After effects definitely became my best friend these last few months. Animating logos, keying green screen and compositing different footage… The more I work with After effects, the more I get into it. The software is so powerful that the only limitation I can see comes from the user.
I made some research online for my next project for which I will probably use some 3D camera projection. I read that this technique is also called 3D camera mapping. That allows you to use stills and 2D footage in a 3D environment.
Here is a good exemple:
Todd Vaziri is a visual effects artist. He currently works at Industrial Light & Magic, a division of Lucasfilm, in San Francisco, California.