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Aaron Williams

Aaron Williams is a professional colorist, editor and motion graphic artist. He is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University’s School of Film and Television, and currently works full-time as a video editor in Nashville, TN.

Aaron interned at EFILM Digital Laboratories as a color assistant, where he assisted and learned from colorists like Mike Hatzer and Steve Scott. In 2008, he interned at Zoic Studios as a VFX intern. Aaron has worked on numerous award-winning student films, music videos, and documentaries as a colorist, editor, title designer, motion graphics artist and VFX artist.

August 26, 2013 Author:

In this video editing tutorial, we show you how to combine the tools in Adobe Speedgrade and Premiere Pro to create a customized vignette you can save for use in multiple projects in the future! Read More

Create Custom Vignettes for Premiere Pro

  • June 27, 2013

    Video Editing: Additive vs. Subtractive Color Correction

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    Get effective color grading results by using a subtractive color corrector, instead of the additive color correction filter that comes with your video editing software. In this post we share the benefits of subtractive color correction and how to use it in your video editing projects! Read More

  • June 20, 2013

    Video Color Correction: Fixing Bad White Balance Using Offset Controls

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    Working with footage with difficult color casts? Follow these tips to quickly correct bad white balance and color casts in your video projects! Read More

  • June 18, 2013

    Why a Full Screen Still-Store is Better Than a Split Screen

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    In this color grading quick tip, we discuss why it’s better to use full screen vs split screen when matching your shots – good advice for colorists and video editors! Read More