How to Create Video Placeholders in Adobe After Effects


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Creating video placeholders

Next, we're going to start roughing out the arrangement of our 3D world. I'm going to maximize my display here, so I can see that comp panel at 100%. Rearrange your own display as necessary, and I'll move my time marker back to the start of the composition. The shortcut key is Home. Now it may be tempting to start throwing a real footage in here right away and start setting up camera moves. But it's really advisable to slow down, create a mockup, maybe test a camera move, test arrangement and make sure your client is happy with that before you jump in with real footage.

Now the client told us that they don't have a big budget for stock footage. So I think I'm going to only spend my money on 1 HERO high definition shot at the end then maybe make a grid or array or some other arrangement of cheaper, smaller, standard definition or even web resolution videos just to fill out my 3D world. So let's start creating some solids to stand in for our eventual videos. With F...

Creating video placeholders
Video duration: 4m 43s 3h 30m Intermediate

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Creating video placeholders provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 16: Creating a Medical Opening Title

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Video
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After Effects
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