After Effects

After Effects feature requests: Join the discussion

Adobe After Effects.Todd Kopriva—on the After Effects Region of Interest blog—has posted the top requested features from the past year along with his comments on some of them. Check it out to see if your favorite feature requests have hit the radar. Do you want scopes in AE? How about layer groups and variable-width masks? Join the discussion here. And don’t forget to add your thoughts officially on the Adobe Feature Request Form.

After Effects Tutorial

Add extra realism to your night aerial shots

Ryan Connolly gives a quick walkthrough on how a few extra steps will help sell an evening aerial shot using stock photos and Trapcode Particular in After Effects.

After Effects Tutorial

Making particles with Boris Continuum Complete 8

John Dickinson demonstrates the creation of a logo reveal using Boris Continuum Complete 8 and its new Particle Emitter 3D effect.

After Effects FCP X

It’s Official! Toolfarm’s Annual Top 10 Plug-in Awards Survey Results

Toolfarm Plugin AwardsThe results are in! Thank you to all who participated this year in our survey, we value your feedback!

We have chosen the prize winners at random and will be contacting them via email shortly. If you entered your contact information to win the G-Technology 4TB G-RAID drive or Michele Yamazaki’s “Plug-in to After Effects” book, keep an eye on your inbox!

Top Ten Plug-ins of 2011, in order:

Adobe After Effects Plug-ins:

Final Cut Pro Plug-ins: