Tron Pilot



Here’s a test I did today based on the graphics from the Tron Trailer using only After Effects and Optical Flares. It’s not perfect but it was very interesting trying to recreate the look without using a 3D program. I’m going to relax this weekend and then perhaps make a tutorial or release a project file.

Have a great weekend everyone!

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11 years ago
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222 Comments
5 years ago
i think Copper is the best
5 years ago
I think you did it better than
5 years ago
I think you did it better than
5 years ago
thank you for this useful post
6 years ago
thanks good , but can u post that SWAT tutorial too along with this
6 years ago
oh my god thats so awesome, it would be so cool if you made a tutorial for it..
6 years ago
Thank you for making this great tutorial collection
really helpful for me
bfong
11 years ago
I done the similar thing before by using with Trapcode 3D stroke.
Mikeyjazz
11 years ago
Brilliant, like everyone else I wouldn't mind seeing a Tutorial. Cheers.
ae safuan kaybe..
11 years ago
i want that tutorial TRON INTRO.. someone please help me...
AMOL
11 years ago
when u r goin to publish this tute??????????
it's new year gift
Eirik
11 years ago
Very nice indeed! Please make a tutorial for this!
Ricky
11 years ago
I think you did it better than the Tron
valvicto4
11 years ago
Please.
make a videotutorial PLEASEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
Astral
11 years ago
Check out this forum-sig .swf i made

Dimensions are: 500x150

But it's maximised on this link, but you get the idea of the file.
And once it is 500x150, the quality is really nice :P

http://i53.photobucket.com/albums/g67/amardeep234/Sigs/Wrapper_Astral-Tron-v1a.swf
11 years ago
This looks awesome! Can't wait to see the tutorial.
ben_says…
11 years ago
watched tron... in the intro either you made it, or they totally used your assets for the look down from the buildings... the 3d city looking down over sams head tuts. crazy... if you did it, nice, if not, well, still inspiring people with slightly larger pics. well done.
Anshuman
11 years ago
Awsome, good 1 , but can u post that SWAT tutorial too along with this?
11 years ago
Can you just post how you did that warp effect in the last couple frames? That looked phenomenal.
Chad
11 years ago
Cool stuff Andrew! Here is my version using only After Effects.

http://vimeo.com/18400839
Mads
11 years ago
oh my god thats so awesome, it would be so cool if you made a tutorial for it..
Vlad
11 years ago
TRON titles remake + light cycles short race, episode 1))
Comment pls, what do you think about it?))
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=anhkDiAb8d0
11 years ago
ohh man that was awesome i always have troubles saving my projects there are only 20 sec and the size of the file is HUGE i was hopping man u can give me a tip on how to save a project High res less file size
btw i use quicktime .mov file with the h.264 encoding
Amazing .. would love a tutorial on that. Thanks for all the great work you do AK!
Jesse
11 years ago
tutorial would be cool! thx for ahead :)
Ido
11 years ago
looks great!!! make a tutorial please!!!
11 years ago
yeah actually it is not perfect and the opticals flares are the best part in this mini animo

good luck
kala sandeep
11 years ago
wow its is look great please post the tutorial
Nice! You are really creative! Click on my name (Film.eXperience - Official) What does you think about that logo?
11 years ago
Yo this sell off yute maaaad....
yama
11 years ago
seems really nice...even b4 i see the video...^_^
11 years ago
Nice. I created this one with the light cycle and the Recognizer. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gDcrqfZnKl8
The Tron font is actually free and you can find it with a simple Google search. I just created my 3D imports with the Tron font that includes some wingdings.
    11 years ago
    Oh my god, your video is really disgusting, but what is this?
    Newbie, my font is also on MyFonts, and compete with
    369 glyphs.
    http://new.myfonts.com/fonts/cerri-antonio/crrntn/outline/
    Surely, given that it is all free for you, you will also have a copy of After Effects torrent download somewhere!
    Go for the farmer, who is best for you.
BhoomiNathan
11 years ago
Andrew,
Great one!
I have requested many times a request! Please create a tutorial on duplicate character interaction in movies. Pleaseeeee pleaseeeeeeee!
Merry Christmas!!!!
Nathan
11 years ago
AK, release the project file this week, b4 the American New Year. It will be a benefit 2 many. Thx my good friend.
shobhit
11 years ago
This is awesome.... waiting eagerly for the tut...
Mikhael
11 years ago
Brilliant tutorial! Can you please make a tutorial?? Also Merry Christmas and a happy new year!
11 years ago
Hi guys, my name is Antonio Cerri,
I made a CINEMA 4D + AFTER EFFECTS tutorial in September 2010,
to recreate the tron movie title, here’s the link:
http://ae.tutsplus.com/author/antonio-cerri/

