After Effects: Stardust Overview & Tutorial by Mikey Borup

superluminal stardust overview

Mikey Borup walks you through Superluminal Stardust, the modular 3D particle system for After Effects.  It is very powerful and works completely differently from other particle systems.


Stardust is a modular 3D particle system for After Effects. It has an easy to use node based user interface and ships with a ton of presets to create stunning effects quickly and easily.


  • Modular 3D particle system for After Effects.
  • Node based interface to easily build complex systems in a single 3D space.
  • Add or replace smart presets in one click.
  • Replica, a unique tool to replicate particles in many exciting ways.
  • Countless particle effects for both 3D and 2D looks.
  • Emitters, Particles, Replica, Forces, Auxiliary Emitters, 3D Models, Text & Mask and Maps.
  • Space deformers, Sphere, Box, 3d Models, Bend, Twist, Maps, Black Hole.
  • Splines, animatable as paths and emitters.
  • Containers to enclose and/or emit particles in a sphere, box or 3D model.

Learn more | Purchase Stardust at Toolfarm