Movie_Magic

FREE Template Project: Movie Magic

A template project I’ve been working on with 3D text and cool light-based transitions. Has a bit of a movie theater messaging vibe (like “please turn your cell phones off” and “Buy Popcorn”), or maybe a futuristic holiday feel. Uses Trapcode Form, Knoll Light Factory and Magic Bullet Looks.… Read more...

How to Start a Software User Group (or Die Trying)

Given that I co-founded After Effects New York, the worlds largest software user group, I get asked this question a lot: How does one start a user group?

In the interest of full disclosure, I need to say that it didn’t hurt that by the time I co-founded AENY with Denis Radeke, I’d already put out over 100 AE video tutorials (so I was well known), knew tons of people in the plug-in industry (to donate prizes) and was owed a few favors by the kinds of people we would want presenting.… Read more...