Presenting in LA tomorrow! Come say Hi!

If you are near LA tomorrow night please drop by my presentation for After Effects and whatever else is going through my mind!  Last year it was great to meet so many of you and see your real faces!

We’re going to talk about some recent title work and some new features of Element 3D V1.6 that will be out soon.  One new feature includes the above image for creating an elevation map. Lots of possibilities! Plus I’ll take questions and answers from the audience, always risky!!

 

Tickets:
Currently there are less than 90 tickets left and it usually sells out pretty fast. This month especially because they have really great prizes and food  We’re even giving away several Element 3D bundles too!

DMALA: Tuesday 3-12-2013 At 6:30pm to 10PM

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111 Comments

2 years ago
Mr.Kramer, don't you want to make a vehicle and airplanes 3D model pack for element?! I keep seeing airplanes and cars you using in element and say to myself "where I can find those HQ 3D models for element?"
thanks!
.:asART. Update :: The running soldier :: Final Render:.

Hi @all
Here is the final render of "The Running Soldier" .. Entiorely done in AE CS6 using VC ELEMENT 3D plugin .. Now in FULL RENDER MODE with DOF, motion blur and some sound effects .. I Hope you'll like it!

Watch it in HD here:
http://goo.gl/iwU4H
2 years ago
Hello My Name Is Nozim
Andrew Tuner
2 years ago
Is the presentation gonna be posted on YOUTUBE? I just wanna see the chicks that stand next to Andrew (and Andrew's flirtatious comments and cheesey grin).
2 years ago
Can someone just help me out, please?
I'm talking about the blog where Andrew showed us a VFX/Motion Graphics breakdown of 'Revolution'.
Now what I wanna know is; At the end of the video the 'Revolution' gets revealed, but you can also see some flickering of the screen as if the video kind of crashes. Can someone please help me out with this effect? What's the name for this effect or is there a tutorial on the internet? Please help, thanks
    Redo
    2 years ago
    Hi there,
    Bad TV and Time Offset Effects. Google them and there you will come up with lots of tutorials and variations of the effects that you were searching for. I don't know the exact effect workflow on the Revolution Title but I think you can manage to do it with your own style learning from those tutorials. Good luck.
    Daluz
    2 years ago
    Almost sure, you can easily use TWITCH plugin to do it.
2 years ago
How'd this go, Andrew??!
2 years ago
There is a lot of integration between AE and other 3D programs in the process. But, they still don't offer the direct simplicity that Element does and those other integrations will be RAM and CPU hungry. I'm sure the VCP team have some goodies for E3D version 2.0 which will blow our socks off.. again! :)
2 years ago
Does the Announcement from Adobe & Cinema4D affect what may come in Element3D or will that be an enhancement to what Element3D does now? http://blogs.adobe.com/aftereffects/2013/03/and-now-for-something-slightly-different-ae-and-cinema-4d.html Just Wondering?
    Daluz
    2 years ago
    If they'd just said "what may come" maybe even I could tell you. But, anyway not everybody uses C4D, some use MODO, MAX, MAYA and so on.
    2 years ago
    I'm guessing that when that 'marriage' happens, it's a ways doew the road. And if it's anything like other features that Adobe gives out, it will be slightly disappointing and lack certain features to make it perfectly integrated. I'd love to see it happen, but for me, you'd have to just make a native 3d application more like After Effects than the other way around to make me really excited. meh.
Christiaan
2 years ago
Sammy Wrote:
You should let us pitch ideas for new features of element 3d v2.0.

