A video i created using Adobe After Effects. I used many effects from films as my inspiration including:
The Star Wars Lightsaber battle
Clockwork Orange intro
Street Fighter hadouken
Zelda: Link in the lost woods
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More info about after effects. You can buy it for about £600. You can leran how i do everything by free tutorials plastered on the web such as www.videocopilot.net. There are many elements you must learn before doing some effects. You can learn all of this from the web for free. Just search after effects tutorials.