Follows the creation of a short animated film, from storyboard through final output, using After Effects CS3.
Adobe Certified Instructor Chad Perkins explores the basic purposes and practical uses of After Effects CS3 Effects.
Techniques for bringing photos to life in After Effects using displacement, puppet tools, masks, and 3D options.
Demonstrates how to use floating point in After Effects to create looks ranging from interesting fades to hot, glowing text.
Use the Glow plug-in to get two different looks: inside glows for full-frame footage, and outside glows for halos.
Use After Effects to alter the lighting of already-shot footage and text animations.
Explains the 3:2 pulldown process in After Effects and discusses the different pulldown formats.
Explores the possibilities for doing everything from creating simple animations to integrating multiple files types in After Effects.
An exclusive look into the world of After Effects, from the interface to integrating with other Adobe applications.