Tutorial by: flomotion
One of our all time favorite instructors is back yet again with this great breakdown and tutorial. This time you will learn how to create this crowd effect within After Effects! Flowmotion has proved to be one of the best After Effects Tutorial artists around, so be sure to subscribe to his channel and follow his work!
From the instructor:
Create a realistic crowd with thousands of people within After Effects with the help of Action VFX In this in depth tutorial you will learn all about crowd replication and how it is normally done. Be it with green screen or CGI. I am going to show you in a easy to understand and follow way how to use pre-keyed elements from action VFX to create a crowd and how to composite it into a shot. You will learn a lot about color correction as well as color matching. Learn how to use pre renders and proxies to speed up your workflow! As a bonus I am also going to show you how to use the roto brush 2.0 tool as well as the integrated camera tracker within After Effects 2021. If you have any questions, just leave me a comment and I will answer all of them In this tutorial I will go over all 3 shots: Learn how to make a crowd replication with an already empty stadium and a locked off shot Learn how to integrate a digital mattepainting into your shot And as a last step you will learn how to bring all of this one step further into 3d and learn how to 3d camera track as well as create a digital asset from scratch and integrate it into 3d space