Create A Harry Potter “priori Incantatem” Effect In After Effects

The magical effect of Priori Incantatem conjured up in Harry Potter films is made possible using After Effects and Trapcode Particular. This tutorial comes from Ben McEwan, courtesy of AEtuts.

“This is the first of a 3-part series on how to replicate or perform Priori Incantatem in your own work. In this part, we will take look at matchmoving our shot and using data from After Effects as well as starting with particle animation; along the way there are also some quick tips for speeding up workflow.”