View Full Version : question on how to apply these effects?

11 November 2002, 10:37 PM

in the beginning, the text scrolls and eventually becomes a full line of text that says, "lost in space", anyone know how to do that with ease?

how do you do that smoke/ninja transition? and how do you move the camera so effectively like a person is actually holding the camera later when the camera is moving around the deer?

if anyone has any ideas, please let me know. the guys who made those films wont tell me their secrets, heh.

11 November 2002, 03:32 PM

the second one with the ninja...

there is a post from shoutaway <"Text turns into smoke". Any good solution?> where are good examples to turn text into smoke but you can do it with another things a ninja...but i think they used in the short movie the plugin from

it looks like the plugin...choose in the combobox the effect "smoke" and you will see it...

and the camera shake...i think they do it by hand but i dont know...maybe there is also a plugin therefore...

and the first one with "lost in space"...i think too its only a scrolling text and nothing more with a flashing or blinking effect over it which makes it so cool...

11 November 2002, 10:48 PM
mk 12 is the best thing to happen

the camera moves are probly real video shot w/ a camera and then tracked in a program like boujou or maya live
then you can import camera moves into after effects or just composite in your 3d enviroment

the ink drops look alot like maya 4.5 fluid simulations
or could just be real video that has been keyed

if you actually emailed them and asked them how to coppy thier effects then well
maybe you should just trying to be creative look at the stuff for insperation and then play and what ever

you can't just copy and mk 12 effect they have years of the greatest style style in the world behind them and are not going to give out awsers because there they are kicking ass on the forfronts of motion graphics
there ninja skills shall never be duplicated or beaten because they are the best of the best
la creme de la creme
los bastardos wehs pweblos

good luck

11 November 2002, 05:31 AM

close??, matrix effect??

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