Links for Learning Motion / animation / After Effects

Video Copilot
fxphd.com
greyscalegorilla.com
motionworks.com.au
visualfxtuts.com
aetuts.com


Lesson on workflow

Examples of Motion

motionspire.com [a collection of great examples of motion]
motionographer.com [a collection of great examples of motion]
http://www.artofthetitle.com/ [a collection of movie opens]
infosthetics.com [information aesthetics]
tumblr > andrew devigal of NYT
Delicious > andrew devigal of NYT
Delicious > Eric Mayville of Code and Theory


The Beast Google [strong storytelling/message - simple assets]
Things to learn [strong storytelling/message - simple assets]
Personal annual report [strong storytelling/message, interesting data/information - simple assets]


Info Graphic example using AE (space)
Info Graphic example using AE/C4D (space station)


Helpful tools

Keepvid.com
[allows you to capture YouTube content and save it]

youtubeinmp4.com
[allows you to capture audio from YouTube and save it as an mp4]

youtube-mp3.org
[allows you to capture audio from YouTube and save it as an mp3]

Snipmp3.com
[allows you to capture audio from YouTube and save it as an mp3]

YouTube > mp3

Or you can goto YouTube.com > load a video
hit "apple & option A" [on a mac]
When a window comes up, look for the loading file - it's a .flv
Then doubleclick on it to download it to your computer.

Books to look at