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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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After Effects expression 'sourceRectAtTime()' not working at all

I animated a text layer with expressions because I'm going to make a preset and I'll use it alot. Because I'm going to change this text, I want the text layer's anchor point to center middle on the ...
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How to add this text effect?

I want the text to be revealed as the scroll opens. How can I achieve this? I want my effect to come off exactly like this sample GIF just that I want to add my own text.
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2D Software to animate with mouse movements

What software can do that? I would simple like to drag body parts in real time for software to record OR draw paths with a mouse and smooth them later (Not pen or spline tools) What type of animation ...
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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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Endless loop animation using ffmpeg while using only certain frames

I can create an animated gif using the commands below. ffmpeg -i wrist_0001.png -vf palettegen=16 palette.png ffmpeg -i wrist_%04d.png -i palette.png -filter_complex "fps=20,scale=720:-1:flags=...
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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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Alternative to XVID?

What codecs are good for upscale encoding while saving space and preserving the quality of the video? I am looking for something that is good with animation, gaming, 2D, etc.
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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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How to do an infinity symbol animation in AfterEffects - like the move Her?

I'm trying to match this AI animation from Her - where the infinity symbol seems to be twirling / oscillating, to then become a circle. The closest I can find is this, ...
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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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Animating paths in After Effects

I have an illustration that I would like to animate in AE. Not sure how to do this however. I have three paths (simple lines) I made in illustrator with the pen tool, then used to width tool to ...
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after effects question about clamp

i have a question base on this video. i have a problem with this code ! please help me it work's but ! for example i made a shape to use it as a controller for ...
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AE Controller for changing layer into specific colours

I'm trying to create an Essential Graphic that allows the user to change a layer's colour into 4 specific ones: Teal: 7, 250, 198 Pink: 252, 12, 119 Black: 0, 0, 0 White: 255, 255, 255 Colour Control ...
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How to write more than 7 digits in effect ("slider control") because his stop in 6 number

How to write more than 7 digits in effect ("slider control") because his stop in 6 number in after effects
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How to Programmatically Create Video Template (from barchart racer to kpop line count)

I have seen tutorials on how to generate barchart racer animations programmatically using languages like Python, once you script it, next time, you just need to load the load and the animation will ...
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How do I replace one layer with another and take all its specifications

How do I replace one layer with another and take all its specifications(size, scale, position, effects....) in after effects?.
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Easy way to create a simple animation and trace path of a point?

I need to create a simple animation like this video. I know this video is Created in MicroStation, but i don't need a complicated program for this and i think a simple one will be enough. I just need ...
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After Effects Animation - morphing between shapes

Honestly, I can't explain exactly what is it that I'm looking for!, but I'm trying to create something similar to this video: I'd appreciate any help I get!
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Is there any free software for converting SVG/CSS animations to video, for Windows, YouTube compatible, high quality, automatically runnable?

I'm coding animations in SVG animated with CSS, and want to show them on YouTube. So I need to go from the original animation which I display in a web browser, to a video file. I've looked into and ...
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Is there software I can use to represent and animate sports plays where players are represented as circles?

Coaches sometimes create plays like those contained in these pages: https://www.coachesclipboard.net/Animations/HTMLBasketballPlays32MotionOffense.html As the example shows, these plays are animated ...
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How to achieve this text animation in After Effects?

I'm trying to replicate the text animation at the bottom of the logo. I'm pretty good with After Effects and almost managed to get it right. I got the text flying in and motion blur effects right. ...
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How can I create this disintegration/sand effect only in certain parts of the text on AE?

I know how to create the overall disappearing tex effect using Trapcode or using plain AE presets but my question is how can I create the 'fading' in only certain parts of the letters? This is the ...
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Stroke effect with square cap

I'm trying to create a simple logo reveal, and have drawn a path over my logo like so: It would be a lot easier if I could set the end points of my path so that they were square instead of rounded (...
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make a stroke from a path in after effect

I'm moving an object and I would like to make a track that "follow it", I would like to make a path stroke (that I will animate, trimming it) from the path of the object I move
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Optimizing ffmpeg settings for high-entropy / HIGH-DETAIL ANIMATIONS towards uploading to youtube

Based on this older question, I am looking for a good "transfer video codec / compression" for rendering videos from BMPs and/or PNGs and uploading them to Youtube. I am dealing with a lot ...
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A animated video with effects similar to Valiant Hearts

I am trying to create a 2-3 minute video with a style similar to the below Valiant Hearts video (Starts at 1:40. ) What is that animation called? Is it 2D or 3D? What ...
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How to reveal 3 masks with Stroke in After Effects

How to reveal this image with Stroke Effect in a single image layer? I created 3 masks using Pen Tool For each mask , I added a Stroke effect and animated everything. In Stroke effect the settings, I ...
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Has a realistic looking film ever been produced entirely virtually?

I know many examples of videos where an object or a person has been added after the recording (e.g. political propaganda or CGI characters in movies). I also know that animated movies are more or less ...
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How to create a shredded photo in Adobe Premiere Pro or After Effects?

I need to create an effect that would tear the photo into small pieces. These pieces should then fly in all directions. How can I do this as effectively as possible in Adobe Premiere Pro or Adobe ...
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Artifact in animation / horizontal lines & double images

I'm using Handbrake, with the H.264 Codec (RF:16). It works pretty well with live action, but it produces odd results whenever I try to back up/encode animations. I've attached a screenshot: Anything ...
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How do I make a video background on Pencil2D transparent?

I'm using the Pencil2D application. How do I make my animation have no background? It has the settings but I can't seem to use them; when I go to File and Export as Movie it shows "Exporter ...
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Converting AE animations to SVG with bodymovin

I have been trying to export an After Effects animation of an aurora borealis (made with Flux) as an SVG for a website, but every time I export it looks a bit low res and takes up to much space to be ...
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Ceiling fan 3d rotation animation in after effects

So i had This Fan: which i converted to this using 3d effect in illustrator : and then i imported the .ai in after effects and converted the vector layers to shape layers. Now i want to rotate the ...
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Animating an end of a line along a path. (In After Effects)

So in the image below you see 4 "frames". This is how I see this animation playing in my head.(sorry for quality). Basicly, what I wanna do is to animate one end of a line sliding on the path of the ...
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Video player that can quickly refresh videos and supports many formats

I am new to making videos, and I've started making a video animation library for Node JS. Basically, I have an output video which I update really often, and I need a player to quickly watch the video. ...
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How to create a animated intro video in Adobe After-Effects? ( With particular animation, not in general)

Background I want to create a animated Intro video for my YT channel. What I need! I want the image to show from small size to normal size with constant rotation. Then some images appear with ...
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What is the name of this effect in After Effects?

how to create an intro animation just like this: ? What is the name of the effect (time around 00:00:02 until 00:00:05)? I am trying to search it over Youtube but doesn'...

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