Create a Star Wars Inspired Lightspeed Jump in After Effects

by Caleb Ward, RocketStock There are few VFX shots as endearing or revolutionary as the lightspeed jump from the original Star Wars movie. While the original VFX artists used practical effects to create the lightspeed jump, there are tools now to create a similar jump at home. In this After Effects tutorial, Caleb Ward of RocketStock is going to […]

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‘5 After Effects Lessons I Learned the Hard Way’ by Caleb Ward

by Caleb Ward, RocketStock Sometimes the greatest breakthroughs begin as mistakes. These hard-earned tips just might change the way you use After Effects forever. After Effects is a rich, yet approachable, application, and it’s not uncommon for even veteran users to learn something new each time they fire up the software. Over the course of […]

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Create Glitch Distortion in After Effects (With Free Elements)

by Caleb Ward, RocketStock   This video tutorial on creating 3 distinct glitch looks includes free distortion elements for you to follow along. There are very few things as cool as glitch elements in After Effects. Using the power of just some simple glitchy elements you can quickly create amazing looks in only a matter of seconds. In the […]

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