• Daniel Hashimoto
  • March 6, 2020
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CHEAP TRICKS #14 | Pixar’s Onward Half Dad Effect

In this episode of Cheap Tricks, Hashi The Action Movie Dad shows you how to create the half-Dad from Pixar’s Onward. 

In shots ranging from simple to advanced, he’ll cover a variety of techniques for erasing characters from static and dynamic shots using 3D plate projection.  You’ll also learn to conjure some Onward-Inspired magic spells and beams. If live action footage isn’t your thing, Hashi also covers how to use Adobe’s Mixamo with Maxon Cinema 4D to create your own animated Dad legs in just 10 minutes or less.

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  1. Most posts I’ve seen on AFX are pretty lame, but this one is OUTSTANDING. Well told, well-illustrated and had a huge ROI. Congrats.

  2. Where can I download the live footage for the tutorial?
    Where are a lot of expression mistakes in the After Effects projects using AE 2020!

    1. There are some project files located here: https://www.redgiant.com/tutorial/cheap-tricks-half-dad-effect/
      If you need further information, please let our support team know!


  3. Would using Mocha’s Remove Module make this any easier?

  4. Hey man I love your stuff, I remember watching the tutorial of the giant in downtown throwing a police car into a building. I watched it while working so I was unable to actually work on the tutorial, I can not seem to find that tutorial? Can you post a link, please? Thankis

    1. Here you go: https://youtu.be/mqrXkHQ_qDI

      I hope this helps!

  5. footage is missing