Just got my copy of Creative Cow and was excited to see this listed in their industry news section.
“XML Transfer is an After Effects plug-in designed for seamless transfer of Apple Final Cut Pro program sequences to Adobe After Effects, preserving all effects, audio, media clips, transitions, and geometric transformations.” Here is the press release from the beginning of the month http://news.creativecow.net/story/86284 or read more on page 44 of this months Non-linear Creativity Issue.
Here’s a really interesting tutorial from Andrew Kramer on how to manipulate lighting within After Effects when compositing 3D effects with high definition video. You can watch the video tutorial here.
Looking to spice up your next motion graphics design? Well here is a video tutorial for those After Effects junkies out there seeking a new fix. In this approach to animating text you will learn how to translate the speed of an element into emitters within a particle system using expressions. Sound tricky? Andrew Kramer [...]