March 2, 2015

Shockwaves in After Effects at PVC

Andrew Kramer has been the most enthusiastic provider of footage and tutorials on creating shockwave effects in After Effects, and recently Daniel Brodesky created something similar, using Trapcode Particular instead of Fractal Noise for the base of the effect. There are a few other resources too, more explosion-related examples, but much of what's been published is outdated or no longer available.

...read the rest at Pro Video Coalition in Shockwaves in After Effects.

February 10, 2015

At PVC: Premiere Pro News Notes #12

There's another collection of news on tutorials, tips, and related tools assorted with Adobe Premiere, Premiere Pro News Notes #12. There's a bit more about audio this time, though AEP is still playing catchup on Premiere news.

February 4, 2015

February 3, 2015

On PVC: Premiere Pro News Notes #11

There's another collection of news on tutorials, tips, and related tools assorted with Adobe Premiere Pro at PVC:

December 30, 2014

After Effects and Premiere Pro in 2014

It was a slightly slower year in feature releases, with After Effects development underway that one might assume will help speed work within the app in 2015. In January 2014, the AE team hinted that performance, workflow, and improved creative capability was the main focus behind the scenes. Performance in Premiere Pro was addressed several years ago and the emphasis now is more on usability and workflow.

... read the rest at PVC in After Effects and Premiere Pro in 2014: A few highlights

December 10, 2014

Holiday gift lists for digital video creators, including AE in 2014


It seems that, so far, most of the 2014 gift lists for digital video creators are on PVC.

We'll link in a few extra lists, and look back the year in After Effects for more ideas in Holiday gift lists for digital video creators.

December 2, 2014

Video Copilot releases Element 3D v2

Video Copilot released Element 3D v2 today. E3D v2 is $199 or a $99 upgrade, with more bundle upgrade discounts. The plug-in is compatible with After Effects CS5 + above.

There's more on PVC, but here's the 2nd intro movie: