In this tutorial i show you how to time-remap a video in sync with the music. The key idea is to make the video move forward at the beats and stop in-between them. For the beat detection we use our Premiere Pro extension BeatEdit which detects the beats automatically and generates markers for them. In After Effects we will use the “Increment at Marker 1D” iExpression to change the video timing at each of those markers.

Used Footage

The time-lapse footage used in this tutorial is kindly provided by Stefan Möhl.

Used Music

Royalty Free Music: The song CONCRETE JUNGLE NO-SYNTHS is available for free with a Creative Commons license at