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How are these type of animations done?

The best way to describe it is, off screen animations? Im not sure what its called but i need to learn this animation style!
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How to move foreground objects forward and the background backward in the picture?

How to move foreground objects forward and the background backward in one picture? I would like to recreate something similar like this in gif video. I use Adobe Aftereffects 2022. I do notice that ...
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How to animate transparent images using Xfade and ffmpeg

I am trying to making a video using 1 background image and 5 transparent images (all the images are in same dimensions 500x500). Where the 5 transparent images animate for 2 seconds (Slideup, WipeDown,...
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Creating a Video from Pano2VR results in corrupted frames

Has anyone been able to use Pano2VR Pro to generate videos of their tours using the Animation Output option? Pano2VR uses ffmpeg to generate video frames. I have attempted to use this feature numerous ...
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How to turn-off Anti-aliasing when convert video into gif file with ffmpeg

I want to know how can i turn off Anti-aliasing when i convert video into gif file with ffmpeg, Actually i want ouput in 100% pure aliased gif animation. like this sample image Here i try this but ...
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Words highlighting when talking

Is there any automatic way to make words highlight when talking? For example, when I display the phrase Join the StackExchange community, each word of the phrase is highlighted as I say it. I see many ...
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Resources for making multi-perspective panoramic backgrounds?

I've been scraping the internet for this topic in general for so long and it's reeeally hard to find a lot online even though it can be so prevalent in 2d animation. There's your basic banana pans and ...
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Karaoke Style Captioning Youtube

I've noticed on a few youtube videos that captions can be animated to have karaoke style effects. How can you animate or fine-tune youtube transcriptions with custom animating like in the example ...
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What video editor should I use for this or what style of video is this called?

I really like this explainer video put together on Bukowskis: It's simple with a lot of still images and minimal animations. Does anyone know what video editing ...
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How to make a 4 point path follow an object at either end? (How to make a fake node graph)?

I am trying to simulate a node graph like this where a path with 4 points (start, 2 middle, end) adapts to the movement of an object connected to the start and end: If you move a node at the link ...
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AE2023: Parent object to null-parented path with round corners?

So this is a bit of an odd usage scenario even for AfterEffects, but I wanted to see if it might be possible. Short version, I have a path that I made with the Pen tool, whose anchor points are ...
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How to enable blue animation handles in Adobe Premiere Pro?

How can I enable the blue animation handles in Effect Controls in order to be able to shorten my sequence without breaking animation keyframes? See also:
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Which text animation is this?

I guess it is an After Effect text animation. Starts at 00:13 I did search a lot here, but did not found it: https://motionarray.com/browse/after-effects-templates/
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How can high quality custom animation video be rendered in cloud in a reasonable short time? [duplicate]

I would render videos like this in cloud: https://previews.customer.envatousercontent.com/h264-video-previews/6505acb5-647e-4740-a3ec-efe9ccaffe7e/40871529.mp4 I heared about AWS EC3 and Workspaces. ...
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Video tools which show hand drawing pictures?

I was inquisitive, about a thing many youtubers do - storytelling with a hand drawing the pictures - if you know what I mean. It's like the hand is drawing them real quick and the hand is like moving ...
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How to animate a square folding in half diagonally in After Effects?

I have a square that I am trying to fold in half in After Effects. I made two squares and masked each one. I then made the bottom half a 3D layer and tried working with the Y and Z rotation. But it ...
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How to convert SWF movie to MP4?

I animate in Adobe Flash Professional CS5.5 on Windows 7. All my work exists in that version. The problem is that once I export an SWF Movie I can't convert it to MP4 with tools such as Swivel or ...
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Davinci Resolve: Animating several layers of photos

I want to create a simple background video for a Lofi video like this. Besides being comical, the elements seem quite simple: moving background, some smoke and train movement. I tried something like ...
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Importing gradient filled shapes from adobe illustrator to after effects

I am importing an illustrator file including svg shapes to after effects. The shapes in the files are filled with gradients and when I import them to AE they are all gray. Is there a way to quickly ...
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Is there a program similar to After Effects that lets you animate the points of a polygon according to a mathematical function?

I have some irregular polygons defined by points whose coordinates depend on a variable r, for example: x = if(1 / sqrt(10) <= r < 1 / sqrt(5)) { -2 r² + r sqrt(1 - r²) - sqrt(2 r⁴ - r² ...
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Can I morph my Trim Path "form" into an object?

I am new to After Effects, and I am trying to make an Animation that is a bit hard for my poor skills. I made a Trim Path, and now I want to transform the "form" that follows it into an ...
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How do I merge two shapes in one during an animation?

I've these shapes: The first one has three path within, my question is how do I merge these three dots into the big one during an animation? I saw some tutorials about reshape but when I've tried it, ...
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If function: turn into whole number when decimal is .0

I've created this slider and counter which works just fine going from 5x down to the W: The problem is that I need to create a condition that when a number hits .0 it becomes a whole number, so in ...
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Should I use SVG or PNG for my animated videos?

I'm currently building animations which will be exported into videos. In some case I have stills in the background that won't change over the whole duration. Question: Are there any differences in ...
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Does any record exist of the animation techniques used producing Disney's Bambi?

