by Michele Yamazaki, Toolfarm This is a question that I get quite a bit. It’s usually someone who is just out of college and getting started in the biz. They often use the phrase “the best bang for the buck”. Nobody wants to spend money on tools they will never use either. Because this field […]Read more "8 Must-Have Plug-ins for Motion Graphics in After Effects"
December 24, 2015 by Kavon Zamania, Rocketstock Need your footage to have a vintage vibe? Here’s everything you need to know to create a fake film look in Adobe After Effects. While nothing can quite replace the look of real, tangible film, you may find yourself wanting to emulate its general appearance, whether it be […]Read more "How to Create a Fake Film Look in After Effects"
November 2, 2015 by Kavon Zamania, Rocketstock Spending hours to solve an error in After Effects can be a frustrating waste of time. To save you the stress, here are 3 common After Effects errors and how you can fix them. Few things are as discouraging as pouring over endless forum threads in hope of discovering a solution […]Read more "3 Common After Effects Errors and How to Fix Them"
October 30, 2015 by Digital Anarchy Got an infestation of zombies in your video? Diseased mutants? Someone you just don’t like? Ugly Box has you covered. Based on the award-winning Beauty Box skin retouching technology for video and photos, this plugin takes Beauty Box and flips it upside down. Allowing you to make your talent […]Read more "Ugly Box: Free Halloween Plugin Treat from Digital Anarchy"
October 5, 2015 by BlueFX …here’s a cool set of animated backgrounds you can use with any green screen presentation… no cost. Instead of having your presenter standing in front of a static picture, you can use these animations to liven things up. Many of them have a “news” theme, so you can create great-looking […]Read more "Get 3 Free AE Animated Backgrounds/Templates"
September 10, 2015 by Red Giant Red Giant Partners with Automatic Duck to Make Project Transfer Between Host Apps and Locations a Dream Automatic Duck Ximport AE. From Final Cut Pro X to After Effects. Automatic Duck Media Copy 4.0. Clean transfers and backup of project media. Simple, comprehensive, effective. Extensive set of features and […]Read more "Make Project Transfer Between Host Apps and Locations a Dream (Move projects directly from FCPX to AE, with ease!)"
September 7, 2015 by Alexandre Azevedo via Pinterest Wow! 780+ free tutorials (and counting) of various difficulties and types, all in one spot? Yup. And Pinterest displays them all easily for you to check out and weed through on your own. Makes it worth creating your own account just so you can pin them for […]Read more "780+ After Effects Tutorials in One Place"