In Post

Things have been busy lately as we have been working on some vfx for a short Video Copilot project that we will be covering extensively on the blog. It is an unusual project but it has been a great opportunity to work on because some unexpected challenges compared to our normal work.

I won’t ruin the surprise yet but we should be close to finishing in about a week.

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4 years ago
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196 Comments

sajad
3 years ago
hi andrew please tell me how you creat crystal ball.
    3 years ago
    This is a REAL crystal ball Sajad, not a CG
    Only the one that is breaking is CG :)
3 years ago
Eagerly waiting to learn a lot from this. Please, let the tutorial include the making and the editing
christian
4 years ago
CAN'T WAIIIITT!!! Andrew you're the best!! and I am so glad that you got to work on the Super 8 movie!!!! and I can't wait until this project is done!!
4 years ago
Ei, first.. congratulations for your greatefull work! Videocopilot rules!!!!

Second.... What about this post? :p When are we going to see what are yo doing? tx
jb
4 years ago
That's one looooong week!
4 years ago
looks nice, good details. Eager to see results. were making an 80's sky fi-intro atm.
    4 years ago
    I believe it's 'sci-fi' (Science fiction)?
saurav
4 years ago
eagerly waiting
N ZONE
4 years ago
IN POST Tutorials
chris from germany
4 years ago
Please Andrew come on and finish it. i need this tutorial so fast as you can....


i would use it in a english project!!!
4 years ago
Come on!!! Magical appearance come on!!!
SFC John Fries
4 years ago
I wanted to know if VCP will be attending NAB this year. I will be working the US Army booth and would love to meet the team. Feel free to email me and let me know - I'll save some Army swag for ya!

FYI, I bought the Ultimate 10-Pack not long ago and loving it!

John
4 years ago
Wow, I can't wait to see how to put the whole room in this glass ball. Thanks Andrew you are a genius and very x100 good person ;-))
Mgs
4 years ago
Hm, that looks awsome
4 years ago
cant wait for it to come out!!!! i really want to watch it!!! and a new tutorial would also be good to...
4 years ago
It looks like the production value is really high on this project. The set, wardrobe, props, etc all look great in that photo... can't wait for the reveal! :)
lunga shezi
4 years ago
Hilarious comments...at least we got something to pass the time. I for one I'm working something big and VC does give inspiration but Andrew needs to take all the time he needs to create what he needs to create. And no doubt it will be life spectacular!
    Lunga shezi
    4 years ago
    life spectacular...lol see what I mean!
Goher Ali
4 years ago
Long Time No see.... :(
melle
4 years ago
Yep checking the site daily too, but it became quiet on here during the last 1-2 months, pretty sad. I do remember the old days of videocopilot. It's not a big criticism, we all know what we were/are able to learn form videocopilot, we do all appreciate it, but I'm just saying. It seems like VC becoms a bigger and bigger company, that's how the personal contact to us gets a bit lost.
Thanks VC and AK for the bautiful time, we are all happy everthing became bigger!
    4 years ago
    Goodness me, I think I just enjoy reading people's comments now.
crush
4 years ago
AK, is this from something you are doing for Merlin?
4 years ago
This looks amazing! I'm really looking forward to this.
Tim
4 years ago
Everyday this doesn't get uploaded means another day of tweaking it to perfection.
    4 years ago
    Too true, too true.
Juan
4 years ago
Andrew, you've taken too long... Good signal =D
It means you'll show us a really awesome stuff!
4 years ago
Cant wait anymore man... !show us what's the new magic ...
Phenom29
4 years ago
Yes, almost every hour i check the blog - as this has all the tutorial updates etc. Wow having patience is hard hehe.
    Woodman
    4 years ago
    exactly!, checking the site daily.
Saeid KamKar
4 years ago
i wait so long time ...
Man_sokpisey
4 years ago
i wait so long man!!!!
4 years ago
Cant wait till it is officially released, YOU GUYS ARE GONNA LOVE IT!!!
WANT TO SEE A SNEAK PEAK? VISIT:
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William Mitchell
4 years ago
I believe its a game. Hopefully Bejeweled 4 Phwwwwwwwuuussssshhhhh.
4 years ago
Any updates? On when this new project will be reviled?
Andrew
4 years ago
dude we've been waiting forever. at least put up a teaser or somethin!
Peter
4 years ago
Been waiting for about, 10 days now... RELEASE THE BEAST haha ...
4 years ago
Can't bare the ticking clock ....when will the countdown start?
4 years ago
Great man always comes with great work. I can not wait to see it ....
Lov all ur work
Ward
4 years ago
Come on, VC. You guys are going to lose visitors if you stay that inactive.
Jose Molina
4 years ago
That scene in the pic of the blog top seems like TES4: Oblivion :O I want to see magic too :D I can't wait!
Mr Guerella
4 years ago
Hi Guys Here Is A Project I Did For Lupe Fiasco Atlantic Records.

