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Max Haller

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Adobe After Effects mask logo reveal
by Danny Simbad 2 months ago
Hi everyone, this is my first post here after looking around for a bit, so please excuse me if my forum etiquette is a bit off, or if this is in the wrong category. I'm animating a short loading scree
Re: Adobe After Effects mask logo reveal
by Greg Gesch 2 months ago
Hi Danny. There are a lot of ways of doing this but using your current knowledge: Make separate masks for each slice (you can have more than one mask on a layer). The masks can overlap at the top so t
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Problem when I import pictures - they are just a black box!
by Zoran Krsteski 2 months ago
Dear friends, when I try and import pictures in After Effects, they are all of a sudden just a black box. I've tried with a new project, tried on old ones and it's all the same. You can see in the att
Re: Problem when I import pictures - they are just a black box!
by Max Haller 2 months ago
Does the image open properly in photoshop If so can you save it save it as a psd or resave it from photoshop as a jpeg and try to reimport that. See if that opens properly. Is this only happening on i
Specific frames are messed up after Render!
by Felipe Prado 3 months ago
Hey guys! So I did render a specific HUD I've made, and this is a frame which my HUD is suppose to look like: But 1 Frame before the frame of the image above, look what happens FOR JUST A SINGLE FRAME
Re: Specific frames are messed up after Render!
by Max Haller 2 months ago
I think rendering an image sequence is your best bet too. Or just try rendering a still frame of that one bad frame and see if you get the issue still. Maybe you can just duplicate the frame before it
AE script to make layers appear
by Leon Trinidad 5 months ago
Hi, I would like to create a AE script that make pics appear. For example, I have 4 imported pics (.png) in my project window named "arnold", "billy", "carrie", "dylan" If I write "dylan" in a prompt
Re: AE script to make layers appear
by Walter Soyka 5 months ago
What you're asking for is a relatively simple script for an experienced developer. For someone just getting started with scripting, though there's a lot to understand: Javascript and the After Effects
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Making template lighter
by Sergio Cabrera 5 months ago
I have a project with 300 scenes and it takes around 1 minute or 2 just to open the project file. AE is in SSD1 and project is in SSD2, I have an 8700K with 32gb, so is not about the hardware. Any way
Re: Making template lighter
by Richard Garabedain 4 months ago
Your going to sell the template right Well who would need 300 scenes 100 is way more than enough...20 would be enough...but if you insist....what about breaking up the projects into 3 seperate project
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How can I make videos like THIS?
by Benny Boo 5 months ago
https: media3.giphy.com media FZRykJjexsVqw source.gif https: media.giphy.com media 3VDtDVdL8epji giphy.gif These are from the movie Daisies, 1966. How did they create these kinds of shots And how can
Re: How can I make videos like THIS?
by Max Haller 5 months ago
For the second one I'd make a few precomps of squares and rectangles rotating in place. Then Lay them out in another comp so they're covering the frame like you want them to. Then precomp that and cal
CC Sphere without.... roundness
by Albert Kowalski 5 months ago
Hi! Few months back I made a project using CC Sphere plugin to "fake" 3D world and it turned out well. Since it was a project about space and planets, now I need to make a second part. This time it's
Re: CC Sphere without.... roundness
by Max Haller 5 months ago
I think thats gonna be a tough one. I know you can use the CC glass effect to light a surface based on another layer as map. I've gotten good results making surfaces of water look like they have waves
How to design animated emoji/ emoticons
by sam debey 5 months ago
Hello everyone! I was wondering if anyone has any experience animating emojis I have a contract with a client where I need to make some animated emojis but I don't know what file to export as and what
Re: How to design animated emoji/ emoticons
by Max Haller 5 months ago
Is this for emoji's that would be actually used in an app for messaging or are they graphics that are going to be placed into footage If it's something for a app, I would think it might have unusual r
Define a list of items to a slider to add to a .mogrt in After Effects
by Shannon Torphy 5 months ago
Hello, I need to allow the color of a shape to change, but only within a specified palette (the client's brand palette), and I need to export it as a .mogrt. I have seen tutorials online where After E
Re: Define a list of items to a slider to add to a .mogrt in After Effects
by Walter Soyka 5 months ago
Check out this recent thread: https: forums.creativecow.net thread 2 1136777 Toward the bottom, I posted a sample that uses a slider and an expression to govern a palette. Let me know what questions y
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Puppet pin footage combined with Particular issues
by Scott Gaskin 5 months ago
Hello, Please see attached video example. I started with a simple crowd animation of around 7 characters and used the puppet pin to animate these. I made sure each character was pre-comped before I ad
Re: Puppet pin footage combined with Particular issues
by Max Haller 5 months ago
Hey it looks like the video didn't actually come through. Just a shot in the dark though without seeing what's going on- Maybe try rendering the animated people and use the rendered video instead of u
transform Skewed objects
by Jon Ladron de Guevara 5 months ago
Hi! This is my first post in here, I hope I am following the rules properly. I seem to have a problem when moving an object that has the Skew effect on it. Whenever i animate the position i.e. horizon
Re: transform Skewed objects
by Max Haller 5 months ago
I think you can just precomp it after you skew and animate the position on that pre comp
Dots and distance
by Joel Witmer 5 months ago
I've created a dotted, curved line using the spline tool. It has X number of dots. If I adjust the curve the line changes length, which creates more dots. But is there a way to keep the number of dots
Re: Dots and distance
by Walter Soyka 5 months ago
After Effects added expression access to path properties in Ae CC v15.0 (2018). With that, we can use expressions to position shape layers at specific points on the path. We can get those points by pe
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How do you add Closed Captioning, NOT SUBTITLES?
