Tutorial: Virtual Production for 360 Video | After Effects

Tutorial: Virtual Production for 360 Video | After Effects

This tutorial is a great intro to 360 virtual production. It’s ideal for musicians or performers who want to add themselves into a virtual performance space. You don’t need a 360 camera, and no plugins are required for the basic setup. All the stylization is with Mettle Mantra V2 and FLUX. Includes free project file. Hosted by Charles Yeager.
Download the free demos and follow along: Mantra V2  FLUX

Key Green screen footage.

Create 360 comp and add space image.

Using Mettle Globe Preview.

Create floor layer.

Add person into scene.

Use After Effects > VR Blur and matte for scene.

Add FLUX for background.

Use Mantra V2 on adjustment layer.

Add subject reflection.

Add floor texture.

Experiment with VR Rotate Sphere.

Export with the VR presets.

Charles Yeager is a Filmmaker & Motion Graphics Artist currently residing in Arkansas. His projects have been recognized by Canon, Video Copilot, Vimeo, Filmmaker IQ, No Film School, Film Convert, BOOM Library & Filminute. See his portfolio at yeagerfilms.com.

Charles is the author of numerous Mettle tutorials on video post-production in After Effects and Premier Pro. You can find them in the tutorial sections on our website.

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