Sam’s Discovery

Our new project wouldn’t be complete without Sam Loya discovering something magical so we found a way to get him in. I know there has been a lot of mystery on the blog recently and I apologize, it is not meant to be as suspenseful, it is just taking longer than expected :)

I really want to show you everything we are working on but I don’t want to ruin the surprise by releasing too much so I appreciate your patience. I will try to post small things as we go and we are very close to finishing!

See high resolution pic

POSTED:
4 years ago
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355 Comments

Thami Mabuza
11 months ago
Awesome work, keep up the good work Andrew. DO MORE AND MORE!
3 years ago
Looks very great ...!
Manuel Alejandro
3 years ago
Hey! YOU‘RE SO AMAZING TEAM!.
Congratulations n Thanks for everything.
Good luck ever!
Freddy
3 years ago
I think...Sam needs yellow light over his face
4 years ago
Andrew u always rock not only humans but the dead too. :-
Peter
4 years ago
Put it up already!!! :)
4 years ago
awesome!! i can't wait for it to come out!!!
4 years ago
amazing!!! keep posting!! i can't wait until this comes out!! Check out my website at http://awesomevfx.weebly.com , i tell everybody there to come here, this awesome site!!
4 years ago
VEcry Nice, I really Appreciate this post :) Thanks for this
Cmd
4 years ago
looks like assassins creed brotherhood :D how sam discovered the apple of eden :D
Luwi
4 years ago
Andrew you're the best !! soon i will buy the acction essentials 2. do you ship to Italy ?
Anonymous
4 years ago
Did Sam just find the Galaxy Studios logo?
iSoldierr
4 years ago
Andrew man, where's the big project you kept talking about couple of weeks ago?
KINGCOMPOSITE
4 years ago
...........wow.......This is taking 4ever... the site has been very quite. Is VC still alive?
DvdWilliams
4 years ago
I know what he is holding, It is the Kramer Orb. (LOL)
alex olmos
4 years ago
hello this is awesome...just one question are you gonna make a tutorial to do such thing????...pleaseeeeee....I wanna learn to do it
Nathaniel Green
4 years ago
Your the man Andrew can Waite to see the finnish work.
Subliminll
4 years ago
Thanks Andrew!

Only one thing to say:

The world needs to bring back leather bracers.....


nnnneeeddddd mmmmoooorrrreee tttuuutttoorrriiiaalllsss.... I'm having withdrawls.....
4 years ago
That is the largest bouncy ball I have ever seen!! ...and it's about to disintegrate Sam's flesh off his face. Wait, is that the Charlie Sheen drug? Keep up the great work, guys-can't wait to see the final video!
XPhoenix9
4 years ago
Do you know how I can get a green sphere prob that Mr. Kramer used? What exactly is he holding? How can I re-create that or get my own?
Bakernator
4 years ago
Whats your ETA Andy? =-)
Pascal
4 years ago
I think i know what would happen...

does it have something to do with the Disintegration tut??
ehab subaih
4 years ago
WAAOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!
sergio
4 years ago
WOOOOOOOOW you definitely need to show us how you did it. You are awesome Andrew!!!!!
Spencer Hunt
4 years ago
I took your green-screened shot, replaced your orb with a basketball and the background with a court... it was pretty great.
4 years ago
Wait one second, never have I seen a tutorial where poor Sam does not get killed. He gets killed more than Kenny! I see his face melting off from the evil unleashed from that orb just like in Radars of the lost ark! Drop it and run Sam! Poor Sam....can't wait for the face melt tutorial though!

Thomas:)
gen
4 years ago
hey andrew, am gen here, u r rocking, ur tutorials r very useful to me yar. i lik u lot.
Fazle Rabbi
4 years ago
Excellent. When we can watch the full project? Really excited.
Anwar
4 years ago
Looking good as usual :)
One thing I did notice though. Since the SFX ball is bigger then the green screen one you kinda miss a couple of Sam's fingers. Allthough he might have chewed those off allready ;-)
Juicy Titles
4 years ago
Benjamin
4 years ago
Great picture. i love the work you guys do. I hope you never stop inspiring people.
Shawn
4 years ago
So Happy for Sam! He really deserves to find something wonderful. I hope it doesn't warp his face demonically, or explode him, electrocute him, or swallow his soul.
mike
4 years ago
sam...im gonna be straight with you here you look like a tool in your picture
Steve D
4 years ago
So with production value like this, why haven't I seen Sam in any big-name flicks yet?

