AESeattle January: Virtual Reality Night!

Hey everyone! Join us for a night of exploring the creation of virtual reality worlds within After Effects and learning more about the way the industry is moving!

Topher Welsh will be demonstrating Mettle Skybox Studio on how to create 3D worlds inside of After Effects that can be used with different virtual reality devices such as the Oculus Rift or the Samsung Gear VR. We will also be learning how to create our worlds with plugins like Element 3D v2 and Trapcode Tao.

Chris Bobotis from Mettle will also be present to answer technical questions and show of some awesome new stuff coming to Mettle Skybox Studio!

Lou Ward will be showing workflows from After Effects and Cinema 4d into game engines and 360 exporting from Cinema 4d. Lou will also explain some basics on exporting from Unity on to Google Cardboard, and Samsung Gear VR/Oculus.

***Potentially More Speakers To Be Added***

This meeting is sponsored by they are one of the best online software retailers available, so make sure you check them out for all of your software needs!


FILTER DIGITAL,a creative agency who is based in Seattle. They will be providing pizza and drinks for the group, so come down and have some dinner and explore some VR awesomeness!

All attendees will be eligible for door prizes, and Patreon ( patrons will be eligible for a couple PREMIUM door prizes.


Door Prize Sponsors:

• Imagineer Systems

• Red Giant Software

• Video Copilot

• Digieffects

• Artbeats

• Rampant Design Tools

• Rowbyte

• Maxon Cineversity

• iOgrapher


• Mettle


• The Pixel Lab

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About the author

Justin Cone

Together with Carlos El Asmar, Justin co-founded Motionographer, F5 and The Motion Awards. He currently lives in Austin, Texas with is wife, son and fluffball of a dog. Before taking on Motionographer full-time, Justin worked in various capacities at Psyop, NBC-Universal, Apple, Adobe and SCAD.