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What are motion graphics?

What are motion graphics? What software can I use to create them? What should someone trying to produce a video with motion graphics know?
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Footprint or breadcrumb animation

I'm after a very specific effect and I haven't found an effective way to accomplish it. Basically, I want dots to appear along a path and disappear over time. The dots should not move after they're ...
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Evolving lines with mirror effect

I would like to create evolving lines similar to those in this sequence (starting at 0:28): I know how to reveal lines, but I struggle to make the line moving so ...
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How can I add animated text to a video programmatically (from a script) for use as quality video introductions?

I have an educational video product. We currently have over 2000, available in different sizes, so roughly 6000 and counting. The video introductions (title, description, instructors) were made by ...
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Which software application did they use to create LHC data processing animation?

I would like to know which software application did CERN use to create the LHC data processing animation? I have some ideas for demo 3D animations and would like to ...
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Whiteboard animation: how to zoom and draw a motion?

I want to make a video that will mix a whiteboard drawing animation in the style of RSA Animate videos (so speeded-up drawings) and stop-motion. I think I'm almost ready to start but I still have two ...
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How do I make this object orbit around the center without making it turn

I have this atom that I want to animate in after effects (yes I know you have more than one electron in carbon, but that's not the point). I want this electron to orbit around the middle of the atom. ...
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How to make this vector animation?

I would like to make a demonstration animation like this... As I am really ignorant about animation making, I even don't know how to describe it. I think this is ...
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Camera Is Shaking Slowly After Changing Its Position

In Unity 3D I have a series of camera movements, but some don't successfully complete. Instead of the camera coming to rest, it ends up vibrating around the target location. I have the video of my ...
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How do you zoom in (animated) on a portion of your canvas?

I'm using After Effects to create a Motion graphic and I would like to make the animation zoom in on a specific point, do something and then zoom out again. To clarify what I exactly try to achieve: ...
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I'm having trouble scaling strokes in After Effects

I am new to after effects and I am having trouble understanding scaling shapes. I have an initial shape ( image 1 ) that I wish to expand and animate to a wider shape ( image 2 ). But as you can see, ...
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How can encode video with images like these (overlay a video over a fixed image) with ffmpeg?

How can encode video with images like these help me ffmpeg ?
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In cartoons, what is created first - video or sounds?

In some modern cartoons the animation of face, particularly mouth, is very realistic - most of vowels are mimicked correctly and on-time by mouth movements. (Particularly I'm talking about Family Guy ...
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Is possible to use this "map" as a mask? (After Effects)

I'm creating animations like the hearthstone golden cards,and I'm tired of masking everything bit by bit. I know that the hearthstone team used masks (with colors) in order to make the animations,they ...
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Sci-Fi intro logo animation

I'm trying to make an intro in After Effects (I'm a beginner) and I was wondering if anyone could assist me in reproducing the following logo animation: In order to dive into this topic and ...
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Which tools are most likely used to create animated video (i.e. corporate commercials)? [closed]

Animated video is sometimes very well done and extremely attractive and captivating. I would like to know what tools are typically used to create this kind of video. I specifically have in mind the ...
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Creating a stream of the same object between two points in AE?

I'm trying to create a small animated infographic of how the banking system works. I thought I would represent the flow of money between the banks with dollar bills moving along a path. What's the ...
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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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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 can loop animations with a different start and end point in after effects?

I use normally: loopOut('cycle') expression to loop a movement. But sometimes I want to loop an animation like this: 1-3 frames -> rotation 30deg 3x loop a full rotation after looping -> add 10 ...
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After Effects - Audio Spectrum with Circles

I have a music video I'd like to make with 4 quarter-circles at each of the four corners of the screen. I would like them all to to "pop out" together (in sync) along with the music, without any audio ...
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How to reverse these keyframes in Adobe After Effects?

I'm actually new to learning the use of After effects but there's a mistake that I did about the keyframes, I should have placed the last keyframe to the first one which I would like to reverse these ...
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Precise Keyframing in Final Cut Pro X

I'm wondering how I can expand the transformation line like it's possible for the compositing. Can it be done? Where can I edit the connection between two keyframes from linear to ...?
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Is there any automated online service for making white board animation?

I want to know is there any website or software available to make white board animation as following?
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How to control animated gif speed when exporting from Premier Pro

I have got a sequence of 25 frames from a series of photos that I shot. I have imported the images into Premiere Pro and changed the speed/duration to 00.00.02. When I preview the sequence in the ...
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Simple video animation for teaching purpose

I am teacher , I am teaching web technologies and programming languages ,sometimes i need explain some technologies by some animation . here is an example https://vimeo.com/113530912 i wants know ...
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Determining original resolution of an upscaled digital image?

