Cinematic Titles Tutorial Teaser!

One step closer! Here is what we will be creating in the new tutorial series!

Of all the tutorials I’ve made, this one has evolved the most from it’s conception (several months ago) and has even surprised me at how far it could go! Especially with the cracks and growing moss…. Many strange tricks went into this one!!

One thing I love about making these short teasers is they give you the chance to test out your idea. How does it hold up in different designs or even different backgrounds.  I try to make every concept well-rounded… A good idea is always better when you test in the real world!

First Tutorial will be out tomorrow!

Watch Teaser on Youtube

And in case you missed it:

 

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2 years ago
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96 Comments

excellent tutorial but project file is not included, i don't know why when i follow step by step the tutorial (even put video on pause to be sure to have the same values) some effect dosent work for me & lost!
Bear Lemley
2 years ago
wow, thanks for these tips. I always look forward to your tutorial and tips. Makes my day, and spins me off in all sorts of directions.
Ben
2 years ago
Go on... This is my weekend entertaiment im waiting for!
caxum
2 years ago
That's so funny because that was my thought too. The behavior is right on!
Michał Zimnowodzki
2 years ago
that is, we wait until next Monday or Tuesday...... Again :)
Seb
2 years ago
So ok...I've just had enough...
I've been watching and reading for months, all of this and people complaining about "blah blah blah..you're not on schedule and you said...blah blah".
You are just a bunch of leeches waiting for something to happen to just rip the work of the man.
You are clearly waiting on something that is free and complaining...and it makes me sick.
I'd be bitching about a product that I bought with no customer service. But heyyyy! Newsflash : this ain't a product!.
THIS IS FREE! And you'll probably have the project files so....
If you ARE the ones complaining, that probably means you don't have anything else to do with your life and that probably means your work ain't that good after all...
So...just shut the F++k up and wait. Do something with your life (like...productive...) and once the tutorial is out, then you'll be able to bitch again because...hey...where's the next tutorial to rip of off?? Right?
Only..just the amount of work he put into that teaser just should put you into overdrive and try to figure it out.
But why would you do that right?
Because you are a bunch of trolls, and you will never do anything productive with all the tips he gave you...
Oh...a another topic...where's intercept? F+++ers...
    Chris
    2 years ago
    Go F##k your self. We are not all trolls. Honesty I dont expect sh*t from Andrew.
GUSTAVO
2 years ago
Definition of "Tomorrow"
Tomorrow:
Part of the day from sunrise to noon or approaching a near future.
Tomorrow according to ANDREW KRAMER!
A dystopian future based on a world without time!!
JAJAJAJAJAJAJA
Poop Stain
2 years ago
Man come on already, it’s so frustrating you constantly being late on stuff. At times it’s better you didn’t say anything.
Don knowsss
2 years ago
I want it now!!!
Ronnie
2 years ago
I think we should call Andrew about the tutorial. Maybe he just forgot it.
Kevin
2 years ago
Thats cool that you want to do no plugins and all, but what about tutorials for E3D?
    Chris
    2 years ago
    Yeah seriously, There is so much features Element can do that Andrew hasnt mention or if he did it was wasnt detailed enough, I would love to see some tutorials on Element and of course some new models.
    Thomas Duphil
    2 years ago
    You shouldn't wait for tutorials to explore this incredible plug-in. Once you dive seriousely enought into it, you'll ses it's not that hard to acheve amazing results ;)
    Ahvdiarreha Omahgd
    2 years ago
    You know you can make your own models, import other's models, texture, animation, etc right?
    Also, between the documentation, YouTube tutorials, and experimentation... are you really waiting for Andrew to explain everything?

2 years ago
This is like Inception, every delay is a new layer deeper. Andrew must feel so bad. Hey don't worry we are not going anywhere ;)
sean
2 years ago
maybe it's time for a teaser update...
and then you could take an extra couple of weeks for some last-minute improvements and make a new teaser.
Simon
2 years ago
Yeah, take your time AK! - the man IS a legend! an inspiration to us all and a true pioneer - he achieves regular groundbreaking results, quality over quantity every time, look!, there's over a week to his massively anticipated speech in Vegas (NAB) he'll get it done for then ladies - calm down!...the MAIN meat of the matter will be E3D - V3 - Now that IS exiting news.
I get that AK's is a AE god, just, don't pester him too much, though.
    Steffen
    2 years ago
    I do not think there will be Element 3D V3.
    there is no information about it from V3
    R-CANE
    2 years ago
    Yeah I hope it comes with new packs like the face FX and building destruction FX I am looking forward to since this video: https://youtu.be/vIEdhlS-zYA?t=5m46s
2 years ago
Nobody is denying the genius and generosity of Andrew Kramer and the VCP team. It is just a pity that these deadlines are being set at all and then missed - creating some disappointment in those disciples waiting for Andrew's great work :)
2 years ago
Andrew Kramer.....
.....
I for one look forward to EVERY SINGLE TUTORIAL you make.
I respect your work ethic, and the matter that you are constantly INSPIRED and coming up with new INNOVATIVE ideas as you near completion in your projects.
DO ALL OF IT.

