Week 5: Effects & Expressions

Face Melt - Nessim Higson (2015)

Face Melt – Nessim Higson (2015)

Mini Challenge: channel intro with footage

Manipulating footage and effects from early experimental film, to video art, to bumpers for modern tv

Using Effects to Manipulate Assets in AE: blending modes, distort effects, noise and grain, color correction, blur, time effects, presets, texturing effects, matte techniques and displacement maps

Using Expressions in AE: time, wiggle, loop, overshoot, bounce

Project: Distorted footage compositions

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After Effects:

Screen Shot 2015-01-27 at 2.08.02 PM

Assignment: Channel Ident/Intro (5-15 secs)

Create an intro for a television or web channel, using footage or images and type. Play around with effects and push the boundaries to see if you can create some interesting glitchy or experimental looks. Try to incorporate text of the title of the channel into the composition as well.


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