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After Effects @ Work

DV Expert Series, 1st Edition

Edited by Richard Harrington


224 pages

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pub: 2006-08-15
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Real-World commercial projects presented in full color feature the work of renowned artists, Chris and Trish Meyer, Jayse Hansen, Mark Coleran, Ken Locsmandi and others. The tutorials are commercial projects that the artists created for a client budget of $10,000 or less, using only the plug-ins that come with the software. Special focus is given to the fundamental techniques that are important to novice motion graphic artists.
The companion DVD contains the source files required for the reader to replicate the techniques as well as Apple QuickTime presentations of the final projects. The projects cover a wide range of practical applications including broadcast animation, big-screen film trailers, music video compositing, trade show presentations, DVD menu graphics, and cel animation with Flash.

Table of Contents

Fast, Wide and 3D: XFX Trade Show Video; Automating Animated Graphics: Mesa Channel 11 Program Guide; DVD Menus, Start to Finish: How to Build a DVD Menu; Animation with Flash and After Effects; Animating for Film: Digital to Analog; Chicago Motion Graphics; Building a Short Promo; The Colorist's Toolbox; Gyro Control; Making a Music Video; Financials with Flair

About the Editor

A digital video expert and a trained business professional, Rich understands both the creative and management sides of the visual communications industry. He's held such diverse jobs as directing newscasts and publishing music magazines, to managing a production department and consulting non-profit agencies. Rich graduated from Drake University School of Journalism with dual degrees in Broadcast News and Radio-Television Production. He also holds a master's degree in Project Management from Keller Graduate School of Management.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / General
PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / Direction & Production