BCC Cast Shadow

BCC Stylize

Parameter Controls

Presets and Common Controls

BCC filters come with a library of factory installed presets plus the ability to create your own custom presets and preview them with the BCC FX Browser™.

BCC filters also include common controls that configure global effect preferences and other host-specific effect settings. For more information about working with presets and other common controls, Click Here.

Use Comp Camera checkbox: When enabled, the Cast Shadow filter will ignore the built-in camera and instead use the AE native camera for preview and final render of the current scene. In the case where there is more than one camera in the scene, the filter will use the camera that is placed at highest level in the layer stack.

Use Comp Light checkbox: When enabled, the Cast Shadow filter will ignore the built-in light and instead use the AE native lights for preview and final render of the current scene.

Built-­in Camera Group

Contains contextually aware parameters that are used to control the built-in 3D camera system.

Camera Model pop-up:
Used to select the desired camera system. There are three available options to select from:

  • Position: Enables you to move freely without restriction around the composition in XYZ space and includes the option of either Free or Target orientation modes.
  • Orbit: Enables you to orbit around the center of the current composition in XYZ space.
  • Pan: Enables you to pan and zoom across the center of the current composition in Z and Z space.

Zoom: Used to set the Camera zoom, which controls the view perspective. To achieve a wide angle effect, set a low Zoom value and use the Position Z parameter to move in closer to the composition.

Position XY: Used to control the position of the camera in 3D space along the XY axis.

Position Z: Used to control the position of the camera in 3D space along the Z axis.

Camera Orientation

  • Free: When selected, the direction that the camera is pointing is determined by the tumble, spin and rotate parameters.
  • Target: When selected, the camera will always point at the direction that is set by the Target X, Y and Z parameters.

Tumble: Used to set the direction of the camera along the Y axis when in Free camera mode.

Spin: Used to set the direction of the camera along the X axis when in Free camera mode.

Rotate: Used to set the direction of the camera along the Z axis when in Free camera mode.

Target XY: Used to set the XY position for the Target camera mode.

Target Z: Used to set the Z position for the Target camera mode.

Orbit Radius: Used to set the distance from the camera to the center of the Flare.

Orbit Tumble: Used to move around the Flare along the Y axis.

Orbit Spin: Used to move around the Flare along the X axis.

Orbit Rotate: Used to move around the Flare along the Z axis.

Pan Distance: Used to move horizontally across the scene along the X axis.

Pan Advance: Used to move in or out of the scene, along the Z axis.

Comp Light Group

Contains parameters and options, which are used to control how the filter uses host native lights that are present in the After Effects scene.

Built-In Light Group

Contains parameters and options, which are used to control how the filter uses it’s built-in light source.

Position XY Sets the position of the light along the XY axis.

Position Z Sets the position of the lights along the Z axis.

Type sets the style of light being emitted. There are two options for use with Cast Shadow:

  • Point lights emit light from a single point. Light rays spread out from that central point.
  • Parallel lights emit their light from the light source. The light rays are parallel to each other, so they hit the object at the same angle.

Interest XY sets the focal point of the light source along the XY axis.

Interest Z sets the focal point of the light source along the X axis.

Softness diffuses the light source. Higher values make the light more diffuse, and produces a softer shadow. Lower values will produce a sharper shadow.

Softness Y ratio adjusts the softenss of the shadow along the Y axis.

Fade Start adjusts the shadow fade gradient starting point.

Fade Length adjusts the overall length of the shadow gradient.

Color sets the color of the light source.

Transmission adjusts the amount mix between the source image and the shadow. For example if Cast Shadow is placed on an orange text object, increasing the transmission will increase the amount of color mixed with the shadow. If the value is set to 100, the shadow color will match the text.

Opacity adjusts the intensity of the light source. Higher values will produce a more intense light, and therefore a more opaque shadow. Lower values will produce a more transparent shadow.

Image Plane Group

The image plane group contains parameters for modifying the original source image that drives the shadow. Changes to these parameters will affect how the source image interacts with lighting, it’s position, rotation and scale.

The Lock To menu provides options for linking the image plane behavior with

  • None
  • Shadow
  • Shadow and Light

Opacity: sets the opacity of the source and, subsequently, the shadow itself.

Position XY adjusts the source position along the XY Axis

Position Z adjusts the source position along the Z axis.

Rotate X adjusts the source rotation on the X axis.

Rotate Y adjusts the source rotation on the Y axis.

Rotate Z adjust the source rotation on the Z axis.

