Intermediate | 1h 35m | 1.83 GB | Project Files | Software used: After Effects, CINEMA 4D, CameraTracker
Film and television clients want strong openings for their shows. Adding a custom motion-tracked logo to the opening credits can add an extra burst of energy as well as reinforce the themes of the program. In this course, Andy Needham shows how to take existing footage, track it with the CameraTracker plugin for After Effects, and define a ground plane and 3D origin point for your footage. Then you’ll bring the scene into CINEMA 4D and use its MoGraph tools to design an animated logo, plus match the lighting with the original background plate. Then learn how to bring it all together with color grading and optical lens effects back in After Effects.