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CreativeCOW presents After Effects Exporter for Blender -- Blender Video Training

Paolo CicconePaolo Ciccone
Santa Cruz California, United States

©2010 Paolo Ciccone and CreativeCOW.net. All rights reserved.

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This tutorial introduces and demonstrates the new After Effects Exporter (AEE) for Blender, a program that exports Blender animations to After Effects for easy post work. The AEE integrates perfectly inside Blender 2.49 and is capable of exporting camera information, mesh reference points, 3D text reference points, planes, lights and rendered footage. All with one click of the mouse.


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V2.58
by Seeco Home
Hi,

What about after effects exporter for blender 2.58 ???
Re: After Effects Exporter for Blender
by Patrick Corcoran
Can anyone help with this? It seems to have installed fine but when I export I get "python script error:check console"

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Re: After Effects Exporter for Blender
by Gal Narunsky
Amazing! I believe this will attract more users to Blender.
Paolo, I have a nagging question: Is there a camera exporter from AE to Blender?
This could also answer the question of exporting camera solves from matchmoving applications into Blender.
@Gal Narunsky
by Paolo Ciccone
You're not the first to ask. I believe that there is something out there but I didn't have the time to check. For match moving I guess it depends on what you use. Syntheyes has export to Blender directly.

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awesome!!
by Carlos Sosa
Great tutorial, great script!! I've been looking for this forever. Thanks so much!!
@PaulM Glad you found the AEE,
by Paolo Ciccone
@PaulM Glad you found the AEE, please don't hesitate to ask questions here in the Blender forum if you need more information about the workflow with the AEE.
wow !!!!
by Paul Minnaar
Geee Paolo - this is an incredible addition. Really fantastic work. I would not know about this if it weren't for the COW newsletter in my email.

We have been rendering 3D scenes to AE for around a year now with a green alpha which we key out in AE.

These new advances, once we get into using them properly, are going to open up some new doors in AE. Awesome !!!!!!
Awesome!!!
by Metalnat Hayes
F'n A. This could be the coolest thing i have seen in a long time. Being new to after effects and a 4 year old vet of blender I am extremely excited. thank you so much!! Now I do have one question. Your talent comp is parented to the talent plane, but does that comp react to the location of the camera object, or is that part of the illusion with the "cheating?" either way, it's a cool effect that i can't wait to try.... Off to go model my dream room, MTV cribs, get ready for digital edition!
"The Blender survival guide"
by Erik Waluska
That sounds like exactly what I need. Can't wait to see what you come up with!

-E
Hi Erik. Thank you for the
by Paolo Ciccone
Hi Erik.

Thank you for the kind words. I'm putting together a short series, probably 4 or 5, of tutorials called "The Blender survival guide", which is all centered around giving you the essential skills about Blender for MoGraph work, starting from zero. All the good stuff without the geeky stuff :)
I'll release it very soon, here at the COW.

Best.
Very good!
by Erik Waluska
Hi Paolo, I'm excited to see the new Blender forum. I use Softimage now but I've been wanting to try Blender. The combination of Blender and your AE exporter program opens a world of possibilities for AE users who may not be able to afford thousands of dollars for a 3D program but would like to integrate 3D into their work. Thanks for sharing your Blender expertise and your awesome AE exporter program! Keep the great tutorials coming!

-E
Version 1.04 released
by Paolo Ciccone
A few more fixes for empties not exported and general precision of the solids' dimensions. See the announcement at http://bit.ly/9ax2lo.
The file is available for download at my site.
New version .03 available
by Paolo Ciccone
Hi all.
Bartek Skorupa and others found a few bugs in the original release. I have the updated AEE ready to be downloaded at my site, see http://preta3d.com/wp/archives/232


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