Video tutorials covering filmmaking, production and post. Software covered includes Avid, After Effects and Final Cut Pro.
Final Cut Pro 10.1 makes managing media storage easier than ever before. External media referencing and a new ‘leave in place’ option provide more flexibility whether you are editing by yourself or with a team.
Exporting video from Photoshop is easily explained in this video tutorial by Richard Harrington.
Discover which light stand is ideal for your video or film project. In this video tutorial we talk C-stands, lightweight stands and speciality boom and uni lighting stands.
Get Autodesk Flame’s automizer node inside of Smoke. In this video tutorial we’ll show you how to get this node and use it to enhance your effects capabilities!
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.