Master Scale: Sets the scale along the XY axis.

Scale X/Y: Sets scale individually along the X or Y axis.

Shadow Plane Group

Auto Fit Shadow automatically links the shadow to the lowest point of the object. If placed on a text object, the shadow will automatically fit to the bottom edge of the text. Auto Fit is enable by default.

NOTE: because Auto Fit is linked to the bottom of the object, any animated effect that distorts the edges of the the object will move the shadow. It is recommended that distortion effects be placed below the Cast Shadow filter in the stacking order, or, use mocha PixelChooser to mask the effect.

Position XY adjusts the source position along the XY Axis

Position Z adjusts the source position along the Z axis.

Rotate X adjusts the source rotation on the X axis.

Rotate Y adjusts the source rotation on the Y axis.

Rotate Z adjust the source rotation on the Z axis.

Ripple On Floor Group

Ripple Amount sets the amplitude of the shadow ripple distortion. Higher values will produce more pronounced waves.

Ripple Speed sets the speed of the ripple over time. Lower values will produce calmer, subtler ripples, while higher values will produce faster more chaotic ripples.

Ripple Scale X adjusts the scale of the ripples along the X axis.

Ripple Scale Y adjusts the scale of the ripples along the Y axis.


Category:

BCC Particles

BCC Color & Tone

BCC Perspective

BCC Perspective

BCC Licensing

BCC Obsolete

BCC Key & Blend

BCC Obsolete

Nested Subgroup

BCC Art Looks

BCC Licensing

BCC Time

Nested Subgroup

BCC Image Restoration

BCC Transitions

BCC Blur & Sharpen

BCC Transitions

BCC Obsolete

BCC Textures

BCC Color & Tone

BCC Image Restoration

BCC Warp

BCC Art Looks

BCC Transitions

BCC Art Looks

BCC Art Looks

BCC Stylize

BCC Textures

BCC Art Looks

BCC Transitions

BCC Key & Blend

BCC Key & Blend

BCC Textures

BCC Textures

BCC Color & Tone

BCC Stylize

BCC Color & Tone

BCC Color & Tone

BCC Obsolete

BCC Color & Tone

BCC Stylize

BCC Transitions

BCC Particles

Uncategorized

Uncategorized

Nested Subgroup

BCC Key & Blend

BCC Key & Blend

BCC Transitions

BCC Match Move

BCC Match Move

BCC Color & Tone

BCC Transitions

BCC Transitions

BCC Transitions

BCC Transitions

BCC Perspective

BCC Warp

BCC Transitions

BCC Perspective

BCC Stylize

BCC Transitions

BCC Obsolete

BCC Film Style

BCC Obsolete

BCC Blur & Sharpen

BCC Warp

BCC Stylize

BCC Image Restoration

BCC Image Restoration

BCC Image Restoration

BCC Perspective

BCC Perspective

BCC Stylize

BCC Lights

Uncategorized

BCC Stylize

BCC 3D Objects

BCC 3D Objects

BCC 3D Objects

BCC Film Style

BCC Transitions

BCC Film Style

BCC Perspective

BCC Blur & Sharpen

BCC Film Style

BCC Obsolete

BCC Obsolete

BCC Film Style

BCC Obsolete

BCC Obsolete

BCC Image Restoration

BCC Transitions

BCC Textures

BCC Browser

BCC Blur & Sharpen

BCC Lights

BCC Lights

BCC Lights

BCC Obsolete

BCC Stylize

BCC Obsolete

Nested Subgroup

BCC Textures

BCC Transitions

BCC Stylize

BCC Art Looks

BCC Color & Tone

BCC Color & Tone

BCC Time

BCC Time

BCC Transitions

BCC Lights

BCC 3D Objects

BCC Stylize

BCC Obsolete

BCC Transitions

BCC Image Restoration

BCC Transitions

BCC Obsolete

BCC Lights

BCC Obsolete

BCC Transitions

BCC Transitions

BCC Transitions

