In this exciting new tutorial we’ll be creating a powerful explosion and shockwave inside of After Effects using elements from Action Essentials 2 and built-in effects. We will use Mocha to motion track the difficult shot and explore advanced blending and compositing tips. It’s a good 44 minute tutorial so tell your wife (or spouse)… it’s After Effects time.
September 29th, 2010
Free Star Wars Model Pack!
Happy Star Wars day! To celebrate our love for Star Wars we are giving away a sweet collection of 3D models that we built so you can learn to create your own visual effects! Our goal is to show you tips for Lighting, Rigging and animating so you can learn to create exciting visual FX too! These are […]
Back on Track!
Over the past year I had the opportunity to work on Star Wars, 10 Cloverfield Lane and more recently Star Trek Beyond (not titles this time). Whew! Now that I am focusing on Video Copilot Full-Time (YAY!!) I’ve noticed something different. It started with Saber. (Our free Energy Beam plug-in) It was my first thing after getting out from underneath […]
New Plug-in TRAILER! Update: 3
Our new plug-in trailer is finally online! I hope you guys can see how much work went into this! The plug-in and Tutorial will be available today-ish! Watch on youtube in HD! UPDATE: Might be a long night but this plug-in is coming out! UPDATE 2: Dinner time. Long night ahead… Not going to bed until […]
Weekend Rendering with Element 3D!
Just having some fun with that rooftop texture! If you are in to rooftops, check out our free model pack and tutorial! Drift! #element3d A photo posted by Video Copilot (@andrewkramer) on Aug 22, 2016 at 6:11pm PDT For the reflection, I used the mirror reflection features to give it that classic car commercial glaze! […]