Hey Kramer !, I have a gift for you.
Video Copiltot vector logo, with my tron legacy font (CRR NTN Outline + regular).
http://ae.tutsplus.com/author/antonio-cerri/

If you want to customize your logo in the TRON Legacy style,
you can buy TRON 2 FONT in this link:
http://ae.tutsplus.com/author/antonio-cerri/

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year ;)
CRR|NTN
Antonio Cerri
beBreezy
11 years ago
eeeuuuuuww thats nasty mr.kramer(in a good way), i`m sure it would be hard for other people to top that.
Gabriel
11 years ago
man, i never wanted a tutorial in my live that bad!!!
Gabriel
11 years ago
dude, i never wanted a tutorial in my live that bad!!!
11 years ago
Hi guys, my name is Antonio Cerri,
I made a CINEMA 4D + AFTER EFFECTS tutorial in September 2010,
to recreate the tron movie title, here's the link:
http://ae.tutsplus.com/author/antonio-cerri/

Hey Kramer !, I have a gift for you.
Video Copiltot vector logo, with my tron legacy font (CRR NTN Outline + regular).
http://ae.tutsplus.com/author/antonio-cerri/

If you want to customize your logo in the TRON Legacy style,
you can buy TRON 2 FONT in this link:
http://ae.tutsplus.com/author/antonio-cerri/

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year ;)
CRR|NTN
Antonio Cerri
11 years ago
it look pretty cool! can i have a tutorial of making this intro for my christmas present please :)
Darrik
11 years ago
dear santa,
all i want for christmas is a new tutorial from andrew kramer on his new tron intro :] thank you
Ayb from the Philippines
11 years ago
Whoa!! What an awesome post!!!!
Looking forward for a Tutorial (even though CGTuts already did)
AK's work is more awesome... or a Project file.. :D

By the way... I like the way you use TYPOGRAPH PRO FONT... you really awesome AK!!!
After Effects Fan
11 years ago
AMAZING! WE NEED A TUTORIAL!
KJ Digital
11 years ago
This looks way better than the Tron Trailer!
Michael M. M
11 years ago
wowowoowowow....looooking perfect too me.
Dax
11 years ago
WOW - amazing job!
Washington
11 years ago
I am always wondering, i use the color picker but my colors always turn up not as vibrant.. how can i improve on this? thanx anyone..
A-jian
11 years ago
how to do the words like 3D !!?? Trapcode Form !!??
11 years ago
Andrew it`s a great piece of work so ... give people a mega gift, upload a project =)
sumedh
11 years ago
hey ak that really nice..i am gonna give it a try....
Eshita
11 years ago
saw this movie yeaterday......amazing effects and cool story....except the fact that i srsly didn't get why the movie was named tron....the real hero of the movie was sam......anyway.....i luv VC... :D
kevin
11 years ago
i love this one m8, and sure i am goning to make that one also men try to get this one site then man

greetttz kevin
Matt
11 years ago
If only you had included the project file, amazing job have a Merry Christmas Kramer.
rex
11 years ago
OMG!I just can't wait for this!
Noob
11 years ago
i vote for a tutorial ^^ thanks
11 years ago
Darrik
11 years ago
you may make a tutorial? no... you're GOING to :]
11 years ago
plz do a tutorial Andrew it help me alot
11 years ago
hmm! without using 3d program wow that's gonna interesting tutorial

Merry Christmas Andrew!
11 years ago
where did u got to school?Genius of graphics university.
Olivier Caron
11 years ago
amazing as always! happy holidays mr kramer. perhaps we'll get a tutorial as a christmas present? i sure hope so :D
11 years ago
11 years ago
hi.. you're the only one who inspires me in After Effects..
Flo
11 years ago
Here´s a trial from me.
I used Vegas to drow the outlines and duplicated the layer 50 times. The rest is fun, fun, fun... ;)
the soundFX came from freesound.org

