EMELIE Trailer Cards
Couple of quick title cards for an advance trailer of the upcoming independent film EMELIE.  Played around with some of the stock AE effects going for a subtle nightime/shattered feel.  Roughly 5 hours from concept to finish.
STEP PROCESS:
Started with a simple font set as a 3D layer.
Imported a stock plaster texture for use on the title font.
 
Image levels were adjusted and inverted for use as luma matte.
Title with inverted texture set as a "Luma matte". This was done to preserve the opacity of the light areas while making the dark transparent.  A similar effect could be done simply using the text as an "Alpha Matte", though the dark areas would not have had a true transparency.
 
Radial color ramp added to background to simulate subltle lighting.  .5% noise added to smooth out the gradient banding that can happen between similar colors.
Title font was duplicated, moved slightly behind along Z axis and applied "Pixel Polly"  shatter effect.
Progress so far with extured title and shatter.
Shattered title was duplicated and moved forward on Z-axis.  "Fast Blur" and "Tint" were added
Scene light added to give depth to the title font and shatter.
This card was actually created first though the steps were identical.
EMELIE Trailer Cards
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Couple of quick title cards for an advance trailer of the upcoming thriller EMELIE. Played around with some of the stock AE effects going for a s Read More
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