How To Make Metallic 3D Text in After Effects (Without Any Plugins!)

by Todd Blankenship, Rocketstock Creating metallic text is a common motion graphics request. But it used to be difficult to get professional results natively in After Effects. Not anymore. While it has been possible for a while to get 3D text in After Effects thanks to Video Copilot’s Element 3D, it has been impossible to do it in […]

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Freebie: Video Copilot Glass Eyes

by Spencer Knuttila, toolfarm “We brought you Optical Flares, Element 3D, Saber and now here is Glass Eyes!” – Video Copilot Don’t waste your time with fake April fools pranks, this is a real plug-in that you can download right now! Key Uses: Create creepy videos Fix wedding videos Improve your favorite movie scenes Add […]

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13 Best After Effects Tutorial Resources Most People Don’t Know About

by Cinema Spice If you do a Google search of After Effects tutorials your results will probably come from three different websites: Video Co-Pilot, Tuts+, and Creative Cow. These websites can be great resources for After Effects tutorials, but you can’t help but wonder if there are more options out there than just those three. Recently on […]

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Holiday Freebies: Round Up!

December 24, 2014 By Kim Sternisha, Toolfarm It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas with this round up of Cinema 4D and Element 3D freebies for this holiday season. Free Cinema 4D Plug-in – MagicXtree The Pixel Lab offers up this nice Christmas pine. “If you’re working on any holiday themed projects you most […]

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