While After Effects may be an extremely powerful VFX and motion graphics tool, it can be just as useful for workflow tasks like creating multiple deliverables of the same project.
One of the most challenging shots for a DP is a ‘continuous take’ that moves inside and outside within the same shot. These cinematography tips will show you how to do it right.
DaVinci Resolve may be known as one of the world’s best color grading platforms, but its compositing/chroma key tools are just as impressive.
With cameras like the ARRI ALEXA and Blackmagic URSA offering both ProRes 4444 and RAW capabilities, many shooters are torn between the two formats. Are their differences even worth stressing about?
Lookup tables are one of the most useful tools for editors, colorists, and DPs alike. Here’s how you can generate LUTs in Photoshop in a pinch.
Overcranking in camera will give you the option to achieve beautiful slow-motion work in post. But if you don’t follow the right formula in the editing room, your results will be less than ideal.
Wireless video monitoring systems are crucial for many types of productions, but their high costs can often be prohibitive for indie filmmakers. Here’s how to build your own.
The duotone color style can work really well as a more experimental look. Achieving great results only takes two very simple steps.
These five FCPX keyboard shortcuts are crucial if you want to increase your editing speed.
Many filmmakers have issues shooting under natural light, as they often neglect to utilize one of the most basic tools available to them: the collapsable reflector.
Indie productions need to be picky with their locations in order to keep production value high. The easy-to-shoot locations on this list will work wonders for filmmakers on a budget.
Editing comedy takes a very specific and unique set of skills. It’s arguably one of the hardest genres to cut. These tips will help you maximize your laughs every time.