The Space Telescope Science Institute, Max-Q Digital Baltimore, Maryland USA
Preston spent time as a radio journalist and Air Force broadcaster
before landing at The Space Telescope Science Institute, where he
produces animations and edited videos relating to NASA’s Hubble Space
Telescope and its discoveries.
Have you ever looked at your rendered animation and just thought, 'Something just wasn't right?' In this tutorial, Bryan Preston demonstrates the use of AE 5.5's Time Remapping Filter to control the speed of an animation.
Bryan Preston explores the process of precomposing in Adobe After Effects. He looks at the use, strategy and inner workings of precomps in After Effects. He also adds some secrets hes learned in using precomps to manage both files and projects more efficiently. This is an article that is well worth reading to understand why, when and where and how to use precomps in your own AE projects.