Category Archives: AE Seattle

After Effects Seattle August – Harry Frank – Red Giant Software

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Harry is the Senior Technical Artist for Red Giant. On any given day you can find him designing and developing new software tools, creating tutorials for their myriad of software products or creating visual effects for Red Giant films.

Prior to working with Red Giant, Harry was a freelance motion designer in Detroit, Chicago and LA, working with clients such as Digital Kitchen, Blur Studio, Bl:nd, NBC and more.

Harry will be demoing the latest from Trapcode and Red Giant Universe 2.0. The presentation will showcase some exciting new tools for motion designers such as the all new HUD Components plug-in, the newly added Effects Builder in Trapcode Particular and more.

This meeting is sponsored by TekSystems https://www.teksystems.com/ a staffing agency dealing with big clients in the greater Seattle area. They will be on site to answer questions and hang out with the group. They are also getting us pizza!

All attendees will be eligible for door prizes, and Patreon (http://patreon.com/aeseattle) patrons will be eligible for a couple PREMIUM door prizes. (regardless of whether they are present or not) To sign up as a Patreon patron (only $10 a month… go to http://patreon.com/aeseattle to donate.

Door Prize Sponsors:

Red Giant Software – 3x Trapcode Suite & 3x 1 Year RG Universe
Imagineer Systems 1 Year Mocha Pro
Boris Continuum Complete 1 Year License
Video Copilot Element V2 & Pro Shaders 2
GreyscaleGorilla.com HDRI Light Kit
Digieffects Digisuite
Rampant Design Tools
Rowbyte Plexus
SQUALL
Maxon Cineversity
iOgrapher
Lynda.com 2x Three month memberships
Mettle Skybox
PQ FUI TOYS 2
The Pixel Lab
Wipster.com
VideoBlocks.com
2x Casey Baker’s Trigger Script
Seattle Film Institute

We have some new places where you can follow us as well, so make sure you join them!

FACEBOOK! http://fb.com/groups/aeseattle
PATREON! http://patreon.com/aeseattle
MAILING LIST! http://eepurl.com/bEhG_f
EVENTBRITE! http://aeseattle.eventbrite.com/
MEETUP! http://www.meetup.com/After-Effects-Seattle-User-Group

After Effects Seatte July – Satya G Meka – Rowbyte

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Satya G Meka of Rowbyte is coming to talk about his amazing plugin Plexus, the great things that you can create, and the inner workings of the plugin. Also hear about some new stuff in the works at the Rowbyte HQ.

This meeting is sponsored by TekSystems https://www.teksystems.com/ a staffing agency dealing with big clients in the greater Seattle area. They will be on site to answer questions and hang out with the group. They are also getting us pizza!

All attendees will be eligible for door prizes, and Patreon (http://patreon.com/aeseattle) patrons will be eligible for a couple PREMIUM door prizes. (regardless of whether they are present or not) To sign up as a Patreon patron (only $10 a month… )go to http://patreon.com/aeseattle to donate.

Door Prize Sponsors:

Imagineer Systems Mocha Pro
Red Giant Software
Video Copilot
GreyscaleGorilla.com
Digieffects
Boris Continuum Complete
Rampant Design Tools
Rowbyte
SQUALL
Maxon Cineversity
iOgrapher
Lynda.com
Mettle
PQ FUI TOYS
The Pixel Lab
Wipster.com
Seattle Film Institute
VideoBlocks.com
Casey Baker’s Trigger Script

We have some new places where you can follow us as well, so make sure you join them!

FACEBOOK! http://fb.com/groups/aeseattle
PATREON! http://patreon.com/aeseattle
MAILING LIST! http://eepurl.com/bEhG_f
EVENTBRITE! http://aeseattle.eventbrite.com/
MEETUP! http://www.meetup.com/After-Effects-Seattle-User-Group

After Effects Seattle February – QubaHQ – Art or Code… Why Not Both?

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In this three-part presentation, Quba Michalski (QubaHQ) will demonstrate how to push After Effects to do things it was not designed to do – building your own unique rigs and effects. In part one he will debut his latest effect: QubaHQ Topo. In part two – demonstrate a process behind his artwork “Indifference 90K”. Finally, we will dive in for an in-depth look at creating stereoscopic 360° rig using C4D, AE and absolutely zero 3rd party plugins.