Thanks for all the effort guys; they really help me keep the edge in my business and my day job, and every little bit helps.
jimmy
4 years ago
omg..great.......................
4 years ago
I hope the is not like the Action Essentials video that was supposed to come out but never happened :(
Hans BLACK SMILE MARSOPA Cabrera
4 years ago
Dude, as far as i know you're the best in the web which is no easy feat, so don't worry, besides much of us owe you everything we know
habibie
4 years ago
wow! I can't wait, Andrew....!
Jesse
4 years ago
Hey everybody!
I found this exellent video tip from YouTube and I thought it would be good to share the tip with you!
Here's video tutorial of making low budjet camera stabilizer.
I tested it my self and it worked relly good.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eR4nGvzOIIc&annotation_id=annotation_737445&feature=iv
MuchaChucha
4 years ago
Hello,
can You make "another really exciting tutorial" makin' that magic shining sphere? I'm realy fascinated, but I don't exactly don't know how to make.
4 years ago
exactly what time it will be finished ackk because I have one dating lol
Revilhalley
4 years ago
Andrew you used the plugin after effect "Keylight"or was a better one? What software was used for chromakey?
Andrew was very good.
Man4life
4 years ago
    nameless
    4 years ago
    Man4life yes thank you i know that tutorial but i cant figure how to do the car accident that i've added from youtube because its a non stop scene not a stay scene.
Bl@shaque
4 years ago
It's madness... THIS IS SPARTA!!!!!!
Nicko Wong
4 years ago
Epic and Amazing. :)
nameless
4 years ago
so i will be great if someone explain it step by step. thank you.
nameless
4 years ago
(i really want to make my own fake of a car accident.)
nameless
4 years ago
Hey kramer or someone can you explain how is done this non-cut scene:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jUneRv2esM8&feature=related
    Paul
    4 years ago
    It looks like they had the camera locked off, and animated the shaky look, and cut the video together so it looks like it wasn't cut. If you look closely you can see were they cut it.
Jesse
4 years ago
Here is my version of Sam's discovery. It's not perfect but i think it's pretty ok...

http://i1105.photobucket.com/albums/h346/j3zz3x/discovery_00000.jpg
marcos
4 years ago
gracias Kramer por la web!!! sos un capo!!!!
Meestrivefee
4 years ago
wowowoowowowowwowwo!!!!!!!!!!!! you are super!! can't wait to see full version :D
Nick
4 years ago
How does he have no spill on his hands? Looks great!
4 years ago
Great my friend , keep up the good work on ;)
4 years ago
GREAT~! AND...PATIENCE..ㅠㅠ

JUNOMOVIE from KOREA
Nate River
4 years ago
ohohohohooohoh!!!!!
4 years ago
hi there could any body help me to get the name of the last music track in pro presets 2 promotion .please help .i love it so mush.thanks
dgf
4 years ago
u have that many people working for you, were is everything? im getting disappointed with your site. look at greyscale gorilla for instance they have like 2 people. but im still a fan of u dont worry
Cameron Lensing
4 years ago
Awesome use of color!!! so sick.
4 years ago
Great !!
Sam´s new face!!
get the soul removal tuto Sam´s put your power into the galatic orb and finally 3D Light Casting to a Blast Wave
Sam is a Hero!!!
thankx Andrew
4 years ago
this is where the demon comes in for surprise hahaha..
i hate that demon
Alex
4 years ago
Why do I have the bad feeling that the glowing thing is gonna explode any second? Poor sam...
CPP0xFreak
4 years ago
This is so damn awesome...
Couldnt expect that this is possible ...
blas duran
4 years ago
Its about months without a single tutorial

ridiculous
Felipe
4 years ago
Andrew, here you have my version of your work: http://img219.imageshack.us/img219/562/samsdiscovery.jpg
Thanks for make videotutorials for after effects!
chamishka
4 years ago
Hey, Andrew. Nice work! awsm
4 years ago
I can't wait anymore andrew !!!
i check the website every 1hour !!!
I Hope That's a Short Film with Many VFX and 3d effect !!

