Getting the most of your FCPX editing experience comes with quality plugins. Here are five plugins for FCPX you may want to invest in.
Learn how to create a portal walk-through transition using footage mattes and 3D tracking in After Effects. The tutorial includes free project files.
No 8K with this one, but the new Canon EOS C70 shoots 4K 120p and includes all the enticing bells and whistles that filmmakers and video pros ...
With cameras sharing similar specs and design, it's difficult to distinguish why a video-focused camera is more expensive than a hybrid. Let’s find out.
Editors face an overwhelming task of reducing hours of interview footage into just minutes for the final cut. Eliminate that stress with these six steps.
This video tutorial explores some crucial techniques used to heighten production value — replacing your audio with more dynamic, cinematic sounds.
Ready to step up from 4K? Check out this roundup of the best 6K (and beyond) cameras for filmmakers. While it’s been awhile since I’ve been able ...
Looking to get in on live-streaming? Here are a few ways to get this job done. See how to set up a live performance stream professionally and ...
Creating a successful YouTube channel is the easiest thing ever, and it’s the hardest thing ever. Here are some insights from four YouTubers who are making it ...
Dealing with annoying audio quirks? Check out these inventive and practical silent film props that keep sound mixers happy.
Finishing your film or video project is always an accomplishment, but the work doesn’t stop there. Here’s how to write a tagline that will attract viewers. A ...
What is Film Noir and how can you use its cinematic tropes in your modern productions today? Let's take a little journey through Noir history.
In this tutorial, we’re going to look at some compositing tips for sci-fi Heads Up Displays in After Effects. Tutorial includes free project files!
Movies have been declared dead, now long live the new age of post-lockdown filmmaking possibilities. Here are three current trends.
Although Newton 3 is a 2D physics simulator and only accepts 2D shapes and text, there's a small workaround to incorporate 3D shapes. Let's take a look.
Here’s how you can use an Atomos Ninja V to “hack” a Canon R5 for nearly unlimited 4K video recording. Watch the tutorial for these easy-to-follow steps.
Here's your all-in-one cinematic guide to filming yourself with no crew, no help, and just you as a one-person band. Let's take a look.
Sony doubles down on compactness with the world’s smallest and lightest full-frame digital camera — the Sony a7C. While most camera manufacturers remain intent on winning the ...
Let's take a dive into the creative, experimental, and highly subjective cinematography of renowned DP Matthew Libatíque.
Let's highlight some important roles within a production crew that are often overlooked, yet essential to making professional, high-quality content.
Instagram has sashayed into the scrollable video space with Reels. Could this be the final nail in the coffin for TikTok?
Let’s break down the high-concept, blockbuster cinematography of Academy Award winner Wally Pfister. To talk about acclaimed cinematographer Wally Pfister is to talk about his long-running creative ...
Learn how to export a video with alpha layers in the following quick tip tutorial in After Effects.
So, you’re ready to start a brand new podcast. You’ve got the idea, the team, you already recorded an episode. Now to the one key ingredient – ...
Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 is a versatile camera, good for nearly any workflow. Let's take a close look at the camera in a documentary environment.
When you're just getting started in After Effects, the program can be daunting. Here's a quick guide to exporting your project.
Learn the basics of video game capture and start creating video game content. Check out what you need — a computer, free software, a video capture device.
Explore the dark, beautiful, and personal cinematography of DP-turned-director Reed Morano and how filmmakers can turn their cameras into characters.
With the explosion of the DSLR camera revolution, the workflow of separately recording professional audio has become very common—due to the relatively poor sound recording capabilities of ...
Adobe After Effects is a versatile piece of software. Here are ten useful keyboard shortcuts you'll need to get started with this app.