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.
Save time in post! Create presets for Apple Compressor to cover common encoding tasks. In this post, we show you how to make your own and share FREE Compressor presets to get you started.
Repair shaky video footage in Premiere Pro using the powerful Warp Stabilizer effect – great for POV and handheld shots! In this post, we show you how to smooth your video footage and fix DSLR rolling shutter issues.
The Corner Pin Effect in Premiere Pro is a quick way to composite signage in elements in your video frame. In this post we show you how to use this handy effect, as well as nest ‘pinned’ elements into your video footage.
As an editor, the key to shaping the story hidden amid the footage is to understand the fundamentals of scriptwriting. The two tweets below got me inspired to put together a post on scriptwriting and storytelling for editors and creatives alike. If you’re like me and keen to beef up your story structure skills, these scriptwriting
Discover how to achieve real-time collaborative video editing with Autodesk Smoke. In this post we show you how to open Smoke on multiple systems, working on the same project at the same time!
You’ve made a great film and you want it seen! Follow these tips from the director/producers of the documentary hit “Indie Game: The Movie”. Tons of great takeaways for self distribution and promotion.
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.
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.
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.
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
With Premiere Pro CS6 you can add audio effects not only to clips, but also entire tracks! In this post we share several ways to use the audio effects within Premiere Pro.
Need to pull a green screen key? After Effects provides the tools to give you clean keys and in this blog post we’ll show you how.