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Video Tutorials

Avid, After Effects and Final Cut Pro Video Tutorials.

November 12, 2013 Author:

Powerful metadata is one feature that makes Final Cut Pro X powerful. In this post, we share a few videos and training tutorials to show you how to get the very most out of metadata in your FCPX edits. Read More

FCPX Advanced Metadata Workflows

  • November 6, 2013

    CinemaDNG Post Production Workflows

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    New to working with CinemaDNG files? In this post we share useful info on production and post CinemaDNG workflows. Highlights include creating offline CinemaDNG proxies, grading CinemaDNG files and real-world case studies of CinemaDNG in action. Read More

  • November 4, 2013

    Lighting for Video: Color Temperature and Size

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    In part 2 of our series on Lighting for Video we discuss color temperature, light size and power draw. Understanding these lighting essentials is important for determining the right light for your video productions. Read More

  • November 4, 2013

    After Effects Tutorial: Stripes Transition with Shape Layers

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    Create a dynamic stripe transition in After Effects – a versatile animation that can be easily customized. Then save the animation as a preset so you can quickly use it again in the future. In this After Effects video tutorial we’ll show you how. Read More

  • October 28, 2013

    Lighting for Video: Introduction and Light Output

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    We kick off our Lighting for Video tutorial series with this introduction to lighting instruments and how to measure output. This is ESSENTIAL knowledge for any video pro! Read More

  • October 25, 2013

    After Effects Tutorial and Free Project File: Heat Displacement

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    In this After Effects video tutorial you’ll learn a simple trick for adding heat waves to your project! Read More

  • October 23, 2013

    After Effects Tutorial: Push Button Animation

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    In this After Effects tutorial we’ll show you how to create a simple push button animation – useful for a variety of projects like infographics and product demos. Read More