If You Have a Facebook please Check This :http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=1833047392108&oid=265409379393&comments
It's Parodie of Your Short Film " THE CHASE" !!
Thank's et VIVE VIDEO COPILOT !!!!
    Paul
    4 years ago
    I know I check it all the time to...
    cant wait anymore Andrew
4 years ago
Stop teasing us!
4 years ago
alright.... u r taking too long. i hate this website and will never come here again. u suck and always have and always will. APRIL FOOLS!!!! hahahahahahahaha i gotz uuuuuuuu!!! yeah im joking!! u guyz rock! lol yeah but seriously im getting impatient ;)
vinay
4 years ago
can u please tell me how to create nuke one i saw in http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PCAWqSNHRmI&NR=1
&
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PCAWqSNHRmI&NR=1

pleeeeeeeeeeeeease
cedric
4 years ago
Lord!!! I haven't waited for anything for so long and with so much of anxiety!!! bring it on guys... you are killing me now.
Navarro Parker
4 years ago
Sam needs to quit biting his nails.
WarCry Studios
4 years ago
4 years ago
I wish for you and for your frinds all the best , and you are the best . thank u very much . GOD bless you

sorry for my bad English
Alzemir BR
4 years ago
Great technique and a perfect score on the scene. Congratulations to you Andrew and Sam too. We'll await the final outcome.
4 years ago
Looks cool, can't wait! Might have looked more realistic if Sam would have been in costume for the shoot, instead of his street clothes.
    um… what?
    4 years ago
    You actually think those are his street clothes?
meysam
4 years ago
hey Andrew good work , and my work is :D work
http://up.iranblog.com/images/gzijum0nd1elbmzq0efx.jpg
    4 years ago
    That look Great! how did you generate the fur? 3ds max?
    meysam
    4 years ago
    tnx,yes by 3ds max But i give the character Shaggy from the Internet ;)
    javad
    4 years ago
    afarin meysam....
    meysam
    4 years ago
    merc javad
Bhavani tippani
4 years ago
This tutorial will be more help full to composting and vfx people,thanks sam.

we will wait for this
The Artist Warehouse
4 years ago
Hey Andrew, where are Sams finger nails? LOL
Man_sokpisey
4 years ago
wait too long man ....
from cambodia
KINGCOMPOSITE
4 years ago
I agree with Caleb on that one, I have not found any tut sites that provide what this site does. Creativecow is handy but sucks in comparison, and the guys on there are lame as far as jokes are concerned. Andrew always makes me bust a gut! Funny Stuff.
NDL
4 years ago
Amazing Andrew !!!
4 years ago
This is my version
Caleb
4 years ago
Error again, dan! Obviously heros are clean shaven or else Sam wouldn't be!!;-) Keep it up, Kramer!
Caleb
4 years ago
hey keep it up! don't worry! I'm always checking this site! Love your tutorials and you are definitely the best!
dan
4 years ago
Error, a hero is never clean shaven!
justineley
4 years ago
when do you want to sh0w us this movie!!!
Felipe
4 years ago
Wow Andrew, your amazing!
I always watch all your videotutorials, are very goods!
thanks for all your work that you do in order to that we all can see your videos and travel to another dimension with the breathtaking effects you do
Jabbzz
4 years ago
Hi!

Thank you alot Video Copilot. Thanks to you I've gain enough AE-skills so that I actually get alot of projects :)

Cheers from Sweden
//Jabbzz
Jerry
4 years ago
Wow, that is awesome. It looks like Sam got transported into the next 300 movie. Wicked!!!!
Tru Story Films
4 years ago
Awesome cant wait to see it
DjemaaMohAmine
4 years ago
like always Andrew fantastic
it is amazing what a good designer can do with a green screen footage doesn't it?
Addis
4 years ago
I'll be forward to it's when hobits comeback again
Anastasio
4 years ago
Lol, this is my example of sam :-P

