The latest video editing and post production tips, tricks and tutorials. Applications covered include Final Cut Pro X, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Smoke and Cinema 4D.
What are LUTs and how can they improve your color grading workflow? In this post, we take a look at how LUTs are used in high end color grading work and share a tutorial for getting started with LUTs in DaVinci Resolve!
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?
Create an iconic MS-DOS or Terminal text effect with this FREE After Effects text preset – a classic digital typewriter look.
Check out these pack of 30 free vintage textures perfect for video editing and print design projects.
In this video tutorial, learn how to give your footage an organic watercolor look in After Effects – complete with paint-in/paint-out reveal!
Touch free video editing with Final Cut Pro X and the Leap Motion Controller? Is this the wave of the future of just a silly gimmick?
Joining the exodus of editors making the switch from FCP to Premiere Pro? Check out this handy video detailing 10 key differences between the video editing applications.
Reset your AE workspace by closing all open compositions using a simple shortcut – great when working with complex projects!
Give life to your data with a 3D timeline animation! In this Adobe After Effects video tutorial we’ll show you how to create a dynamic timeline effect – great for documentary or corporate video projects.
Edit Fests are annual opportunities for professional video editors to come together and share their experiences of working in the video/film industry. If you were unable to attend an Edit Fest this year, check out this roundup of some of the useful info shared at these events!
Create complex scenes of live action and CG, using Cineware! This demo on the Cinema 4D Lite and After Effects integration was recorded live at Siggraph 2013.