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Learn How to Handle Banding in Video: Reduce Banding in Premiere, FCP and Resolve

September 21, 2023

In this comprehensive guide, you’ll discover effective techniques and strategies to tackle banding issues in your videos. Master the best tools and techniques to eliminate and prevent banding, ensuring your video content will look professional on every monitor

Best Motion Tracking Apps in 2023: 5 Best Apps for Tracking Motion

September 20, 2023

Motion tracking is an extremely useful tool when it comes to video production. The ability to follow objects and work with them is a vital skill for any aspiring video editor.

How to Fix Grainy Photos: What Causes Grain in Photos and How to Remove it

September 20, 2023

Whenever we take a photo, we want it to be a clear, accurate representation of what it is we are looking at. Whether it’s a quick selfie, a detailed nature snap, or the preservation of a personal memory, the picture needs to look good.

How to Color Grade in DaVinci Resolve: Quick Guide to Understand Color Grading in DaVinci Resolve

September 14, 2023

There are many different ways to adjust the footage you have shot and make it communicate with your audience. Different tools allow video editors to do just about anything with their footage to achieve a particular look or style.

All You Need to Know About Video Post Production in 2023

September 14, 2023

Video production can sometimes seem a little overwhelming to the newcomer. There are a lot of terms to learn, approaches to take, and work to be done.

Ultimate Guide on How to Mask in Adobe Premiere Pro in 2023

September 13, 2023

Whenever footage is being shot, care and attention will have been put into the planning and execution. A good cameraperson, director, or cinematographer will pay attention to details and ensure that everything is set up and recorded as it should be.

Best YouTube Shorts Aspect Ratio & Resolution in 2023

September 13, 2023

Following the immense popularity of TikTok and Instagram Reels as short-form video content, it was just a matter of time before YouTube released its type of short-form vertical video to compete with other social media platforms.

How to Get Rid of Grain in Sony Vegas (Now Magix VEGAS)

September 10, 2023

Grain is a form of noise that appears in your video footage as a granular pattern on areas of your screen resembling small grains or particles, which makes your videos look gritty and low-quality. The main cause of grain is setting a high ISO on your camera when you shoot in dark locations with low lighting, and if you can’t re-shoot your video, the only way to fix the issue is in post-production.

5 Best Free & Paid Motion Tracking Software in 2023

September 10, 2023

Among the skills any editor might develop, motion tracking has become an increasingly important one. Having software that can follow objects and assign tasks to those objects is extremely useful and can be used in any number of different scenarios.

Common Aspect Ratios in Film and TV Production: Which Aspect Ratio Should I Use?

September 9, 2023

Aspect ratio is something you’ll find in your camera settings or within the properties of your video editing software. It’s typically defined by a pair of numbers whose meaning might initially seem hard to grasp.

Learn How to Create a Shake Effect: After Effects Tutorial

September 9, 2023

After Effects is one of the most well-known post-production workstations in the video editing industry.

What is Motion Blur In Games, and Should I be Using it?

September 9, 2023

This complete guide on the motion blur effect will help you understand more about what it is and why creative minds are so eager to include it in their project, as well as help you decide whether you should keep it enabled while playing a game.

How to Add a Transition in Final Cut Pro: 2 Methods for Adding Transitions in FCP

September 9, 2023

Transitions are a fundamental part of video editing and are a way of moving between scenes or clips in your video project. They make your videos more interesting, add flow to the movement between your scenes, and avoid the distraction that a sudden jump from one clip to another might create.

How to Add Video Transitions in Premiere Pro: 2 Methods for Adding Transitions

September 6, 2023

Video editing requires immense attention to detail, up to the point where your method of transitioning from one shot to another can speak volumes about your skill to a trained eye.

Screen Replacement (Screen Tracking) in After Effects

September 6, 2023

One of the most common visual effects you’ve seen in TV, films, commercials, music videos, and YouTube content is screen replacement. Imagine how amazing it would be to replace screens to correct shots, add footage from another video, or hide what was on the screen while recording!

How to Color Grade in Premiere Pro in 2023: Preparation, Methods, and Tools for Color Correction and Grading

September 6, 2023

Color can significantly impact how a scene is perceived and what emotions it evokes. In the early days of filmmaking, color and lighting were meticulously adjusted while filming: filmmakers used camera settings, natural light, and other techniques to create desired illumination.

How to Unblur a Video in Premiere Pro: 2 Methods for Fixing Blurry Video

September 5, 2023

Amongst the hardships video editors deal with is receiving a blurry video and having to include it in their project, which is often bad for both their reputation and the final product.

How to Make a Glitch Effect in Premiere Pro: 5 Methods for Creating a Glitch Effects

September 5, 2023

In video editing, effects are often used for various purposes, like creating thematic transitions, bringing up graphic elements creatively, starting or ending sequences, and much more.

How To Add Motion Blur In Premiere Pro: 2 Methods for Adding Motion Blur to Your Footage

September 5, 2023

Video editors rely on the motion blur effect to “enhance” scenes with movement and action, making the movement look better and, in most cases, more realistic. Motion blur can also be used to emphasize the sense of speed and movement.

