Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video 3D tracking the hero shot, part of After Effects Apprentice: 16 Creating a Medical Opening Title.
Next, let's work at our Hero Shot.…The final video we're going to be looking at at the conclusion of our opening,…as well as the composition where we may also put our opening title.…To do this I'm going to go ahead and create a new composition.…I'm going to select my Comps folder ahead of time to make sure my Comp works into that folder.…And you can either use Composition>New Composition, …or click on the Create a New Composition button at the bottom of the Project panel.…I'm going to name this Comp, Hero + Title, our budget allowed for high…definition video for our final hero shots.…
I'm going to keep the same dimensions as my final Comp here, Frame Rate at…23976, same as my final, a Duration of 25, same as my Final. And I'll click OK.…And I am going to change this composition back to a View of 1 View.…Doing so does not alter my view from my Final Comp, they do remember their View…Settings independent of each other.…For my hero video, I've selected this piece of footage from a surgery.…As I drag my current time indicator through it, there are several people inside…
The After Effects Apprentice series was created by Trish and Chris Meyer. These tutorials are designed for After Effects CS4 through CC, and can be used on their own or as a companion to the Meyer's book, After Effects Apprentice.
- Animating to music
- Arranging layers in 3D space
- Performing time stretches
- Working with 3D camera tracking
- Typesetting and animating text
- Adding effects like drop shadows and motion blur
- Creating and animating shape layers
- Building and delivering a broadcast package
Skill Level Intermediate
After Effects Apprentice: 14 Shape Layerswith Chris Meyer2h 20m Intermediate
The Creative Spark: Title Case, Typographic Artisanswith Jessica Hische28m 31s Intermediate
1. Roughing Out the Spot
2. Building the Hero Shot and Title
3. Creating Video Frames Using Shape Layers
4. Dressing Up the Background
5. Finalizing the Proof
6. Delivering the Results
7. Idea Corners
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