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Serious Effects and Compositing: Advanced Techniques for After Effects [repost]

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Serious Effects and Compositing: Advanced Techniques for After Effects [repost]

Serious Effects and Compositing: Advanced Techniques for After Effects by Andrew Kramer
(.flv) in an interactive shell | English | 800 x 600 | VP6 ~20 Kbps | 30 fps
MP3 | 128 kbps | 44.1 KHz | 1 channel | ~3 hours | 3.5 GB
Genre: Video Tutorial / 3D & After Effects

Join host Andrew Kramer for a look at how to put After Effects into action. You'll learn special effects including explosions and muzzle flashes, and compositing techniques such as 3D camera movement, selective color correction, and advanced keying.
It's back! 10 action-packed tutorials, over 3 hours!
"The standard has been set. This is the new benchmark for After Effects training DVDs." 3D World
"Serious Effects" includes Project Files and Source Footage It also uses only the core tools of After Effects, so you'll have everything you need to follow along with these tutorials.

01. Getting Started & New Features (15:00 min)

• Introduction to many new features

• Overview of After Effects 7.0

• Introduction to tools; such as Tracking, Parenting,

• Transfer Modes & Switches


02. Basic Color Keying (13:00 min)

• Learn to perform a clean key with DV footage

• Edge adjustments for green screen footage

• Comprehensive color correction techniques

• Create shadows that follow talent


03. 3D Silhouette (36:00 min)

• Create human silhouette from live action footage

• Composite groups of people from 1 person

• Create 3D Camera Moves

• Utilize multi-view workspace when 3D compositing


04. Cruise Control (11:50 min)

• Create the illusion of a car driving

• Advanced compositing techniques

• Add realistic reflections & a light wrapping effect

• Use advanced studio masking techniques


05. Creating Advanced Muzzle Fire (14:20 min)

• Create realistic Muzzle Fire with AE's built in tools

• Create Flashes and learn to randomize effect

• Composite a smoke element with fire

• Utilize Turbulent Displacement and CC Radial Blur


06. Blown Away (25:30 min)

• Composite actors in front of a large explosion

• Create camera shake

• Add a nice displacement scene effect

• Use parenting, null objects, and transfer modes


07. Floating Text (9:15 min)

• Advanced 4-point motion tracking

• Create the look of 3D tracking inside AE

• Make text appear to be floating over video

• Technique works on less stable footage


08. DVD Menu Creation I & II (27:15 & 12: min)

• Create a DVD Menu with transitions

• Advanced use of the fractal noise filter

• Basic tour of Encore

• Create button transitions during authoring


09. The Teleporter (12:15 min)

• Composite character onto background

• Use an opacity track matte with the fractal noise

• Overlay pre-rendered particle effect

• Enhance using transfer modes


10. Selective Color Correction (12:15 min)

• Increase color density in specific areas

• Motion Track footage to fix certain areas

• Fix slightly overexposed Footage

• Use subtraction masks to get desired effects


Also included: four looping VideoStream HD designs

General
Complete name : teleporter.flv
Format : Flash Video
File size : 36.2 MiB
Duration : 11mn 46s
Overall bit rate : 430 Kbps

Video
Format : VP6
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Duration : 11mn 46s
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Height : 600 pixels
Display aspect ratio : 4:3
Frame rate mode : Constant
Frame rate : 30.000 fps
Bit depth : 8 bits
Bits/(Pixel*Frame) : 0.001
Stream size : 1.68 MiB (5%)

Audio
Format : MPEG Audio
Format version : Version 1
Format profile : Layer 3
Codec ID : 2
Codec ID/Hint : MP3
Duration : 11mn 46s
Bit rate mode : Constant
Bit rate : 128 Kbps
Channel(s) : 1 channel
Sampling rate : 44.1 KHz
Compression mode : Lossy
Stream size : 10.8 MiB (30%)
Writing library : LAME3.96
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Serious Effects and Compositing: Advanced Techniques for After Effects [repost]

Serious Effects and Compositing: Advanced Techniques for After Effects [repost]

Serious Effects and Compositing: Advanced Techniques for After Effects [repost]

Serious Effects and Compositing: Advanced Techniques for After Effects [repost]

Serious Effects and Compositing: Advanced Techniques for After Effects [repost]

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Serious Effects and Compositing: Advanced Techniques for After Effects [repost]