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.
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!
Final Cut Pro X is equipped with some easy-to-use color balancing tools that allow you to institute quick-fix corrections. Check out this tutorial to find out how!
Want to add energy and momentum to your video projects? Use this Final Cut Pro X tip to quickly line up your video cuts to music beats. Using markers you’ll know exactly where to make your edits. Improve pacing and flow by using music to your advantage!
We’ve rounded up the best FREE Final Cut Pro X transitions and effects! Add these cool plugins and templates to your editing arsenal! From color correction filters to simulated 3D space plugins, these effects will add style to your projects and increase your editing efficiency.
Bins chock-full of clips can be daunting when you’re trying to find just the right shot. In Part 1 of this two-part tutorial series, we learned how to create custom column information to help narrow down clip information. Now, in Part 2, we’ll take a look at how to sort and custom sift to really burrow down to exactly what we want to find.
Sometimes, the most important information you can generate about your clips is the user data that you define. In Part 1 of this two-part tutorial series, find out how to create custom columns and save your custom bin views in Avid Media Composer.
Jog through your FCP or FCPX timeline using these power shortcuts! Become a better Final Cut Pro editor by increasing your speed and being more efficient!