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Serious FX Training


VFX Training for Adobe After Effects

Best-Selling After Effects Training DVD!

In this exciting end-to-end tutorial DVD, you'll discover real world techniques

and timesaving procedures not found in the manual. Each full-length video

tutorial covers a specific objective from start to finish.

• 10 Video Tutorials for AE Pro 6.5 - CS4

• Includes Project Files and Source Footage (AE7+)

• Valuable Bonus Product Included

• Over 3 Hours of Training Fun!


01. Getting Started & New Features (15 min) 

• Introduction to many new features

• Overview of After Effects 7.0

• Introduction to tools; such as Tracking, Parenting, 

Transfer Modes & Switches

02. Basic Color Keying (13 min)

• Learn to perform a clean key with DV footage 

• Edge adjustments for green screen footage

• Comprehensive color correction techniques

• Create shadows that follow talent

03. 3D Silhouette (36 min)

• Create human silhouette from live action footage 

• Composite groups of people from 1 person

• Create 3D Camera Moves

• Utilize multi-view workspace when 3D compositing

04. Cruise Control (11 min)

• Create the illusion of a car driving 

• Advanced compositing techniques

• Add realistic reflections & a light wrapping effect

• Use advanced studio masking techniques

05. Creating Advanced Muzzle Fire (14:20 min)

• Create realistic Muzzle Fire with AE's built in tools

• Create Flashes and learn to randomize effect

• Composite a smoke element with fire

• Utilize Turbulent Displacement and CC Radial Blur

06. Blown Away (25:30 min)

• Composite actors in front of a large explosion

• Create camera shake

• Add a nice displacement scene effect

• Use parenting, null objects, and transfer modes

07. Floating Text (9:15 min)

• Advanced 4-point motion tracking

• Create the look of 3D tracking inside AE

• Make text appear to be floating over video

• Technique works on less stable footage

08. DVD Menu Creation I & II (27:15 & 12: min)

• Create a DVD Menu with transitions

• Advanced use of the fractal noise filter 

• Basic tour of Encore

• Create button transitions during authoring

09. The Teleporter (12:15 min)

• Composite character onto background

• Use an opacity track matte with the fractal noise

• Overlay pre-rendered particle effect 

• Enhance using transfer modes

10. Selective Color Correction (12:15 min) 

• Increase color density in specific areas 

• Motion Track footage to fix certain areas

• Fix slightly overexposed Footage

• Use subtraction masks to get desired effects


Bonus Gear: 

VideoStreams HD Lite 

As an added incentive you'll receive 4 Complete VideoStream HD Designs 

with your purchase. These design are located on the DVD.


Operating Systems:

System Requirements:


Requires: After Effects 7, CS3, CS4, CS5, CS5.5, or CS6

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