In this Maya and After Effects, tutorial we'll create the entire pipeline for simulating a complex 3D time warp effect. Topics covered include setting up the live action shoot, rotoscoping techniques using mocha in After Effects and Matchmoving in PFTrack. We'll also learn about 3D Camera Stabilization in Maya, creating our effect using custom MEL tools and compositing techniques in After Effects. By the end of this Maya and After Effects training, you'll have the knowledge to create your own 3D time warp effect for your projects. Software required: After Effects CC 2014, Mocha Pro 3, Maya 2014, PFTrack 2012.
Introduction and Project Overview Hi everyone, my name's James Whiffin. I'm a Freelance Compositor and Motion Designer. My latest projects include working on music videos, TV commercials and independent films. In this course we're going to create a 3D Time Warp Effect. Some of the key takeaways from watching this course include learning efficient Rotoscoping techniques in After Effects (mumbles), Matchmoving and 3D stabilization in PFTrack and Maya, using custom built (mumbles) tools to automate tedious tasks in Maya, and composting all our assets together in After Effects. By the end of this training you'll have learned how to use an entire pipeline of tools to transform an idea in your head to a completed visual effects shot. I'm excited to work with Digital Tutors and share these techniques with you, so let's get started with the first lesson.