Star Wars sets some great examples for aspiring filmmakers. In fact, lessons can even be found in the very brief behind-the-scenes looks we’ve had at The Force Awakens.
Recreate the groundbreaking Star Wars practical effects with this fun collection of tools and tutorials.
Storytelling is the most important part of the filmmaking process. For writer/director J.J. Abrams, it’s something that he’s spent a lifetime mastering.
There are multiple ways to smooth out and stabilize motion in After Effects. Here are the three most important techniques to know.
Practical lighting is becoming more common than ever thanks to the low-light abilities of modern digital cinema cameras. Here are a few of the most effective practical lights that are sure to add character to just about any image.
Let’s take a detailed, step-by-step look at what went into creating one of the most riveting scenes in recent film history: the alien attack that launches the War of the Worlds.
Reality television can be some of the most challenging content to capture, but these tips will help any unscripted set achieve better results.
Learn how to duplicate yourself with this easy cloning effect. You’ll be beside yourself with joy!
Give your hands a break and speed up your After Effects workflow! Let your hardware do the work for you with programmable keys!
This rarely used feature in FCPX will help significantly reduce your editing time on projects with heavy amounts of b-roll.
The creative process can be an absolute grind when trying to develop a film or video project. Let these production videos stoke your creative fires!
Utilize these tips to creatively use a reflector on location to capture the right lighting for your next production.