AE Expression for Natural Looking Handheld Camera

I stole this from another site, but there was something hidden in the copy that was bugging the expression, so here’s a clean version:   freq=.5; //frequency: fill in or tie to a slider amp=30; //amplitude: fill in or tie to a slider octaves=1; //default value amp_mult=0.5; //default value period=1/freq; //time taken for each wiggle … Continued

Screen Replacements using Mocha in AE

Created my own tutorial: Source: Within After Effects, select the clip that you want to Motion Track in the timeline In the menu, select Animation>Track in Mocha AE Setup New Project: Specify your destination for your Mocha project folder Make sure your Imported clip has the correct path (it already should by default) Vital: Make sure that … Continued

Adobe Primetime Storyboard

Graphics: GFX00 [0:00]- Title Intro GFX01.1 [0:06]- Neil in pier, back of iPhone GFX01.2 [0:09]-Neil in pier, front of iPhone (SR:GFX01.2) GFX02.1 [0:12]- Control 4 chick, front of iPad GFX02.2 [00:14]- Control 4 chick, front of iPad (SR:GFX02.1) GFX03.1 [0:17]- Jessie on the mountain, over shoulder (no SR needed) GFX03.2 [0:20]- Jessie on the mountain, back of LG … Continued

Camera Tracking in After Effects

In the tracker window, select Camera Tracker The Camera Tracker now analyzes your scene in the background, so you’re free to work about while waiting Once complete, shift select just a few different point that are solid Once triangulated, you’ll see a target when you hover in the triangle Drage that target where you want your … Continued

Rotoscoping in After Effects

2 Methods– The first method he shows is rotoscoping manually. The second method he shows, Rotopainting, should be the goto method to save time unless the particular shot makes it impossible. [34:08]     Tips for advanced roto brushing on tough clips: Start by outlining the skeleton, not the edges. Then repeat add/subtract towards the … Continued