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Resources for the motion design community. After Effects tutorials and more.

Resources for the motion design community. After Effects tutorials and more.
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Cinema 4D And After Effects Training, Tutorials, and Plugins for Motion Graphic Designers Congratulations to Michael Rinnan for winning the Five Second Project for March. His entry had a great concept and was outfitted with excellent lighting, atmosphere, camera movements and sound design. We wanted to know a little bit more about Michael’s entry, so we asked him a few questions regarding his workflow and the process for creating his winning piece. Where do you work? What is your title?

QAvimator Mattrunks After Effects Tutorials, Plug-ins and Stock Footage for Post Production Professionals When Fast & Furious star Paul Walker passed recently, the film sequel was put on hold. Now that producers are moving forward, and the question is how should they finish a film that is already more than half-way done filming? There has been talk of rewriting, re-editing or even using stand-ins to film the remaining scenes. But one suggestion has stirred a lot of controversy: Use a CGI Paul Walker! (Basically a computer generated likeness) Some people have suggested this is bad taste, disrespectful, creepy. 55 Free After Effects Plugins Adobe After Effects Plugins can add even more capability to your AE software. In this feature we bring you 55 plug-ins that along with their cool enhancements, ability to extend your creativity and productivity the have one other great feature, THEY ARE ALL FREE! To continue your “indie stimulus plan,” you should check out our other features “111 Free Filmmaking Tools” and “588 Free Film Contracts and Forms.” AlphaPlugins FirTree

10 top After Effects resources The web is a wonderful thing. It's full of endless resources and tutorials for people wanting to learning the art of After Effects CS6 (and previous versions). But, sometimes too much choice can be confusing so we've picked nine top sites that will really help you get to grips with the compositing software. 01. Adobe TV 10 FREE After Effects Templates We’ve rounded up 10 high quality After Effects templates that you can use for FREE! Break them apart and tweak to create your own custom motion graphics look. From dynamic title designs to film opens, these free AE templates are great for adding a punch to any project.

The Wonderful World Of Shapes In After Effects - Tuts+ 3D & Motion Graphics Tutorial This tutorial provides you with the fundamentals of shape layers and shape effects. We will have a closer look at the most important functionalities and develop some basic examples. The topics covered will give you a good start to realize and design your own projects using shape layers. In this tutorial you will be introduced to shape layers and shape effects and the various powerful possibilities they offer. We first need to take a closer look at the different shape layer tools and understand their properties.