Check out!
vimeo.com/18025266
Vlad
11 years ago
My version. Only AE
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-y0rI2qxI8
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Happy Hollidays :)
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-y0rI2qxI8
Silas
11 years ago
I can have tutorial?? :)
11 years ago
That was sick...Make a tutorial please!
jaime
11 years ago
I think it needs some blinks, masks separated by 3d-shaped box (bits), is much linear effects...
anyway, it was excellent colors and effects
11 years ago
We all wait the tutorial
You're good guy
Thanx for all andreww
11 years ago
I'm beginning to think you don't "relax" as much as collapse...
11 years ago
V-nice!!!! awsome...,,,
tutorial.. tutorial... where is the tutorial... :)
That looks beautiful.
WsTan
11 years ago
Anyone can tell me Andrew Kramer have use what Plug-ins, Presets, and font (in all the video tutorial)
can anyone list down?
Daniel Perez Arcas
11 years ago
Buenísimo!!!!

espero con ansias el tutorial
iRyan097
11 years ago
Cool man can you please make a tutorial
halfiez
11 years ago
Hi andrew..nice upcoming tutorials..check this out andrew. this is my TRON Logo version ;)... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ThdHgU4ErE
11 years ago
Here is a test that I did of the tron Logo using after effects and Optical flares. The 3d letters where done in Modo. I made and outline of the text using illustrator than imported the text into modo. In modo I textured the inside of the text with a grid pattern and the front faces I left white. Then I animated each letter coming in at different speeds. Then I took the animation and composited in after effects over a tron like picture. I slapped in some flares in the back ground like little cars running around. I think it looks pretty close. I need to work on the glow look alittle..

Cheers..
11 years ago
Here is a test that I did of the Tron Logo using After Effects and Optical Flares. I used Modo for the 3d letters.
11 years ago
I tried to make the tron logo too. :o) I used After Effects and Optical Flares. One of the atmospheres from action essentials and sound FX.
Brandon
11 years ago
Awesomeness in a can.
11 years ago
Congratulations Andrew, Paulinia Cine, Brazil.
11 years ago
Could it be you used Shatter, and reversed it? I've used that technique and got pretty good looking 3d effect with letters flying from behind the camera and setting up correctly.

Still trying to figure out how you created that luminescent glow on the edges of the letters... Maybe duplicated the shatter layer, and lowering the extrusion depth. Then adding a nice gloweffect (trapcode shine maybe?) and change transform mode to add.

That should work. Gotta try it tomorrow when I got the time!
Sam Swire
11 years ago
Yeah CGtuts already coverd this so in respect of your private life I would say that you could just release the project file! :)

MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE ON VIDEO COPILOT!
Mostafa
11 years ago
Andrew >>> you rock ;) i'm dieing to see this tutorial ...
roguemotion
11 years ago
There is a preset that makes layers 3d like text and stuff I used it to make this sweet maze effect like in the inception trailer.
http://m.youtube.com/index?desktop_uri=%2F&gl=US#/watch?xl=xl_blazer&v=5DzNwuYCazg

The preset is called http://m.youtube.com/index?desktop_uri=%2F&gl=US#/watch?xl=xl_blazer&v=5DzNwuYCazg
11 years ago
Great! Tutorial please!
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Andrew!
Bart
11 years ago
I'm for a Tutorial, too!!!
We haven't had a Tutorial for a long time:-)
wish you a great weekend, too!!!
mack
11 years ago
As always cool stuff.........:) :)

i got only one question for u what do eat ? so that i also eating that may be one day i become like you .......
11 years ago
Amazing stuff as usual!
Deni
11 years ago
Andrew, can you tell me, please, is it possible to order Optical Flares in my country, Croatia? Is the paypal the only way? Do they deliver it to my adress when I order? Thank you
11 years ago
Nice Christmas present for the fans my dude. You never seem to fail to amaze us!
Jad
11 years ago
Wow great job !!!!!
Peter Kreitner
11 years ago
TUTOR!!!!!!!!!!!!! Its... yeah!!!!!! :D
Engr. Ashfaq
11 years ago
Great Effect. Love to see a tutorial and Project file as well. Thank you for making me AE geek.. Hats off to you, dude.
11 years ago
very cool, please make a tutorial that would be great.
11 years ago
Tutorial Required. :)
anxs220
11 years ago
Looks sweeeet!

