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New Tutorial: Realistic Rain Drop FX!
In this tutorial we’ll use After Effects to create a realistic water effect without any 3rd party plug-ins! Great for adding atmosphere to a rainy scene or title. This effect is fully customization and can be used to create many cool FX! In this tutorial: Create a dripping water displacement map Simulate realistic camera DOF […]
Destruction Experiment!
What is this thing! I’ve basically combined a bunch of stuff into one experiment! I might have been inspired by the amazing planet explosions from The Force Awakens but wanted to see if I could get a cool version inside Element 3D. Few Notes on this experiment; I added smoke elements, shockwaves using CC Sphere, and even […]
Gearing Up with Element 3D!
Gear Up! #aperture #Element3D A video posted by Video Copilot (@andrewkramer) on Jan 3, 2017 at 9:54pm PST Maybe I just love apertures but this was a fun project to make! Using a few motion design 2 objects I built this animating gear. I just created a collection of models on one group and distributed them […]
Have a Smashing New Year!
I hope everyone is ready for a great year! Can’t wait to show you all of the cool things we have been working on, from blog shows, to plug-ins & tutorials! My goal for this year is to help people get involved! More challenges, more interactive content and put the fun back into learning! Making […]
Just so you know…

I’m currently working on some VFX for an upcoming feature film and we are finishing up this month on about 50 shots.

I’m still very anxious to show you what we have been working on at Video Copilot and I think this will represent a solid direction and a new level of content on the site. Needless to say it has been busy as of late, from finishing the FX on my “Magic Orb” project to getting involved on a feature film that actually requires the FX to actually be good. Obviously it has been really fun and sometimes really late but I’ve been exploring some fantastic new VFX and workflows so I can’t wait to share them with you.

Of course behind the scenes, Video Copilot is moving forward on 3 new plug-ins, one of which is being shaped around the needs of real film work and experiences. I believe they represent the next-generation of tools that will open up some amazing possibilities…

Believe me, I don’t mean to tease but I just want everyone to know what we are up to and what we are working on!

Until soon, All the best!!

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6 years ago
PLUG-INS
NEW TUTORIAL: Procedural Crumble

Build a procedural crumble effect in After Effects using the shatter plug-in in a unique way. We also composite dust elements from Action Essentials 2 and talk about following your dreams.

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6 years ago