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.
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.
Pick up some sound mixing tips from the pros! In this post, we share examples of pro sound mixes and how you can apply these techniques to your own audio editing work.
If you’re in a pinch this technique for achieving smooth tracking shots with only a monopod or tripod should do the trick!
Creating a Ken Burns effect in Final Cut Pro X is simple! Using the built-in Ken Burns effect you can automate keyframes, applying quick animations to your photos and video clips.