Cool After Effects Tutorial: Distorted Type & Data Glitch
Give your text a grungy tech look by creating distorted digital type and video in After Effects.
Lloyd Alvarez over at AEScripts.com presents two great tutorials for giving any text or video element a glitched-out tech look. Using the Data Glitch 2.0 plugin for After Effects, you can create a distorted digital studder effect that’s perfect for a movie trailer or title sequence. This edgy look works well for any project dealing with technology, computers or the future (think: Inception). Take a peek at examples of this effect:
Lloyd lays out the process to achieve this contorted high-tech animation style in 2 detailed video tutorials. One quick note, these tutorials aren’t for the After Effects newbie. Like many of the high-quality tutorials over at AEScripts, a familiarization and prior experience with After Effects is highly recommended before jumping in.