TUTORIAL: Make your own Columbia Intro

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Blender from

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Adobe After Effects CS4 or newer


1) Unzip

2) Open Columbia.blend in Blender
2.1) Press Tab
2.2) Edit
2.3) Press Tab
2.4) Click Animation

3) Open Columbia.aep in After Effects CS4, CS5, CS5.5 or newer
3.1) Change subtitle by double-clicking on it
3.2) Select the Columbia composition
3.3) Composition -> Add to render queue
3.4) Click Lossless -> Format Options -> Use DivX if available
3.5) If no DivX, then click "Video for Windows" and choose H.264
3.6) Select Audio Output
3.7) Choose saving location
3.8) Render

If you upload the intro you created, I'd be glad for some credits. Thanks.