TUTORIALS FOR VFX & MOTION GRAPHICS
Free After Effects Tutorials & More Hosted By: Andrew Kramer
Jul 16, 2012 | 30mins. 57 secs.
• Use our new plug-in to extrude a 3D logo
• Add animation and realistic Depth of Field
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Jul 11, 2012 | 27mins. 40 secs.
• Animate Pre-Fractured Objects with Element 3D!

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Jun 01, 2012 | 25mins. 48 secs.
• Create a overgrown jungle scene with rocky title
• Move 2D layers into 3D space with floating particles
 
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Mar 21, 2012 | 49mins.
• Composite footage into Airplane interior
• Build wing from 2D elements and add pyro
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Jan 16, 2012 | 33mins.
• Composite a super-slow motion grenade to live footage
• Use 2D Tracking on a camera to match a nodal pan.
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Dec 13, 2011 | 15mins.
• Composite stock footage elements to create magic hits
• Use ripple distortion to enhance blast effect
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Nov 28, 2011 | 26mins.
• Create a machine gun with dynamic ricochets types
• Use Expressions to emit unique particles on each surface
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Nov 21, 2011 | 44mins.
• Use 3DS Max to create a ball shattering with RayFire
• Composite the passes in AE with DOF & Displacement
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Oct 16, 2011 | 22mins.
• Key out footage without eliminating the soft reflections
• Composite in 32bpc for more realistic blending
 
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Aug 29, 2011 | 49mins.
• Create a smokey portal effect with turbulent Particles
• Use a Z-depth pass to generate a believable reveal
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Aug 15, 2011 | 14mins.
• On-Set breakdown of visual effects for 'Demon Cam' film
• Go behind the scenes, watch the making of App Promo
 
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Jun 21, 2011 | 50mins.
• Create a 3D set extension with fog using Stock Footage
• Use Camera Tracker to matchmove inside of AE
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May 01, 2011 | 20mins.
• Trim Compose helps you manage large VFX project
• Discuss workflows for creating a video with many VFX
 
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Apr 04, 2011 | 27mins.
• Create a procedural crumbling effect using Shatter Effect
• Composite dust elements and add realistic motion blur
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Feb 14, 2011 | 45mins.
• Create an infinite galactic zoom through particle energy
• Build the orb from scratch and animate in 3d space
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Jan 27, 2011 | 17mins.
• Create high-impact titles using multiple stroke FX
• Use expressions to link text for easy editing
 
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Nov 28, 2010 | 22mins.
• Create an illuminating title with color casting in 3D
• Use built-in effects to achieve a nice chromatic glow
 
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Oct 19, 2010 | 19mins.
• Create 3D depth from 2D planar tracking with Preset
• Transform corner pin data from Mocha to Null Objects
 
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Sep 28, 2010 | 42mins.
• Build a realistic explosion using Action Essentials 2
• Create a powerful shockwave and track using Mocha AE
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Aug 18, 2010 | 38mins.
• Combine multiple explosions to create a Depth Charge
• Build volumetric light and shadows with 3D passes
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Jul 19, 2010 | 31mins.
• Composite suspended 3D glass into a live action shot
• Use 3D Max to create a particle system and refractions
 
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Jul 06, 2010 | 33mins.
• Cast realistic shadows from a 3D Particle System
• Includes work-flow tips and setup for custom sprites
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Jun 28, 2010 | 20mins.
• Create a cloudy smoke title with real footage
• Combine video elements with a particle system
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Jun 01, 2010 | 35mins.
• Add fake movement to a still and animate moving smoke
• Create a real camera movement with a rack focus
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Apr 27, 2010 | 47mins.
• Integrate 3D with Live Action footage using 2D tracking
• Includes steps for 3D Max & Cinema 4D or use AE only
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