My first idea:
Possibility to bend objects and extruded text. Should be do-able for Sergio.
- Definitely More Slots for objects
- See changes in editor immediately in after effects monitor window, without closing the editor
- Clearer to see in effect window where group 1,2,3,4,5 settings start. BOLD? SMALL PICTURE? There are so many options, maybe make more clear by putting bold names for some things like ANIMATOR, WORLD TRANSFORM, RENDER, and so on.
Riaan
2 years ago
Stuck in South Africa.....
Cant wait for 1.6....should be good!
Dave
2 years ago
Y u no come to miami ??
Sammy
2 years ago
You should let us pitch ideas for new features of element 3d v2.0.
Luis Martin
2 years ago
To whom interest: Thank to Video Copilot I've learn so much in After Effects that I find it better for processing a still image than Photoshop; Is that bad? thanks to whoever answers.
    speculator
    2 years ago
    you are not alone, friend. since vc I have also used ae to create some of the awesomest photoshop layouts of my career, though video is my main thing.
2 years ago
Your world position matte is my new favorite thing. Keep making more awesome!
shaswata indra
2 years ago
Sir want to know if ATI RADEON 7670M be a good graphic card to run element 3d v1.5 with metropolitan pack. Please reply as im planning to buy the software.
Kraig
2 years ago
In fact DAAAAMN SON ;) If those clouds are a particle system then it's bloody good man! I'm so confused...
Kraig
2 years ago
In fact, just looked again with my glasses on and my brain engaged... It's the former :) Was it Particular though is my next question?
2 years ago
So this screenshot (stunning by the way)... Are the clouds a particle system in 3D space with Element utilising this new world pass to matte the buildings below and in front of the clouds or are the clouds just a 2D image with the world pass just creating an opacity gradient towards the bottom of each building? It looks like the former but still curious :) Nice work as always Andrew and team.
FAN OF ANDREW KRAMER
2 years ago
Sir please do not forget to update INTEL R HD Graphics Cards
so many thanks to you
zedul
2 years ago
Good luck in you work for thee bugs...I did not regret buying this plugin.... Now, all my work is progressing rapidly and perfectly also. But just need to be creative....
HD_DK
2 years ago
plz plz plz Andrew upload 3d car models B/c I find difficulty to download it from other sites.plz plz i love u.
2 years ago
You Know I'm honestly glued to my screen now since I bought Elements. I love popping by VCP daily just to see what you and VCP are coming out with next. Andrew, You guys have so generously and brilliantly revolutionized the world of digital compositing through AE and therfore have revolutionized my experience with it as well! Elements is pure genius. Thanks for the great products and updates!

Cheers!
Eric
2 years ago
Thanks Andrew. Glad you found the bugs and look forward to the drop.
patrick van kessel
2 years ago
Hi Andrew , Sergio , Sam .. en the rest of the team.
can you please make a recording of this presentation ?
The last live presentation was great and helpfull , and hilarius cause you were making the audience go crazy with your jokes .... Always cracking up here watching you do that. Thx Mater Andrew one kenobi . Greetings from Holland. Patrick
Eric
2 years ago
I guess "this week" has changed? lol Any news on release of v1.6?
    2 years ago
    Was planned to release this week but we found some important bugs we are fixing first! Should be good soon.
Alexey
2 years ago
Agree with phileas. Need tutorial.
phileas
2 years ago
please make a tutorial on 3d integration througt cinema 4d
Michael
2 years ago
Wish you would come to Phoenix. I would totally be there.
GeorgeKhabbaz
2 years ago
This presentation was great! Won a raffle of Mocha Pro and got to meet Andrew. Hopefully Andrew could read this Hint to remem me: I was the youngest kid there and I told you that I came from far far away.
    prathamesh
    2 years ago
    hye dude please upload that presentation video on youtube . i want to watch it
G
2 years ago
Any chance you presentation will be posted on vimeo or youtube?
2 years ago
Andrew I would love to see an updated/new blog post on the film equipment you use now since so much has changed since your last post.
Dwaine
2 years ago
is that fully 3D? Looks great!
shorey
2 years ago
Please!!!) Please!!!) Please!!!)
shorey
2 years ago
come to UZBEKISTAN Mr.Andrew Kramer
Reziko
2 years ago
I Live In Georgia and i can`t .. I love your new features and all your tutorials .. succses Andrew Kramer and Thank you for everything.
Jok3r
2 years ago
Hi Mr Andrew, I'm a student and about to buy a good PC whichs running the programms like ur running everyday, so could u please tell me what is your Computer specs, Sorry im a noob to VFX and a big fan of u
Alexey
2 years ago
When video of the meeting will be available for other people?
2 years ago
Please come to INDIA Mr. Andrew Kramer!!! :)
2 years ago
Met with AK tonight at DMALA, I know all about Element 3D 2.0. It's going to have so many friggin Helicopters it's going to block out the sun!

Great tutorial and demo tonight AK! Thank you and your team for all the hard work!

Frank
Wish you would visit Australia! You'd fill stadiums in every state, Mr. Kramer!
Hi @All
Something that I am working on. It's rendered in "Draft Mode" with out DOF and motion blur. All done in AE CS6 using Element 3D and the new feature "Supporting OBJ Sequence" .. Let me know how you think about it .. Cheers!

