Posts Tagged ‘tips’
In this video editing tutorial, we show you how to combine the tools in Adobe Speedgrade and Premiere Pro to create a customized vignette you can save for use in multiple projects in the future!
All too often directors, producers and even lowly editors get too attached to their temp music. Here are a few thoughts on how to avoid that trap. Photo from Flickr Temp music, or temporary music, is the score you’re editing with until the final or ‘real’ music replaces it. Many editors get into the trap
In this post, we’ll take a quick look at qualifiers in color grading applications. What is a qualifier and how can it effect your color grading projects?
Give your black and white video footage more punch by customizing the monochrome with the channel mixer. In this quick tutorial we give the After Effects channel mixer a spin and see what effect is has on our sample shots.
In this post we experiment with creating vignettes in After Effects! See how combining matted solids with blending modes can add focus and depth to your video image.
In this post we demystify Smoke’s Read File node. Learn how and when to use it in your Smoke video editing projects.
In this post, we show you the difference between grading in 8 bit vs 32 bit color and how it can improve your video color grades!
If you’re a working director of photography, or interested in the art of cinematography, be sure to check out these in-depth profiles of the process and insights of three leading Hollywood DPs.
Make your color grades easily modifiable by grading in layers in your video editing app. With a grade layer you only need to adjust one filter, instead of each clip individually!
A lull in work during the summer provides an excellent opportunity to build your creative business. In this post, we share useful tips for growing – both professionally and creative – during the summer!
Get effective color grading results by using a subtractive color corrector, instead of the additive color correction filter that comes with your video editing software. In this post we share the benefits of subtractive color correction and how to use it in your video editing projects!
Working with footage with difficult color casts? Follow these tips to quickly correct bad white balance and color casts in your video projects!