Adobe After Effects Car Hit Effect

Motion blur

I like to also enable motion blur on the overlay layer to give the actor a healthy amount of motion blur when the car hits them. For this, enable the motion blur switch on the layer as well as your composition.

VFX How to get hit by a car 13 - enable motion blur
VFX How to get hit by a car 14 - 180 degree shutter angle motion blur

If the motion blur is too strong, you can tweak it by adjusting the shutter angle of the composition. You can find the shutter angle option under the 'Advanced' tab in the composition settings. I like to set mine to 90 degrees. If you're not sure how this works, I have a Shutter Angle Tutorial that explains what it is and why it is useful
VFX How to get hit by a car 15 - shutter angle composition settings
VFX How to get hit by a car 16 - 90 degree shutter angle motion blur

And with that, your car hit will be complete! Have fun with this effect!

3 Comments

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hassan
7 Years Ago
December 10, 2012 @ 0:40 am
nice
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Levani
5 Years Ago
June 12, 2015 @ 2:50 am
from where can I download video to practice this?
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mourad
4 Years Ago
November 4, 2015 @ 6:07 am
thank you very much bro

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