After Effects makes it easy to remove unwanted logos and trademarks from your footage. Here’s how it’s done. There are lots of reasons to remove logos from ...
Always wanted to create that sci-fi disintegration scene? It's easy. Follow these steps to create your own disintegration effect scenes in After Effects.
Newton is a 2D physics simulator plug-in for After Effects. The plug-in makes text, shapes, and masks behave like real-world objects. Let's take a look.
In this video tutorial, we'll take a look at the new Lens Distortion plugin from Red Giant for After Effects. Let's see it in action right here.
We're going to explore the visual art style of two retro genres — Synthwave and Vaporwave — and how to incorporate them into your own video project.
We're going to survey some of cinema’s most iconic villains and learn how lighting and color grading has contributed to their aura of menace.
In this video tutorial, learn how to create a retrowave background loop in Adobe After Effects, including a free project file!
Leko lights are a great way to capture natural-looking pockets of sunlight, or to cast light where no other light will go.
There’s always something else to learn when creating motion graphics in After Effects. Here are 5 workflow tips to prove it. Motion graphics are hard — I’ll ...
In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to prepare your foreign language content for translation and how to generate subtitles from those translations in AVID.
Focus is a major cornerstone of successful cinematography. Learn how to find the focal plane manually in every situation that might arise on set.
2020 is here, so it's time to reflect on what we've learned in the past year. We've rounded up our favorite tutorials of 2019 so you can ...
From building a crew to shooting and editing a video, here's everything you need to know to begin your filmmaking career.
The classic gimbal hand-off is a great technique that can add style and eloquence to an otherwise pedestrian tracking shot.
In this step-by-step tutorial, we'll cover the best practices for using DaVinci Resolve to sync, color grade, and transcode proxies for ingest into AVID.
In this video tutorial, we'll explore the origins of the geared head, when and how it was used, and why filmmakers still use it to this day.
Dutch angles, if used discreetly, add an aura of dread, as well as a sense that the world has gone askew. Let's take a look at how ...
In this tutorial, I’m going to share my secret cinematic weapons that give your footage character, without costing you a ton of time.
In this article, we’ll look at resources for finding locations, and how to put the most "money on the screen" — not in the pockets — of ...
In this next video for fiscally clever car rigging, we'll break down the mission control setup inside the car. Plus, my experience with these techniques.
Shooting in natural light, outdoors, can often be a limiting experience. Introducing the space light — a great alternative to outdoor lighting.
A good pitch deck is essential for micro-budget filmmakers. Let's take a closer look at how to put one of these together.
We're going to use DaVinci Resolve to get balanced, glowing skin tones in just a few easy steps — without affecting your other edits.
This article will specifically look at the aspect ratios used in video and film, focusing on the two well-known aspect ratios of 16:9 and the wider 2.39:1.
Want to create a glitch effect without any plugins in Adobe Premiere Pro? Just follow the 3 easy steps in this video tutorial.
Object Removal is a great addition to an already full-featured software package that’s perhaps the best free option on the market.