50 Amazing After Effects Tutorials

After Effects is Adobe’s product for creating motion graphics and visual effects.  It’s amazing what you can create with After Effects and some knowledge, or in this case with a little help from some tutorials. Here we’ll feature 50 of the best tutorials for creating amazing work with After Effects.

Disintegration

Disintegration

Create a Sci-Fi Movie Title Sequence

Create a Sci-Fi Movie Title Sequence

Jumbotron Column

Jumbotron Column

Shatterize

Shatterize

Count Down in Style with Clockworks – Custom Effect

Count Down in Style with Clockworks - Custom Effect

Blueprint Reveal

Blueprint Reveal

Leap into Hancock-Style Super Jump Effect

Leap into Hancock-Style Super Jump Effect

Learn How to Create an Advanced Jumper Effect

Learn How to Create an Advanced Jumper Effect

Recreate the Matrix Chopper Scene

Recreate the Matrix Chopper Scene

Spot Focus

Spot Focus

Tilt Shift

Tilt Shift

Simulate a Glowing Neon Light Sign of Your Logo

Simulate a Glowing Neon Light Sign of Your Logo

Freeze Your Logo with a Snowy Transitions

Freeze Your Logo with a Snowy Transitions

Give Your Video a Pencil-Sketched Look

Give Your Video a Pencil-Sketched Look

Flashlight Titles

Flashlight Titles

Depth Charge

Depth Charge

How to Create a Surreal Outer Space Nebula

How to Create a Surreal Outer Space Nebula

Create a Gas Giant Planet Scene in After Effects

Create a Gas Giant Planet Scene in After Effects

Advanced 3D Planets

Advanced 3D Planets

Creating an Eclipse in After Effects Part 1 and Part 2

Creating an Eclipse in After Effects Part 1

Colorful Universe

Colorful Universe

Put Out Realistic Candle Smoke

Put Out Realistic Candle Smoke

Simulate an Advanced Muzzle Flash

Simulate an Advanced Muzzle Flash

Track Your Golf Swing Form Like a Master

Track Your Golf Swing Form Like a Master

Animating Spray Paint and Stencil Effect in After Effects

Animating Spray Paint and Stencil Effect in After Effects

Glass Orbs

Glass Orbs

Spray Paint and Bullet Holes

Spray Paint and Bullet Holes

Holomatrix

Holomatrix

Create a Heart Monitor with Expressions

Create a Heart Monitor with Expressions

Lightning Strike

Lightning Strike

Energy

Energy

3D Light Casting

3D Light Casting

Create a Photo Montage with After Effects

Create a Photo Montage with After Effects

Energetic Titles

Energetic Titles

Frosty Breath

Frosty Breath

Audio to Animation

Audio to Animation

3D Motion and Position of Text Characters

3D Motion and Position of Text Characters

Metallic Text with After Effects

Metallic Text with After Effects

Flaming Chrome Text in After Effects

Flaming Chrome Text in After Effects

Shattering Glass with Adobe After Effects

Shattering Glass with Adobe After Effects

Snow Globe in After Effects CS4

Snow Globe in After Effects CS4

Shutter Streak

Shutter Streak


Growing 3D Vines

Growing 3D Vines

Animating Birds with After Effects

Animating Birds with After Effects

Add a Vignette with Ease – Custom Effect

Add a Vignette with Ease - Custom Effect

Writing with the Clouds

Writing with the Clouds

Put Together a Realistic District 9 Composite

Put Together a Realistic District 9 Composite

Create Harry Potter Titles

Create Harry Potter Titles

Create a Palmticular Tree

Create a Palmticular Tree

Create a Leaf Growing Network TV ID

Create a Leaf Growing Network TV ID

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  • Mia Lazar, October 21, 2010

    This is real job to get all this tutorials, thanks.

  • Web design chennai, October 21, 2010

    Nice collection really It’s amazing

  • web designing chennai, October 21, 2010

    Great, Excellent

  • Lime Web Design, October 21, 2010

    Big pat on the back for this post. The videocopilot site is seriously good, so many brilliant tutorials on there. Thanks for this

  • Chris Web, October 21, 2010

    3D Light Casting is a great effect. I still havent gotten it quite right but the tutorial is superb.

  • sports blog, October 21, 2010

    Thanks for giving good information about the “after-effects-tutorials”.From all 50 tutorials “Snow Globe in After Effects CS4″ and “Leap into Hancock-Style Super Jump Effect” these are nice.

  • Steffen, October 21, 2010

    wtf summing up links vom vcp und ae tuts+? there is no real effort behind this is it.

    • Vandelay Website Design, October 22, 2010

      Hi Steffen,
      There are tutorials on this list from 7 or 8 different sites. There is a lot of effort that goes in to the selection of tutorials, but it’s easy for you to say there is no effort when you’re not involved.

  • Dora Oyunları, October 24, 2010

    Very interesting,Thanks for share

  • Cassy, October 25, 2010

    These are really neat. I have learned alot from all of your information that you have shared with me. I also, have learned how to make a few of them for myself. Keep up the good work.

  • Graphic Design Toronto, October 25, 2010

    all the tutorials are extremely good describe each and every point very clearly
    love your blog and looking for more interesting post from your side :)

  • Amy, October 26, 2010

    Great really good stuff

  • Anna, October 27, 2010

    I never get tired of reading and looking at your site. You always make me think outside the box. Some of these affects are really outstanding. They look so real.

  • Swoppers, December 4, 2010

    Great collection of after effects tutorials :) very well organized .. Thanks for sharing

  • Toronto Web Developer, June 10, 2011

    Amazing stuff. Thanks for this!

  • Dua Mairaj, August 10, 2011

    Very nice and informative for pros & begginers both

  • video editor, August 31, 2013

    Hats off to Steven! Some great tutorials here, many thanks!