http://img291.imageshack.us/img291/4032/sameb.jpg
4 years ago
looking forward to seeing more of this one - great work VCP :)
Andrew L
4 years ago
Wow! That could be pretty interesting
Wayne
4 years ago
Would be nice to see Lord Of The Rings by Video Copilot...:D
Jamiel Banda
4 years ago
This looks epic,we have missed Sam hopefully this time he is not smashed through a window or attempts to jump off a building lol
cygnus12
4 years ago
You can bet that as soon as Sam is appended to anything that we, the VCP faithful, will be sold.
Mj
4 years ago
I COMMAND YOU OF RELEASING THIS NAOW!! D:
Coatsworth
4 years ago
Keep Up the Amazing work, you fantastic folks!!!!
Jose
4 years ago
Wow!!!! Seems awesome....can`t wait to see it. I've missed Sam on your tutorials, Andrew. I'm glad he is back.
4 years ago
Looks good, could do that in PS but hey Im, sure yours is gonna be video which will be better.
Sam, stop biting your finger nails, bad habit and stops you picking up pennys ( Cents ) off floor, lol.
4 years ago
Nice job, check out some of my work at my page.
Kevin
4 years ago
Nice work and I've done all your tuts just waiting for your next exciting one to come up
Diego G.
4 years ago
I know I suck at keying but, whatever :P
Here's my try (With some AC reference on it)
http://img714.imageshack.us/img714/2628/samassassin.jpg
Karim Duncan
4 years ago
Wow! hold it Sam! that's cool hold it till Mr. Andrew shows us how he did it. I like everything about VC. keep it up
4 years ago
ITS THE TACITUS!!!
KINGCOMPOSITE
4 years ago
LOL i like the fan pics too. Does anyone know when this will be released?
I see star
4 years ago
Lol..8 pics (fan made) of sam in this blog now..
really funny..
ThomasDrimm
4 years ago
I think all of us would like an advanced keying tutorial ! without just using keylight!
    Curtis Smith
    4 years ago
    I second this! Would be awesome :)
    KINGCOMPOSITE
    4 years ago
    I agree, I am getting ready for a huge green screen project. Key Light is great but i would like to tweek more.
Peter Kreitner
4 years ago
EPIC! :D great deal!
N ZONE
4 years ago
new video tutorials
Kynval
4 years ago
Nice. :D now we are waiting for a video :D
coolboy
4 years ago
oooooooooooooooh no sam has got thee orb lets go get him
4 years ago
This is amazing great work.
Ulisses
4 years ago
Poor little Sam (haha). Can't wait to watch the results of this production. Seems like another great work from Videocopilot.

AMEN.
Rutger
4 years ago
Can't wait to see what all this mystery's about!
I'll stay tuned in!
Oti
4 years ago
Eager to watch the tutorial.I'm already thinkx of the possible ways that can be done.
Nick
4 years ago
What is he holding and if it's a video how did you animate it to follow the object he's holding?
Ted
4 years ago
insane, now have a look at this, its pretty good..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oTho7qmNG6A
4 years ago
I want to show you everything we are working on, but do I really want to show you everything we are working on?
Mayowa
4 years ago
I like the colors. Hope a tutorial will cover that.
    Nick
    4 years ago
    Well, it looks like he just did the same thing as the most recent ball tutorial and with the video he probably just used curves to adjust to get some yellowish hue then brought saturation down (keeping ball most saturated)
4 years ago
Why did you change everything to GREEN??? Is he going to the Emerald City? Is he looking for the flying monkeys? I'm sorry but I like the top image much better. I don't understand why you made everything so GREEN!?!

LOL
    Tcarle
    4 years ago
    Dude the bottom one is the original thats why they call it green screen! lol
    4 years ago
    Come on. You didn't think I was serious did you? =)
jp
4 years ago
"The LOYA SHALL NOT PASS!!"

Actually Sam, you ROCK!!!!
JohnBon
4 years ago
Tell Sam to stop chewing his nails before he takes a finger off!
Jason
4 years ago
Dale B
4 years ago
OMG that is awesome. And the before and after pix gave me several idea for something me and the kids are doing next week on spring break.
Darrik
4 years ago
can you show us how to do cinematic color correction like that?
    Mohammad
    4 years ago
    hahaha nice..
    the green background helped :DD
    4 years ago
    that is cool and funny :)
    4 years ago
    lol
    4 years ago
    That is funny!!
    shalyar
    4 years ago
    ahhahahahahahaah....
    its best dude =P
    4 years ago
    this is the best by far, good job, made me laugh.
    Jesse
    4 years ago
    hahhahah!! That's pretty clever ;D great work
4 years ago
Seven Ten Split!
RedCoon
4 years ago
Uhhh... Shot on RED?
Sam
4 years ago
Look what he found this time...
http://i55.tinypic.com/2aagen7.jpg
    RC
    4 years ago
    Charlie Sheen haha
Robert
4 years ago
It's one of Sauron's Palantír. Sam Sees ALL!
Brent
4 years ago
If he gets all 7 of them, he can make a wish.
4 years ago
AWESOME! GO SAM! And congratulations for the new stuff, Andrew.
4 years ago
OMG.Very beautiful
AK,you are best..
Howard
4 years ago
Sam Loya IS magic, he doesn't need to discover it.
4 years ago
Looks mental proper mental almost as mental as this guy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nt2OtVX__v4&hd=1
Fifik
4 years ago
woooooooooooooooooooooooooooow!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Saeid KamKar
4 years ago
i just w8 ! andrew
4 years ago
this is my version for samy boy.we just gonna playaround till this comes out.
http://i260.photobucket.com/albums/ii18/clancy30/samloya.jpg
    Kagamine
    4 years ago
    Dude, Assassin's Creed. Awesome.
4 years ago
very nice! I'm looking forward to this! :)
oras
4 years ago
wow look like u find a way to the 300 style
Phil
4 years ago
I think Sam needs more relevant light on his face and hands to make this look convincing.
4 years ago
video copilot my best web site forever you ar best of the best
4 years ago
Anyone noticed a part of Sam's finger is missing? :P
Ron
4 years ago
Dude you are amazing!!!!
Loved the before & after.
Can't wait for the final suprise!
murfeyburns
4 years ago
In the pantheon of mythological hero your at the top!!!!
4 years ago
I really like the style of that glowing ball! I'm sure you'll make a tutorial on that, looking forward to it :)
4 years ago
OK - everyone else beat me to it already....but yes, seeing Sam in that costume does remind me what a perfect Hobbit SL would make! LOL :)

