Hologram / Projector beams in After Effects without plugins

There’s loads of “how to make a hologram” AE tutorials on YouTube, but they all seem to miss out the beams from the projector. This mini-tutorial shows you how to use CC Radial Blurs and Expressions to achieve responsive, changing beams of light.
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Expression used:
L = thisComp.layer(“Emitter”);
L.toWorld([thisComp.width/2-transform.position[0],thisComp.height/2-transform.position[1],0]);

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Project File: http://bit.ly/2UhFzjG

Published by ShiveringCactus

Tutorials and videos, mainly After Effects, but with some 3D and puppetry stuff too.

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