Though I respect their importance, I am not concerned with EXACT timelines, and deadlines....
I am MORE concerned with gift of your free knowledge and methodology.
In contrast to projected deadlines, I am more concerned with the completeness and vastness of the tutorials and ideas you provide to us as learners...... THANK YOU.

You are a treasure, my friend.......

You make more possible for us!!!!
Elhora
2 years ago
goshhh..... this guy is sharing his knowledge, giving you free tutorials that you would pay hundred bucks on other places for lower quality for sure, you'll get a project file for free that you would pay 30$ on template sites and you are STILL COMPLAINING for deadlines ??? my god, guys... get a life !
    2 years ago
    Nobody is denying the genius and generosity of Andrew Kramer and the VCP team. It is just a pity that these deadlines are set at all, and then missed - creating disappointment for those expectant disciples of AK's great work... :)
    2 years ago
    Nobody is denying the genius and generosity of Andrew Kramer and the VCP team. It is just a pity that these deadlines are being set at all and then missed - creating some disappointment in those disciples waiting for Andrew's great work :)
2 years ago
Disappointed, again, Mr K. Why set these deadlines if you can't make them?
Please - don't do it to yourself, or to us.
geset
2 years ago
I don't know why you guys are so angry? All the tutorials are for free. You don't need to wait for anything just p#ss off.
    2 years ago
    @geset - it seems you are the one who is angry, judging from your language. Have a happy Easter, mate... :)
    Ben
    2 years ago
    Its because we cant wait anymore. Its been teasing us for weeks
    Thomas Duphil
    2 years ago
    THANK YOU !!! ^^
    geset
    2 years ago
    Actually I'm am angry. You are totally right. Have a happy Easter too :)
Michael Nilsson
2 years ago
Take the time you need, Andrew... Perfection cares not about deadlines...
2 years ago
I think we all expected you to miss the deadline again... Cheers for being a nob
R3DMyst
2 years ago
"the first tutorial will be out tomorrow!" - Posted 2 days ago... I know you're a busy dude and are doing this for free and all that, but to be honest... It get's kind of annoying. I think at this point it's better not to say anything and just release it when a tutorial is done... We all remember intercept...
MickA
2 years ago
If the button "Refresh the page" brings you money, so you must be very rich, don't you ?

Oh my god, waou, now that i'm thinking about it i wonder if...
Michał Zimnowodzki
2 years ago
You did not keep the deadline again. Will we have to wait until next week?
I apologize for the anger - but it lasts two weeks since you had to release the tutorial
    Wayne Heywood
    2 years ago
    Don't apologise... The first time he missed the deadline, he told us this was for personal motivation... This time... Just.. Bollocks really
2 years ago
"tomorrow"
LameGuy
2 years ago
Intercept is 1009 days late, so this is nothing.
2 years ago
Unti now? 7:11am in🇦🇴
Michał Zimnowodzki
2 years ago
Realy? Again? its friday , 8:07am in Poland
acegraphic
2 years ago
amaizing
Robert J. Merrill
2 years ago
I have been doing your tutorials since I had to fight cancer. They had to remove my vocal cords, and lost the ability to talk clearly. Motion Graphics is now my source of income. I am doing 30 animations to show off my work. I did these animation, based on you tutorial:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwMyla54Vfk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwMyla54Vfk

Thank you so much for your tutorial and your resources.

God bless you
BIJO3
2 years ago
i try something but far away you are but with some trick with bevel i can do some nice faked 3D font with relighting

https://vimeo.com/262468357
Nelson Dibango
2 years ago
@andrewkramer has been fulfilling my dreams,
Just imagine how the possibility that it makes another side of the planet, makes it possible.
I understand that we are moved macumba What is VFX and that my idea is to create something monstrously ... a 3d renderer for the after effects or a dynamic link with some GPU rendering platform ... AE + E3D + Octane render or Keyshot 8 : D... #google traslate
Nelson Dibango
2 years ago
O @andrewkramer tem estado a realizar os meus sonhos,
Basta eu imaginar as possibilidade que ele ai do outro lado do planeta, torna possível.
Entendo que somos movidos macumba Zeitgest VFX e que me palpita que estejas a desenvolver algo monstruoso... um renderizador 3d para o after effects ou um link dinâmico com alguma plataforma de renderização GPU… AE + E3D + Octane render ou Keyshot 8 :D
Michał Zimnowodzki
2 years ago
11:10pm in Poland
Beza VisualFX
2 years ago
woooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooow #1
Tom
2 years ago
How many people are sitting on the tutorial page hitting refresh? lol
2 years ago
Loading Tutorial..... its 8:44pm um Angola😎
Dennis
2 years ago
Still waiting on that tutorial. Cool Font used in the cinematic Teaser. How did you do all that without Plug ins?.
2 years ago
Can't wait to to try and reverse engineer much of this in Natron
2 years ago
Waiting..for.Tutor....... its 10:47pm ..India😟
Fadi
2 years ago
I am Waiting
Daryl
2 years ago
It has always, ALWAYS been worth the wait. For those of you who are new to Video CoPilot, if Andrew is late delivering something (software or tutorial) you can sure you're going to get something of extremely high quality when he eventually brings it out.
Akash
2 years ago
I am a big fan of VC. Not for free stuff actually, Its about the best teacher I have ever found. Just love his work and thinking.

