How to Create A MOGRT File in Adobe After Effects (Illustrated Guide)

MOGRT files are pre-made motion graphic templates. They are an easy way to add motion graphics to your video projects without the hassle of creating keyframes every time you need a new graphic with motion. The biggest benefit of using MOGRT files is it will speed up your workflow. Creating graphics can be a tedious …

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How To Roto Brush In After Effects. Illustrated Tutorial. Part 1.

The Roto Brush tool in After Effects is essential when you want to place something – fx text or a 3D object – between an actor in the foreground and the rest of the post-production scene. And since Roto Brush v2, it’s never been easier. This 11-step tutorial walks you through all the basic steps …

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How To Convert A RotoBrush Selection To A Keyframed Mask In After Effects

Did you know that you don’t have to manually create and track masks with the pen tool in Adobe After Effects if you’ve already created a RotoBrush selection? Instead, you can quickly and easily create keyframed masks from a subject/object you’ve already rotoscoped. The trick is to use the auto-trace function. In this illustrated guide, …

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How to make a lightsaber and X-wing scene in After Effects

Lightsaber X-wing tutorial After Effects

You can’t claim to be a filmmaker if you haven’t at some point tried to make a scene with a lightsaber! The lightsaber has become such a cultural icon since it was first shown on the big screen in 1977, and a lot of filmmakers have tried to duplicate the effect through the years. I’m …

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