heart, creativity and passion say to you inside of you, it doesn't matter the people say if it is bad; it's amazing for me; that is more important, I love your composition, we love your compositions, the world loves your compositions!!!!
5 years ago
I love that this is all composited in AE. Those node-based programs can kiss my --

(hem.) Nice work Andrew.
Nicolas
5 years ago
Muy bueno tendrias q poner cosas en español pero igual gracias
Celso Destefano
5 years ago
Good to see this, as i learn more about compositing i understand that meet the realistic require some time working. In the end; 30 hours working end up with a 3 seconds final composit. The most beautiful part is expecting the viwers not notice all this work. This way we know the job was done successfuly!

Congrats Andrew!
5 years ago
I would love to see more of these breakdowns, especially of work that you've done Andrew. It's great inspiration as well as insight into the process of set extensions, compositing, etc. Even the behind the scenes you did for the upcoming Fear of Heights tutorial was great, giving us a quick peak at how the shot was setup, how the Director's mallet is really used, and what an air purifier is for. Thanks for consistently providing great resources for those of us learning, keep up the great work!
Nemesis TS
5 years ago
Nice work. I'm surprised you are allowed to show this on the website. Then again not really cause JJ is a big fan of yours as he says in the Star Trek commentary.
Matthew Park
5 years ago
That's pretty tight, Kramer. Awesome job man.
Ken Renan Lubguban
5 years ago
Nice work, very nice..You should create a movie and win the Oscar.
Vaguener
5 years ago
You rock dude...
Brett Marshall Design
5 years ago
Andrew. If you want to know what fans of the show think of your title sequence. Check out Hulu. People have commented on your title sequence and seem to love it. Very nice work sir.
5 years ago
wow!!!!! excelent!
Daniel
5 years ago
I think i'd like to see a tutorial for this if its possible. its just a really cool effect and a great example of compositing, it would certainly augment your collection of outstanding tutorials
5 years ago
I have been watching this show from the beginning and always loved the beginning sequence ( even stepped through it on my DVR ). I never knew you did it, but now when I watch the show, I have a new level of appreciation for the work that goes into it. Thanks for sharing this with us.
5 years ago
Nice touch with the Debussy piece. :)

Prelude to the Afternoon of a Fauz.
Peter Somers
5 years ago
Great to see another realworld application of your amazing skills! Congrats!

BTW, just to be sure: the camera move is a still layer-parallax simulated one, not a real tracking move, right?
5 years ago
Dude, Fringe is in my Top 4 Favorite TV shows right now...

Do you do all the VFX for Fringe? I definitely noticed some "Optical Flares"-esque flares in Season 1 well before you actually announced developing the plug in.
Jal
5 years ago
I dont know what to say to this. I think James Cameron should hire you as a VFX whole-and-sole for Avatar 2
Bill Kelly
5 years ago
Of course you won't win an Oscar for that shot. It's TV! You'll win an Emmy!!
5 years ago
Oh and thanks for the breakdown, I love them!
5 years ago
hey Quit messing around Andrew and get back to making tutorials LMAO
5 years ago
Terrific work as always Andrew, and extra points for the Debussy ;)
5 years ago
Another awesome job! Someday you'll be watching my tutorials...hahaha, yeah... :D
Darren
5 years ago
Aren't computers AWESOME!!
Tony
5 years ago
Very nice! too bad I am not a fan of fringe as I never liked any of the episodes. Lost is way better :D
Tyson
5 years ago
fringe is one of my favorite tv series, and now that i've found out that you were making the effects, i like it more, very good job AK, you rock!
Kevin
5 years ago
I love your work Andrew Kramer it so awesome and realistic great 2 thumbs up
Vizion
5 years ago
You always amaze me AK. Great work.
5 years ago
Awesome! Is the building an actual 3d render out of a program or is some images set up in AE?
Derek Hader
5 years ago
Love it. Breakdowns are hugely helpful and open up doors not even known about before. Problem is, everytime you share an inch, we want to see the whole mile!

Thanks AK!
bedji
5 years ago
this is what im waitin for since a long time
5 years ago
Was this all comped in AE? Or was shake/nuke also used?
nigel
5 years ago
the work you produce is excellent and awlays inspiring. Genius, absolute genius Mr K
5 years ago
YES! This is what I've been wanting to see on here: more work YOU do. I understand that working on projects also entails a certain amount of discretion in terms of republishing material, but when you can do it its always awesome. Good stuff, can't wait to see the episode.
Josh
5 years ago
Excellent work! Congrats on the great job.
Alan Hossack
5 years ago
You can tell it is good, because it looks so realistic that without the breakdown you would have trouble picking it as a composited shot.