MOTION TYPOGRAPHY + VIDEO COPILOT EFFECTS

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGrPWHRwgPY&hd=1

SHARE/LIKE

CHEERS ANDREW FOR THE TUTS!
lunga shezi
4 years ago
This is gonna be the mother of all tutorials, from everything including prep work for the short to post vfx, title design,3d elements integration and for the first time...the elusive film color grade in that we all been waiting for.

Okay...is it Christmas yet?
Arrrrgh!
4 years ago
You're killin' me Smalls! Finish and post the damn thing already!
Eric
4 years ago
Hmmmm, hot chicks in anachronistic hair and makeup with accentuating clothing... you're shooting soft porn, aren't you, Andrew?
Nii
4 years ago
Hey i really nice project there Andrew. Andrew am doing a small project for dad and i cant find a way to make an effect of a knife in the head with an x-ray viewpoint. More like the initial scene in final destination 4 movie. Help me out.
Manas
4 years ago
sir u r my vfx tutor
i salute u master.
4 years ago
i hope you good luck for project. mr andrew

Amr Hussein
4 years ago
i hope you good luck for project. mr andrew
Enmanuel
4 years ago
Sos un capo! Son un maleante!! Wow!! Dema Excelente!
prem
4 years ago
it looks like a fantasy environment....... whatever is it ...I can’t wait. Andrew yaaar!!!!
Aditya
4 years ago
I am the biggest Fan of your tutorials. I Glad that you make this awesome site.
Aditya
4 years ago
hi Andrew
Can you help with some sites suggestions for photo shop & light room ?
4 years ago
You Are The best Andrew, and yes i cant wait me to. :S
Jason
4 years ago
ok.....jokes over i cant wait anymore!!! lol
mazhari
4 years ago
It must be cool. Can't wait :)
justineley
4 years ago
when we can view this amazing movie??????
i think i love this thing!!!!!
Zach
4 years ago
Hey Andrew I was just wondering if, using Action Essentials 2 there was someway to create a looping fire effect?

Love your work keep it up!
4 years ago
Soon every home will have a robot helper.

Don't worry.

It's perfectly safe.

http://vimeo.com/21216091
    nacho ferro
    4 years ago
    i just watched the same video!
Jam
4 years ago
Hey look at my short clip!! :) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELj80jKUE3w
4 years ago
YAAR IM WAITING DUDE!!! IT HAS BEEN A WEEK NOW!!! WHEN WILL IT COMe Yaar!?!?!?!?
betar65
4 years ago
good for what I've seen on this website I think it's very interesting, I hope to see soon ...... anibal miami.
4 years ago
go andrew! video copilot for the win! look @ my action scene
4 years ago
can't wait anymore <3 <3

hey andrew check this : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LYLtjBjXfDk

