January 27, 2012

They won't make me an overnight star

Have You Heard From Johannesburg?: Free at Last on Independent Lens might have put you in the mood for The Specials (or abc). You can hear a few here, though the originals are more interesting:

'Gangsters' was a reworking of a Prince Buster tune. In the same period, The Specials had a talkative baby with The Go-Go's:

And just for fun (choosing sound over visuals), coming full circle with the producer of The Specials 1st album:

January 26, 2012

Last week in After Effects

There’s another summary of news on After Effects tutorials, plug-ins, scripts, etc at PVC. Someone already modified Grenade Throw, the latest from Kramerica:

January 16, 2012

After Effects weekly roundup at PVC

There’s another week or so of news on After Effects tutorials, plug-ins, and scripts -- with new tools, tutorials on Mocha tracking, "radar" animations, lens flares, wood patterns, and more. See After Effects weekly roundup at ProVideo Coalition, which includes Genarts flare presets by Mylenium:

January 11, 2012

Another week in After Effects

A return to the regular After Effects news cycle caught idle hands by surprise, with a promise of a big CS6 release, snakes in AE, tracking offscreen, plug-ins, and more. See the rest at ProVideo Coalition, except for this preview of a new tool for AE:

January 6, 2012

January 2, 2012

Recently in After Effects

There's news on a script for MIDI imports, free projects, type, shapes, and more at PVC in another summary of the last week of news on After Effects tutorials, plug-ins, and scripts.

Please note that these roundups are for quick review and comparison, and that there is almost always vital information from the originating authors at the links provided—and often free presets, projects, or stock footage too.