Tag Archives: After Effects

After Effects Basics – Multi-Layer Keying Series – 5 Tutorials

After Effects Basics – Multi-Layer Keying Pt 1 This first tutorial goes through the basics of using Keylight 1.2 in AE and how to create a basic key. These tutorials use footage from www.Hollywoodcamerawork.com and I would recommend going to … Continue reading

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After Effects Basics – The Card Wipe Effect – A Series of 4 Tutorials

After Effects Basics – Card Wipe Effect Pt 1 This first tutorial shows you how you can create your own custom card wipe using images you have imported or created yourself and then how to make the effect transition at … Continue reading

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After Effects Basics 62 – Pre-Render

Sometimes, layers are so full of FX etc that they slow the whole composition down. The solution? Pre-render that layer to an appropriate file format so that it plays back quickly and you can carry on without the problem of … Continue reading

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After Effects Basics 61 – Media Encoder 3 – Watch Folders

If you have a movie file that you need to transcode to another format, using a Watch Folder on your desktop can save you a lot of time. Just drop the file into the folder and off ME goes to … Continue reading

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After Effects Basics 60 – Media Encoder 2

This tutorial looks at the option to create custom sets of files for different customers and save those setting easily and quickly to apply to anything you add to Media Encoder quickly and with minimal room to mess it up!

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After Effects Basics 59 – Media Encoder 1

The Media Encoder is a powerful way of exporting AE compositions and PP Timelines without having to tie up AE or PP while the actual export happens. It is easy to use and can run multiple jobs at the same … Continue reading

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After Effects Basics 58 – Output Module

The next set are about the actual type of file you want to create – for example, a movie file or an image sequence. These settings are sorted out here.

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After Effects Basics 57 – Render Settings

There are a number of options for exporting from inside of AE – note that later I also show how to export through the Media Encoder which is now the preferred method for doing this. However, you can still use … Continue reading

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After Effects Basics 56 – Setting Up For Export

So, you’ve created your masterpiece, now it’s time to get on and create the final version ready for your awaiting audience. Start here!

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After Effects Basics 55 – Dynamic Link

A really powerful part of the Adobe workflow is the ability to open up PP and AE in each other and make changes in the original and see those changes update dynamically in the other program without the need to … Continue reading

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