I hope you like it :)
4 years ago
if you save the image and then turn it up side down and look to the orb, you can see the room were the girl is
4 years ago
Can't Wait.
Always the best Andrew ;-}
EVO
4 years ago
Hey Andrew Kramer hello from Trinidad! Just wana say thankyou for doing what you do! EVOFILMS VFX STUDIO- TRINIDAD, W.I.
OussCraazy Assassin’s
4 years ago
hello Andrew How do I export a project from Cinema 4 j to AFTER EFFECTSt and controlS IN 3D
shahrooz
4 years ago
oohhh!!! new magic ... can't wait !!!!
4 years ago
that's amazing me and so cool

by the way I make it ashort movie Dancing by Control Expression in After Effects I hope you guys enjoyed
you just click here thank you .
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2o9QgbP3lpE
NK_INDIA
4 years ago
IF "it has been a great opportunity to work on" THAT SIMPLY MEANS THAT THERE IS A LOT TO LEARN FROM IT ESP FOR US :)
Xiao Hei
4 years ago
It's a new Tutorial DVD in the making.

I would love you release a DVD on 3D (S MAX) and After Effects. That would be a huge hit with this community, even if it's targeted towards beginners.

Hope you read this comment :-D All the best.
4 years ago
OMG Omg I Can't Wait !! You Are The best Andrew <3
Arshed
4 years ago
that's shot , i think it's gonna take the VFX on VCP to the next level wich already awesome . but this , making and shooting with a real actor (sorry sam i don't mean) i think it will make a different and we will see thing's we have never see it on VCP
Chandrachur Roy
4 years ago
Seems to a very interesting job. Really looking forward
4 years ago
Excited...Please Tease Us with another snapshot!
Stephen CHo
4 years ago
very excited about the project!!!
OlympiaLogger
4 years ago
I've GOT IT!

You went "Weird Science" and built the girl in the background!
Ogee
4 years ago
I am very excited Mr. Kramer!
Fareed
4 years ago
I can't wait. Andrew!!
Softminds
4 years ago
Andrew the world is waiting, get in on it!
4 years ago
Andru....you are the best man in the wourde after effecting
realy you are the best
realy infinity
shameelsha
4 years ago
hi sir....u r my GURU...
4 years ago
wooooooooooo great .. best of luck
4 years ago
nice sir...bast of luck..
4 years ago
You guys do a great job so I'm looking forward to hearing about the 'unexpected challenges' you faced in this project.
4 years ago
I cant wait to see it. Welldone AK, you are the best
4 years ago
I am so excited i cant wait for a new tutorial and that DVD menu video you did before was amazing! I just created a masking and reflection effect for a new short film i just made following ideas from your magic glass tutorial! Thanks. Frank UK
PRORYV Production
4 years ago
Stephen
4 years ago
Tough to hide those lights in the ball :)
4 years ago
OMG!!! I can´t wait!
Rob
4 years ago
Looks super cool!!!
Abidemi
4 years ago
Arh! This look great. I can't wait to see more of this... all the tricks... everything lol
Arry
4 years ago
wow... is this another hollywood movie? can't wait to see..
ola
4 years ago
Bring IT On, ur D BEsT!!!
Tomislav
4 years ago
I can't wait!!!
Noah
4 years ago
this is gonna be a long week
4 years ago
you've been teasing this for a while. Looking forward seeing more!
4 years ago
So We got a new lady in our Short VC Film :D
More I learn more I surprise!!!!

Thank you very much.
josh
4 years ago
I wonder if its the dragon age 2 web series
Mglinn kyaw
4 years ago
Best U try Andrew ..
I hope U can pass some unexpected challenges compared to your normal work..
good luck... I waiting to U..post
4 years ago
We are waiting for ...
Joe Hsieh
4 years ago
Ha ha, keep working Andrew. Can't wait your big surprise :)
Karim Duncan
4 years ago
Take your time guys, we always won't get tired of this, no matter how much further. Good job guys
4 years ago
Nice! i think i know whats coming, cant wait!
4 years ago
I think this great. I can't wait to see it
4 years ago
Looks like, Little Read Riding hood meets Heidi Meets Twilight meets Avatar and Independence day sprinkled with a little bit of Nicholas Cage. Its going to be a real tear jerker.
4 years ago
Sounds pretty mental. Mental as battle LA where aliens attack america...... again
4 years ago
We'll be waiting anxiously!
Chris P. Bacon
4 years ago
I made a great video inspired by video copilot

