AE Tutorials: 50 Superb Must Have Effects

AE Tutorials: 50 Superb Must Have Effects

It has been almost six months since my last post on After Effects tutorials titled: After Effects Tutorial: 60+ Kick Ass Effects. Since then I have been scouring the web in search of fresh new Adobe AE tutorials for you to try out. I am confident that these 50 superb AE tutorials will guide you in creating some amazing motion graphics for your next project. Now the hard part will be deciding which of these amazing tutorials you will use in your next creation. Hope you enjoy!

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Depth Charge

Combine multiple explosions to create a Depth Charge

Combine multiple explosions to create a Depth Charge

Scrolling LED Text

Scrolling LED Text

Scrolling LED Text

Recreate The Matrix Chopper Scene

Recreate The Matrix Chopper Scene

Recreate The Matrix Chopper Scene

In the Eye of the Storm: Creating 3D Rain

In the Eye of the Storm: Creating 3D Rain

In the Eye of the Storm: Creating 3D Rain

Make Your Own Smooth 3D Outlined Text Using Particles

Make Your Own Smooth 3D Outlined Text Using Particles

Make Your Own Smooth 3D Outlined Text Using Particles

If War is Hell

Recreating the Inglourious Basterds Trailer

Recreating the Inglourious Basterds Trailer

A Call To Arms: Adding Smoke Effects

A Call To Arms: Adding Smoke Effects

A Call To Arms: Adding Smoke Effects

Create A Growing Text Animation – Quick Tip

Create A Growing Text Animation – Quick Tip

Create A Growing Text Animation – Quick Tip

How to make the the Discovery Channel Rebrand Cube Transition Effect with After Effects – Part 2

How to make the the Discovery Channel Rebrand Cube Transition Effect with After Effects – Part 2

How to make the the Discovery Channel Rebrand Cube Transition Effect with After Effects – Part 2

