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TUTORIAL NOTES:
For displacement effect, please refer to the Energy Wipe Tutorial
For camera shake, please refer to the Earthquake Tutorial
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Tom
03/27/2016
Instead of Vegas, I used the new Saber Plug in and it looks way better.
lol
02/23/2016
I never understand why just 2-d screens can be converted into 3d spaces. Is that something the technology based on motion-tracking? Or just placing track point?
Myname
10/12/2015
Can you make a tutorial on how to make the mockingly symbol from Hunger Games? I'm not sure if that's all in After Effects, so let me know.

Great tutorial btw!
Tal
07/20/2015
How can I make the stroke bend as if the energy ball is going around a corner
RB
01/26/2015
i dont have OFFSET in my effects , where can i find it please
Name
06/17/2014
Nice
Queymon
05/10/2014
Hey, great tutorial ! I'm following it step by step, but i've tried it a few time, but when i get to the light source, whenever i put it in a 3D layer, i don't get a 3D sphere like your do. Any esplainations on that ?

Thanks !
tommaso tintori
03/18/2017
Hi Queymon, first you have to right click on the layer-transform-auto orient-orient toward camera. And then turn off "accept light" in the material option.
alessio
04/18/2014
Non ho. Nessun commento
Harsh
03/22/2014
Hey, I want the video of the traffic...where can I get it??
Ryan Hess
04/23/2014
Its in the PROJECT FILE
ryan
03/13/2014
please send me the tutorial i cant download it
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