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What is an After Effects composition and why do we need it ?

A composition is the timeline you want to work with - like a sequence in Premiere. When you start, each project has probably just one composition and it feels like the project is the composition. But when your projects get more complex, you start having several compositions for different parts of your project. You can even use some compositions as layers in other compositions to structure your project.

To get started with After Effects, take a look at our free After Effects tutorial series for beginners.

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How to create 3D Text in After Effects?

To add a bit more depth to your projects, you often want your text to be 3D. In After Effects, you have different options to achieve this and each of them has some advantages. So what option is best for you really depends on your project. Here are the pro's and con's for each of the options.

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What are the best After Effects Tutorials for Beginners?

When you start working with After Effects, it will probably be overwhelming. There are tons of video tutorials online, but most of them focus on a particular effect and don't offer structured training that help beginners to get started.

If you are new to After Effects and don't know where to start, I recommend the following free training series

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How to make things in After Effects react to the audio?

After Effects is very powerful when it comes to make animations that automatically react to the music or the sounds of your project. Here I give an overview over the most common workflows.


BeatEdit is an extension for After Effects (and also Premiere Pro) which can auto-detect beats in a music track, wiggle to the beat, write markers, repeat keyframes, stagger layers, and more!

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Gettting Started with After Effects CC and CINEWARE

In this After Effects & Cinema 4D Tutorial we create an impressive 3D logo animation that you can easily adapt to your own logo.
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CINEWARE proxy - Getting Started

In this video you learn how to work with our tool CINEWARE proxy to speed up your workflow with the live 3D pipeline between Cinema 4D and After Effects CC.


  1. CINEWARE proxy basics
  2. multi-pass and background rendering
  3. compact toolbar interface
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Behind The Scenes: What my Dog Thinks About Creative Cloud

In this video we take a look behind the scenes of the clip "What my Dog thinks about Creative Cloud".
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