Smokin’ Titles: Using Smoke Effects

Smokin' Titles: Using Smoke Effects

Smokin' Titles: Using Smoke Effects

Slasher Movie Week: Using Layer Effects

Slasher Movie Week: Using Layer Effects

Slasher Movie Week: Using Layer Effects

Advanced Time Freeze

Advanced Time Freeze

Advanced Time Freeze

“Eight” Movie Title Effects

"Eight" Movie Title Effects

"Eight" Movie Title Effects

3D Ledge

ntegrate 3D with Live Action footage using 2D tracking

ntegrate 3D with Live Action footage using 2D tracking

Realistic Fog Without 3rd Party Plug-ins

Realistic Fog Without 3rd Party Plug-ins

Realistic Fog Without 3rd Party Plug-ins

Fun With Precomping in After Effects

Fun With Precomping in After Effects

Fun With Precomping in After Effects

Mind Trip – Part 1

Mind Trip - Part 1

Mind Trip - Part 1

Mind Trip – Part 2

Mind Trip - Part 2

Mind Trip - Part 2

Illuminate the Game: Creating an HD interstitial

Illuminate the Game: Creating an HD interstitial

Illuminate the Game: Creating an HD interstitial

How to make a Cascading Text Animation With Cinema 4D and After Effects – Part 1

How to make a Cascading Text Animation With Cinema 4D and After Effects – Part 1

How to make a Cascading Text Animation With Cinema 4D and After Effects – Part 1

How to make a Cascading Text Animation With Cinema 4D and After Effects – Part 2

How to make a Cascading Text Animation With Cinema 4D and After Effects – Part 2

How to make a Cascading Text Animation With Cinema 4D and After Effects – Part 2

100% Accurate Reflections

100% Accurate Reflections

100% Accurate Reflections

Reflective and Refractive Glass Block Tutorial Part 2 – After Effects

Reflective and Refractive Glass Block Tutorial Part 2 – After Effects

Reflective and Refractive Glass Block Tutorial Part 2 – After Effects

How to make a Simple Spin Logo Animation Part 2

How to make a Simple Spin Logo Animation Part 2

How to make a Simple Spin Logo Animation Part 2

How to Make the 2010 Winter Olympics Ice Cube Event Bumpers Part 2

How to Make the 2010 Winter Olympics Ice Cube Event Bumpers Part 2

How to Make the 2010 Winter Olympics Ice Cube Event Bumpers Part 2

Particle Shadows

Cast realistic shadows from a 3D Particle System

Cast realistic shadows from a 3D Particle System

Composite A Live Action Jet Flyby – AE Part

Composite A Live Action Jet Flyby – AE Part

Composite A Live Action Jet Flyby – AE Part

Animating Text Along A Path In After Effects – AE Basix

Animating Text Along A Path In After Effects – AE Basix

Animating Text Along A Path In After Effects – AE Basix

Move Forward Using A Multi-Limb Walk Cycle

Move Forward Using A Multi-Limb Walk Cycle

Move Forward Using A Multi-Limb Walk Cycle

Energy Drink — Part 1

Energy Drink — Part 1

Energy Drink — Part 1

Energy Drink — Part 2

Energy Drink — Part 2

Energy Drink — Part 2

Focus On Making A Simulated Microscope Field of View

Focus On Making A Simulated Microscope Field of View

Focus On Making A Simulated Microscope Field of View

A Time to Reflect: Working with Displacement Maps

A Time to Reflect: Working with Displacement Maps

A Time to Reflect: Working with Displacement Maps

Ignite A Sizzlin’ Hot Fire Burst

Ignite A Sizzlin’ Hot Fire Burst

Ignite A Sizzlin’ Hot Fire Burst

Bionic Lab

Bionic Lab

Bionic Lab

How To Make Blinding Paparazzi Flashes

How To Make Blinding Paparazzi Flashes

How To Make Blinding Paparazzi Flashes

Put Out Realistic Candle Smoke

Put Out Realistic Candle Smoke

Put Out Realistic Candle Smoke

Recreate Your Own “Tron” Title Opener – CG Part

Recreate Your Own “Tron” Title Opener – CG Part

Recreate Your Own “Tron” Title Opener – CG Part

Recreate Your Own “Tron” Title Opener – AE Part

Recreate Your Own “Tron” Title Opener – AE Part

Recreate Your Own “Tron” Title Opener – AE Part

Build Some Sturdy Steel Structures – Day 2

Build Some Sturdy Steel Structures – Day 2

Build Some Sturdy Steel Structures – Day 2

Green Smoke

Create a cloudy smoke title with real footage

Create a cloudy smoke title with real footage

Play An Intense Game Of Human Pong

Play An Intense Game Of Human Pong

Play An Intense Game Of Human Pong

Crime Avenue

Crime Avenue

Crime Avenue

Create A Gas Giant Planet Scene In After Effects

Create A Gas Giant Planet Scene In After Effects

Create A Gas Giant Planet Scene In After Effects

Sure Target 2

Sure Target 2 is a plug-in for controlling the AE Camera

Sure Target 2 is a plug-in for controlling the AE Camera

Animating a Still

Add fake movement to a still and animate moving smoke

Add fake movement to a still and animate moving smoke

CLEFT

CLEFT

CLEFT

Dynamic Bar Graphs

Create a dynamic bar graph with customizable values

Create a dynamic bar graph with customizable values

Human Perfection

Motion Designer's Toolkit 2 - Intermediate After Effects Tutorial

Motion Designer's Toolkit 2 - Intermediate After Effects Tutorial

Use Music To Create A Particle Splash

Use Music To Create A Particle Splash

Use Music To Create A Particle Splash

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    I love your posts, they are awesome!
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    yeah after eff rocks !!!!!

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    o my got , it’s really nice thanks for sharing…

  • http://www.wayfresh.co.uk web design newcastle

    Nice collection, cheers for sharing. You really get to appreciate how much work goes into creating these kind of effects that we all take for granted in films and on TV.

  • http://www.sparkcomputing.co.uk ben

    Thanks for post. I was looking for some inspiration to get a stunning heading picture done for my new project. But again, i can’t spend too much on it as cost is tight. By looking at one of the examples you show saves my time (well, i should be more creative myself when time is allowed :-)

  • http://www.bernardocardarelli.com Artista Uruguayo

    wow, I consider myself a huge AE fan, and even for me this list is huge :P

    Thanks!

  • http://www.ampmgraphics.com Web design Stoke-on-Trent

    Cool…great stuff and there is so much you can do.. Very inspirational.
    Thanks for sharing!

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    Thanks this is very inspiring.

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    Great collection. I spend quite a few hours reading and watching videos on these cool effects. Thanks for the entertainment ;)

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    Wow. Definitely a bookmark-able reference. Thanks!