I know the movie is old, but if there's so much as a production book of the film it would assist me a great deal. I'm attempting to confront all of the areas in animation which I'm inexperienced with, ...
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Multiple animations using the same assets

So I've just started using AE and was wondering what the best way to organise multiple animations was? So in this case I have a source file (PSD with multiple layers) and I'm playing around doing ...
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AE Expression: Define FontSize

I'm making a complicated watch UI with a lot of expressions linked to different values of the display. As you can see from the image below, 9hrs isn't bonded to an expression yet, but it's graphically ...
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Best tools to start for 2D graphic animation for Physics? [closed]

I want to make an animation like this. What do you call them? And is it possible to do it in Sony Vegas? How do I get started? These came from the video of Consumed by the Apocalypse by Lemmino:
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How to accomplish this animated piano visual effect in a Livestream?

I would like to know how to produce this effect, for example on 1. YouTube Livestream, 2. Zoom, or 3. Omegle meetings. Thank you for your thoughtful answers/comments in advance! See this video: ...
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how to make progressive hand drawn animation

I would like to learn how to make progressive hand-drawn animation (if it's not the correct term then it would be great if you could correct me). This is the type of ...
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What are some animation techniques that help lower animation cost as much as possible?

I think this is a good example, but there's no animation to speak, but I am wondering if there are other animation techniques that can yield similar cost per minutes as the "animation" in ...
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AE Counter Switch (Mins > Hs)

I'm trying to create an expression that changes source text from minutes to hours. Here is an example of the graphic I'm animating: As you can see the 3 hours counter is on hold, I want that to start ...
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Extend lower thirds title

I am quite new to premiere pro. I started creating own lower thirds for Interview questions, but then used a template I found online (since it looks much better). https://mixkit.co/free-premiere-pro-...
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How were the "glowing lights" made for the classic The Simpsons episodes?

Today's episodes of The Simpsons are bleak, washed-out, standardized and soulless. But for the first several seasons, possibly even roughly up until the late 1990s, they clearly used a completely ...
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Hue Cycle .gif files with ffmpeg as percentage of duration

Suppose I have a set of 1000 .gif files, each of different durations, and I want to cycle the hue (hue as in the HLS color space) of each .gif file once over its duration. So, for example, at the ...
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I'm trying to figure out what the easiest way to go about creating this type of video would be. I can't find a tutorial. Please help!

This video I'm trying to recreate seems like an insanely time consuming process in after effects. Is AE the right way to go about it? Does anyone know of a process or tutorial that may help? I'm ...
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How can I animate reputation changes in Stack Exchange?

I'm making a YouTube video on discrimination, and among other things I'll explain this study which shows anti-female bias against new female StackExchange users, but pro-female bias toward experienced ...
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Color, font and text does not change in some parts

I cannot edit and change color, font, text/numbered values of the layers at all on some sections of the project template am working on (They are animated) it just types in the background of the text/...
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Is copyright infringed when any animation is redone?

Is copyright infringed when any animation is redone and not literally copy cut pasted but if the whole animation is done from scratch with different colours and different background but if the ...
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Batch processing in ImageMagick to create image masks from .mp4

I am creating animated sequences from video files. I am hoping to create image masks from the video files to save time on masking them by hand. This tutorial seems to clearly outline the process, ...
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Animating a sequence of still frames

I am taking a picture a day of someone, with the aim of obtaining an animation in a few months. The person is more or less always in the same pose, but of course there are minor variations day by day. ...
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Keep residual image of an element in a video

I have a video of a static background with a spider which is the only moving element. The spider is going forward for a few seconds, then the video stops. I want to summarize the video into a single ...
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A text animation tool or plugin pack that has very elaborate text animations?

I dont want to do the animations by hand myself. The idea is that I use something that already exists and just slap my text inside. Manually doing all these elaborate animations is not an option for ...
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the arms of my puppet appear under the leg

I have created my puppet with pins and the hands are going under the legs and under his beard and i need to make him eat grapes. The pin layer of the hand is over the pin layer of the leg thanx for ...
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Essential Graphics - Media Replacement issue

I was trying to improve some of my work templates using Essential Graphics, which I absolutely love, for the first time I'm adding the media replacement function to it but it doesn't seem to work. I'...
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Does scale behave differently than position in after effects animation?

In the GIF, if you notice, it looks like the scale is relatively fast at the beginning and gradually becomes slow at the end of loop. So I feel speed of zoom (scale) is not constant: However, when I ...
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How to make strokes appear 3D in the After Effects 3D (Cinema 4D) Mode?

I am currently animating a rotating 3D globe, built out of stroked paths. However this is causing a problem - the strokes are rendered on a 2d plane, so as they near parallel with the perspective, ...
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After importing object from illustrator it auto animates making it impossible to animate on my own

I import the file using right click and import. Untitled1 is at position A at 0:00 Untitled1 is at position B at 0:01 Untitled1 is invisible on Composition at 0:02 Can't add keyframes to Untitled1 ...
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AfterEffect. Arrow with stationary origin, moving head

need help animating an arched arrow in adobe after effect. Here is an animation “draft” of what type of movement i need to create: That is: The origin of the arrow stays static, but the arrow head ...
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What video production softwares are typically used for the following

This may be a subjective question, but I'm not sure where else to ask, so apologies in advance! A lot of websites for softwares of various kinds have marketing videos of user-interfaces in action. ...
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