Hey, AK - what about a future tutorial of making Hobbit size people ?!?!? That would be cool....
ubuntu
4 years ago
Sam Loya is a great guy!!! i can't wait to see what happen next
VFX Geek
4 years ago
People always recommend working with a flat plate to start with in post but the original here is really saturated. Doesn't look like it doesn't really matter. Thumbs up Videocopilot!
Mikel
4 years ago
I just started in After effects
I'm wondering how you made ​​the correct color???
You big man in the world CG!!!!!
Thank you very much !!!!!!!:)
4 years ago
Damn! It loos So Good Andrew has a 300 CC and I can`t wait for it! (Y)
4 years ago
Oooooooooooh My God.
Can’t wait...
Can’t wait...
Can’t wait...
Can’t wait...
Can’t wait...
Can’t wait...
Can’t wait...
Can’t wait...

Come On Man.
Justin Kuhn
4 years ago
still eagerly awaiting the last tutorial you promised.... perfect look for some of my finishing credits.
4 years ago
that's pretty cool...awesome!!
Mj
4 years ago
I think a nice head reflection on the glowing ball would make the video look a little bit cooler.
    KINGCOMPOSITE
    4 years ago
    nnnnnno.
4 years ago
...unacceptable ;-)
Samuel
4 years ago
Really amazing.
4 years ago
I Hope it's Short Movie <3...Many effect VFX..3D...;and new Tutoriel XD

HEY ANDREW check this :http://www.youtube.com/user/ChemsouProduction
I hope you Like it :)
Woodman
4 years ago
I hope it's a short movie, like 10 minutes or so (maybe shorter)
FeelKride
4 years ago
I think, this is a good movie)
KINGCOMPOSITE
4 years ago
So what is it that we are waiting for?
Is it like a huge tutorial a short film or a Full Length film?
It is fantastic looking!
David
4 years ago
Highly looking forward to this.
KINGCOMPOSITE
4 years ago
that is freakin awesome!!!
Zack Paragon
4 years ago
Looks Great!
I love the blurred-out background. :)
Roy
4 years ago
When this one will be out! ur network server will blow out....
Bastien
4 years ago
The new Zack Znyder yeaaaah
Sucker Punch tomorrow in France !!!
Aiden
4 years ago
I love you Andrew Kramer, you and your awesome videocopilot members are doing amazing things week in week out.
Incredible minds you have.
Never stop doing VFX, because if you do the world will become a sad place.
God bless.
LAckas
4 years ago
One orb isn't awesome...What about two orbs? Sounds good, right? :D Just kidding. Can's wait the final video. :)
    LAckas
    4 years ago
    I mean: Can't wait. Sorry about the misspelling.
4 years ago
WOW! Looks great. We are looking forward to see the final video.
Steely
4 years ago
!!OMG!! That looks just so amazing. God Andrew you are just getting better and better. I Cant wait for this tut now. I see why there's been no posts for over a week now, because you've all been so busy with this project. So looking forward to it as I'm about to do something to do with witch craft and wizerdry. !!Just in time!! Thank you so very much.
4 years ago
you the best
cool VFX
4 years ago
Please great new Effects Tutorial, it looks realy awesome

Great Work Andrew!!!
4 years ago
I am very excited to see this.
Eran
4 years ago
OMG. SAM IS ONE OF THE ASSASINAS IN ASSASIANS CREED AND HES HOLDING ONE OF THE PICES OF EDEN!

xD

cant wait for the full video :D
pit
4 years ago
bla bla bla....

