Enjoying After Effects' Video Effects

I've saved the best video effects for last: the 12 AE effects. Nearly half of the newer Premiere video effects are AE created. Their icon?a hand with a number 4 on it?indicates that they are all products of AE 4.0. That's an older version than the latest update to AE, but these effects are still powerful and fun.

I've divided them into two categories: Color Appearance and 3D Style. To follow up on the previous hour's suggestion that you create new file folders in the Video Effects palette, you might want to add a 3D Style folder and place the Color Appearance effects in that previously created folder. I'll explain each effect in detail and offer some possible uses as well.

    Part II: Enhancing Your Video