Creating a preview movie and importing it into After Effects


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Creating a preview movie and importing it into After Effects

Now that we've got our animation all timed out and looking pretty cool, we need to get this animation into After Effects so that it can become part of our cameramatic. And the way we are going to do that is by making a preview movie and then saving that preview movie out for After Effects. So we are going to go to the Make Preview option. So if I select the middle clapboard here and go down to Make Preview, when you first pull up the Make Preview option, it's defaulted to Full Render, which kind of defeats the purpose of making a preview movie. What I really want to see is just the same thing I am seeing here in the Editor window. That's going to give me a real fast render and it's going to be easy to get that into After Effects.

So I'll change the Preview Mode to Software Preview and I'll leave the Frame Count to be All Frames and that's because I've set my Preview Range to be 0 to 160, just the way I want. Image Size is going to be set to 640x360 and I&#...

Creating a preview movie and importing it into After Effects
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Creating a preview movie and importing it into After Effects provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Rob Garrott as part of the CINEMA 4D: Designing a Promo

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3D + Animation Video
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CINEMA 4D
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