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Review: Zaxwerks 3D ProAnimator v8
Interested in animation? Want to create 3D text, objects and get them to move? Iain Anderson takes a look at Zaxwerks 3D ProAnimator v8 to see if it lives up to its name.
Sep. 11, 2014
Using Distance From Camera To Animate in After Effects
Take control of your 3D layers in After Effects with this useful expression that allows you to animate using Distance from Camera. Toby Pitman shows how inside, with video examples, too.
Apr. 26, 2014
The Tracker Panel in After Effects CS6
Tracking used to be out of reach for video creatives on a standard Mac or PC. How times and tech have moved on! Clay Asbury shows off After Effects CS6's Tracker Panel, and just how good it can be!
Feb. 20, 2013
Review: Trapcode Mir
Got Adobe After Effects? Already enjoying Particular and Form? Then you owe it to yourself to check out Mir by Trapcode, a new geometry-based plug-in for AE users to weave more magical visuals.
Oct. 17, 2012
After Effects: Animate Text On A Path Basics
Using Paths can give animated text a direction, literally. Richard Lainhart explores the basics of applying text animation on paths in Adobe After Effects CS5.
Nov. 25, 2011
After Effects Tutorial: Liquid Backgrounds With Shape Layers
It doesn't take long to create some truly interesting and immersive liquid backgrounds using shape layers in Adobe After Effects. Toby Pitman dives in.
Nov. 14, 2011
MPV Free Stuff: After Effects Animation Presets
Everyone likes receiving gifts. At macProVideo.com we love giving them, too! And MPV Star trainer Richard Lainhart has created 10 *FREE* exclusive After Effects Animation Presets!
Oct. 13, 2011
After Effects Cartoon Basics: Monty Python Mouth Animation
Monty Python's characteristic lo-fi animation style is famous across the world. In this article, Richard Lainhart shows how to create the "mouthy", lip-sync animation in Adobe After Effects CS5.
Sep. 1, 2011
Animating with Sound in After Effects, Part 2
It's a lot of fun using sound to drive animations in After Effects. In Part 2 of this series, Toby Pitman takes you deeper into Arrays, Variables and Controls to create stunning visual effects.
Jul. 10, 2011
Recreate the 'Beam Me Up Scotty' Star Trek Effect in After Effects
Space. The final frontier... Ever wanted to beam someone up (or away) Star Trek Style? Richard Lainhart takes you through this classic effect step-by-step in After Effects CS5.
Jun. 28, 2011
Creating a Realistic Globe Animation in After Effects
In my After Effects Quick Tip, Animating a Path on a Map in After Effects, I used a realistic globe image for my map, but didn't explain how to do it. Here's how to create it in Adobe After Effects.
Jun. 7, 2011
After Effects: The Fundamentals of Keyframing
One of the most important concepts that a new user must grasp, in order to do almost anything in Adobe After Effects, are keyframes and keyframing. While there are a few procedural, or rules-based,
Mar. 5, 2011
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