Video Copilot: Demon Cam tutorial series

The guys at Video Copilot have recently finished their iPhone app "Demon Cam", which is a fairly standard face morphing software. The reason I decided to post about this in particular is for the tongue-in-cheek, over the top promo and tutorials they created to accompany it's release.

The promo was created not only to promote the app, but as an opportunity to create a series of making-of videos and tutorials so viewers can recreate the effects used. Seeing as this was such a good collection of tutorials, I thought I'd archive all of the related content here.


Demon Cam Promo


Demon Cam: Behind the Scenes


Set Extensions Tutorial

Used in the intro for Demon Cam - take existing footage and images to create a completely different scene. Learn how to use CameraTracker to track moves within After Effects and Particular to create fog within the scene.

You can view the tutorial and download the project files here.

Additional footage can be found in this related post


The Portal Tutorial

Learn a wide range of techniques in this tutorial including: chroma keying, color correction, depth revealing and learn how to use the 3rd party plugin, Optical Flares.

You can view the tutorial here.


Epic Shatter tutorial

Use 3DS Max to create a ball shattering with RayFire, then compostite in After Effects

You can view the tutorial here.


Magical Hits tutorial

In the final tutorial of the series, you can recreate the magical hits effects using stock footage and ripple distortion effects.

You can view the tutorial here.

You can also find additional stock footage in this related post.


By: Jonny
Posted: Tue 17th Jan 2012

Tags: Afx, 3DS Max, After Effects, Camera Tracker, Demon Cam, Magic, Optical Flares, Particular, Post Production, Trapcode, Tutorial, Video Copilot

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