I've watched it about 20 times & the only thing that I can pick up on is the absence of a third light (the one that is lighting the front side of the pipes & the talent).

It looks awesome, you mentioned time-constraints - if you don't mind me asking, roughly how long did this shot take to put together?

Great work Andrew.

- Alan
eye4fx
5 years ago
Nice work AK.
You should have stuck a Video Copilot billboard on the side of that building ;)
BigHache
5 years ago
Nicely executed. Interesting link for the helipad as well.
5 years ago
andrew, do i detect a couple optical flares worked in there?
Ibrahim mohammed
5 years ago
Oh my GOD, I have been waiting for this, How to add the CAR TRAFFIC, Can any one tell me, PLZ, PLZ...
Thanks
Ibrahim
Júnior
5 years ago
you must win an Oscar Andrew Kramer [2]
Simon
5 years ago
I would like to see how the cars are MADE and set in the 2d imgae so that it looks right:)
Thomas de Boer
5 years ago
Great Job, I'm wondering how many shots of Fringe you have done. Tell me this, did you make the shot where the window reveals parallel universe New York?
Alex Wedlake
5 years ago
I wish I was better at 3D. I have a student 6 month license for Maya but Im not doing well. Im coming on very nicely with after effects thanks to your tutorials. I have the 2K Action Essentials 2 on order :D. Hopefully this will add some coolness to my shots. When I get some more money Im probably going to get Optical Flares. Looks Awesome.
5 years ago
That's AWESOME. I wanna do that for life. Tips :D ?
Nicemax
5 years ago
In which program did you made the building?
NiC Grecco
5 years ago
Hey, Nice Job, How much time did you use to do this?
almin
5 years ago
omg ! keep on blogging like this and your job !!
You're the best ! Come on . . . make a movie !
5 years ago
Guess I was wrong thinking you only did the intro titles...can you confirm or deny any other FX work on Fringe? :-D
5 years ago
Was this shot done entirely by you, Andrew? Just curious if you did the 3D building, the matchmove, and everything as well as the compositing. Great comp, by the way. I love the tone and atmosphere of it.
5 years ago
Looks tight. You're awesome, andrew.

I gotta say, you have my dream job. You do for a living what I do in my spare time.
Jim
5 years ago
You truly are Da Man! Excellent! Hope you get signed to work on the Trek sequel.
filipe3x
5 years ago
Andrew, you are growing.
Jay
5 years ago
Great work, nothing better than a good breakdown video.
PavanRzx
5 years ago
AWESOME........liked the traffic compositing.........so can ya pls tell us how to add lights in ae.......cos am really interested in learning lighting............
ahmed
5 years ago
niceee dude!, u should make a tut when you got time
james
5 years ago
Very good! It looks so easy but I know its not.
5 years ago
:) I can't compete with that...
    aman
    2 years ago
    hey anrew god bless you for your work.
    and you know your tutorials just made some to earn in crores of rupees
    see the roudy rathore
    and shanghai
    indian blockbuster movies.
Rob
5 years ago
I have to say...John Noble's skin pulled back tight to make him look younger was a bit more impressive.
Alec
5 years ago
That's pretty cool. What are you doin all this 80's fringe stuff for though?
mads
5 years ago
great work. I love fringe!

But is it me, or is there some buildings in the background that looks abit off perspective wise?
Jon
5 years ago
Wow, that's so awesome!
adriel rosenfeldt
5 years ago
3 words, Make a movie. Your awesome!
5 years ago
Amazing... I had to watch it three times because I love the attention to detail you have put into each shot... truly inspiring, Andrew.

I hope you never get bored with this!
Diego G.
5 years ago
One word: Phenomenal!
5 years ago
Nice job Son! Excellent even! Would love to see and know more about the workflow and apps (other then AE) used. I'm guessing Max?

Would love to see a nice tutorial series on this..or maybe even another Serious FX Training DVD.

Congrats.

~MAH~
Myrddin
5 years ago
Really nice dude!
Carlos
5 years ago
Nice job andrew :D how much time did you have to make this?
5 years ago
you must win an Oscar Andrew Kramer
Samael
5 years ago
Man you have the coolest job in the world!
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