Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Time stretching, part of After Effects Apprentice: 16 Creating a Medical Opening Title.
The previous movie used the only CS6 specific feature that's required by this entire final project.…And that is the ability to track a camera's motion.…If you don't have CS6 but you do have access to the exercise files, open up…Intermediate Comps and you can either work with our Tracked Hero composition or…select the Track Null and the 3D Tracker Camera, copy them and paste them …into your own Hero + Title composition.…I'll close this for now.…So we have a nice shot here and we've tracked its motion but it's not long…enough to fill our entire composition.…
Well, there's a couple of things we can do to help solve this problem.…One, is we may not need it to be visible for the entire composition.…I'm going to go back to the Final Comp and remember we went ahead and placed…these markers that indicated when various pieces of video came into the frame…and are out of the frame.…In my case, with my own particular arrangement of layers, my own camera move,…that time when Hero enters is at 05:16.…This time may change depending on how you've arranged your layers and how you…
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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