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By Chad Bonanno

October 20th, 2009

In this episode of RGTV, Chad Bonanno shows you how he created the motion graphics titles for the feature film "Dreamgirls." These titles were also used in the broadcast ads and trailers for the award-winning film.


April 19th, 2010 at 4:10 amGerald Corvera says:

when i try to open the project, it said (\"LF Glow\") is missing and the Text Layer: Font Family: \'FuturaBT\', Font style: \'Light\' are also missing....
what will i do now?

January 19th, 2010 at 8:06 amKlas says:

Thanks for the tutorial!
With some super plug-ins :)

December 28th, 2009 at 12:22 amAnil says:

God I love this plugins. Great tutorial. The video is bit lengthy. It could have been spitted in to two parts. Million thanks for this tutorial.

December 15th, 2009 at 12:19 pmLoay Emad says:

This tutorial is very useful & cool either
I love the way you teach After Effects. You should work in teaching After Effects not all these things that Ahron said about you :).
Thanks for your time Chad & I hope (Really hope) to see more tutorials from you.

November 28th, 2009 at 4:08 pmKurty says:

Hello Chad!! Great seeing you work. Some of the frame at some of the time did not cover the very quick workings of you in action. That was ok though because if you were listening, then it soon materialized as you showed everything happening clearly within in a short time. Maybe getting the display a little brighter with perhaps a split screen close-up showing everything in sync. Ahh, who knows…?
I was a forox animation camera guy in the late seventies into the eighties and was creating fancy titles with Ektachrome dupes and hand-made masks. Man, this computer has sure made things operate like magic! I’ll be watching more of your tutorials and will be getting better at everything. Thanks. Kurty

November 9th, 2009 at 3:16 pmAndi says:

i second on the very strange editing/zooming in the video podcast.

November 8th, 2009 at 2:21 pmSean says:

Chad....excellent work. The screen capture was sort of unsettling at times but I don't think anyone missed much. The information presented was concise and extremely useful. I followed along and knocked out a new intro for my wife's company. Thanks for the help! Would love to see more stuff from you very soon!

November 4th, 2009 at 3:27 pmAharon Rabinowitz says:

Don;t judge too harshly - Chad didn't have the specs for RGTV and did his best to make this workable - after he had captured at full screen. He's a busy guy so we were glad to have him share his knowledge, and next time his stuff will be at spec.

October 29th, 2009 at 2:40 pmvahik vartanians says:

I have seine your production on adobe traning it was fantastik to my eyes to look at.

October 23rd, 2009 at 11:24 amRussell Cory says:

I watched this the podcast of this tutorial. While the information is very helpful, the editing is dreadful. Rather than following the mouse, a good portion of the video is focused on random parts of the AE interface.
I guess Aharon has just spoiled us with his work…

October 22nd, 2009 at 4:30 pmSteve Martin says:

Hey very cool, thanks!

October 20th, 2009 at 10:26 pmScott Fedor says:

Some great info in there, but unfortunately the poor recording/camera placement mars the tutorial. Any chance of another take full screen?

October 20th, 2009 at 11:02 amKnappy says:

I liked the tutorial output but I must say the zooms to effects or the timeline made it difficult to see the immediate results of the changes being made. Perhaps a lower screen resolution may allow you to see the results as you are making changes.
Aside from that, good education on how to achieve some pretty cool effects.

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