Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Retiming a video source, part of After Effects Apprentice 15: Creating a Sports Opening Title.
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Another item that was on our client's list is they are not entirely happy with…the relation between this video--my update is really slow, so I am going to turn…off Motion Blur for now to speed it up.…And the music, they just felt that they were a bit disconnected.…Let's go ahead and RAM Preview a little bit of this.…Then say this beat before the Dirtboarder has taken off, I will press B to set…the beginning of the work area and I will end it one beat after, there.…Let's do a RAM Preview.…
(music playing)…Okay, I can see the client's point there.…The point where the Dirtboarder lands has nothing to do with the music, and the…crescendo of the music doesn't match his flight path.…So let's improve that timing.…I am going to double-click the Skater comp to open it.…The same source is used for Skater and Skater reflections, so any changes here…will be reflected back there.…I see I currently have my audio track turned off, so I can't hear it.…
I turned it back on and actually set it to be a guide layer so I don't…
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- 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