David came up with this fantastic trick for texture-mapping in After Effects! This is a powerful technique which will allow you to utilize the power of our high intensity simulations and renders in your composites at a whole new level. Check out his quick tutorial showing you can pull off this technique.
What is the ACES workflow? ACES. It’s a simple term, with plenty of difficult-to-grasp concepts behind it. Nevertheless, let’s take a step forward with an entry-level explanation of what ACES is: ACES, or Academy Color Encoding System is considered to be the ‘industry standard’ for colour. Think of standardised traffic laws but for colours instead! ACES […]
Download free space HDRI images for your 3D VFX project here. ProductionCrate has released an incredible bundle of 100 space and atmosphere HDRIs for you to use in your 3D digital art and VFX. 10 of these are available to download for free today, and only require you to sign up for a free ProductionCrate […]
Sign in to your account and download our free TextureFlow Script here! Projection mapping to flat, non animated objects is pretty easy. It’s even easier if you use our Projection Mapping Script (also free!) But what do you do if you want to map on to an animated surface? This is something we’ve struggled with in […]
If you’ve ever done matte painting in AE, you may have come across this annoying issue. All your layers are looking great, your matte painting is some of your best work ever, and now all you have to do is position your layers in 3D space to add a little camera movement. Then comes the […]
If you’ve ever done matte painting in AE, you may have come across this annoying issue. All your layers are looking great, your matte painting is some of your best work ever, and now all you have to do is position your layers in 3D space to add a little camera movement. Then comes […]
Projection mapping is a powerful and extremely useful trick for motion design and visual effects. While the concept is relatively simple, the execution can be extremely difficult with native After Effects tools. That is why we built the Crate’s Camera Projection Script. This Free Adobe AE script allows you to easily follow the guided steps […]