This meeting is sponsored by MotionMedia.com, an awesome software retailer based here in Seattle.

All attendees will be eligible for door prizes, and Patreon (http://patreon.com/aeseattle) patrons will be eligible for a couple PREMIUM door prizes. (regardless of whether they are present or not) To sign up as a Patreon patron (only $10 a month… go to http://patreon.com/aeseattle to donate.

Door Prize Sponsors:

Imagineer Systems
Red Giant Software
Video Copilot
Digieffects
Artbeats
Rampant Design Tools
Rowbyte
Maxon Cineversity
iOgrapher
Lynda.com
Mettle
PQ FUI TOYS
The Pixel Lab

We have some new places where you can follow us as well, so make sure you join them!

FACEBOOK! http://fb.com/groups/aeseattle
PATREON! http://patreon.com/aeseattle
MAILING LIST! http://eepurl.com/bEhG_f
EVENTBRITE! http://aeseattle.eventbrite.com/
MEETUP! http://www.meetup.com/After-Effects-Seattle-User-Group

After Effects Seattle November – UI Industry Night!

Join us for a night of UI Industry awesomeness! We have some amazing mograph/UI/UX artists from around Seattle’s top companies that will be giving short talks on what they do in their respective roles. UI and UX are such a huge part of what a lot of us do, and what we are interested in, so this night will be a crash course intro for some, and a really great learning experience for all!

Speakers Include:

  • Michael Dulin: Amazon
  • Maxwell Hathaway: HTC
  • Ryan Lewis: Windows Brand
  • Andrew Moroney: Xbox
  • Jose Rodrguez: Skype
  • Conroy Williamson: Windows

We want to thank The Creative Group and MotionMedia.com for helping sponsor this meeting with pizza and drinks.TCG will be onsite with a table with some information about their agency, and remember to visit MotionMedia.com   for any of your software needs!

All attendees will be eligible for door prizes, and Patreon (http://patreon.com/aeseattle) patrons will be eligible for a couple PREMIUM door prizes.

Door Prize Sponsors:

  • Imagineer Systems
  • Red Giant Software
  • Video Copilot
  • Digieffects
  • Artbeats
  • Rampant Design Tools
  • Rowbyte
  • Maxon Cineversity
  • iOgrapher
  • Lynda.com
  • Mettle
  • PQ FUI TOYS
  • The Pixel Lab

We have some new places where you can follow us as well, so make sure you join them!

AESeattle October – Partnering with Maxon’s C4D Road Show!

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Join Us for the Cinema 4D Roadshow 2015– RSVP HERE!
Enjoy food, drink, prizes*, community and learning 3D

Take part in this rare opportunity to hang out with and learn from industry-leading 3D animation profesionals. Attend and you’ll discover how easy it is – with virtually no experience – to create impressive motion designs. Then, a special guest artist dives deeper to share favorite tips and techniques. This event is designed for artists of all skill levels. RSVP for this limited-capacity event and you’ll enter a raffle to win from thousands of dollars worth of prizes. Food and drinks are included. You won’t want to miss this.

Special Guest Artist: Lorcan O’Shanahan

Lorcan Profile

Lorcan O’Shanahan is a Vancouver Film School 2012 Grad. Although he was new to the field, his enthusiasm, passion and skills afforded him the opportunity to start his career off before graduation. Lorcan was fortunate enough to work on the stunning cinematics for the Halo 4 followed by Deus Ex which lead to a position as a Motion Graphics artist for the movie Enders Game.

Artist Website: lorcanoshanahan.com

Prize Sponsors

Roadshow Prize Sponsors

 

 

AE Seattle March

Our March meeting is on! Having trouble tracking a tough shot? This month we have Pavel Ushakov presenting some amazing Mocha tips to make hard tracks way easier! We will also, have Chad Perkins showing off the value of the Red Giant Color Suite we’ll be giving away at the end of the meeting! And Topher Welsh will be going over some amazing After Effects tips and tricks.

As always, we will be meeting after the event at the local pub, The Fremont Dock. See you all at the event! In addition we thank our sponsors for all of their support, we’ll be giving away a ton of prizes from them.

See you at the meeting!

Please RSVP here.