hundreds of layers? )
ziinine
11 years ago
i am learning only from you ,bro .u are my best lecturer and the amazing
markee PHI
11 years ago
wow Andrew that was superb! cinematic style! 10 stars for that!
Merlin
11 years ago
Stunning work once again Andrew, I had a feeling you would do something based on Tron due to it's spectacular effects, it was begging for the Kramer magic and a tutorial.
11 years ago
that looked great to me, can't wait to see Tron later this week! Look forward to the tutorial as well.
MightyDWC
11 years ago
Yeah I would really like to see a tutorial on this. I made up something with the letters flying in from the trailor as well using 3DS MAX and AE, but just couldn't get the sides on the 3d letters like I wanted (Andrew hit it perfect-the line effect on the sides).
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=McYQjUHajRI
11 years ago
Oh yeah... This deserves a tutorial! lol :)
Arun
11 years ago
Nice job.Thanks
Lahclan
11 years ago
Make a tutorial this weekend!
m0Nte
11 years ago
wich program 3d u use to do tihs animation ? by the way this is vary cool! ; D
    redinou
    11 years ago
    AK says "ts not perfect but it was very interesting trying to recreate the look without using a 3D program"....
Isaias
11 years ago
Just three words: "WOW!, TUTORIAL, THANKS!!!"
11 years ago
A tutorial would be prefered, ratherly than just a project file, but just as the technique will be revealed, i'm happy, and i am sure i do not speak for myself only!
isi123
11 years ago
After your break, tutorial please! Would be nice if before Xmas, like a little xmas gift :-)

Happy Holidays!
Josh Thorpe
11 years ago
This is amazing as usual...
Please make a tutorial i think there are some techniques in here that are really universal, and could be used for other projects i have in mind =) pretty pweeese!
11 years ago
Love what you did with that see through light font.

I made this video also using Optical Flares (lights behind the guy) and some other techniques you've taught me. The music is also mine.

http://youtu.be/Po-tu6tdjdQ?hd=1

Have a great weekend
DJayzed
11 years ago
I think you should do a tutorial because you use this technique a lot and tend to release the file.

Also I hate you for being awesome at AE :P
11 years ago
That's actually sort o similar to a test I did way back using only After Effects to recreate the Tron logo! Yours is way better of course, but here's mine if anyone's interested. http://vimeo.com/7873588
gabriel
11 years ago
please realese the project file that look soooooooo


coooool
Waysh
11 years ago
Astonishing as always!

Btw if somebody is interested in talking with me or just to add me as a friend so we can chat about AAE or whatever else you want to, there is some info:
Skype: yasen6
Facebook: Qsen Chariyski
email: waysh@abv.bg
X-Zero
11 years ago
SANTA KRAMER PLZ TUTORIAL :D
FAS
11 years ago
nise men!!)) very-very coooolll !!)) I wait for a lesson..)
Skii
11 years ago
Hey Andrew, I really liked the video. I did something similar, but I only used After Effects. I got 2 pictures and added a lot of effects to make it look real. Check it out at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ap6vKCCGmdg Tell me if you like it.
    Erick
    11 years ago
    It looks real nice!
valvicto4
11 years ago
hola man, se espera un tutorial de este efecto tan genial :D

