Video editing, video production and color grading tutorials. Software covered includes Adobe After Effects, Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro X and Maxon Cinema 4D.
After Effects can be a powerful finishing tool for your video edits. In this post, we outline a few ways to prepare your video editing timeline for an AE finish.
Control the stacking order of your timeline when Dynamic Linking from Premiere Pro to After Effects – a quick way to customize your project organization.
Save time and hard drive space by creating approval videos in After Effects CC by sending your projects to the Media Encoder queue. In this post we’ll show you how!
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!
All too often directors, producers and even lowly editors get too attached to their temp music. Here are a few thoughts on how to avoid that trap. Photo from Flickr Temp music, or temporary music, is the score you’re editing with until the final or ‘real’ music replaces it. Many editors get into the trap
In this post, we’ll take a quick look at qualifiers in color grading applications. What is a qualifier and how can it effect your color grading projects?
Give your black and white video footage more punch by customizing the monochrome with the channel mixer. In this quick tutorial we give the After Effects channel mixer a spin and see what effect is has on our sample shots.
We share the recipe for creating a highly stylized vintage look in SpeedGrade. Experiment with the settings to get a custom look of your own!
In this post we explore options for roundtripping from Final Cut Pro X to Logic Pro X for a comprehensive post production workflow. Good tips for any FCPX video editor!
In this post we experiment with creating vignettes in After Effects! See how combining matted solids with blending modes can add focus and depth to your video image.
Archive your projects securely and on the cheap. This archiving solution will show you how to create multiple backups for less dough.
In this post we demystify Smoke’s Read File node. Learn how and when to use it in your Smoke video editing projects.