Ben Brownlee breaks down how to create a soundwave blast effect using the Boris FX Suite inside Adobe After Effects. (Part 1 of 4)
Learn how to take a large VFX challenge and break it into small solvable stages. You’ll be using Mocha’s planar tracking to create source points for the soundwaves and Continuum’s Beat Reactor to drive your effects using the music.
00:00 Breakdown the effect
04:02 Tracking with Mocha
08:15 Visualizing music with Beat Reactor
12:56 Using helper layers