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Plexus Missing Effects – Quick Tip

Posted by Gardy Raymond on October 12, 2017  /   No Comments

Plexus 3 is a fun, unique plug-in that can create some really cool stuff. However, there’s a little bug in the most recent release that you should be aware of while you’re working Plexus Quick …

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Student Series

Posted by Gardy Raymond on October 11, 2017  /   No Comments

Early last year, we were contacted to help create a new introductory video for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of America’s Student Series Program. The Student Series is a program that partners with students in …

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Laser Engraving with Plexus

Posted by Gardy Raymond on October 10, 2017  /   No Comments

Plexus is an all-around cool After Effects plug-in. You’ve seen it plenty of places, from ads to music videos. It’s actually been used so much, that some people might be getting a little tired of …

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I love color charts!

Posted by Gardy Raymond on October 9, 2017  /   No Comments

What did I ever do without having a color chart on-set? After spending so much time over these past few years as an editor, finally adding a color chart to my own production arsenal hit …

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DIY Scrim Jim silk flag frame

Posted by Gardy Raymond on October 5, 2017  /   No Comments

I needed a bigger silk than the 48″ circle pop-up I already have, so I picked up a 4′ x 6′ Westcott Scrim Jim 1 1/4 stop silk from B&H. The only problem was that …

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New Demo Reel

Posted by Gardy Raymond on May 25, 2017  /   No Comments

Featuring work for some of our most recent clients. Enjoy!

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Adobe After Effects CC Motion Graphics templates

Posted by Gardy Raymond on April 19, 2017  /   No Comments

In the newest version of After Effects CC, Adobe has added a pretty cool feature: the Essential Graphics tab. Basically, when you open it for your selected composition, you can drag & drop specific parameters …

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FXConsole

Posted by Gardy Raymond on March 24, 2017  /   No Comments

Video Copilot recently released (yet another!) free plug-in that’s really helped speed up my After Effects workflow. I’m positive it can help out on your projects as well. Ad even if it doesn’t, you’re out …

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After Effects Essentials: Shape Layers, Keyframes, & Masks

Posted by Gardy Raymond on October 16, 2015  /   No Comments

In this intro-level tutorial, I’ll use a common task for video & motion graphics editors – the creation of a lower third – to give you a look at shape layers, key framing, and masking. …

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Tour of California

Posted by Gardy Raymond on July 20, 2015  /   No Comments

While it’s been a little while since the Tour of California concluded (complete with a thrilling 1/100 sec victory by former Cannondale rider Peter Sagan and 4th place overall for Joe Dombrowski) and since this …

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