But I have a feeling for these type of tutorial which is base on Built in plugin.
We are actually spending much time to find out the built in capabilities. Someone help me understand if I'm wrong.
    2 years ago
    Yes, he does phenomenal things and explains them well, and in an entertaining way.
    I'm not sure what you have a concern with, the fact you can do these things without buying a 3rd party plug in? (not everyone can afford to do that). He's just showing you a way of doing something, efficiently, effectively, without buying something else. Pushing the capabilities of AE. There are always many ways to get to an end result, this one is FREE. :)
    hans123
    2 years ago
    You can find many tutorials on YouTube to create 3D text /objects into Aftereffects without Element3D.
    For some Basics see here:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7IHx4_km9Ak
Nicholas Lambourne
2 years ago
Looking forward to this one, beautiful work as always :-)
Chris E
2 years ago
Oooooo! So excited! Like Christmas in Spring!
    2 years ago
    it's called Easter :)
Jihed Jaouabi
2 years ago
Great as usual :) Keep it up Andrew!
Federico
2 years ago
Finally a cool use of CC Hair :)
David Vizurant
2 years ago
Good job, Andrew!
geset
2 years ago
You freaked bastard. Dude you are the master of motions. Stunning tutorial there is no doubt.
Basith Syed
2 years ago
Lot of Thanks Andrew
Fan from India:)
Somesh Das
2 years ago
hey
Andrew, I love your tutorials it is like my TV. I am working on some laser beam on saber I actually want to copy laser beam from "Avenger age of Ultron" on Ultron hand lasers but I cant do exactly same can you plz help me with the settings or any tutorial on the advanced laser.
I have that shot from the movie (gif): https://photos.app.goo.gl/clQ3qnulD27yOP6h2
sevenword
2 years ago
text + inner glow + shade shape + element custom text & texture
    Fred
    2 years ago
    100% After effects means no plugin, so no element here.
Hack
2 years ago
Holy sh*t balls! Well done.
kambiz
2 years ago
Thanks Dear Andrew :)
Miguel Angel Acevedo Montserrat
2 years ago
Holy cow!!! looks amazing Andrew!!! Cannot wait to see it...
den marico
2 years ago
Can't wait
Ken
2 years ago
When Andrew does something, it's First Class!
Dan
2 years ago
Great work as usual. Can't wait to see your tricks for the vegetation.
2 years ago
YEA!!!
Noel
2 years ago
The moss totally changes everything! Can't wait until tomorrow :)
Seb
2 years ago
The man is in the house.
Vince
2 years ago
it has something to do with his previous tutorial.. THE JUNGLE...and the bonus tutorial about "The Jungle" titles with grass... i think this is the same procedure?
Choi PD
2 years ago
Cooooooool !!!!!!!!
Worth thousand words!!
Ackers
2 years ago
Classic Kramer in Action , Cant wait .... :-)
Mustafa
2 years ago
love from Afghanistan!
thanks Andrew!
2 years ago
Amazing, can't wait till it drops!
2 years ago
Sci-Fi Tittles too please. I can totally wait another week.
LWAddict
2 years ago
WHOA...
just when I thought I'd had most of this figured out, you drop this aging and moss effect on top.

Just... AWE
nepal
2 years ago
omg
2 years ago
I guess Shape Layers are in use! )))))))
Kaan
2 years ago
Wonderful! I hope more better also comes.
2 years ago
So...are you trying to make us feel like horrible motion designers on purpose? Or is that just the natural side-effect of your work? haha. AMAZING! Excited to learn some new techniques!
Michał Zimnowodzki
2 years ago
Blow my mind
GUSTAVO
2 years ago
I'm petrified! How has videocopilot evolved since its inception; All native within the titles at the level of reliefs, reflections, lighting, not to mention the composition of moss and cracks! I'm still in shock!!
Mark
2 years ago
Cool!
2 years ago
Always a pleasure to see new content from you Andrew. Been following for so many years, thank you so much for everything you bring to this community!
2 years ago
I'm so curious as to how you did this. I see a lot of potential!
2 years ago
Wow !!! Can't wait to see that one.
2 years ago
O.M.G.!!!