Creating a cool glass breaking effect in After Effects, and then freezing the action with a little time-remapping from tutorial author Toby Fitzpatrick. Check out the Creating Breaking Glass & Freezing Time in After Effects Tutorial here.

Toby Fitzpatrick notes on his tutorial: “In this tutorial I will show you how to create a cool looking glass/window break. I’ll be talking through some basic compositing with Action Movie Essentials 2 and cover a little time remapping. There are a handful of other Harry Potter-themed tutorials here on Aetuts+. Check them out below the tutorial.”