TRON ya casi la estrenan aca en colombia :D
11 years ago
this may be the most impressive thing you've ever posted andrew.
11 years ago
it's Gorgeous like always Andrew. :)
Thanks a lot, and I looked for new Tutorial.
11 years ago
a tutorial would be better than a project file to learn the steps and then we can use our own ways to make something. merry christmass and god blesses all everyone. TINY TIMY.
Sang Hee
11 years ago
Is that blur in the background a lens blur, optical flares or some other 3rd party plugin?
kadeer
11 years ago
dang i was thinking the exact same thing! the tron title is kinda cool! love you man
11 years ago
That is very cool dude!!! Keep it up
11 years ago
Amazing work as always, especially since it was created with only AE! I agree, a tutorial on that text transition and intrusion technique for the 3d text would be amazing! Project file would also be nice but if I had to choose....Project file all the way Mr Kramer!
11 years ago
Andrew,my friend, you have to make a tutorial for this :) It's very nice :)
Willmer
11 years ago
Andrew,
You never fail to inspire. Could we do a version of this tutorial with out optical flares? I have purchsed several your products and purchased CS5 and upgraded my system. I am broke this christmas and cannot aford Optical Flares for a while. The wife and kids have to eat this month.
Vinza
11 years ago
can't wait to ur amazing tut on this Andrew,,
Lyndon
11 years ago
Dude I would be just as happy w/ a project file, thank you and merry christmas. Now I only wish my thank yous wernt so cheap, they might mean more :P
hac
11 years ago
Tutorial pls :)
Marcus X
11 years ago
Sick! Can't wait to view the tut! Thanks Andrew.
11 years ago
Superb job Andrew, quite awesome
11 years ago
Awesome Andrew,
I'm really interested in how you did this!
Are you going to post the project file aswell?
Greetings from Holland
AJ
11 years ago
Its very awesome.
I`ll just point out one thing. I`m really not sure what focus mm of the camera, but in the end when you lay off the text it bends in a very strange way.
Is there anyway to combine 2 cameras for it not to bend like that or I dont know...? Im not any expert but I know you love to make your videos as perfect as posible.
¡¡¡Saludos desde Honduras!!! (Best regards from Honduras!!!)
Kassym
11 years ago
ausum man=) so damn cool+no 3d
redinou
11 years ago
guys...did you read yourself..please... sounds like you give him an order to do this tutorial.
he is the only one to decide... sometimes a project is good for us to find out how he did it, without follow step by step the tutorial...
DarMok
11 years ago
More Great work from Andrew, apart from the stunning optical flare, the sound works really well. Another brilliant piece of creative production.
But where is are Christmas message, could we please have a good tutorial with a bit of holiday cheer.
The more tutorials the better as far as I'm concerned and there so funny too.

All the best to everyone at Video CoPilot, please keep up the good work, but have a great Christmas and New Year.

DarMok.
11 years ago
dude! ;-) you did it again.. thanks for the inspriation!!
11 years ago
should do a tutorial for this is a good video
11 years ago
nice man u rock pls give the tutorials for this project
Excalibur
11 years ago
Thanks Andrew! Great video! I hope you will make a tutorial soon!
Max Manus
11 years ago
I Made this awesome trailer!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2OudG6AXDs

i used optical flares, Action ess. 2, pro scores, designer sound, and film magic pro.

thank you so much Andrew, couldn't done without you.
11 years ago
looks great
merry christmas everyone
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULt2MMmqj8w
Calvin
11 years ago
Nice! It looks like a hologram or something.
Could you please make a tutorial?
Dennis Goedbloed
11 years ago
Thank you mister Kramer, that looks awesome.

One question: do the sound fx used come from your "Designer sound fx" DVD?
nartan
11 years ago
hey ak....i bought the action essentials pack by seeing the tutorials ...i also wanted to do like dat so i bought em...
.
.looking forward to buy optical flairs also if U teach new tutorials :D.....
11 years ago
Hi Andrew!

Nice Test Video. Always amazed what you are doing just in After Effects! I like the subtle use of Optical Flares (Rainbow). Nice and clean as always!
I did a similar Test Video last week but with 3ds Max.
http://vimeo.com/17557565
Hope you like it :)
Wish you a great Weekend!
Snowy Regards from Berlin
Adrian
lee penant
11 years ago
now THAT is interesting. i wonder if you used the aux system with particular....
illd
11 years ago
Hi AK,

Why do you think it isn´t perfect? Looking pretty good to me!
BOB
11 years ago
compared with the original one, very close. Very nice skills AK!
Wessel
11 years ago
Great work andrew!
i like your tutorials and check VC every day!
Enjoy your weekend!
Jason
11 years ago
Very nice looking, i hope the tutorial will come out soon.
Yoann
11 years ago
Wouhou funny !

