Tag Archives: vfx

Always Learning Tutorial: Sky Replacement in After Effects

Michael Stark breaks down his sky replacement technique in After Effects.  

Tutorial: Breaking Glass in After Effects

Michael Stark breaks down the cracked glass effect from Car Chase.  

Creating a Proton Pack Energy Stream

Stark shows how he did the energy stream from our Ghostbusters episode. Follow Stark on twitter: Follow Film Riot on twitter:

TUTORIAL: VFX with scale models – part1

In part 1 of this tutorial video we look at how to shoot the model, apply a color key inside Adobe After Effects and composite it into a background environment in a

Ghost Effect with Softimage

Today we have special guest Paul Griswold to walk us through a tutorial for how he pulled off the Brian Ghost Effect from the Halloween episode of Film Riot. Paul’s website: Free

Tutorial: Compositing Part 1 – (Multi-Channel Comping)

Stark gives the basics of multi-channel compositing. Follow Stark on twitter: Follow Film Riot on twitter:

TUTORIAL: Muzzle Flash – part 1, flash & smoke

In part 1 of of our muzzle flash tutorial we look at creating flash and smoke inside Adobe After Effects using the fractal noise effect. In part 2 we will look at

Tutorial: Wire Removal in After Effects

Sean Mullen of Rampant Design teaches how he did the wire removal for our High Fall Action Scene. Watch High Fall – Sean on twitter – Rampant Design – Follow Film Riot

VFX with scale models

Indie filmmaking: doing visual effects or SFX shots with miniatures. This video was done using a 1/48 scale model kit. It was shot on a Canon 650D/Rebel T4i and assembled in Adobe

MUZZLE FLASH in Adobe After Effects

Create a realistic muzzle flash effect in Adobe After Effects. In this video we set the scene for the tutorial which will follow. All muzzle flashes and ejecting bullet shells in this

Videocopilot Jet Strike test and REVIEW

In this video we review Jet Strike and Flight Kit from Videocopilot. Jet Strike is a great 3D model pack that works inside Videocopilot’s Element plugin for Adobe After Effects.