more tutorials ! not sam photos !! :((
Jason
4 years ago
the last week every time i think of the project in progress, i randomly say in gonna die of a heart attack! nad every one looks at me like "OK?..." but it looks really exciting! looks like sam is looking deep in to the ball asking for a his one wish " magic ball plzz plzz make Andrew stop picking on me...oh plz he is so embarrassing:( make him stop! lol
Arnold
4 years ago
Awesome stuff, I'd love to know exactly what was done concerning the color correction for this shot, I think it's brilliant...
4 years ago
The picture really looks amazing and I can't wait to what's coming up!
Project-kay
4 years ago
looking cool. Dig the BG looks like OF and a whole lot of lens blur...i could be wrong
4 years ago
This better be a tutorial! :D
Nobunaga Jake
4 years ago
WOO~!! This is fantastic!!
4 years ago
Oh my god.. i think i just came...
4 years ago
This is amazing work we are waiting For this
Waooooooooooooooooooooo !!!
    4 years ago
    salam barati
    khobi?
4 years ago
Very Nice Andrew Kramer...Looking forward to this
4 years ago
WoW! WoW! WoW! WoW! WoW! WoW! WoW! WoW!
You're perfect!
4 years ago
Impecável............ :)
4 years ago
Really awesome amazing !!!!
Sam is going to a medieval bowling ? xD
me too I really want to see it!!!
JayP
4 years ago
Ur killing us with waiting man! Im so curious!

Holla
praveen
4 years ago
looks brilliant job......i m really excited
Mostafa
4 years ago
Andrew Very Nice God Bless.
Abdul
4 years ago
Thats Cooool was wondering weres Sammmmy didnt see hm 4 long on VC, am happy to see hm, if AK is the heart of VC then Sam is the Breeze
tcarle
4 years ago
Breath taking it like pulls you into another realm!
4 years ago
Andrews..................Very Nice God Bless
4 years ago
how long it would take your project to be completed. lot of people are waiting for this INCLUDING MEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE.
4 years ago
Whaou! It looks terrific!
4 years ago
Awesome loving it already
Anson
4 years ago
Wow, it doesn't take much to notice all of your shots over the years look incredibly professional and artistic. Practically indistinguishable from Hollywood movie special effects!

Keep up the great work, can't wait to see the film,
Anson
4 years ago
Ya! We've been missing you and the crew quiet a lot lately around here but you guys have been super busy and it'll pay off. Thanks again for sharing!
4 years ago
really amazing
very very nice
azozel
4 years ago
Good lord man you are killing me with the suspense. I'm talking pins and needles here.
Bart
4 years ago
Finally we have something that can hold our interest until you Guys have completed this long-awaited tutorial. Nevertheless, I must say that personally I go to the VC just to find out what's new. And when I find at least a small comment in the blog is very nice. Go out more often on the link, Andrew 
Thanks for your excellent work!!!
kawa vfx
4 years ago
ow my god this is amazing work we are waiting 4 this
Mohammad
4 years ago
Can't wait till this comes out!!
Goodluck Sam and Andrew!
Jonathan P
4 years ago
Yes finally some new stuff to read ;)
Erick
4 years ago
Before seeing the high res picture I thought it was a photo with the background out of focus, but it was a green screen and a green ball, xD.
zend
4 years ago
Really looking foward)
4 years ago
YEEAAAHHHH a new post
badhon
4 years ago
keep going man.......
Zakaria Amin
4 years ago
Amazing. I hope I can do like this in the future
4 years ago
Yes, you should be ashamed of yourself. Leaving us all hanging. And for what? Another shot of Sam? Booooriiing!

Ha ha. Just kidding of course. I hope it's something a little longer this time!
I see star
4 years ago
    sumedh
    4 years ago
    what is he holding...and its good
    Lyndon
    4 years ago
    :D
hossein bayat
4 years ago
WAOOOOOOOOOOO Nice….. cant wait andrew cant.
    sumedh
    4 years ago
    lol.. you retyped it again just cuz of an alphabet "e"...
hossein bayat
4 years ago
WAOOOOOOOOOOO Nice..... cant wait androw cant.
Jean Carlos
4 years ago
-SAM LOYA: Finally I found the last Dragon ball, sheng long come out!!.
-Sheng long: ARRRRGG,.. you only have one wish..
-ME: I wish the tutorial comes sooner!!
-SAM LOYA: (FACEPALM)
4 years ago
wow! looks very cool!! can't wait ;)
4 years ago
I am getting crazy waiting for this! Please show us as soon as possible :)
You are always the best Andrew
Lakhvinder
4 years ago
HI, Andrew. M a BIG Fan of yours
i've learnt all the things i need from you.. thanks for sharing .
m a visual disigner n work with motion graphics in india.. you a BIG time Hero. keep0 it up............
nfnte
4 years ago
"taking longer than expected"
Doesn't it always? :-)
On my end it does.
4 years ago
epiccccccccccccc
Fleecefox Studio
4 years ago
wonderful cant wait to see what it looks like when it is done. Thank you for posting the green screen shot under this. I am starting to work with a green screen and its always nice to see what you can do with one. and you are the best I have no doubt.
Richard17
4 years ago
ok i already know he is Robin Sam Hood....
Richard17
4 years ago
WAAAOOO!!! juat i wanna kno... WAAOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!
Tony
4 years ago
I am SAAAAaaaam!!!! SPPAARTAA!!!!
Noah
4 years ago
TUTORIAL IS NEEDED!!!!
Eli
4 years ago
AWESOME with a capital V & C!! By the way, can you confirm or deny that your lens flares were partially responsible for the Rebecca Black : Friday video.. LOL!!
4 years ago
Cant wait to see the finished product? Would it be easier to edit the Ball if it was a different color such as blue?