Have a nice weekend too Andrew =).
Peter
11 years ago
Can you solve a rubiks cube?
Reply please.
Dan
11 years ago
YES Fantastic Work!!! Tutorial Please!
Aerandir
11 years ago
very nice, have a nice weekend as well ;)
11 years ago
Super!!
Please tuts this
Have a great weekend
11 years ago
Hi Andrew,
I have a lot of question about this video:
1st - why only after effects? With a 3D app (like cinema4D.. for example) yo can matte frontal text and extrusion and composite that two layer in AE with more accurate results
2nd - i think the text animation is too rigid, with more flexibility (more dynamics..maybe?) how the result will be?

(apologize my english ^_^)
    nico89-fx
    11 years ago
    1- Search for the text. (Clue After Effects Tutorials)
    2- Different, but ultimate as unique as this particular outcome.
11 years ago
That´s awesome as always!
11 years ago
Wow! That looks great! Please make a tutorial for that!!!!!!
:)
11 years ago
DAMN ANDREW!!! That looks great! I was wondering how to get the grid effect in the letters. Nice audio too!
Nils Westhoff
11 years ago
DO A TUTORIAL, not a project file!
    11 years ago
    I agree. Tutorial not project file. I have already seen 1 of these on the web, with a full tutorial, and I expect to see many more. Tutorial would definitely be better.
    11 years ago
    that ae tuts one is junk. i'd be more than happy with a project file, but PLEASEEEEE releasing something!
syaf
11 years ago
looking forward to this. awesome as always.
11 years ago
That looks great!
Eng. Mohammed Gaily
11 years ago
Thanks Andrew ..>
But The 3D Text on After Effect Is Really problem.
Mr Andrew I interesting when you get script made a real 3D text in AE. This will certainly be a wonderful thing.

Thank you Andrew, for your support and taught. And make sure you have entered history as the first person contributed to the dissemination of design in public.

Gave yourself a sense of confidence and trust, you deserve. Andrew you are a wonderful legend person.
    Peter
    11 years ago
    He is not Mr. Andrew, he is Lord Andrew The Master of AE
    ironsand
    11 years ago
    peter comeback to the real world, Andrew is really good at what he does. But he is not a lord.
Eshita
11 years ago
Cool :)
Have a gr8 weekend :D
TD
11 years ago
This looks great I cant wait to see how you did it!
Gaby
11 years ago
Wow! I hope you'll post the project file or a tutorial so that I can study it in detail. Great job!
chris
11 years ago
very cool effect, I hope you'll make a final tutorial for this year!
What about an Independence-Day-Tutorial? :)
11 years ago
"perhaps make a tutorial or release a project file."
Please make a tutorial, no project file.

I love you
11 years ago
WOW..!!!!
awesome..
can i get that tutorial or project file?
Salomon Abiassi
11 years ago
The tutorial would be freaky awesome!! Good Work AK! :D
    nsq
    11 years ago
    Thats right. Its amazing. I pray for tutorial too :)
11 years ago
Looks awesome.
Im bettin.....hes using the same technique as the standard dupplicate 30 layers to make it "look" 3d....Except...his front layer is the only one with a stroke....then.....all the layers below it...have a dotted line traced around the edges....I think that would work! :)
Marçal
11 years ago
Have a good weekend too... Thanks for all your lessons, humor and for motivating me every time.
Naga
11 years ago
hi Andrew... This is super, and your all tutorials useful for all. Thank you...
11 years ago
This looks sweet, thank you mr. kramer
Zimny
11 years ago
something is missing it is too short. Sound like a ninja sword.
Ashfaque
11 years ago
Have great weekend AK... n Thanks for make me AE artist!!!
11 years ago
Hi Andrew you are the master, thanks for your talent and your creatives works, i want that you see this please http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=1652311627952
coments please
Jimmy C.
11 years ago
Better than 3dmax, OpticalFlares rules!!!
11 years ago
I like the sounds. Definitely.
vinay
11 years ago
awesome work andrew
shahrooz
11 years ago
This is amazing ... Thanks
Clayton Light
11 years ago
Enjoy your family and the Holidays Andrew.
Thanks for all the gifts you've given us.
    Ed L.
    11 years ago
    Thanks Andrew. I'm a regular to VCP now. I just got hired to head up my church's media dept. I'm budgeting in ALL your products when I start next year. The quality of your products, the insight and devotion you have to your customers is AWESOME. Keep bangin' brutha!
wick
11 years ago
impressive.. that must be cs5 only?
Unfortunately i'm currently running cs3 still, hoping for an upgrade here soon :)
    Spencer
    11 years ago
    You should be able to do this all of the way back to After Effects 6.5 (assuming you have some of the more modern plug-ins). Not too much has changed since then, just GUI enhancements and a few new tools like rotobrush and 64bit-ness.

