This is really cool.
Not just because it feels like a retro side-scrolling adventure video game…
But because it’s a great looking effect that is versatile, inventive, infinitely customizable, and needs no keyframes.
By following this video you’ll be able to create an effective background you can use in anything from commercials to YouTube to music videos.
I can see it being really useful for lots of motion graphics and social media content.
Some of the steps include:
- Adding Fast Noise
- Using a custom tool and building expressions
- Making it move
- Adding shadow, background, parallax
- Adding a title
- Changing everything to create a new version
If you use it for nothing else, I found this was a fascinating example of the power of expressions in Fusion.
Gedaly is the Managing Editor of DVresolve.com. He is a professional editor, having cut national commercials for major companies, and does color & VFX for indie films at Mask & Feather. He’s also a filmmaker, writing and directing shorts & features. Gedaly is the co-founder of Working.Actor and former marketing strategist for large brands.