Link:
http://goo.gl/NT3Gr
    Warren
    2 years ago
    That is cool, I love esp the initial camera move thru the trees. Thanks for sharing! I'm itching to try the baked animation but I... don't... know how to bake yet!
    2 years ago
    Hi .. Thanks for you comment. This scene is entirely done in AE. The running soldier is an OBJ seq. which is rigged in 3D Studio Max .. There is a script for 3Ds MAX which allows you to export your animated objects as an OBJ Sec. And the trees are just exported as single OBJ models. Imported and textured in VC Element 3D.

    You are talking about "Bake" .. This is actually something you will have to do if you are using some particle systems (in my case in 3Ds MAX) .. Because generated particles cant be exported as OBJ files or sequences. Here are some links which can be useful to you in order to bake an animation or export geometries as OBJ Sequences:

    Bake >> http://www.scriptspot.com/3ds-max/scripts/tags/animation-bake
    Export OBJ Seq. >> http://www.scriptspot.com/3ds-max/scripts/tags/animation-bake

    I hope this informations are helpful to you .. Let me know .. Cheers!
eman
2 years ago
Me too.I am in Iran.How bad!!
reza
2 years ago
Too bad I'm in Iran.but i love you!
Almost Darkslide
2 years ago
When/if you come to Europe you can come visit me in Switzerland, when you want just send me an sms before landing... I would do thousands kilometers while smiling just to meet you!

Have a nice presentations, I'm looking forward for a video or a streaming.

BTW thanks for everything!
ha?
2 years ago
Hi Andrew!

Have you any video from your presentations? workshops?
justin
2 years ago
hey Andrew can you record it for us ???
Raghav91
2 years ago
Andrew, I so wish I could make it! If you ever come to India (Anywhere in India) Please let us know. I'd certainly come to say Hi.
Tobi
2 years ago
:( can't be there :( i live in Germany ;)
hemzki
2 years ago
hi
dose anyone know where i can get some of this promo sfx ????
please
Jan jaap Geel
2 years ago
No the cloud shot is just a jpg I think. It doesn't need to be anything else for this image.
    Jovica
    2 years ago
    I agree! :D
saied
2 years ago
andrew I lovvvvvvveeeee you veeeeeeeerrrrrryyyyyy much....im from iran
Jay
2 years ago
When are you going to do a presentation in Sweden? There would be more than enough people to say hi to you.
arnold
2 years ago
your product is good its just wrong!!
Vfxarun
2 years ago
Love It Andrew Kremer
Vlad
2 years ago
Hi Andrew,
Will be any video records later?
I would even paid for it...
2 years ago
Bonjour Andrew, Bonjour tout le monde.
L.A , c'est un peu loin depuis la France mais il me tarde également de voir ton intervention sur le net et impatient de voir E3D v1.6.
2 years ago
Every week I seemed to be amazed by a new image created by Element 3D. Who would have thought we would be rendering 3D images like that in After Effects, even just a year ago?
Sebastian
2 years ago
Is there any Chance to See the pres via webcast?
Tanks Andrew for all of your Great work and the Great Knowledge you Share with us.
Syfy US and Syfy Germany use a Lot of your PlugIns. I think, I have em all! ;-)
Greets from Germany,
Sebi
Heiko
2 years ago
Is a bit far from Germany :-(
2 years ago
I wanna know about Andrew's work for any mainstream film. He is such amazing person and have great ability to teach in detail. He might have bunch of offers all over the world for film making.
Redo
2 years ago
Those clouds are not a mere .jpeg or a .png file, are they?
If they really are a static image file.. oh god.
Yet if you want to rotate 3d the camera, volumetric particles may turn out to be the primary usage.
I can only guess, just so excited :)
2 years ago
hey andrew, you have so many funs in Africa and other continents did u know this?. i think its better if you think of peoples who always likes your work and supports you, we are so many around the world not only chicago. its better if you do an air presentation. we like you copilots,we like after effect, keep it up
young brother from tanzania
Elia Shao
    Warren
    2 years ago
    Tunawakilisha!
Brock
2 years ago
Element 3D V1.6 Its Free Update...?
Tyler
2 years ago
Next time come to SXSW!
Spencer
2 years ago
Oh no! I can't make it this time Andrew, you told me that I always have to be at these things... Next time for sure.

- Spencer
speculator
2 years ago
nice! wish i had known a bit earlier, though.
Willmer Wonsang
2 years ago
I love this.