BCC Transitions

BCC Blur & Sharpen

BCC Obsolete

BCC Color & Tone

BCC Lights

BCC Transitions

BCC Obsolete

BCC Lights

BCC Transitions

BCC Key & Blend

BCC Obsolete

BCC Lights

BCC Key & Blend

BCC Key & Blend

BCC Transitions

BCC Time

BCC Image Restoration

BCC Key & Blend

BCC Film Style

BCC Match Move

BCC Key & Blend

BCC Key & Blend

BCC Art Looks

BCC Stylize

BCC Textures

BCC Warp

BCC Stylize

BCC Blur & Sharpen

BCC Image Restoration

Nested Subgroup

Nested Subgroup

Nested Subgroup

Nested Subgroup

Nested Subgroup

Nested Subgroup

Nested Subgroup

Nested Subgroup

Nested Subgroup

BCC Stylize

BCC Transitions

BCC Transitions

BCC Color & Tone

BCC Obsolete

BCC Textures

BCC Image Restoration

BCC Time

BCC Image Restoration

BCC Particles

Uncategorized

Uncategorized

Uncategorized

Uncategorized

BCC Perspective

BCC Perspective

BCC Particles

BCC Particles

BCC Particles

BCC Transitions

BCC Particles

BCC Art Looks

BCC Particles

Nested Subgroup

Nested Subgroup

BCC Image Restoration

Nested Subgroup

BCC Warp

BCC Art Looks

BCC Time

BCC Key & Blend

BCC Key & Blend

BCC Stylize

BCC Transitions

BCC Blur & Sharpen

BCC Blur & Sharpen

BCC Transitions

BCC Particles

BCC Textures

BCC Lights

BCC Transitions

BCC Lights

BCC Lights

BCC Lights

BCC Lights

BCC Lights

BCC Lights

BCC Lights

BCC Lights

BCC Transitions

BCC Stylize

BCC Image Restoration

BCC Image Restoration

BCC Textures

BCC Lights

BCC Key & Blend

BCC Transitions

BCC Transitions

BCC Stylize

BCC Stylize

BCC Transitions

BCC Transitions

BCC Warp

BCC Transitions

BCC Textures

BCC Obsolete

BCC Color & Tone

BCC Stylize

BCC Stylize

BCC Obsolete

BCC Image Restoration

BCC Particles

BCC Particles

BCC Perspective

BCC Transitions

BCC Key & Blend

BCC Blur & Sharpen

BCC Lights

BCC Art Looks

BCC Lights

BCC Obsolete

BCC Textures

BCC Textures

BCC Obsolete

BCC Transitions

BCC Time

BCC Transitions

BCC Art Looks

BCC Transitions

BCC Time

BCC 3D Objects

BCC Time

BCC Time

BCC Color & Tone

BCC Transitions

BCC Warp

BCC Warp

BCC Transitions

BCC Film Style

BCC Key & Blend

BCC 3D Objects

BCC Blur & Sharpen

BCC Image Restoration

Uncategorized

BCC Transitions

BCC Warp

BCC Textures

BCC Time

BCC Stylize

BCC Warp

BCC Color & Tone

BCC Film Style

BCC Transitions

BCC VR

BCC VR

BCC VR

BCC VR

BCC VR

BCC Warp

BCC Art Looks

BCC Transitions

BCC Warp

BCC Textures

BCC Particles

BCC Image Restoration

BCC Match Move

BCC Textures

BCC Textures

BCC Obsolete

BCC Obsolete

BCC Obsolete

BCC Blur & Sharpen

Title Studio

Title Studio

Title Studio

Title Studio

Title Studio

Title Studio

Title Studio

BCC 3D Objects

Tutorial

Tutorial

Tutorial

Tutorial

Tutorial

Tutorial

Tutorial

Tutorial

Tutorial

Tutorial

Tutorial

Title Studio

Title Studio

Title Studio

Title Studio

Title Studio

Title Studio

Title Studio

Title Studio

Title Studio

Title Studio

Title Studio

Title Studio

Tutorial

Title Studio

Title Studio

Title Studio

Title Studio

Title Studio

Title Studio

Title Studio

Title Studio

Title Studio

Tutorial

Effect:
BCC 2D Particles
BCC 3 Way Color Grade
BCC 3D Extruded Image Shatter
BCC 3D Image Shatter
BCC AE Licensing
BCC Alpha Pixel Noise
BCC Alpha Process
BCC Alpha Spotlight
BCC Apply Modes
BCC Artists Poster
