Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Quizzler solution, part of After Effects Apprentice 10: Time Games.
To make this nested composition loop throughout the duration of its longer final…composition, we need to do three things.…The first one we discussed in the Quizzler challenge movie.…You need to make sure your source composition indeed seamlessly loops.…We did that by careful placement of our keyframes, and also by time…stretching our looping background to make sure it, too, repeated when we got…to the end of the composition.…To test that, I am going to go somewhere near to the end of my comp, press the…spacebar to play through the end, and make sure that it's seamless when it comes…back to the head. And we'll play through one more time, seamless loop.…
We have the source we need.…Now, back in our final composition, we need to do two more things.…First off, we want to manipulate what frame of this source is being played back…at a particular time in our final composition.…As soon as we talk about remapping frame of source to frame of comp, you should…be thinking time remapping, and that's part two.…
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.
- Smoothing out slow motion
- Creating stop motion
- Creating hold and freeze frames
- Keyframing time
- Crossfading stop motion frames
- Setting multiple playback speeds