Get Loaded (progress bar tutorial)

By Mikey Borup / May 16, 2014 / Uncategorized / No Comments

Dive into shape layers and create this progress bar. Learn a bit about how shape layers work and even some simple expressions. This tutorial is a good place to start if you just getting started in expressions or shape layers. Now time for the fun part. As a part of this tutorial. We created a [&h...

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Chef of the Week – Tanner Shinnick

By Aaron / May 14, 2014 / Featured Chef / No Comments

The featured chef of this week is Mr. Tanner Shinnick. Tanner produces and directs commercials for ZAGG in Salt Lake City. His most recent works include a 14-part feature length documentary about influential people and how technology impacts their lives. When Tanner isn’t working at ZAGG he...

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Canon Announces Two New Lenses – 16-35 f/4 and 10-18 f/4.5-5.6

By Aaron / May 13, 2014 / Cinema Spice News / No Comments

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Canon announced two new lenses today. Well I should say that two new versions of already existing lenses they already make. Those two lenses are the EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM Lens and EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM Lens If you want any extrem...

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After Effects Face Morph

By Mikey Borup / May 9, 2014 / After Effects Tutorial / No Comments

Creating a face morph in After Effects can seem difficult sometimes,  plus there are many paid plugins to help you along the way.  Did you know that its super easy to do this effect without using any 3rd party plugins?  Watch this tutorial and see how its done.  In no time you’ll be morphin...

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Charts and Graphs in private beta!

By Mikey Borup / May 8, 2014 / After Effects Examples, Cinema Spice News / No Comments

A new Cinema Spice exclusive, Charts & Graphs for After Effects is now in private beta. This is a bundle of 5 custom AE effects that make it super simple to create charts and graphs. Check out the preview video to see 4 of them. The video covers Pie Charts, Tables, Bar Graphs and Venn […]

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Tracking UI elements to Stock Footage in After Effects

By Aaron / May 6, 2014 / After Effects Tutorial / No Comments

Motion Tracking can be a tricky beast to master but if mastered can lead to some spectacular effects. One of the most common effects used with tracking is creating user interface (or UI) elements. Most of the times people like to create UI like Iron Man. If you want to learn how to create UI [&he...

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How to Make Long Shadows in After Effects

By Aaron / May 4, 2014 / After Effects Tutorial / No Comments

[vc_row][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]A current trend in design right now is long shadows. If you haven’t seen long shadows take a look at some examples on the side. The main thing about this trend though is that a lot of people have made tutorials on how to make long s...

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A Quick & Dirty After Effects Kinetic Typography Tutorial

Most of the time you want your projects to look their very best, going a frame at a time and scanning the whole screen to make sure everything looks perfect. When people rush you to get it done it only makes things worse because you don’t want to compromise quality for anything. Other times – [&h...

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How to Make a Cloning GIF – My friend Asked Me to Walk Down the Stairs While he Filmed Me

By Aaron / May 2, 2014 / After Effects Tutorial / No Comments

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]When we aren’t working on new spices in the kitchen Mikey and I spend our time doing very productive things with our lives, like creating a looping GIF of clones of me walking down the stairs. Now if you spend the majority of your w...

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Cinema Spice Website Status

By Aaron / May 2, 2014 / Cinema Spice News / No Comments

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][bar color=”Accent-Color” title=”Website Status ” percent=”70″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]As you can see in the graph above we are 70% done with the website. What do...

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