The magic tempos


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The magic tempos

If possible, before we start animating a job, we love to get the music. The music and the tempo and beats in that music can give us a nice animation grid for where to place cuts, keyframes, etcetera. Now when a composer creates music for you in your project, there are some specific tempos or speeds that they can use that will make your life a lot easier, we call these the magic tempos. And indeed, if you have access to the exercise files there's a folder called Bonus Content that includes a PDF called Magic Tempos.

In it, we described the philosophy of how the tempo of music maps to frames inside your animation. And on the second page we give you a table of what we call the magic tempos, where specific beats per minute, the tempo that musicians like to think of, mapped to very clean, even frames per beat, the spacing in frames inbetween the beats. We gave this list to our musician ahead of time and said, please pick one of these tempos for the music. Now it so happens that the subject...

The magic tempos
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The magic tempos 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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