by Scotty Kunkel 6 months ago
Hello there, Recently a client as has asked that even in my animations that just have music in them that there would be an option for a person to turn on closed captioning and be able to see on screen
Re: How do you add Closed Captioning, NOT SUBTITLES?
by Walter Soyka 6 months ago
... but Premiere Pro does. Start here: https: helpx.adobe.com premiere-pro using working-with-captions.html Walter Soyka Designer & Mad Scientist at Keen Live link Motion Graphics, Widescreen Events,
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ISO of a specific effect resource or tutorials - F1 2019 Season Launch Video
by Nate Hess 6 months ago
I saw this great effect on a video that I'd like to recreate. I believe I've seen it before in a few other pieces of content and I think it could be useful and lead to some other cool uses. Anyone hav
Re: ISO of a specific effect resource or tutorials - F1 2019 Season Launch Video
by Max Haller 5 months ago
It sort of seems like the liquify effect with some noise displacement added and then screened back onto the video. Maybe something to isolate the colors and crush the darks so it screens well. I'm not
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Movie Poster Font?
by Filip Stillerska 6 months ago
On movie posters, there's usually a very small and condensed text at the bottom with information like the production company, director, producer, etc. Does anyone happen to know what font it is
Re: Movie Poster Font?
by Greg Gesch 6 months ago
Hi. There's a free font at Video Copilot: https: www.videocopilot.net blog 2012 09 knock-your-block-out
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goes with previous post
by Bill Triplett 6 months ago

Re: goes with previous post
by Max Haller 5 months ago
Hey Bill I'm reading your posts and I watched that Avi video you posted. Are you new to after effects it might be tricky for you to recreate whats happening that template. Might just save yourself a l
How do I do this? Can you assist?
by Bill Triplett 6 months ago
I am trying to do a video where the video goes from the orig image to the transformed image. No matter how I adjust orientation, x or y axis or anything else, it just does not look the same. Almost lo
Re: How do I do this? Can you assist?
by Kevin Camin 6 months ago
Yeah, the image video attachment process here is super old. If anyone is listening, can you make a visual arts forum able to natively handle attachment please Best regards, Kevin Camin
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Path shape I am trying to create is 3 masks not 1
by John Reis 6 months ago
Hello there I am trying to create a mask stroke effect from a logo in Photoshop and each way I try to create a SINGLE Path shape of the logo it comes out as 3 masks upon import of the PSD into After E
Re: Path shape I am trying to create is 3 masks not 1
by Max Haller 6 months ago
Have you tried doing live trace like this : https: www.youtube.com watch v=CP9JsjKvlcQ and maybe a merge paths on the shape layers afterwards should make it one path.
Create Tear/Water drop
by Bernhard Walzl 6 months ago
Hello! I was just browsing through half the internet in search of tutorials without really finding what I am looking for. My footage is a close up of a cell phone and I want to create a tear drop whic
Re: Create Tear/Water drop
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 6 months ago
Video CoPilot realistic raindrop tutorial comes to mind. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
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After Effects alternative?
by Rob Ainscough 7 months ago
Looking for a inexpensive alternative to Adobe After Effects. Any suggestions Cheers, Rob.
