Learn how to fake trick-shots in Adobe After Effects with 3D objects, inspired by the real tricks from Dude Perfect. Use simple editing and masking tricks to create a fake 3D object and animate it for your next big trick.

Another week another Copycat Friday, this week we’ll be taking a look at the new video of Dude Perfect Real Life Trick Shots 3. This video reached 9 million views in just 2 days and some of these trick shots are just out of this world. So what if I told you, YOU can also do these impossible tricks without much effort? Crazy, right?

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Well actually not at all! In the past we already did a video on how to do a trick shot from Dude Perfect where we showed you how to recreate these with a simple masking tips.

When brainstorming for this week’s effect, we came up with some practical effects and of course the common cut and wipe effects. But today we are showing you another way to do Dude Perfect like trick shots. We went this time for recreating objects in 3D and moving them around in the scene. And no, you don’t need extra 3D software or knowledge about it. We made it so easy everybody who owns a camera can make this effect. So forget the countless hours of practicing the shots and just grab your camera and go shoot! But of course don’t forget to watch this video first to know how to do those trick shots.

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