Mantra VR | Twirl Tutorial

Mantra VR | Twirl Tutorial

The Mantra VR Twirl effect, creates a seamless transformation into a spiral effect inside your 360° footage. This effect works well when used in combination with the other Effects from Mantra VR and creates various interesting visuals when adjusting its parameters. Follow along with Charles Yeager in the tutorial video below.

Mantra VR is a comprehensive set of tools for stylization and FX in After Effects and Premiere Pro. You can download a free demo and try it out!

Mantra VR | Twirl Effect Tutorial

Effects > Mettle > Mantra VR Twirl

Adjusting the Strength parameter will trigger the Twirl effect, Increasing it will cause the Twirl to be more pronounced

The Fixed Latitude parameter animates the Twirl

Moving the Point of Interest around creates a Liquid-like effect

Combination of the Twirl and Meridian Waves Effect

Mantra VR.

360/VR Stylization + FX for After Effects and Premiere Pro.

A set of 16 filters with practical and artistic effects, with a Node Panel, Audio Reactivity and Globe Preview Panel


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

Charles is the author of numerous tutorials on 360/VR video production in After Effects and Premier Pro. You can find them in the tutorial sections on the Mettle website.

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