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Sunset_model

software: After Effects + 3rd party plug-ins

length: 19:37

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Sunset Model

by Eran Stern (www.sternfx.com)

Eran creates a teaser for an upcoming reality show using footage from the Rubberball, Glamour Key and Aqua Geo Graphic libraries on artbeats.com. He has incorporated plug ins from Mettle, GenArts and Red Giant Software, with some tricks in After Effects, to create this fun, fresh piece.

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Breakout_coffee

software: After Effects, Photoshop, Mocha AE

length: 35:24

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Breakout Coffee

by Eran Stern (www.sternfx.com)

Take a break and learn some valuable tips! This entertaining, yet highly useful tutorial by design guru Eran Stern utilizes Photoshop's cloning tools and Mocha's tracking to clone out unwanted text, add green screen footage of people, and replace objects.

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Hdr_toning

software: Premiere Pro

length: 19:33

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HDR Toning

by Eran Stern (www.sternfx.com)

Learn to mimic the high dynamic range toning effect in Premiere Pro. Using a few special techniques and blending mode, Eran will show how you can harness the effect of the Mercury Playback Engine on both nature landscape footage and portrait or people stock footage shots.

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Sporthd

software: Illustrator, Cinema 4D, After Effects

length: 19:22

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SportHD

by Eran Stern (www.sternfx.com)

Once again Eran Stern offers up terrific tips for integrating stock footage into your projects. In SportHD, you'll learn how to actually make the footage become the message, using the displacement map effect. After Effects and Cinema 4D project files are included to help you complete the look yourself.

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Rock_the_street

software: After Effects

length: 27:14

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Rock The Street

by Eran Stern (www.sternfx.com)

In this tutorial, Eran first takes you through the steps of distorting footage to match your source, in this case a city scene shot with a fisheye lens. Then follow along as Eran creates a title which appears to burst from an explosion, ending with the individuals letters burning out. With a few clips from Artbeats, your own music, and After Effects, you can make this cool sequence come to life.

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Compositing_stereo_3d_footage

software: After Effects

length: 02:29

Compositing Stereo 3D Footage

by Angie Taylor (www.angietaylor.co.uk)

In this video you'll learn how to correctly incorporate the left and right video footage created in S3D into your After Effects Stereoscopic 3D scene.

Find out more about buying this complete workshop here Stereoscopic 3D Motion Graphics Workshop

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Basic_concepts

software: After Effects

length: 03:36

Basic Concepts

by Angie Taylor (www.angietaylor.co.uk)

It's important to be aware of the basic concepts involved in depth perception before diving into the tools required to create stereo 3D. This video looks at how our eyes and brains interpret distance.

Find out more about buying this complete workshop here Stereoscopic 3D Motion Graphics Workshop

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Anything_you_want_part_2

software: After Effects, Mocha

length: 34:34

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Anything You Want (Part 2)

by Eran Stern (www.sternfx.com)

In this final installment of a two-part video series, learn how Eran uses AE's crash zoom effect and mocha's easy tracking capabilities to complete this unique and entertaining project.

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Anything_you_want_part_1

software: Photoshop, After Effects

length: 36:14

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Anything You Want (Part 1)

by Eran Stern (www.sternfx.com)

Follow Eran from concept to creation, as he shows you the steps of envisioning a witty and entertaining idea, drawing a storyboard, searching out the perfect footage, and designing a final piece. This first installment of a two-part series is packed with tips such as masking, creating shadows, and using After Effects CS5.5's new warp stabilizer effect.

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Text_particles

software: After Effects

length: 25:06

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Text Particles

by Eran Stern (www.sternfx.com)

In this new tutorial, Eran uses the text tool in After Effects, along with several text animators to create rings of particles, making for a magical transition for any footage you choose.

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