Ray Dynamic Texture
Textures can be a great way to enhance your work. They can also be quite laborious! Thankfully, Sander van Dijk is here to make all… Read more
Step by Step: Locked and Loading
We are thrilled to bring you the work of David Brodeur, otherwise known as Locked and Loading, for this month's Step by Step profile. David… Read more
Blink my Brain continues to impress by merging old guard and new school
Thankfully for Green Day, and for us, Blink my Brain is doing their part to make the band look cooler than they have since 1994.
Flip the Script: The Underwear Perception
aescripts+aeplugins is an essential marketplace for the contemporary motion designer. But how did it come to be? Who's the man behind it all? And, perhaps… Read more
Imagining a better After Effects with Sander van Dijk
Sander van Dijk loves After Effects. Which is exactly why he wants to change it.
Adam Plouff: Building Tools for Animators
“If I’m known for anything, it’s the utilization of some of the more obscure features in After Effects and a weirdo obsession with mathematical phenomena,”… Read more
PQ FUI: A delightful collection of meaningless sliders and knobs
Peter Quinn’s promo for PQ FUI Toys is a self-deprecating romp through an impressive collection of over 100 fake user interface elements that he’s selling over at… Read more
Get Your Shit Together
I’ll admit it. I’m a voyeur: Every chance I get, I ogle other people’s After Effects project files. What I find just as fascinating as the… Read more
Ray Dynamic Color
Sander van Dijk, who previously brought us Ouroboros, is back again with a wonderful new color management plug-in for After Effects, Ray Dynamic Color. Anyone who has had to… Read more
Richard Hogg and Mummu: Hello FutureLearners!
Charmingly sharp character animation in this spot for FutureLearn.com. I got a chuckle out of everyone featured, but really, Lynn steals the show. More about the making-of from… Read more
Alexander Perry: The Future of Money
LA-based animator and designer Alexander Perry delivers on this expertly crafted piece for Ripple. We see a lot of stroke-centric motion graphics popping up these days but this… Read more
e.d.Films (Daniel Gies): Killer AE Rigs
Daniel Gies (aka e.d.Films) keeps killing it with sick After Effects rigs. Some of the most inventive, intelligent rigs I’ve seen and thorough, generous tutorials… Read more
School of Motion
Nice set of AE and C4D tutorials over on School of Motion
Trunk Animation: Gelato Go Home
Oh… those ice cream vans, who would have thought? Gelato Go Home is a charming animation from Trunk Studios and directed by Alasdair + Jock.… Read more
Takashi Ohashi: Kou Kou
Takashi Ohashi presents us the brilliant piece: KouKou. A series of abstract images synchronized to Japanese vocal sounds. Check out his other works here.
AE Users: Meet Cineware & Cinema 4D Lite
Holy magic toolbelt Batman! When Adobe and Maxon announced a “strategic alliance”, I never dreamed this big. Todd Kopriva announces what’s new in the upcoming… Read more
Lloyd Alvarez: aescripts + aeplugins
Whispered around studios back in 2005: “There’s a guy… He figured out how to get After Effects to render in the background and then you… Read more
AENY: May 31, 2012
AENY meets this Thursday, May 31. Check out CS6 goodies with Steve Forde, Todd Kopriva, and Dennis Radeke from Adobe.
Rear Window Timelapse
Jeff Desom pieces together a killer looping installation of the Hitchcock masterpiece, Rear Window. Check out a timelapse of the composite.
Helmut Breineder: Heart Attack
Heart Attack, a very nice little piece by Helmut Breineder