A bright and bouncy slideshow in the style of a tabletop shadowbox stage, evoking the feeling of a small puppet theater. I created this as the first chapter for a high school graduate tribute. But it’s also perfect for a new baby announcement, baby’s first year, childhood memories, etc.

Master Color Control lets you switch from boy to girl color palette with just one click. You can also easily customize your palette in the Master Color Control comp. And color control layers in individual pre-comps provide a simple way to make local color changes.

No pre-renders. All graphics are created and animated in After Effects. Everything is editable.

No plugins. All effects and fonts used in this project are included in the full version of After Effects.

  • CS5.5 and above
  • Full HD (1920×1080)
  • 33 image placeholders (Use photo or video!)
  • 8 text placeholders
  • 2:14 running time
  • Help file (pdf) included

Background music, “Cute Little Happy Claps”, is not included. You can purchase here: http://audiojungle.net/item/cute-little-happy-claps/7386763

June 2014 – This project has been updated to make it easier to use video in the image placeholders. Images in preview are not included, but can be found here:

September 2014 – Expressions have been universalized for compatibility in multiple languages.

October 2014 – 1. Fixed broken expression on tree color. 2. Ran updated Expression Universalizer to fix some missed expressions.

Newborn, Newborn, baby sleeping, newborn, Mother and baby, Mother with baby, Baby, baby and mama, Father and baby, Playing baby, Mother and Baby Playing in Field, Happy baby playing with a toy, laughing baby playing with mother, Baby playing with toys, baby bath, Baby Bath Time, Cute newborn baby sleeps, newborn baby, baby, Newborn, Endearment, Beautiful baby playing with toys, baby playing with chips, happy family with adorable baby, Baby in Little Pool, Smiley Baby, baby, baby, Baby, Baby, little baby, Family, parents with baby