Download Files

If you'd like to say thanks how about subscribing to our fabulous newsletter or giving us a friendly tweet? Hey, why not do both!

Say thanks with a Tweet

Say thanks with a Subscription

Learn about the After Effects Beam effect and two unusual ways it can be used.

  1. Scott Fedor

    I recently used beam in a corporate project discussing networking and the client wanted neon lights to encircle the globe showing the “net-connections”. Add an index time offset expression, to have the beams start at 0% and grow outwards at slightly different rates, and you got some tech-looking cyber-networks in no time. Must admit it wasn’t the fastest render though with 40+ layers of beam…

    • John Dickinson

      Thanks for that Scott. Perhaps you can give us a link to your finished spot? Best, John.

  2. Scott Fedor

    Hi John–

    Here’s a quick clip. Unfortunately due to a NDA I can’t show more, but this should get the effect across. If anyone has questions, feel free to email…

Leave a Comment

  • (will not be published)

XHTML: You can use these tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>