The Video Copilot Show is Online!

Check out the new show! Tutorials and projects up next!

In this show we go behind the scenes to show you how we created an insane SuperHero Landing!

Episode Highlights:

  • Greenscreen Filming
  • 3D Compositing
  • Matte Painting & Set Extensions
  • Forced Perspective Shooting
  • Visual Effects Breakdowns

After & Before!

A video posted by Video Copilot (@andrewkramer) on

Video Copilot Returns!

A photo posted by Video Copilot (@andrewkramer) on

3 months ago
FX Console Utility Graphics
Our new workflow utility now has some graphics! Introducing FX Console our new plug-in for After Effects that has been slowly developed over time as my personal utility to improve my workflow. It offers a variety of small features that make a big difference for people who spend a lot of time working in After Effects! Right now […]
New Show and New workflow Plug-in!
Some cool news to announce! We have just finished recording a horrifying new blog show with a frightening theme! But more on that next week! Another exciting development is a a new workflow plug-in for After Effects! Coming this week! Now, this plug-in doesn’t make light sabers or energy fx, it might not even change your […]
Atmospheric Re-Entry!
Here is a preview of an animation i’m working on. Playing around with Element 3D and Saber to create the fiery streaks! This past week has been super productive, finishing VFX for Intercept, doing daily renders and preparing for another DMALA meeting in Los Angeles on October 18th. Going to be a blast! Circuit City #Element3D […]
Circuit City
Making circuits! After trying to create something large, I thought I should try to make something small! I started by taking a circuitry texture and placing it on a plane in Element 3D. I used the texture in the Glossiness channel and the reflection channel to give the pathways a metalic look. Next I built the […]
Blog Show: Real Volumetric Light!

Check out the new blog show on creating real volumetric light!

3 years ago
Blog Show: Typewriter Week!

Lots of exciting stuff planned for this week, I even created a mini-blog show to talk about how everything came together and what you can expect!

Watch on youtube in HD!

3 years ago
VIDEO: Crazy Driving!

Explore tips for shooting Car interiors for Post Production with Andrew Kramer.

Watch on Vimeo

Watch on Youtube

5 years ago
Flour Fusion: Real Particles

Creating particles in After Effects is awesome! We have all used Particular and Particle world but why not combine those particles with some real ones! Sometimes you need to create elements that are so complex and organic that you are better off taking out the camera and making a mess.

In this example we use a little bit of flour to mix things up!

Watch on Vimeo

5 years ago