Building A Film Scratches And Dust Look In After Effects Using Shape Layers

Evan Abrams takes a look at creating an old, worn-in appearance to videos in After Effects. He demonstrates how you can build scratches and dust with some simple techniques that will work for any film project!

we’ll make dust, scratches, a square frame, and a little colour correcting

Evan’s final project is a fun, creative video filled with scratches. Evan used fractal noise for some of the film grain in this clip and After Effects Vector Shape Layers to create an expressive look by scratching it up using simple expressions on his computer keyboard while editing! The end product has something that will make anyone feel like they’re watching their favorite movie again – even if you haven’t seen any movies at all today!!