BCC AVX Licensing
BCC Beat Reactor
BCC Beat Reactor Integrated
BCC Beauty Studio
BCC Blobs Wipe
BCC Blur
BCC Blur Dissolve
BCC Boost Blend
BCC Brick
BCC Brightness-Contrast
BCC Broadcast Safe
BCC Bulge
BCC Bump Map
BCC Burnt Film
BCC Cartoon Look
BCC Cartooner
BCC Cast Shadow
BCC Caustics
BCC Charcoal Sketch
BCC Checker Wipe
BCC Chroma Key
BCC Chroma Key Studio
BCC Cloth
BCC Clouds
BCC Color Balance
BCC Color Choker
BCC Color Correction
BCC Color Match
BCC Color Palette
BCC Colorize
BCC Colorize Glow
BCC Colorize Glow Dissolve
BCC Comet
BCC Common Controls
BCC Common Controls - Avid
BCC Compare Mode
BCC Composite
BCC Composite Choker
BCC Composite Dissolve
BCC Corner Pin
BCC Corner Pin Studio
BCC Correct Selected Color
BCC Criss-Cross Wipe
BCC Cross Glitch
BCC Cross Melt
BCC Cross Zoom
BCC Cube
BCC Curl
BCC Curl Dissolve
BCC Cylinder
BCC Damaged TV
BCC Damaged TV Dissolve
BCC DeGrain
BCC Deinterlace
BCC DeNoise
BCC Directional Blur
BCC Displacement Map
BCC Drop Shadow
BCC Dropout Fixer
BCC Dust and Scratches
BCC Dv Fixer
BCC DVE
BCC DVE Basic
BCC Edge Grunge
BCC Edge Lighting
BCC Effects List
BCC Emboss
BCC Extruded EPS
BCC Extruded Spline
BCC Extruded Text
BCC FAQ
BCC Fast Film Glow
BCC Fast Film Glow Dissolve
BCC Fast Film Process
BCC Fast Flipper
BCC Fast Lens Blur
BCC Film Damage
BCC Film Glow
BCC Film Glow Dissolve
BCC Film Grain
BCC Film Process
BCC Fire
BCC Flicker Fixer
BCC Flutter Cut
BCC Fractal Noise
BCC FX Browser
BCC Gaussian Blur
BCC Glare
BCC Glint
BCC Glitter
BCC Glow
BCC Glow Alpha Edges
BCC Glow Matte
BCC Gradient
BCC Granite
BCC Grid Wipe
BCC Grunge
BCC Halftone
BCC Hue-Sat-Lightness
BCC Invert Solarize
BCC Jitter
BCC Jitter Basic
BCC Kaleida Dissolve
BCC Laser Beam
BCC Layer Deformer
BCC LED
BCC Lens Blur
BCC Lens Blur Dissolve
BCC Lens Correction
BCC Lens Distortion Wipe
BCC Lens Flare
BCC Lens Flare 3D
BCC Lens Flare Advanced
BCC Lens Flare Dissolve
BCC Lens Flare Round
BCC Lens Flare Spiked
BCC Lens Flash
BCC Lens Shape
BCC Lens Transition
BCC Levels Gamma
BCC Light Leaks
BCC Light Leaks Dissolve
BCC Light Matte
BCC Light Sweep
BCC Light Wipe
BCC Light Wrap
BCC Light Zoom
BCC Lightning
BCC Linear Color Key
BCC Linear Luma Key
BCC Linear Wipe
BCC Looper
BCC Magic Sharp
BCC Make Alpha Key
BCC Match Grain
BCC Match Move
BCC Matte Choker
BCC Matte Cleanup
BCC Median
BCC Misalignment
BCC Mixed Colors
BCC Morph
BCC Mosaic
BCC Motion Blur
BCC Motion Key
BCC Motion Tracker
BCC Motion Tracker AE
BCC Motion Tracker Avid
BCC Motion Tracker FCP
BCC Motion Tracker Motion
BCC Motion Tracker PRM
BCC Motion Tracker Red
BCC Motion Tracker Resolve
BCC Motion Tracker Vegas
BCC Multi Shadow
BCC Multi Stretch Wipe
BCC Multi Stripe Wipe
BCC MultiTone Mix
BCC Noise Map
BCC Noise Map 2
BCC Noise Reduction
BCC Optical Flow
BCC Optical Stabilizer
BCC Organic Strands
BCC Overview in Adobe
BCC Overview in Avid
BCC Overview in FCP
BCC Overview in Resolve
BCC Page Turn
BCC Pan And Zoom
BCC Particle Array 3D
BCC Particle Emitter 3D
BCC Particle Illusion
BCC Particle Illusion Dissolve
BCC Particle System
BCC Pencil Sketch
BCC Pin Art 3D
BCC Pinning Controls
BCC Pixel Chooser
BCC Pixel Fixer
BCC PixelChooser – Legacy
BCC Polar Displacement
BCC Posterize
BCC Posterize Time
BCC Preferences
BCC Premult
BCC Presets
BCC Primatte Studio
BCC Prism
BCC Prism Dissolve
BCC Pyramid Blur