Re: After Effects alternative?
by Mark Whitney 7 months ago
Well, to just spill it's guts: AMD RYZEN THREADRIPPER 2990WX Processor (3.00GHz) 32 Core 2x NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 8GB 64GB DDR4-2666 (4 - 16GB DIMMS M2_Storage_1 1.0TB SSD M.2 PCIe Drive Hard drives
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An especially cool feature in the new Adobe release today
by Tim Wilson 7 months ago
There's a lot to talk about in the new Creative Cloud release announced today, and I do think that the coolest stuff is in After Effects. One feature in particular looks mighty slick to me: Content-Aw
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Re: An especially cool feature in the new Adobe release today
by Michael Szalapski 7 months ago
Here's an in-depth video on the new expression editor: https: youtu.be I8lHOYLzXwE - The Great Szalam (The 'Great ' stands for 'Not So Great, in fact, Extremely Humble ') No trees were harmed in the c
Ender's Game (inspired) HUD/UI Element Tutorial
by Steve Forrester 7 months ago
https: youtu.be BbzSbKeP0lg
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Concatenating/Combining Text Layers
by Raj Sha 7 months ago
Hello Members, I am looking for a way to concatenate 3 text layers with different fonts and style, so that the end result looks concatenated without any space in between. Let me show you with pictures
Re: Concatenating/Combining Text Layers
by Raj Sha 7 months ago
Hi Max BIG BIG Thank You!!! That is exactly what I needed.!!! Thank You everyone for taking time out and helping me and a BIG Thank You to Max once more!! Cheers Guys!! R
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Drawing sin wave from the middle
by Michael Kampe 7 months ago
Hi, Maybe someone can help me with my problem. I try to create this sin wave animation, but I cannot figure out how. https: dribbble.com shots 3581505-CypherAudio-03 I tried it with this tutorial, htt
Re: Drawing sin wave from the middle
by Max Haller 7 months ago
Actually sorry i didnt realize i stumbled into the expression forum haha. Im not sure how to write an xpression that would do that sorry.
Failed expression because of the identical comp names
by Hiro Ober 7 months ago
Hi guys, I apologise if this has been asked, but I couldn't think of an effective keyword to search for this issue. I built a template that uses expressions, and I refer to some other precomp names in
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Re: Failed expression because of the identical comp names
by Max Haller 7 months ago
Can't think of a way to automatically do this, but there are a few plug ins that let you batch rename comps search and replace comp names. I use bq_ProjectPanelNavigator for that. I'm not 100% sure th
Write a script to unlink all media in After Effects
by Linus Kraemer 7 months ago
Wonder if anyone can help me with this I'd like to have a way to make every project item - or just the selected items - become "missing". The reason I need this is because I need to deliver working fi
Re: Write a script to unlink all media in After Effects
by Walter Soyka 7 months ago
I don't think there's any way, even via scripting, to force a file in Ae offline. (You can replace it with a placeholder, but I think that will completely break the link to the original footage, makin
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expression for showing layer marker text
by Aharon Rabinowitz 13 years ago
Hi folks - Is there a way to make the layer marker text show up in the comp window. I am assembling 110+ short cartoon shots and I want to be able to watch the video and see what shots need fixing. We
Re: expression for showing layer marker text
by Greg C Neumayer 7 months ago
Just to update the archive, (since I was searching on this!), Here's the updated code in AE2019: On your text layer, you can grab a bunch of properties by pasting this into the source text expression.
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Extract exact grain pattern from a plate to regrain a comp
by Adhish Yajnik 11 months ago
Hi all, I saw this feature at another studio, but since it was executed via scripts, I never got to understand how it worked under the hood, and was wondering if anybody here had an idea: The script d
Re: Extract exact grain pattern from a plate to regrain a comp
by Zachary Kinney 7 months ago
Here's how you regrain in AE manually: First you need to set your project to 32 bpc. This technique will only work in float because we need to use some negative color values here. Then degrain your pl
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Expression or technique to space text from line above
by Matt James 7 months ago
Hi all I have a comp with 3 text layers, spaced nicely vertically. I am trying to figure out a way that if line 1 was to increase in size, it would push down line 2, maintaining the space (or padding)
Re: Expression or technique to space text from line above
by Matt James 7 months ago
Thank you Dave. But, my life choices aside, is this technically possible (Irrelevant of real world usage) Thanks
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Can you change the Z position of a path?
by Martijn de Pooter 7 months ago
Hey everyone, I'm trying to make a 3D path in After Effects, and I was wondering if I can change the Z position of certain points in the path. This is how the path looks like when the camera is on top
Re: Can you change the Z position of a path?
by Steve Bentley 7 months ago
Yes and no. All normal AE solids layer and shapes are 2D in nature, - even when you check the 3D box, its just a 2D layer tilted back in 3D. All paths you draw in AE are drawn on the flat surface of t
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Count up numbers 1000 at a time.
by Darell Nonis 7 months ago
Hi. I've recently created an AE composition with a text layer that contains a number. My plan is to animate the text so that the number counts up 1000 at a time. For example, for 3 seconds, I'd like t
Re: Count up numbers 1000 at a time.
by Walter Soyka 7 months ago
This expression will do what you describe. Twirl open your text layer in the timeline panel, then twirl open the Text group, then Alt+click the stopwatch for the Source Text property and paste the fol
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