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgZuL3s40tQ

It was actually for an election my my hometown of sault ste. marie
murfeyburns
4 years ago
Awesome!!! Glad to here it went well!
Cube
4 years ago
Looking cool!!!!
sajed
4 years ago
oh good Andrew !!!! Can’t wait!
4 years ago
HE** YES! I'm getting Andrew Kramer tatted across my back!
santiago
4 years ago
¡¡¡wow wow wow!
¡¡¡3 wow!!!
Flavio
4 years ago
Espero este proyecto con ansias.. Saludos desde Uruguay.

I'll be waiting impatiently!
4 years ago
Looks great! Cant wait to see the final.
Luigi
4 years ago
I think it will a nice project ( my inglish isn't good ) Aahhahaha.......c'mon Andrew i whaiting for you ! :D
11
4 years ago
Whohohooo sound fun

i think the book N the candel n the glass with c4d and composing into ae ?
4 years ago
esta fantástico.parabéns!!!
Ashraf Tayyem
4 years ago
Thank you very much for your great and we are waiting impatiently for everything new
We are your students
Aarons
4 years ago
Haha.. Can't wait too see the surprise Andrew =)
4 years ago
CORRECTION - “…compared to our normal work” None of your work is NORMAL! Can’t wait to see what you’ve come up with.
4 years ago
"…compared to our normal work" Now of your work is NORMAL! Can't wait to see what you've come up with.
Kassym
4 years ago
that's really great. i can hardly wait=) (ignore the stupid rhymeness)
4 years ago
looking good! Can't wait to see it :)
Mani
4 years ago
Oh God! i can't wait for this!
Jason
4 years ago
the suspense is killing me.....*dead*
Erick
4 years ago
I can't wait, I'll check the site every minute in the coming week. xD
Anthony Herrington
4 years ago
This story came to me in a dream I think.... Sam fights off the temporary Lord of the Manor named Michael Scarn, giving his face a heck of a time-remapping, if you catch my drift. Then his pet dragon named "Kroma Key" realize they are in the wrong castle, totally forgetting where they parked...

Wow... that felt good to get out! :)
Jesse
4 years ago
can't wait what you guys have been working on!
Zack Paragon
4 years ago
Lovely set, Andrew!
Is it an actual room, or just a stage?
andi
4 years ago
we so excited! will it be done on friday, friday?
4 years ago
:) cool I look forward
monkeeman
4 years ago
is the axe involved?
4 years ago
i thought so... there was some connection with that magical ball & book stuff and the previous post... now its confirmed....
4 years ago
Hope for a good storyline, too - beside the great videocopilot effects, of course^^
Saeid KamKar
4 years ago
we are waiting for your suprize andrew!
Skyface
4 years ago
Thanks man we will be waiting...
Tony
4 years ago
Aaae! nothing exciting, Andrew Kramer Sucks,


