7Sep

Animate Still Images in After Effects

Our most popular video on YouTube is called “Animating still images to look like video.” Yes, yes – I know it’s a long name for a video but it gets a lot of views, which tells us two things:          1. People enjoy watching our content.          2. Our […]

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3May

Mikey and Brian Go To Las Vegas – NAB Show 2017

What happens in Las Vegas goes on the blog The boys are back in town! Mikey and Brian were gone for a week in Las Vegas, and they’ve taken loads of pictures of their excellent adventure at this years NAB Show 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. They’ve explored tons of exhibits a...

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7Dec

5 Cyberpunk After Effects Tutorials

The holidays always reminds me of two things – I get to stuff my face full of delicious eats and Harrison Ford, brutally hunting down bio mechanical replicants whose crime is only wanting to live. (Blade Runner, 1982) Yea, it warms my heart too. Since this holiday season is all about giving...

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21Jul

Make Your Own Planet Using Practical Special Effects

Make Your Own Planet Using Practical Special Effects Have you ever seen a science fiction classic and asked yourself, how did they create amazing planetary special effects without using CGI? Or is it still possible to do so today? Joey Shanks, a special effects artist living in North Carolina, cr...

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