Creative Resource
Episode_001

software: After Effects

length: 8:55

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Illuminate the Game: Creating an HD interstitial

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

Creating a HD interstitial by using various masking and layering techniques in After Effects.

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Doom_island

software: Adobe After Effects

length: 33:56

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Doom Island

by Eran Stern of Stern FX (www.sternfx.com)

In this tutorial, Eran Stern takes you through the steps of creating a dark, eerie opener for a Reality TV show. Designed entirely of stock footage clips, this piece employs masking and layering techniques to help add an exotic flair.

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Urbanicity_tutorial

software: Adobe After Effects

length: 36:30

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Urbanicity: Environmental Impact

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

Step through time with this innovative look at the evolution of energy. Use 3D animation, layering, colorization and more to create this incredibly unique opener.

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Seattle_3007

software: Apple Motion

length: 16:17

Seattle 3007 - Creative Compositing

by Brian Maffitt of Total Training (www.totaltraining.com)

Veteran trainer Brian Maffitt shows you how to stretch your creative potential using Artbeats footage. Replace a typically gloomy Seattle sky with a brilliant tropical sunset, while leaving the buildings in place to reflect the vibrant colors of the fading sun. Then learn techniques that will turn the skyline into a glowing space city, translucent and glowing with the energy of a nearby quasar. You'll see how easy it is to create the effects of your dreams!

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Fire_and_water

software: Adobe After Effects

length: 42:02

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Fire & Water

by Aharon Rabinowitz of All Bets Are Off Productions, Inc. (www.allbetsareoff.com)

In this tutorial, Aharon Rabinowitz shows you tips and techniques for creating interesting fire and water-based effects with your Artbeats footage. Topics covered include: Nesting and Pre-composing, Displacement Maps, Mattes, Transition Effects, Looping Footage, Adjustment Layers, and Text Treatments.

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Blooming_marvellous

software: Adobe After Effects

length: 27:24

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Blooming Marvellous

by Angie Taylor of Creative After Effects (www.creativeaftereffects.com)

Angie Taylor takes you through the steps to build an opening title sequence for a TV show using Artbeats footage to create 3D flowers growing within After Effects 3D world. This lesson also provides you with the experience of using scripts within After Effects.

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Organic

software: Adobe After Effects

length: 45:00

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Organic Fruit & Textables

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

In this scenario of creating a commercial for the British Organic Health Agency, Artbeats royalty-free stock clips form the perfect background and motion for a truly memorable advertisement. Combine beautiful video with incredible 3D motion tracked text and playful animation techniques.

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Come_rain_or_shine

software: Adobe After Effects

length: 45:05

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Come Rain or Shine

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

In this scenario of motion graphics design for a television channel's weather program, finding the right sky, clouds, or rainy background is quick and easy when presented with the wide selection of stock footage clips from Artbeats. But what about "adding" weather? Making it snow or rain over the top of 3D composited footage? See just how this seemingly impossible task becomes reality, and learn some new tricks in After Effects along the way!

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Earthfire

software: Adobe After Effects

length: 28:53

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"Earthfire" Television Intro

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

Learn cool real-world techniques to mask, color and control Artbeats stock footage to add depth and detail to this incredible TV intro.

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Dvd_menu

software: Adobe After Effects

length: 26:20

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"Inside the Machines" DVD Menus

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

Discover how to create cool, unique and highly flexible motion menu graphics for DVDs, with just a minimal investment in an Artbeats high-definition clip!

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