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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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Lycoming Engines 85th Anniversary

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

Last year, we were fortunate enough to be able to partner with DH Productions and Loaded Creative to work on the 85th Anniversary video for Pennsylvania’s own Lycoming Engines, the largest manufacturer of general aviation …

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