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Motion graphics veteran Eran Stern walks through the many options for creating 3D animated text inside of Adobe After Effects: program's own ray-traced 3D feature, third-party plugins, scripts, and CINEMA 4D Lite.
Delve into the world of motion graphics, keying, and compositing in After Effects CC.
Learn how to animate type using different methods in After Effects, from animation presets to animated cameras, and pick movement that matches the meaning of the words on screen.
Learn how to create a dynamic ESPN-style animated graphic using CINEMA 4D and After Effects.
Learn how to add a custom, motion-tracked logo to your show openers with After Effects and CINEMA 4D.
Get real-world production and workflow advice as you learn about the newest features in Adobe After Effects CC.
Learn how to create animated 2D elements in 3 dimensions, using CINEMA 4D and After Effects.
Explore how to create complex physics simulations inside After Effects, such as letters suspended from strings and connected, randomized spheres.
Use the shape tools in After Effects to create animations that are elegant, render quickly, and scale beautifully at any size.
Get faster renders, quicker previews, and more power and responsiveness from the RAM and cache settings in After Effects.
Learn how to get great video from mediocre footage, using compositing, color balancing, and artificial lighting (and relighting) techniques in Premiere Pro and After Effects.
Learn how to create an animated logo with After Effects, and get the motion graphics experience you need to succeed as a freelance video editor.
Use CINEMA 4D's Dynamic module to animate falling coins that bounce and collide realistically, in this project-based course.
Learn how to animate vector graphics from Photoshop and Illustrator with After Effects.
Learn to use expressions to animate layer properties, add movement, loop animations, react to sound, format text, and more in After Effects.
Create 3D objects in CINEMA 4D and seamlessly composite them inside a 2D project in After Effects, using the CINEWARE plugin.
Learn how to create a preloader from an animated GIF, using After Effects, Photoshop or Fireworks, and Adobe Edge Animate.
Learn to rig and animate a 3D robotic arm in CINEMA 4D.
Create animated 3D type with a cracked and smoking look, using CINEMA 4D and After Effects.
Create exciting and complex camera movements with the combined power of After Effects, CINEMA 4D, and C4D Lite.
Learn how to use Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, and even Illustrator to correct problems like lens distortion, camera shake, noise and grain, and overblown exposure, and add creative effects.
Model and animate a stylized 3D flower that grows and blooms over time, using the combined power of CINEMA 4D and Adobe After Effects.
Combine the powers of Photoshop, After Effects, and Illustrator to make polished logo animations for yourself and your clients.
Learn to create rope, cable, hair, and string-like effects that lead to realistic motion and elasticity with C4D's Dynamics module.
Learn how to create lens flare—the popular visual effect seen in commercials, TV shows, and feature films alike—with the After Effects plugin Optical Flares.
Reveals time-saving features for navigating to specific timecodes, adjusting keyframes, changing layer behavior, and other tips for mastering the Timeline panel.
Create a product endpage for a commercial that combines live-action footage and 3D animation in After Effects and CINEMA 4D, in our latest motion graphics course.
Build a complete 3D motion graphics sequence in CINEMA 4D Lite, the introductory version of CINEMA 4D included with After Effects CC.
Learn how to create 3D models in the CINEMA 4D Lite plugin offered with After Effects CC, in the first installment of After Effects Guru.
Learn to tightly synchronize your video and animation to your audio—be it music or speech.
Shows how to create a bumper graphic and an identity spot that are animated to music, and transition the tools and techniques to your own projects.
Learn to add motion graphics and color effects to your footage, and retime the results.
Learn to master Trapcode Form and create stunning visual effects and motion graphics.
Create significantly more professional footage with tools that do everything from removing noise to performing high-end color grading.
Harness the power of the CINEMA 4D MoGraph module to create complex animations with only a couple of keyframes.
Walks you through the Element 3D third-party compositing plugin for After Effects.
Leads you through the creative and technical process of building an opening title sequence from scratch in After Effects, from working in 3D space to creating type and shape layers to writing expressions.
Pulls together skills taught in the previous After Effects Apprentice installments to create a real-world video promo, from building artwork to assembling 3D precomps and setting the project to music.
Shows how to create and animate vector-based artwork directly inside After Effects.
Takes a creative tour of the Paint, Puppet, and Roto Brush tools in After Effects.
Learn two key visual effects skills: motion tracking and keying.
An introduction to 3D space in After Effects, plus advanced 3D workflows involving Photoshop.
Demonstrates several ways to manipulate time in After Effects.
Learn how to use multiple compositions to group layers, accommodate client changes, and rewire the internal render order in After Effects.
Shows how to create simple but very useful expressions in After Effects that can be put to work on a wide variety of jobs.
Shows how to set up a parenting chain, discusses what makes a good parent, and demonstrates several techniques using parenting.
Learn how to create professional-looking type plus sophisticated type animations, including timing to music.
Demonstrates the most common techniques for adding selective transparency to layers in After Effects.
A tour of editing and enhancement techniques for After Effects layers.
Learn how to create sophisticated animations in After Effects with the minimum amount of effort.