Video tutorials covering filmmaking, production and post. Software covered includes Avid, After Effects and Final Cut Pro.
LEDs are light, relatively inexpensive and require little power, making them an ideal choice for many video pros. In this post we explore the pluses and minuses of LEDs, and how to get the most out of these lights in your video production work.
Create a look popular in motion design – the animated banner. In this video tutorial we jump into After Effects and show you how to do it with simple shape layers and keyframing.
If you’re looking to dip your toes into the color grading waters, check out this comprehensive tutorial for DaVinci Resolve.
You don’t need fancy third party plugins to create 3D text in After Effects. In this tutorial we show you 3 simple ways to give your text a 3D effect.
Create an animated map in After Effects without any third party plugins or expressions – a major improvement over boring static map images!
We continue our Lighting for Video series by getting down with fluorescents. Learn what makes fluorescent lights unique and how to best utilize them in your film and video productions.
Learn how to create a homemade lighting rig that inexpensive, versatile and easy to use.
Are you an editor looking to improve your motion graphics work? In this post we’ve curated the best tutorials on useful motion graphics and visual effects techniques.
This video editing de-flicker trick is ideal for removing unsightly light flicker from your shots. Simply layer your shots and offset – it’s easy, fast and drastically improve the look of your slow motion and high shutter shots.
Learn how to create a dynamic tree animation in After Effects – fitting for a fall or Christmas themed project.
Multicam isn’t just for live events! In this post we share a powerful workflow for organizing and editing your narrative projects with Final Cut Pro X’s multicam.
In this tutorial, in our on-going series on Lighting for Video, we dig deeper into incandescent lighting. Explore different options for incadeccent lighting, as well as some examples of incandescent lighting setups.