BCC Radial Blur
BCC Radial Wipe
BCC Rain
BCC Rays
BCC Rays Cartoon
BCC Rays Dissolve
BCC Rays Puffy
BCC Rays Radiant Edges
BCC Rays Radiant Spotlight
BCC Rays Ring
BCC Rays Ripply
BCC Rays Streaky
BCC Rays Textured
BCC Rays Wedge
BCC Rectangular Wipe
BCC Reflection
BCC Reframer
BCC Remover
BCC Reptilian
BCC Reverse Spotlight
BCC RGB Blend
BCC RGB Blur Dissolve
BCC RGB Displacement Dissolve
BCC RGB Edges
BCC RGB Pixel Noise
BCC Ribbon Wipe
BCC Rings Wipe
BCC Ripple
BCC Ripple Dissolve
BCC Rock
BCC Rough Glow
BCC Safe Colors
BCC Scanline
BCC Scatterize
BCC Sequencer
BCC Smooth Tone
BCC Snow
BCC Sparks
BCC Sphere
BCC Sphere Transition
BCC Spill Remover
BCC Spiral Blur
BCC Spotlight
BCC Spray Paint Noise
BCC Stage Light
BCC Star Matte
BCC Stars
BCC Steel Plate
BCC Super Blend
BCC Swish Pan
BCC Temporal Blur
BCC Textured Wipe
BCC Tile Mosaic
BCC Tile Wipe
BCC Time Displacement
BCC Title Studio
BCC Trails
BCC Trails Basic
BCC Tritone
BCC Tritone Dissolve
BCC Turbulence
BCC Twirl
BCC Twister
BCC Two Strip Color
BCC Two Way Key
BCC Type On Text
BCC Unsharp Mask
BCC UpRez
BCC User Guide
BCC Vector Blur Dissolve
BCC Vector Displacement
BCC Veined Marble
BCC Velocity Remap
BCC Video Glitch
BCC Video Morph
BCC VideoScope
BCC Vignette
BCC Vignette Wipe
BCC VR Blur
BCC VR Flicker Fixer
BCC VR Insert
BCC VR Reorient
BCC VR Sharpen
BCC Warp
BCC Water Color
BCC Water Waves Dissolve
BCC Wave
BCC Weave
BCC Wild Cards
BCC Wire Remover
BCC WitnessProtection
BCC Wood Grain
BCC Wooden Planks
BCC Z Space I
BCC Z Space II
BCC Z Space III
BCC Z-Blur
Removed Gradient Parameters
Title Studio - The Title Container Parameter Guide
Title Studio Basics
Title Studio- Animating an Object Using Keyframes
Title Studio- Creating a Credit Roll
Title Studio- Creating a Credit Roll Part Two
Title Studio- Creating A Fade Effect
Title Studio- Creating a Type on Effect with Title Containers
Title Studio- Creating an Animated Lower Third
Title Studio- Image Processors
Title Studio- Image Processors - Blur Shaders
Title Studio- Image Processors - Glow Shaders
Title Studio- Image Processors - Gradient Shaders
Title Studio- Image Processors - Key Shaders
Title Studio- Image Processors - Light Rays
Title Studio- Image Processors - Light Sweep
Title Studio- Image Processors - Scan Lines
Title Studio- Image Processors - Spotlight
Title Studio- Image Processors - Wipe Shaders
Title Studio- Image Processors- Linear Ripple
Title Studio- Keyframe Palette
Title Studio- Scene Container Parameter Guide
Title Studio- The Animation Tab
Title Studio- The Camera Tab
Title Studio- The Composite Tab
Title Studio- The Container Position Tab
Title Studio- The History Palette
Title Studio- The Info Window
Title Studio- The Lights Tab
Title Studio- The Preferences Panel
Title Studio- The Project Settings Window
Title Studio- The Render Tab
Title Studio- The Text Tool
Title Studio- The Tools Window
Title Studio- The User Marks Window
Title Studio- Understanding Track Structure
Title Studio- Working With Deformers
Title Studio- Working With Image Processor Shaders
Title Studio- Working With Spline Media
Title Studio- Working with the Composite Window
Title Studio- Working with the Controls Window
Title Studio- Working with the Timeline Window
Working in Vegas Pro

PRODUCT UPDATES & SPECIAL OFFERS

Join our email newsletter and keep up to date