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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.

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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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Lower_thirds_in_half_the_time

software: After Effects

length: 31:55

Lower Thirds in Half the Time

by Steve Holmes of Energi Design (www.clickenergi.com)

To coincide with the release of the brand new Lower Thirds HD collection, Steve Holmes shows how you can create rich, layered and impactful lower third designs, using just three HD clips from Artbeats, and some time-saving masking, adjustment and animation techniques in After Effects. The finished result is truly stunning, looking like it took three times longer to design and create than it really does!

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Lights_shadows_action

software: After Effects

length: 31:07

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Lights, shadows, action!

by Steve Holmes of Energi Design (www.clickenergi.com)

Break the boundaries of 3D work in After Effects. Learn from award-winning designer Steve Holmes how to take your textured Photoshop images and layer them with Ribbit Films footage from the Artbeats FootageHub, along with Magic Bullet Looks plug-in from Red Giant Software to create the impression of true 3D space.

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Mind_trip_part_2

software: After Effects

length: 10:38

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Mind Trip - Part 2

by Eran Stern (www.sternfx.com)

In the final piece of this 2-part video tutorial, Eran reveals the secrets found in a woman's mind. Learn how to use radial blur, caustics, glow, and other tricks in After Effects to reveal a dream-like scene at the end of your tunnel vision effect. This stunning technique can also be used on its own or in conjunction with Part 1.

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Mind_trip_part_1

software: After Effects

length: 13:36

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Mind Trip - Part 1

by Eran Stern (www.sternfx.com)

The first edition of this 2-part video tutorial has Eran Stern delving into the mind of a woman. Join him as he creates a tunnel vision effect by applying a few After Effects tricks such as time remapping, motion blur, blending, and color correction to footage from artbeats.com. This cool technique can be used on it's own or in conjunction with Part 2 (coming soon).

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Cleft

software: After Effects

length: 22:49

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CLEFT

by Eran Stern (www.sternfx.com)

Once again Eran Stern adds his captivating humor and creativity to this new video tutorial. Using After Effects and Boris Continuum Complete, Eran shows how to create a 3D logo, then incorporate real stock footage, sound, and some cool shatter effects for a powerful and punchy opener.

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Whats_on_the_menu

software: After Effects

length: 13:32

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What's on the Menu?

by Steve Holmes of Energi Design (www.clickenergi.com )

In this great new tutorial from Steve Holmes, award-winning designer at Energi Design, learn how to create a powerful and seamlessly-looping background for an HD DVD menu. Starting with a cool Artbeats clip from the Code Rage HD collection, and building on it with After Effects tips and techniques, and a little help from Red Giant plug-ins, the end result is truly unique and visually stunning...

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