Learn how to make your camera follow a moving object in your video! This technique is quick and easy and combines 2D motion tracking and parenting in HitFilm Express. This technique is perfect for creating cool sniper zoom or sci-fi tracking effects. I am going to assume that you already know the fundamentals of HitFilm […]
Learn how to make your camera follow a moving object in your video! This technique is perfect for creating sniper or sci-fi tracking VFX. This is an intermediate After Effects tutorial and I will assume that you are fairly comfortable using it. If you’re new, check out my After Effects Motion Tracking tutorial first!
Learn how to create a very simple but useful effect for your action movie projects: how to create a blood smear effect of someone being hit by a bullet and then sliding down the wall, leaving streaks of blood behind. This tutorial will show you how to apply the CC smear to achieve this quick effect.
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Learn how to blow up a motorcycle in Adobe After Effects. This tutorial shows you how to motion track a moving shot and removing a motorcycle that is already in the scene. We will then add a cool looking explosion as well as some shrapnel and camera shake to finish off the effect.
Learn how to create great looking lightning VFX in Adobe After Effects! Whether you want to re-create a scene from Star Wars or simply shock your friends, this basics tutorial takes you through the simple process of applying the Advanced Lightning effect and some masks to create realistic looking lightning.
This tutorial covers an essential technique for creating realistic looking bullet hits for your action movies: using motion tracking to attach blood hit effects to your scene so they correctly follow the movement of the camera.
Watch me get hit by a car! This is a very popular effect and actually fairly easy to create once you know how to film your scene. All you need is a little bit of masking and you can create some cool effects of a person behind hit by a car.
Let’s blow some stuff up! In this tutorial I show you how to create cool explosion VFX for your video projects. I show you a few more advanced techniques for taking your explosion from a very simple level to something that really shows off the intensity of the detonation.
Who doesn’t love destroying things? In this tutorial I show you the basics of destroying things with VFX and show you how to create some cool bullet hit destruction effects.