Tips, tricks and tutorials for professional video producers, filmmakers, directors and camera operators.
In this post, we give the complete rundown on importing and organizing Photoshop files for use in Autodesk Smoke – essential knowledge for Smoke video editors!
In this video tutorial we show you a simple trick for adding drama to your project. The flip shot adds discomfort/disorientation to any scene and is ideal to use when action is passing ‘through’ the camera.
Don’t neglect audio in your video production and filmmaking projects! We’ve rounded up a few resources to keep your audio sounding great, from on-set through final deliverables.
In this film/video production tutorial we show you a few techniques for using a camera dolly/slider with your DSLR. Sliders are an inexpensive way to make your shots more engaging and dynamic!
Save time and hard drive space by creating approval videos in After Effects CC by sending your projects to the Media Encoder queue. In this post we’ll show you how!
All too often directors, producers and even lowly editors get too attached to their temp music. Here are a few thoughts on how to avoid that trap. Photo from Flickr Temp music, or temporary music, is the score you’re editing with until the final or ‘real’ music replaces it. Many editors get into the trap
Win a Canon 70D DSLR photo/video camera from Premiumbeat.com and creativeLIVE – a $1,199 value!
Give your black and white video footage more punch by customizing the monochrome with the channel mixer. In this quick tutorial we give the After Effects channel mixer a spin and see what effect is has on our sample shots.
Blackmagic Design shocks the industry by slashing the price of it’s popular Cinema Camera from $2995 to $1995.
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Clients pay you for your creative expertise, so what do you do when you have opposing ideas? In this post we share some tips for creating respectful client/creative relationships!
In this post we share a few tips for reframing the way you think about how to make money. Great tips for creative professionals looking to make an extra source of income!