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.
Bringing your DVD video into Final Cut Pro X or another video editing application is a quick and simple process! In this post we’ll look at how to efficiently convert your footage using a free online application!
Sometimes, it’s useful to insert placeholder footage in your sequence for video you have yet to shoot or gather. Fortunately, Final Cut Pro X offers a unique Placeholder generator effect, which allows you to customize your temporary video—down to the very last detail!
Final Cut Pro X’s Precision Editor allows you to view the handles of your clips as you perform ripples and rolls. This lets you exercise extra control as you trim. Watch this video tutorial to find out how to use the Precision Editor!
In Final Cut Pro X, you can use shape masks to define specific areas to apply color corrections. Not only that, but you can animate your masks over time, as well as combine them with other color correction effects, like color masks. Watch this video tutorial to find out how!
Many editors are experiencing issues using hard drives with FCPX. Vanishing external disks are preventing users from storing and accessing projects and media. In this post, we’ll review some tips for successfully using external hard drives with Final Cut Pro X!
Final Cut Pro X gives editors the ability to sync any folder on their hard drive to the application! In this post, we’ll take a look at how to sync up image folders in FCPX and tackle a few tips for using the Photo Browser! Make your Final Cut Pro edits more organized and efficient!
Avid Media Composer’s ScriptSync (by Nexidia) is one of the most talked about features of any editing software—it has totally revolutionized script-based editing. This tutorial is the second part in a two-part series to explain how to use this incredible tool!
Avid Media Composer’s ScriptSync (by Nexidia) is one of the most talked about features of any editing software—it has totally revolutionized script-based editing. This tutorial is the first part in a two-part series to explain how to set up your script in preparation for editing with ScriptSync!
Secondary color correction allows you to isolate a very narrow hue spectrum and affect it without changing the rest of the image. Watch this video tutorial to find out how to perform single and multiple secondary color corrections in Final Cut Pro X!
Want to decrease render times in Final Cut Pro and Final Cut Pro X? One reason your project may be rendering slow is because your images are not optimized for your project. In this quick tutorial we’ll look at how and why to resize your images for video editing!
Tangent introduces their Element control panel line…a modular surface for color correction and professional post production work. Economically priced, slim-line designed and highly customizable, the Element appears to signify a step ahead for post-production control surfaces.
Learn how to create a smooth, defined ending for any music track, regardless of length. This editing trick gives your project a professional feel, providing closure and finality to the end of any scene or sequence!