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.
In this quick video tutorial you’ll learn the basics of working with masks in After Effects. Highlights include adding a mask to your project, using mask shortcuts and creating a quick vignette with a mask in AE.
Create a dynamic outer space shot in After Effects without any third party plugins or filters! Great for sci fi or documentary projects!
Considering a new workspace for your creative business? In this post, we share some thoughts on why working from home might be holding you back and why coworking and collaborative workspaces may provide a vibrant and productive alternative.
Cinemagraphs are gaining increasingly popularity online – combining a bit of motion with a still photo. In this post we share some cinemagraph examples, as well as how to make your own cinemagraph in Photoshop or Final Cut Pro X.
Save time in Final Cut Pro X by bundling your exports! Create multiple files and versions in one export.
Discover the cloud based features in Adobe Premiere Pro CC. Quickly access to YOUR video editing preferences and tools no matter where you are or what computer you are using.
Spotmaps provide a quick way to see a color palette of an entire film. Discover how these unique color maps can be used to think critically about the use of color in your own projects.
Many videos pros are worried about lower barriers to entry creating an onslaught of amateur looking to break into the professional market. In this post, we share a few thoughts on why pros should actually welcome a new legion of amateur video creators.
Adobe has improved After Effects with the addition of features that will make video editing and motion graphics work faster and more powerful. Check out some of our favorite new features including bicubic scaling, the refine edge tool and new export options.
Create slick 3D text animations in Autodesk Smoke! In this post, we show you how to make your 3D text pop, with custom lighting, animation and extrusion.
Final Cut Pro X makes it super easy to isolate one color in your video image. In this post, we share 3 video tutorials that show you how to achieve this popular Sin City/Pleasantville effect in FCPX!
Looking for a powerhouse computer for your video editing and post production work? Make one! In this post, we put together essential links with insight and instructions into building a custom PC or “hackintosh” system.