Congratulations on presenting at DMALA! I wish that I could be there to cheer you on. Good luck. I know that you will do great as always.
2 years ago
I'm sure someone has already asked, but... When do you think this next version of element will be available?
Roy
2 years ago
I feel guilty not going since I only live 15 min from there. I'm gonna try to make it.
    Warren
    2 years ago
    Those of us who live far off (like me in Tanzania, or pals in France, Germany, Egypt, etc. oh, Japan!) hope that you managed to go!
Alex
2 years ago
I was trying to create the same cloud effect not long ago and had to use Vue 9. But seriously, if you did this on AAE, pleaaaaaase consider a tutorial. Looking also forward for Element Update. Greetings from Tokyo !
Bishoy Nader naguib
2 years ago
Andrew Nice Work :D Can u come and Make apresentation in Egypt
Ramzes
2 years ago
Andrew see you tomorrow!:)
2 years ago
Excited for tomorrow! Will finally see the guy who taught me how to use trapcode particular and how to key...
.:asART. Update:.

Hi @all ..
Here is somthing I am working on. It is rendered in "Draft Mode" so you cant see the motion blur and/or the "Depth of field" effect yet. But it shows more or less what is gonna be like at the end. It's completly done in AE CS6 using VC Element 3D. The latest version supports OBJ Sequences. That's how the running soldier is done. I've also used the "Metropolitan" package to create the buildings. There are 4 camera-sets in the scene. The first camera is rigged using the great "CAM RIG Script V2.0" from Maltaannon .. Feel free to comment and let us know how you like it .. Cheers!

Watch it here (Facebook page):
http://goo.gl/NT3Gr
yair
2 years ago
¿andrew's going to happen to those who can not go ala presentation?
for those who cannot go to
could be transmitted live and direct
or
to rise a video of the presentation on youtube
    dan neri
    2 years ago
    show demais
Fredi
2 years ago
Hi Andrew,
Will you only present your abilities etc in America or do you think about visiting Europe (Germany), too?
Greetings :)
Justin
2 years ago
Just bought my ticket. See you there!
Don Wahl
2 years ago
So hoping the update isn't spendy - I really need what I'm seeing here but have over purchased on a few VP bundles recently!
Gert
2 years ago
Amazing render, looking forward to the update, world position pass; very clever :-)
2 years ago
thank you videocopilot Team !!
2 years ago
No livestream this time? Anyway have a special day !
2 years ago
I just reserved my ticket
Nick
2 years ago
Hey

Why can't we do

and Air Presentation on the Internet???
Radek
2 years ago
And when will you present in NYC? :-/
2 years ago
This is very exciting!
mike
2 years ago
I would have come if I wasn't living in France ...
Matin
2 years ago
You should know about the people around the world. Some of us are trapped in our countries...
    _Terry
    2 years ago
    Indeed my friend Matin, I wish I could be there, if it's not to much to ask please record the presentation for those of us that won't be able to be there.

    PD: that render looks stunning looking forward to the 1.6 update, wish you a nice trip Andrew.
    Jovica
    2 years ago
    Any online direct link Andrew? :O
I feel orghasm when I see updates ELEMENT 3D like this...
mj onur
2 years ago
so good :)) thank you andrew
    monproduction
    2 years ago
    in new feature will a new tip of rendering hva to skyliht?(in 3ds max)..because for the perfect ao rendering want high videocard and almost people have not this videocards
    monproduction
    2 years ago
    in new feature will a new tip of rendering have to be skyliht?(in 3ds max)..because for the perfect ao rendering want high videocard and almost people have not this videocards..we can do shodows with just "handdrawing" but i cant do in scenes with camera movement
    2 years ago
    if i want to have to this animation : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WpnNDaMb8Yo can i do this with element 3d??
    2 years ago
    i dont know you can do the realistic shadows have to your video but element 3d is cool for fast rendering
    amit srivastava
    2 years ago
    I was seeing your metropolitan city tutorial & saw the option of import 3D Sequnece. how do you do that, i don't think there is an option to do that in Elements. Only it imports 3D Objects....am i right ?
    amit srivastava
    2 years ago
    I was seeing your metropolitan city tutorial & saw the option of import 3D Sequnece. how do you do that, i don't think there is an option to do that in Elements. Only it imports 3D Objects....am i right ? It appears at 1:59 secs in the timeline of ur video tutorial
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