Rich Young is a long-time After Effects user from the San Francisco Bay Area. His After Effects and Premiere Pro round-ups provide viewers with an easy-to-digest summary of developments. He also supplies info and links for tutorials that allow users to do things in After Effects they thought were possible but weren’t sure.

After Effects News 2018 September #2

After Effects News 2018 September #2

Last week in After Effects brought news on the 2018 release of Creative Cloud 2019, a FREE sphere/planet filter from Andrew Kramer, an After Effects 3D book, various patterns…

After Effects + Creative Cloud Next at IBC 2018

After Effects + Creative Cloud Next at IBC 2018

At the IBC 2018 conference in Amsterdam, Adobe is unveiling new video features coming to Creative Cloud to speed up production timelines, enable more seamless workflows, and deliver other powerful…

After Effects News 2018 September #1

After Effects News 2018 September #1

Here’s another round of news on Adobe After Effects! Yes, you can create 3D text inside After Effects, expand animation principles, control timing with expressions (again), and track &amp…

Rotoscoping tips: beginning, reminders

Rotoscoping tips: beginning, reminders

For beginners looking for approaches using After Effects, instead of the few more specialized tools, there are some still classic interrelated resources to supplement the recent Stu Maschwitz tweet (later…

After Effects News 2018 August #3

After Effects News 2018 August #3

All the After Effects news that fits. Remember, the first tuts are free. Beware the Trump recession. Ryan Summers said recently: “It’s funny that all it took to…

After Effects News 2018 August #2

After Effects News 2018 August #2

Yes, last week’s news, today! Plugin Everything released Bezier Node for After Effects, which is 33% Off until Aug 14. Bezier Node draws a curved line from A…

After Effects News 2018 August #1

After Effects News 2018 August #1

Recently there’s been some short tutorials to help new people learn After Effects, though there’s fewer items being posted than a year ago at this time…

After Effects News 2018 July #2

After Effects News 2018 July #2

Here’s another round of news on Adobe After Effects! It’s the millionth tutorial on 3D text, but it’s by Greyscalegorilla so you get best…

After Effects News 2018 July #1

After Effects News 2018 July #1

Perhaps the biggest feature to hit After Effects in last 10 years or so is scripting (Adobe Help), seen especially in the growth and influence of AEscripts.com. Scripts extend…

After Effects News 2018 June #1

After Effects News 2018 June #1

The media landscape for After Effects has passed its fourth or fifth extinction. We’re well beyond just forums, magazines, VHS tapes, authoritative and not-so-much books, DVD…