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Build an opening title sequence from scratch in After Effects. Follow the entire technical and creative process, from working in 3D space to creating type and shape layers and writing expressions.
Combine the skills taught in After Effects Apprentice to create a real-world video promo, from building artwork to assembling 3D precomps and setting the project to music.
Take a creative tour of the Paint, Puppet, and Roto Brush tools in After Effects.
Learn two key visual effects skills, motion tracking and keying, in After Effects.
Get an introduction to 3D space in After Effects, plus advanced 3D workflows involving Photoshop.
Learn how to manipulate time (stop, slow, and speed up footage) in After Effects.
Learn how to create simple but very useful expressions in After Effects that can be put to work on a wide variety of jobs.
Learn how to set up a parenting chain in After Effects. Discover what makes a good parent and several techniques using parenting.
Learn how to use multiple compositions to group layers, accommodate client changes, and rewire the internal render order in After Effects.
A tour of editing and enhancement techniques for After Effects layers.
A whirlwind tour of Adobe After Effects for new users and those who may need a refresher.
Learn how to create your first animation in Adobe After Effects.
Learn how to create sophisticated animations in After Effects with the minimum amount of effort.
Learn how to create professional-looking type plus sophisticated type animations, including timing to music.
Pull 3D motion tracks and match camera moves without leaving After Effects, using CameraTracker. Learn how to track and solve shots, refine solves, and use the data in compelling 3D composites.
Learn how to digitally extend a set with After Effects. Create a missing wall in the composite and add a moving scene outside windows.
Learn how to create lens flare—the popular visual effect seen in commercials, TV shows, and feature films alike—with the After Effects plugin Optical Flares.
Learn to master Trapcode Form and create stunning visual effects and motion graphics.
Create significantly more professional footage with tools that do everything from removing noise to performing high-end color grading.
Remove an unwanted building from a live-action plate and replace it with a new matte painting that is motion-tracked.
Motion graphics artist Eran Stern shares techniques for using After Effects to create an eye-grabbing sci-fi visual effect.
Shows how to build complex composites with After Effects and mocha, where motion graphics are mapped to live-action footage of an actor's face.
Simulate a large crowd using live-action footage of a small group of people, 3D renders, and Photoshop artwork.
Capture footage of everyday objects and combine it with effects in popular postproduction tools like After Effects and Premiere Pro, resulting in rich, abstract backdrops for your project.
Demonstrates the most common techniques for adding selective transparency to layers in After Effects.
Explores Trapcode Particular, an industry standard third-party After Effects plugin for generating particle effects.
Discover how to create render passes in Maya, recombine the passes in After Effects, and motion track the passes to live-action video footage that contains a moving camera or a moving character.
Shows how to turn a daytime summer scene into a nighttime winter scene using Photoshop and After Effects, with illustrator David Mattingly's production-proven matte painting techniques.
Takes an in-depth look at the new and enhanced features in After Effects CS6.
Teaches you advanced techniques for roto painting, motion tracking, multipass mattes, multiple keying layers, simulated lighting effects, painting on video background plates, and more.
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