    Render times might be a little scary though... I'm sure that was a 32 bit project.
    wick
    11 years ago
    yeah ofcourse, i know various 3rd party-plugins who could achieve the same result. I was curious since I believe cs5 now at least has a more decent '3d support' on textlayers. (correct?)
arielo
11 years ago
always awsome.....!!!!!
Ian
11 years ago
Oh man, that was absolutely amazing. I really like when you release this kind of stuff because I realize that I still have a long, long way to go. Thanks as always.
    oras
    11 years ago
    you are right man,i feel same way too. but we have to keep learning to be better,thank God we have videocopilot by ourside.
    Ed L.
    11 years ago
    Amen. Great product and site. Props indeed!
    Eshita
    11 years ago
    I agree :)
    Ginio
    11 years ago
    Can't for for it Andrew! Merry Xmas!
    Ginio
    11 years ago
    Can't wait for it Andrew! Merry Xmas!
11 years ago
As always, Cool men.. =)
david
11 years ago
it's very nice :)
    11 years ago
    It's nice to see a non-exaggerated way of saying that it looks good :)
    Cheers!
    www.martineriksen.me
TinklePrincess
11 years ago
looks sweet, was thinking of trying something like this, will post what i make.
    Netloader
    11 years ago
    maaaannnn you gotta publish a tut for this !!!
    theditor
    11 years ago
    well if you actually look at some of his tutorials you can put some of those together to make that heres some tips
    using tutorial 103 to make the lights at the edges and using
    tutorial 18 to creat the light strokes to represent the letter and on the O make duplicate it make on smaller or bigger then jsut animate it and you can buy some of their products to add more effectss to it maybe twitch is good
    to add some tiny effects to it or you can just using some footage from action essentials 2 to add some more prekeyed
    footages to get well more effects loll..
    oh and by the way a 13 year old figured out how to do this
    oh and you can also use one of the presets they made and gave out for free (how kind of them i was thinking they should have sold it instead) like the lightsaber glow v1 or v2 to add that glowy effect :) well thats all
    this is TheEditor
    go to my youtube channel i would bbe starting tutorials on 2011 nothing like andrew kramers i dont want to copy him
    even though he does a very good job
    im ditching being a doctor i wanna work for video copilot
    hoping theyll still be alive when i can get a job... loll
    my name in youtube is MrAmylP
    and if andrew kramer dosnt post a tutorial on how to do this
    i would post it as my first ever tutorial on youtube
    once again this is TheEditor 13 Years Old saying good bye and thank you to andrew kramer :)
    BTW the way i said how to do this isnt the only way...
    juan
    11 years ago
    but any way, i just cant achive to do that text
    see it! its actual 3D TEXT!

    how?
    Skii
    11 years ago
    theeditor
    11 years ago
    well u can just make each if the layers and parent it to the front well i doe think u myt get wat i meann doe
    11 years ago
    Please, AK, I beg of you. Release the project file.
    Dvico
    11 years ago
    I found this tutorial , also a Tron theme:
    http://ae.tutsplus.com/tutorials/motion-graphics/recreate-your-own-tron-title-opener-ae-part

    Andrew please prepaire a more simple tutorial for us!! :-)
    maximilian
    11 years ago
    brillant as always! and only AE! i did something with glowing stroked letters, some deplaced, in btween some with venetian blinds effect, worked pretty good.
    charles
    11 years ago
    check this out.. I've combined all the tut i've learned from andrew using 3dsmax and AE..thanks to the man behind this great shared tuts..
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NtMELlS-fIU