Original Conference 2016 Promo – BTS

This year marks year 10 for the Original Women’s Conference at Rockford First Church.  And it’s going to be huge!  This last week I had the opportunity to make a promo video for the conference that looks like this:

It was a fun project and can be easily described by three words:  Keyframes, Keyframes, Keyframes.  My editing style tends to veer towards fast cuts and edited to the beat of a song.  (See any wedding video in the weddings tab for examples).  But for this project, instead of just cuts, I thought it would be more interesting to have some movement between each clip and also play with some of the shapes found in the magazine.

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The entire piece was put together in After Effects.  Each clip is viewed by a camera moved by keyframes, a secondary camera was created to help position and mask each clip by seeing the whole scene from a birds eye perspective.  Imagine if you were laying out pictures on the floor and moving a physical camera to each picture.  It’s a little like that.  Here’s a glimpse of what it looked like behind the scenes.

Also!  If you’re a lady and haven’t registered for this conference yet!  Get on it!  Because this one is going to be crazy amazing!  Get more info here:  originalconference.com