In this post we take our cues from traditional narrative writing and apply these techniques to video editing. Learn a few tips for crafting a successful story in your video projects.
Create an animated map in After Effects without any third party plugins or expressions – a major improvement over boring static map images!
Be inspired by a few films that prove that less is more, when it comes to dialogue. These silent (or near silent) films convey emotion through mood, production style and clever storytelling.
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 the 5 MUST USE shortcuts for any video editing application. These are the shortcuts that are an essential part of my daily video editing work – and it should be part of your workflow too!
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.
Round table discussions by leaders in the film and video industry is terrific way to pick up new tips and learn from others experiences. In this post, we’ve shared some of the most insightful round table discussions by well-known directors, screenwriters, cinematographers and composers.
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.
We’ve teamed up with Luca Visual FX to giveaway 6 copies of the new Hi-Tech graphics pack! This motion graphics kit is perfect for sci-fi related programming, documentaries, news or music videos.