I'm just joking :) this is the bomb I'm really eager to see whats behind the curtains.
hossein bayat
4 years ago
I'm so excited I Can not Wait Another dear friend.:ِd
Darrs Diaz
4 years ago
nice. cant wait
Jay
4 years ago
Hej guys. We appreciate all that you do!
Ibrahim almouyad
4 years ago
Can’t await!!! ohhhhhh
Axel
4 years ago
Can't wait!
Jedi Yoda
4 years ago
andrew you're such a tease
Shezou
4 years ago
Hope to c a Good Tutorial on that, But Cant' wait PLS. Do it quick
syaf
4 years ago
does pmw f3 also have flat picture profile??
4 years ago
Who is the beauty in the background?
anddyking
4 years ago
I am from china! I like you very much !
Thanks for sharing your experiences and knowledge with us
4 years ago
Totally agree with R-cane, that would be very en-lightning!
Please,bring it on!
Gosh! I'm so super excited! I can not wait to see the final result! It's going to SUPER-EPIC! WOOT!
Karffe
4 years ago
This is a menu from tutorials?
4 years ago
Thanks for sharing your experiences and knowledge with us, it's really helpful. Especially the behind the scenes footage.
Could you also share some inside experience about lighting the set?
4 years ago
Andrew,
You just wanted to find an excuse to use your ax, didn't you?
Thought so. :)
Bart
4 years ago
I want you to have finished with this project soon. Can not wait to see the result.
Woodman
4 years ago
that looks awesome, can't wait!
4 years ago
hey what about the 'Easter Eggs"????

Will all be revealed?

Evo
4 years ago
A Visual Effects like "300" or "The Lord Of The Ring" movie.
Are you use your Axe.

I don't know.
Jake The Muss
4 years ago
Looking forward to that...:)
Ray Capararo
4 years ago
Looking forward to seeing this, looks very intriguing
thanks
Mayowa
4 years ago
I learnt AE from scratch from this site. Andrew, you've been a blessing. Cant wait for the next tut.
al
4 years ago
superb man, really cool that you have the time considering you've been really busy to keep us in the loop. really appreciate your time and work ethic andrew.
Tyler
4 years ago
Stoked! I'm looking forward to the coming week!
Patrick Paevere
4 years ago
I don't want to be a Grammar Nazzi, but you should have said "compared with". But I love you and your work, and am really excited for this new project!
Jaikumar
4 years ago
Andrew,

Every time you post something.. we are learning something new.. coz u always do something new... good Luck Budy. waiting for the next Avatar Movie from U- india
Reza
4 years ago
Thanks. Will you be posting up tuts on the other things that you have posted? Please? :)
Jonathan P
4 years ago
Nice but i hope you will uppload the tutorial soon. Sry for my english spelling.
Hope there's some stereo 3D in there!
Damian m0Nte
4 years ago
gogogo ;D i cant wait! :D is 4 day yet :D
4 years ago
What was the Procedural Crumbling in AE Tutorial ?
4 years ago
a week is too much. cant wait !!
    hollz
    4 years ago
    ^^ srsly
4 years ago
Damn Andrew, you are such a teaser! You know that we are all super anxious to see the stuff you do but yet you torture us!
4 years ago
Good! but the looking wait better be better
Resh
4 years ago
Hey, that's the table from the proposed dvd menu thing you did before! Hmmm, my spidy-sensors are sensing a theme here. :P :D
4 years ago
Looks rlly cool :)
Korkomlat
4 years ago
Can't wait! :D
siva
4 years ago
can't wait yaaar
    Eshita
    4 years ago
    ME NIETHER! sachchi mein! luv you andrew! :D
    Magic
    4 years ago
    Oye yaar, this looks great!
    prem
    4 years ago
    meeeeeeeee tooooooo.......!!!!!!!
    4 years ago
    Oi keya dolle sholle tutorial.... :D
4 years ago
Can't await!!!
Jeffh3962
4 years ago
Is it a DVD menu? The 3D work looked really cool in the last one. So is this one full of real elements? So many questions, so little characters.
4 years ago
I'm intrigued to know what this will be. I can see so many possibilities. Interested in how that Sony works out.
    gen
    3 years ago
    hi jeremy,
Gaston
4 years ago
Andru are eager to know what it is, you could give more clues?. Gaston de Catamarca, Argentina
    4 years ago
    what could it be?
    Gaston
    4 years ago
    if exact Andrew surprised us this time?
    rob
    4 years ago
    come on andrew, im checking your website twice a day for and update on your latest project. plz give us some info!!!
    4 years ago
    Esta cheverisima bueno ya se esperaba de profecionales como ustedes
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