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.
Edit Fests are annual opportunities for professional video editors to come together and share their experiences of working in the video/film industry. If you were unable to attend an Edit Fest this year, check out this roundup of some of the useful info shared at these events!
Create complex scenes of live action and CG, using Cineware! This demo on the Cinema 4D Lite and After Effects integration was recorded live at Siggraph 2013.
Create complex animations in Adobe After Effects with advanced paths. In this video tutorial you’ll learn basic through intermediate motion path techniques in AE.
When bringing your video editing projects into DaVinci Resolve you may have incorrect footage show up in your timeline. In this video tutorial learn how to remedy this common error by swapping out your shots.
Bring your Avid projects into Scratch for high-end finishing. In this video tutorial you’ll learn how to roundtrip your video editing projects from Avid to Scratch.
Quickly balance the color in your Final Cut Pro X projects. Skin Tone is a simple filter for restoring natural looking flesh tones!
Unleash the power of 5.1 audio mixing in Avid Media Composer – useful for temping audio into your projects and creating rough surround sound mixes!
Unleash the power of Cinema 4D in your After Effects projects! In this tutorial we walk you through the basics of the AE to C4D workflow, including prepping your footage by stabilizing and tracking.
In this post, we explore the color grading work done on Hollywood blockbusters Elysium and Pacific Rim!
In this post we take the CTRL+Console video editing controller for a real world spin. See our thoughts on using this iPad based video editing controller in Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro X projects.
In this After Effects video tutorial we show you how to get SMOOTH footage in After Effects using the powerful Warp Stabilizer VFX effect!
Check out this handy tutorial for creating 3D layers in Smoke and Photoshop! A great workaround for non-3D artists that want to add depth to their Smoke projects.