As described in this tutorial, aiming lights can be easier if you can see “through” the light using a camera duct-taped on to it. Commonly found in 3D apps, the light-view option is sadly lacking in After Effects. Well here’s a script to do the duct-taping for you.
This script removes disabled effects from layers in your comp. While disabled effects don’t do anything, they mess up the workspace, create confusion, increase the size of the project file and can cause problems if you’re sharing the project to machines that don’t have the effects.
A nifty powershell timer module I use Powershell for setting up renders a lot. And often I want to give something time to render, then compress it, send it to the internets, shut down the workstation, whatever. I used to just use the Start-Sleep commandlet (Sleep to its friends), but because I like complicating things … Continue reading Nanananana—Count-down!