Burning Question (43 Tutorials)
March 10, 2020
Prolost CDL is a free preset from Stu Maschwitz at Prolost that allows users to type CDL values right into After Effects.
March 3, 2020
Cinemagraphs is a format that combines photos and video. It’s a still photograph where a small area of the image has repeated or looped movement occuring to draw your attention. Cinemagraphs can be published as movies or an animated GIF or in other video formats.
January 7, 2020
According to our website stats, these were the Top 10 Tutorials of 2019. It’s interesting that most are technical, not about VFX.
August 27, 2019
Learn how to rename an image sequence and layers, folders, and more in After Effects and Cinema 4D… quickly and efficiently!
August 5, 2019
Reverse Stabilization is a compositing workflow where you stabilize the shot, then composite, and finally, you bring the motion back into your shot.
June 24, 2019
In this article, we’ll talk about What Rolling Shutter is, or RS, which we’ll sometimes refer to it. We’ll go over what the types are, with lots of examples, so you’ll recognize it when you see it. Then, we’ll talk about how you can avoid, reduce, or fix RS problems both when shooting and in…
April 15, 2019
I was talking to someone at NAB who I would consider to be “in the know” for visual effects and was surprised that he had never heard of OpenFX. More and more developers are developing with OpenFX, or OFX, a standardized software interface supported by numerous hosts such as Nuke, DaVinci Resolve and Sony Vegas. Here’s a few things to know so you’re not caught off guard!
April 8, 2019
I’m fed up with computer problems and I just want to reformat my hard drive and reinstall all my software from scratch. How can I make sure this is as smooth of a process as possible?
March 12, 2019
New to Premiere Pro? Customize your keyboard so that it works like FCP! Here are the Premiere Pro keyboard shortcuts that you need to know.
February 25, 2019
Flicker is a really annoying problem in video. It occurs when the frequency of the lights and your camera’s shutter speed don’t jive. Learn how to fix it.
January 30, 2019
A greeble is really all about faking out your audience! It’s the small details that make something appear to be more complex than it actually is.
October 18, 2018
If you’re on Mac, you may notice an option in your Adobe software for Mercury Playback Engine GPU Acceleration (Metal). What is Metal? That’s what we’re going to talk about today.
September 26, 2018
“I like the look of letterbox and would like to add it to my video to give it a film look. What are some easy ways to do this and do it right?” This article first came out in 2015 and has been fully updated with new tools, new freebies, and tutorials, as well as a few great videos on aspect ratio and getting your letterbox right.
August 21, 2018
Of course, it is! Whether you want to make clouds, fog, smoke, or other atmospheric effects, there are many elements to it…. particle effects, lighting, rendering, and more. Here are some tutorials to get you acquainted with some of the techniques.
June 12, 2018
Glass… One of the first paid projects I had in Cinema 4D was to create glass. Let’s say that I did things the hard way! Here are some tutorials so that you don’t make more work for yourself and tutorials to give you specialized looks with your glass.