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After Effects Book by Trish & Chris Meyer ReleasedNew $49.95 Tutorial Book Helps Motion Graphics Artists Take Their Skills to New Heights (December 07, 2001)
After Effects in Production heightens readers' skills even further by focusing on the artistic applications of After Effects to permit artists to:
--master the new 3D space features, including lights, cameras and orientation employ parenting, precomposing and expressions to group layers
--refine animations with keyframe assistants, expressions and velocity curves
--implement universal design concepts suitable to any version of After Effects
After Effects in Production also features six case studies of commercial projects created by award-winning studios such as ATTIK, Belief, Curious Pictures, The Diecks Group, Fido and the authors' own studio, CyberMotion.
These case studies detail the integration of After Effects, 3D programs, live action and a variety of animation techniques, revealing the artistic concepts behind the spots as well as the inventive techniques used to execute them.
Trish and Chris Meyer are the creative forces behind CyberMotion, an award-winning motion graphics studio in Los Angeles. They have created imagery for NBC, ABC, HBO, Fox, TLC, New Line and Paramount, plus corporations ranging from Apple to Xerox. Trish and Chris co-author the long-running "Motion Graphics" column in DV magazine, and regularly teach at venues such as The American Film Institute, BDA, NAB and DV Expo. Their decade-long association with the After Effects development team makes them true "insiders" with a deep understanding of the program's uses and potential. Their first book, Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects, continues to serve as the industry bible for motion graphics production.
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