Create a Doctor Who (2005) Time Vortex in After Effects

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Sep 11, 2021 Sep 11, 2021

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A Trapcode Particular and CC Particle World tutorial.


Fantastic! After all these years, it turns out there’s a simple way to recreate a David Tennant era… I mean… Christopher Eccelston era time vortex. In this dual After Effects tutorial, I show how to take the particle tunnel / wormhole I previously made, and adapt it to match the 2005 - 2009 Doctor Who title sequence. And not only that, but then I also demonstrate how to reverse the direction of travel, swinging the camera around and changing the colour from blue to red. Just like the blue-shift to red-shift of the titles.


I do have to use a couple of expressions, but I promise they are easy to follow and won’t make AE go all wibbly-wobbly timey-wimey.



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