The latest video editing and post production tips, tricks and tutorials. Applications covered include Final Cut Pro X, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Smoke and Cinema 4D.
There are several video editing techniques every professional needs to know. Let’s take a look at two of them: the J-cut and L-cut.
Despite modern innovations, a dedicated light meter is still the best way to ensure consistent and high quality results on your video projects.
The jump cut can drive any editor crazy. Here are five ways to hide jump cuts and save your sanity.
Working with color takes more than just the right software. Here are three tips for building a color correction suite that will improve your output.
There’s more to video editing transitions than simply moving between scenes. Let’s look at the reasons behind the cuts.
When shooting directly at the sun, some digital cinema cameras suffer from the “black sun effect,” which can leave a nasty-looking hole in your image. Here’s how to fix it in DaVinci Resolve.
How to use the juxtaposition of uninflected shots and the gutter between them to make a compelling edit that will keep your viewers actively engaged in the storytelling process.
Apple’s recent Final Cut Pro X update includes a new feature that allows users to assign default audio and video effects to their clips using a simple keyboard shortcut. Let’s take a look at how it works.
Parallel editing is a powerful tool for film editors. Here are some classic Hollywood examples of the technique that will show you how to pull it off.
Explosion elements are a great way to create indie-budget action effects. Here are the best places to find earth-shaking explosion elements.
We’re giving away a FREE moviemaking eBook! It’s a fantastic resource for anyone interested in breaking into the film and video industry. Here’s how to get it.
The split-screen technique has been used by film editors and VFX artists for over 100 years. Take a look at its evolution during two prominent decades.