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After Effects CC 2014 – Hot New Features

After Effects CC 2014, released on June 18 to the Adobe Creative Cloud, is the latest version of the popular visual effects compositing software. The new version contains a large amount of new features like effect masks, advance keying and live text templates. In this post I give you an overview of the hottest new features!

Roof Destruction with After Effects and Cinema 4D – Part 2

In the second part of my roof crash destruction VFX tutorial I will show you how to create cool debris elements in Cinema 4D and animate them with realistic physics. We will then composite the rendered debris back into our scene using Adobe After Effects and 3D integration techniques!

Roof Destruction VFX with After Effects and Cinema 4D – Part 1

Who doesn't love destruction VFX? In this tutorial I will show you how to create the effect of someone crashing through the roof using Adobe After Effects and Cinema 4D. In the first part we will set up our footage, green screen a giant to destroy the roof and composite some dust and debris elements into the scene.

VFX Vlog 13 – Adobe After Effects Motion Sketch Tutorial

Motion Sketch in Adobe After Effects allows you to hand animate the position of any element in your composition. Taking this functionality a little further, you can combine it with Null Objects and Expressions to gain full manual control over any effect parameter or layer property.

How To Give Your Video A Cinematic Look – Colour Correction

There are 2 fundamental post production steps required to give your video that grand, cinematic look. In this tutorial we will look at the first of these steps, colour correction, which concerns itself with fixing up any colour issues with your footage like exposure and white balance.

VFX Vlog 12 – Converting Audio to Keyframes in After Effects

Learn how to create keyframes from audio in Adobe After Effects. This technique is very useful for syncing animation with your audio tracks or creating cool looking music visualisations. Combined with Null Objects you can use the volume of your audio to drive any effect parameter or layer property you want!

Adobe After Effects Basics – Expressions

Expressions in Adobe After Effects allow you to control any layer property of effect parameter with custom logic. This logic can apply simple transformations or random movements to your values or you can write complex blocks of code to intelligently control your visual effects.

Common 3D Camera Tracker Problems in Adobe After Effects

The 3D Camera Tracker in Adobe After Effects is a powerful tool that allows you to place visual elements in the 3D space of your scene. However, when tracking your footage you may encounter a number of common problems and this tutorial will take you through these common issues and show you why they occur and how you can resolve them.

VFX Vlog 11 – Adobe Premiere and After Effects Integration

Adobe Premiere is a great tool for editing your projects and Adobe After Effects excels in adding visual effects onto your clips. In this vlog I discuss your options when it comes to Adobe Premiere and After Effects integration.

Day to Night Conversion – Adding City Lights

In my recent After Effects Fireworks Compositing tutorial I left out how I added the lights into the building windows in the background of the scene. Adding lights to a day to night conversion can add a great amount of realism to your shot and in this tutorial I will show you how to do that.