I guess does it make it more difficult to change the ball color cause it matches the background?
    4 years ago
    Thanks in advance for your help
4 years ago
Does Sam chew his nails? Looks like it.
    DHYANI
    4 years ago
    yup,same confusion.....
Manuwarna
4 years ago
wow.!!this would be a interesting. :)
shpaty
4 years ago
DUDE that's the heart of Chuck Norris ;)
Piotrek
4 years ago
Cool I like it very much. GOOD WORK :)

THANKS
Corban
4 years ago
Hmm maybe its an alternate version of sucker punch, with men =s
LaloRs
4 years ago
Hey, Andrew. Nice work! Hey I am new in After Effects and I am fan of your tutorials, but how do you do this photo? i was looking for one of substitute but i didn't find. Well Congratz for your blog and your website.
4 years ago
Aww! That thing will kill him wont it
Aljon
4 years ago
The mysterious jawbreaker... Thumbs up for that... I can't wait for it...LOL
Ari
4 years ago
This looks awesome! A breakdown pic even!! Can't wait to see the full video!
RAJA RAM
4 years ago
Awesome composting....cool.
Crow spike
4 years ago
WOOOW, Very very very perfect their work.

brazil \õ/
Chinese
4 years ago
sammy果然威武。
    BT
    4 years ago
    needed ???
Kane
4 years ago
simply magical! ^_^
Bob
4 years ago
That's some pretty nice hair for that time period.
Benjamin Curlee
4 years ago
You have learned the secret to marketing... "Under promise and Over deliver".
4 years ago
I hope you are going to include a tip on getting this color correction results its amaizing.
saeid samimi
4 years ago
hi i really want to know what camera you used in this pic? :) i saw in the last blog that you were using sony's new camera, but here it looks like you are using a red, just wondering.
thanks :D
4 years ago
can't wait AK plz tell us what you will post first ?
really there has been a lot of mystery on the blog recently!!
isi123i
4 years ago
Sam looks Epic. Awesome! Can't wait!
indy
4 years ago
1st awesome discovery 2nd im glad to see the finish
4 years ago
amaizing shot ,man you got to love this stuff it gives me chills.
    4 years ago
    hahahahah I love It X"D
    Kleezyclay
    4 years ago
    lol yeah great job on the bowling ball
    4 years ago
    how fast are you? i lold, awesome work^^
    Erickson
    4 years ago
    lol,, funny.
    Steely
    4 years ago
    !OMG! Somebody had to go and do it didn't they! LMAO!!, that look ace!. Sam looks as though he has never seen one and wonders what the hell it is!! Very Good!
    4 years ago
    Thanks, glad you liked it. For some reason I just love messing with Sam. For those who missed it last time, check out Samburger above...
    4 years ago
    Erm, if that wasn't clear click my name for the link...
    4 years ago
    That is epic!!!
    4 years ago
    Hahaha =). Well done opn the bowling ball, well colour corrected too!
deji
4 years ago
i`d say props to sam as well, for making all these tutorials work, for me it takes good acting skills to be able to composite some after effects artistry with, i know coz i have tried with some crappy acting from some people and they mess up the whole shot............well bottom point sam`s acting for me is superb......
4 years ago
Freaking AWESOME!!! Your the man AK!!! :)
4 years ago
I can't wait to watch this epic tale.I hope that u planing 4 a tuts.
Brian S
4 years ago
Looks like he found Ernie McCracken's bowling ball.....Sam's quest now - Find the rose that was supposed to be on the inside.
4 years ago
great my friend , keep up the good work on :)
thanks
Tom At
4 years ago
Is Sam going to explode?
4 years ago
Looks sweet Andrew. I am especially looking forward to the orb effect. Is it a spin-off usage of the Galactic Orb tutorial?
4 years ago
nice one, looks realy epicness =)
4 years ago
The image above looks cool but when I saw the original, it totally blew me away - never would have guessed it was greenscreen and that sphere looks awesome. Can't wait to see what this is all about.
can't wait to watch
4 years ago
Nice job shooting the Green Screen correctly too! Something all too often overlooked...
(Yeah - I kinda wrote the book on that) ;)
Ken
4 years ago
All this medieval stuff lately gives me goose bumps thinking that I’m in for some type of sci-fi Merlin show.
4 years ago
That magic ball looks cool!
nath
4 years ago
you guyz are the best just keep it up
4 years ago
How very Zack Snyder of you.
4 years ago
LOVING THE CHROMA KEY WORK, BUT MOST OF ALL THE VISUAL EFFECTS AS WELL AS COLOR CORRECTION..

