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October 16, 2014 Author:

Give your video shots greater dimension! Follow these tips for shooting shallow depth of field. Read More

Tips for Working With a Shallow Depth of Field

  • October 14, 2014

    How to Find Your Story When Cutting a Documentary


    Editing a feature length documentary film can be an extremely daunting task because of the massive amount of footage and the endless creative options. In this post, we share 3 tips for approaching a documentary edit. Read More

  • September 24, 2014

    3 Reasons Short Films Get Rejected From Festivals


    Every year thousands upon thousands of short films are submitted and then rejected from festivals across the globe. Although these shorts are so diverse in terms of genre, style and budget, the reasons they get rejected largely fall into one of three main categories. Read More

  • September 15, 2014

    3 Ways to Achieve Smoother Results in the Edit Room


    Since FCPX shook up the post-production world a few years ago, many editors have been heavily focused on the ‘NLE Wars’, trying to choose the best software for their needs. Now that the dust has settled, let’s look at some fundamental editing techniques that are relevant no matter what system you’re editing on. Read More

  • May 29, 2014

    3 Easy Ways to Get Rid of Writers Block


    Struggling to develop or finish your screenplay? We share 3 tips that will get your head clear and back on track. Read More

  • May 9, 2014

    Final Cut Pro X Video Tutorial: Compound Clips for Music


    Working with music in FCPX? In this exclusive Final Cut Pro X video tutorial we share a trick for quickly replacing temp tracks with final versions. Read More

  • May 7, 2014

    Creating 3D Flip Down Text in After Effects


    Combine multiple text animators in After Effects to create overshoot for a great-looking organic animation! Text animators in After Effects are awesome. They allow you to have great, complex text animations while being able to make easy modifications to the text’s content. Here’s how to make one of my favorite quick animations: 3D flip down text [...] Read More