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Learn about the significant new motion graphics and visual effects features introduced in Adobe After Effects CC 2015—as soon as they are released.
Get to know the first computer used for motion graphics and animation, Scanimate, and the men who have kept the machine alive for the last 40 years.
Learn how to incorporate the powerful MASH procedural animation tools—included with the Maya 2016 Extension 2—into your Maya workflow and build more dynamic motion graphics.
Rob Garrott interviews storyboard artists, animators, VFX artists, and other film-industry pros in this series of creative conversations.
The team behind Ghost Town Media introduces their innovative After Effects workflow for the stage design of Linkin Park's latest tour, Hunting Party.
Get started with X-Particles, the CINEMA 4D plugin that allows artists to create finely rendered fluid simulations, dynamics, and collisions quickly and easily.
Learn how to use mocha 4 for match moving, 3D camera solves, custom shape creation, rotoscoping, and more.
Learn about motion design firm Blind's journey, and why founder Chris Do thinks it's the most exciting time for designers who choose change to be alive.
Eran Stern dives deep into new uses and shortcuts for shape layers, text, masks, and path effects in After Effects.
Get advanced shortcuts and techniques for navigation and project management in After Effects.
Get real-world production and workflow advice as you learn about the newest features in Adobe After Effects CC.
Delve into the world of motion graphics, keying, and compositing in After Effects CC.
Hear about industry trends and the new creative techniques mograph artists are using to create the innovative music videos, commercials, and films for some of the biggest brands in the world.
Scott Pagano, head of LA design studio Neither-Field, walks us through the motion-based, viral music videos he designed for the electronic music trio the M Machine.
The head of the innovative motion design firm leftchannel explains the importance of versatility and experimentation in the design process.
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.
Follow Beeple, a motion graphics artist, whose Everyday Project drives him to learn new software, adopt fresh techniques, and create art for himself and others.
Walks you through the Element 3D third-party compositing plugin for After Effects.
Takes an in-depth look at the new and enhanced features in After Effects CS6.
Master the art of combining text and motion to express ideas in the form of animation designed to accompany spoken word or music.
Understand the complete workflow involved in creating stereo 3D, from setting up a stereo 3D rig, to compositing footage and adjusting settings, to adding finishing touches like depth of field and motion blur.
Addresses eight of the most common questions users have about Premiere Pro.
Addresses 11 of the most common questions users have about After Effects.
This installment of Creative Inspirations takes viewers on a historic journey through the extraordinary career of Harry Marks, a pioneer in the use of digital effects.
Watch the step-by-step process as acclaimed digital agency Big Spaceship produces an animated logo.
A look into the life and home studio of one of the entertainment industry's most sought-after motion graphics designers, Rick Morris.
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