HERE IS A LITTLE EXAMPLE OF GOOD AFTER EFFECTS SKILLS.

- VIDEO COPILOT TWITCH, OPTICAL FLARES, SURE TARGET.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEB2g8YQrDE&hd=1
    _Terry
    4 years ago
    Since the moment i read "HERE IS A LITTLE EXAMPLE OF GOOD AFTER EFFECTS SKILLS" i knew that the video will be bad, but i made a mistake the video is more than bad, really profesionals never say they r good, is the ppl who tell them they r pros, and a little feedback when u r making a typo-related video the text have to be always fully readable no matter what.
    Zooma
    4 years ago
    Great work bro. You never know what you're gonna get clicking on someone's link but it looks very sharp and you got that style worked out to a science.
Tim
4 years ago
I literally just watched 'The Making of Lord of the Rings' last night. And how they made the magical bowling ball Pippin had to carry. Looking forward to this.
4 years ago
9th post? Yay. I usually get in the hundreds. I can't wait for this project to be finished
4 years ago
good, really amazing
4 years ago
Golden Apple? Ehhh?
Lyndon
4 years ago
Tell Sam to quit biting his nails ;)

This preview looks awesome :D
    sumedh
    4 years ago
    lol...thats exactly what i was thinking ...
    4 years ago
    I was thinking troll-fingers.
4 years ago
A Little bit too shallow DOF for my taste, but looks cool regardless :)
4 years ago
This looks really exciting! I do really look forward to watch this!
Brian Zhou
4 years ago
That looks so much less dramatic IRL :P And btw is that a balloon?!
4 years ago
awesome dude keep up with the good work.
4 years ago
Sam is The Lord of the Sphere
    Andrew
    4 years ago
    Lol he's a hobbit!
    4 years ago
    no, he just killed the witch and took her sphere, now he don't have any idea of how to use it.
    4 years ago
    He's not Sam Loya, he's Samwise Gamgee.
    4 years ago
    LOL.. =)))
    4 years ago
    Looks very epic
    4 years ago
    LOL!, hes cute :3
    Evan Croft
    4 years ago
    No, He's Sambo Boogins from the Lord of the Orb
    Sam
    4 years ago
    It could be a Palantr... and he could be Samwise the great...
    Robert
    4 years ago
    Its one of Saurons Palantr. Sam Sees ALL!
4 years ago
Looking forward to this!
4 years ago
That's Fricken Fantastic! I'd be totally lost without VideoCopilot so don't worry about not updating for a while, just don't stop!
    IN-THE-ZONE PRODUCTIONS
    4 years ago
    Thanks for showing before and after shots... really helps when you have questions! Thanks AK... oh and you too Sam!
    4 years ago
    here is some colour grading stuff i came up with : http://vimeo.com/21582156
    4 years ago
    Awesome as always Andrew!!!
    Adekitan
    4 years ago
    That's true Andrew, keep the work going. U r still the best out there. Cheers!!!
    TylerMG
    4 years ago
    What was Sam holding?
    Dan
    4 years ago
    AGREED!
    4 years ago
    Keep it up Andrew you're my lifeline.
    4 years ago
    INDEED!!!
    Alistair
    4 years ago
    EpIC!!!
    Max
    4 years ago
    I get a lot of compliments on my work and it's because of you

    Check our blog at
    max-michaels.blogspot.com
    4 years ago
    In this project I used a video copilot technique. See if you can spot it.
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