It is believed that anime is made at resolutions below 1080p. most anime are [made in 720p]. Very few anime series are produced in native 1080p. Yet if anime is sold on Blu-Ray, it is (usually) in ...
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After Effects quality drops

I am trying to make a animation. There is a 3D animation which is sharp, I need to put some layers over it with descriptions about some parts that are shown. The original video is extremly sharp, but ...
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What Animation techniques did Walt Disney Studios came up with?

As far as I know, is Disney (Studios) pushing the envelope in every film they produce. They allways try to come up with a new technique, with almost every film. For example the "Multyplane Camera" in ...
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What software is required to make a simple animation clip like this?

I'm looking to create a very simple animation video, maybe 1-2 minutes long, with a 3D logo and text just kind of floating around and some lighting effects. I want to make something similar to this: ...
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Why do a lot of animation videos have wiggly lines?

You see this style often in animated videos, e.g. this one: The outer borders/lines of the elements sort of wiggle (for want of a better word) at a high frequency, ...
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How to add simple textual animations to videos?

I want to add simple textual animations to videos, just like this one from Business Insider : https://www.facebook.com/228803477461289/videos/231065770568393/ What software do I need in order to ...
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How they did it? (3D-like screenshots with animation)

Here sample: (from 20th second) It clearly 3D render, as here we can see DoF effect with small defocus. Also, it clearly not 2D transformations of screenshot, as ...
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Blur whole text and then "unblur" part of it

I have a text in after effects that I wish to first blur the whole thing and then animate it so that a part of the text is clear. If I have the text Maecenas sed diam eget risus varius blandit sit ...
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Create video from a series of single frames and use original audio

I am looking for some advice on how best to create a video which is comprised of a series of single frames from an original piece of 30fps footage. I can create the effect by making a screen ...
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How are motion graphics like this created?

A few days ago i was browsing a forum, and I came across this person's signature which was underneath their comment. I contacted them a few days ago because I was interested in how this sort of motion ...
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How to create a blinking effect in After Effects CC?

What I want to do is simple conceptually, but I am just not having success with actually doing it. I am creating a short video snippet in After Effects, as part of a larger presentation. The video is ...
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Puppet tool - how do I make the arms stay attached to the same points on the body?

Trying to make following character's body wiggle a bit, using the puppet tool: The face and arms are on separate layers as they will need to move independently. When the body moves via the puppet ...
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Relative Animation Presets

Is there any way to create an animation (a bubble for example, that rises up on the y axis and fades in from 0 to 100 opacity), that can be saved as an animation preset, then that can be added to ...
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Line animations

If you watch the above video at 29seconds, there's a line that is drawn around the number 1. Many of these animations are littered throughout this video (again at ~1:02) and I'm wondering how I can ...
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How can I reduce the size of a webm to 2MB?

Let's say that I have a webm of XMB, and I want to resize it to 2MB in order too upload it to some websites. How can I do it? Is there a website? Can I downsize them in mass?
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Loss of quality in after effects 3D layer

I have a 2D image layer that looks great as a 2D layer. Both .png and .eps files are (near) pixel perfect. However when I convert the layer to 3D, there is a massive loss in quality. Is there a ...
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Does animation make use of any Artificial Intelligence?

I have always wondered if the animation technology used in film-making uses AI to any extent.
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Masking Radio Waves in After Effects

I created a mask around one part of a radio wave in after effects, to hide that part of the wave. However, when I lowered the opacity of the mask, that left part of the wave doesn't disappear. I've ...
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Preserving Frame Rate

I'm a physicist with no experience in video production. I work with satellite imagery and I have created timelapses where one frame corresponds to one minute. It matters I preserve the time/frame ...
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Reference Request: Camera Movements

In order to produce a new logo revealing animation I was just searching the web for useful reference pages dealing with advanced camera movements. By "Camera movements" I don't mean the basic tilting, ...
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How do I do this Text animation in Sony Vegas (..or AE)?

Sometimes, when I have a look at music videos, I see lyric texts coming up. They are shaped in a rectangle, with different sized words. An example is this, which I made quickly. What is this effect ...
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How to create simple animation with transparent background?

I'd like to create basically a HUD (head up display) using simple animations. The following are three different videos: animated checkmark animated circle animated underline Each video just draws ...
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What software to use for lighting and rendering 3d animation shorts?

I am new to 3d animation. I have always wanted to make 3d animation shorts (cartoons) and have now made the plunge. Over the past few months I have learnt to model, rig and animate characters (Maya/...
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What are some software to create animated videos?

I am looking for software to create an animated video like this: or an even better: http://vimeo.com/63457188. It would be great if you could share more than one tips....

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