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January 31, 2013 Author:

Learn how to create the zoom and pan effect made popular by documentary filmmaker Ken Burns. Using this effect makes plain and static subjects come to life with simple zooms and movement. In this post, we learn how to create the popular Ken Burns effect in Premiere Pro.  To create this roving effect in Adobe Premiere Pro, [...] Read More

Creating a “Ken Burns” Pan and Zoom Effect in Premiere Pro

  • January 31, 2013

    Lessons in Creativity from Pixar

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    Learning how to be a better creative is crucial to all creative professionals regardless of what field you’re specifically in. Check out these great resources from the folks at Pixar on how to be a better creative. Read More

  • January 30, 2013

    Using Wiggle to Create Random Movement in Adobe After Effects

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    Create cool effects in less time with After Effects expressions. In this post we show you how to apply an AE wiggle expression to your motion design and video editing projects. Read More

  • January 29, 2013

    Smoke ConnectFX: The Paint Node

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    Learn how to paint with images and how to get the most out of the Paint Node inside Autodesk Smoke. I am not an artist…I freely and honestly admit that. But the Paint Node in Smoke, gives me the power to paint with pictures and create some artistic images. The Paint Node is often misunderstood and [...] Read More

  • January 23, 2013

    Introduction to After Effects Scripting

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    Don’t be intimidated by scripting in After Effects! We’ve rounded up a few online resources to get you started modifying and creating your own AE scripts – a great way to make your post production workflow more efficient. Read More

  • January 22, 2013

    How to Chroma Key in Adobe Premiere Pro

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    Learn how to quickly pull a chroma key in Premiere Pro – an essential skill for working with green and blue screen video footage. In this post, we’ll show you how. Read More

  • January 18, 2013

    Rig Removal and Compositing Basics in After Effects

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    Learn After Effects compositing basics in this fun video tutorial. By levitating a cup in AE you’ll learn rig removal, keying and masking techniques. Read More