Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding a filmic glow, part of After Effects Apprentice 15: Creating a Sports Opening Title.
Okay, we are partway through our client change list, and I just realized I…haven't saved in a while.…So let's go ahead and make sure we save our current project.…And indeed I might go ahead and Increment and Save again just so I can have a…version to go back to in case I don't like the changes I make from here forward.…Now, I am up to Final Project 3.…I will go back to the Final Comp and another comment that our client had is he…felt everything looked a little too--well clean and video and graphic--and they…wish they had a bit more of a hot, intense glow.…
What they're describing is more of a filmic look, which usually means…overexposed and saturated.…Well, we can do that. And there's a trick we taught you a little while…back called Filmic Glow.…Let's run through that again.…Filmic Glow works really well when you already have an edited together series of layers.…You just go up to Layer > New > Adjustment layer.…It's over your entire composition, including all of the layers below,…including your transition. That's great!…
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.
- Building a 3D world
- Working with layered Illustrator files
- Synchronizing to music
- Using text animation presets
- Rendering strategies
- Working with widescreen video, including 4:3 center cut and safe area considerations
Skill Level Intermediate
1. The Floor
2. The Video Wall
3. The Dial
4. Creating the Main Composition
5. The Camera Move
6. Creating a Title
7. Lighting and Shadows
8. Further Polish
9. Finishing the Comps
10. Client Changes
11. Render Strategies
12. Bonus: Creating the Ring inside After Effects
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