Movie Magic

Just stumbled upon this cache of episodes of the show Movie Magic. A behind the scenes look at various aspects of movie production and special effects from a few years ago. Check out episode 9 “From micro-processor to the big screen!!!” Very high tech, if only they knew we would be watching them on the information super-highway.

Check out all 12 episodes! via SlashFilm

7 years ago
New Tutorial: Advanced Electric FX! 100% AE
In this 3-in-1 Tutorial we get the high-voltage action! This massive 56 min tutorial has so many tips and tricks you are sure to learn something new! Techniques: Direction Lightning Movement Dynamic Reflections with realistic falloff Sub Surface Illuminated Clouds Interactive Lightning bolts Nice Soft Glow recipe No extra Plug-ins needed! 100% After Effects! Project files […]
Where are the Tutorials! + NAB 2017!
Yo Andrew! Where are all the Tutorials!?! A reasonable question actually. I don’t have a simple answer but maybe I can share a bit of my process with you. This year I’ve been working on a bunch of amazing content for Video Copilot! My goal was to dig deep into default plug-ins and try to […]
Signal Flares

Our new preset pack for Optical Flares will be on sale Tuesday, 1-11-11 but we thought we would tease it a little more. This flare is based on a real world lens and was recreated for the Pro Presets 2 collection. This is 1 of 50 all new presets.

Check it out!

And if all else fails… launch green flares and wait for the cavalry.

7 years ago
Pro Presets 2 for Optical Flares

UPDATE: Pro Presets 2, Now available! Click Here

We’ve been actively working on a new volume of advanced Lens Flare presets for Optical Flares and the new product is finally complete. The PRO PRESETS 2 pack includes 50 all new presets, training videos and even AE Project files to jump start your creativity.

January is actually the One year anniversary for Optical Flares and we wanted to show you more amazing possibilities with this powerful Plug-in. This new pack will reignite your projects with a variety of stunning anamorphic, and stylized presets. Each preset features complex objects with dynamic triggers and many are based on real flares from high-end camera lenses.

There will be many new surprises this year and trust me when I say, “We’re not messing around!”

7 years ago