Rainy Window (Tutorial)


In this massive, 3-chapter tutorial you will learn how to create an After Effects scene with a realistic rain dripping down a window. In chapter 1 I explain the creation of the background plate - from a single photograph to an illusion of an alive city at night. In chapter 2 I walk you though the creation of rain simulation using Trapcode Particular. The final, 3rd chapter focuses on compositing these elements together to create the final look.

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Everything Tastes Better in Slow Motion (part 5)


Another Olivari project came to a close in 2013. Here are the last 6 parts of the amazing Everything Tastes Better in Slow Motion series.

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Bowerbirds: August


Fireflies in an early evening.... It's probably no surprise that this video was vastly inspired by amazing photography of Yume Cyan. We combined simulated particle fireflies created with custom aperture sprites with a footage of the forrest and then revealed it with the mattes shot specifically for this project (as usual).

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Istanbul 5AM


I woke up late to the sound of cars crossing the Istanbul bridge. I remembered how quiet and peaceful this city can be at dawn, and decided to capture that feeling. Fortunately I had quite a few great shots taken by Bora Sübakan a few weeks ago. I put on some music and started editing and compositing.

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Tutorial: Alphabet Soup (Fake Text Particles)


In this After Effects tutorial I will show you how to create a cool underwater opening title sequence using text animators and no plug-ins.

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Rainy Window (Tutorial)


In this massive, 3-chapter tutorial you will learn how to create an After Effects scene with a realistic rain dripping down a window. In chapter 1 I explain the creation of the background plate - from a single photograph to an illusion of an alive city at night. In chapter 2 I walk you though the creation of rain simulation using Trapcode Particular. The final, 3rd chapter focuses on compositing these elements together to create the final look.

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Likes7 Comments1 Minutes

Everything Tastes Better in Slow Motion (part 5)


Another Olivari project came to a close in 2013. Here are the last 6 parts of the amazing Everything Tastes Better in Slow Motion series.

Read More


Likes1 Comment1 Minute

Bowerbirds: August


Fireflies in an early evening.... It's probably no surprise that this video was vastly inspired by amazing photography of Yume Cyan. We combined simulated particle fireflies created with custom aperture sprites with a footage of the forrest and then revealed it with the mattes shot specifically for this project (as usual).

Read More


Likes1 Comment1 Minute

Istanbul 5AM


I woke up late to the sound of cars crossing the Istanbul bridge. I remembered how quiet and peaceful this city can be at dawn, and decided to capture that feeling. Fortunately I had quite a few great shots taken by Bora Sübakan a few weeks ago. I put on some music and started editing and compositing.

Read More


Likes5 Comments1 Minute

Tutorial: Alphabet Soup (Fake Text Particles)


In this After Effects tutorial I will show you how to create a cool underwater opening title sequence using text animators and no plug-ins.

Read More


Likes59 Comments2 Minutes