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Lars FuchsAEFX DVD on Sale
by on Jan 24, 2010 at 1:14:02 am

I see that Creative cow is having a special on the Serious Effects and Compositing DVD by Andrew Kramer. The webpage about it doesn't list the table of contents. Can anyone tell me what the titles of the videos on the DVD are? I just want to know if it covers stuff I already know or not.
Thanks in advance.

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Bret WilliamsRe: AEFX DVD on Sale
by on Jan 24, 2010 at 7:22:06 am

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.

• Design 01
• Design 07
• Design 11
• Design 15

The complete collection includes 20 loopable designs.
For more information about purchasing the full version Click Here

Bret Williams
Web Design . Motion Graphics . Video Editing

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