How to Add Lens Flare in Premiere Pro 2023

September 4, 2023

It’s undeniable that lightning is one of the most important things when it comes to taking photos and recording video content.

How to Add Shake Effect in Premiere Pro: 2 Methods for Creating a Shaking Effect

September 4, 2023

Most content we watch nowadays is edited. You may not notice it as a viewer, but that’s the beauty of it, and it’s what distinguishes experienced editors from beginners.

How to Add Motion Blur in DaVinci Resolve: 3 Methods for Adding Motion Blur

September 3, 2023

Improving the viewer’s experience, making your content more immersive, and showcasing your editing skills can all be achieved by incorporating visual effects into your videos.

Motion Tracking in After Effects: 2 Methods for Tracking Motion in AE

September 2, 2023

If you have ever wondered how these things are made in movies, the answer is simple: motion tracking, something that any video editor should know how to use to expand their abilities and provide clients with visuals of the highest quality.

8 Simple Transitions in After Effects and How to Apply Them

September 1, 2023

And one of the most common ways After Effects is used is by adding transitions to videos. Transition effects are something any motion graphics projects can benefit from.

How to Remove People from Video: 2 Methods for Removing Objects from your Footage

September 1, 2023

In today’s world, smartphone cameras have advanced to the point where they can capture high-quality videos, and the popularity of social media has made it common and even further encouraged people to record daily events. In some cases, it has even become necessary to do so.

How to Make a Glitch Effect in Sony Vegas (Now Known as Magix VEGAS)

August 28, 2023

If you have ever wondered how to create a stunning glitch error effect for your videos, you’ll be happy to know that it’s now easier than ever, thanks to VEGAS Pro (formerly known as Sony Vegas Pro) and BorisFX plug-ins. With these professional tools at your disposal, all it takes is a bit of know-how and creativity to bring amazing videos to life.

Top 5 Steps: How to Colorize Black and White Videos with Boris FX Tools and Plug-ins

August 28, 2023

Nostalgia strikes, and suddenly, you want to watch an old black-and-white video, be it a home video, a movie, or an old interview. However, you’re so unaccustomed to the lack of color that you lose interest after a few minutes. But what if you could give that video new life by adding vibrant colors and making it look new?

How to Add Transitions in Sony Vegas (Now Known as Magix VEGAS)

August 28, 2023

Simply put, video transitions are fades, wipes, dissolvers, and more advanced 3D animations used in post-production that tie two media clips together, creating more professional-looking footage. Transitions make video cuts look smoother, create dynamic variations between two scenes, or drive the story forward with creative and unique transition effects.

How to Add Transitions in DaVinci Resolve: Step-by-Step Guide

August 28, 2023

Experienced video editors can transform long shots into dynamic videos filled with emotions. Most of the time, transitions can help enhance the quality of your footage, allowing you to switch between two clips seamlessly and create engaging visual content.

How to Upscale Video on iPhone: 2 Methods for Upscaling iPhone Footage

August 27, 2023

The video quality on iPhone devices has always been excellent, both for casual videos and more serious projects. Even some professional movies are recorded using only an iPhone camera, Tangerine being a great example.

How to Colorize Black and White Video in 4 Steps

August 25, 2023

Do you want to bring your family’s old black-and-white videos back to life? Turning your black-and-white video into modern colorized footage will bring happy tears to everyone who watches them. It will be like seeing them with brand-new eyes.

How To Shoot Day For Night - Tips & Techniques Explained

August 25, 2023

Have you ever wondered why the whole process of creating a movie is so expensive and requires immaculate organizing? What’s the reason producers demand everyone is on time and not a second is wasted while shooting?

Beginners Guide on How to Upscale Video in 2023: 3 Methods for Resizing Your Videos

August 25, 2023

Spending money on some new equipment is always fun, whether you get a new computer monitor, a brand-new TV or entertainment center, or a laptop. Wherever you watch content, getting the latest tech always makes for a pleasurable experience.

How to Remove Grain From Video: What Causes Video Noise, Grain, and How to Remove it?

August 24, 2023

Recording a video comes with a few risks, one being the possibility of getting a “grainy” or “noisy” result that looks unpleasant and unprofessional.

How to Add Motion Blur in After Effects: 3 Methods for Adding Motion Blur to Your Footage

August 24, 2023

Making video with visual effects seem so convincing it looks effortless actually takes a lot of work. Many elements can go into producing footage that looks and feels real to the viewer and viewers are quick to pick up on anything that doesn’t quite look right.

How to Unblur a Video: 2 Methods for Unblurring Footage

August 24, 2023

One of the challenges a video editor often faces is working with blurry videos. Regardless of what caused the problem, knowing how to unblur a video will always be a valuable skill to possess.

How To Add Motion Blur In Photoshop: 2 Methods for Adding Motion Blur to Your Images

August 24, 2023

This technique works by setting longer exposure times. Motion blur can showcase movement and action within your shot in unique ways and add depth - so knowing when and how to apply it correctly is a must for every creative artist.

How to do Motion Tracking in Premiere Pro

August 23, 2023

In video editing, motion tracking is one of the core elements you must master to work on more complex, action-packed projects.

How to Reduce Grain and Noise in Premiere Pro

August 22, 2023

Noisy video footage is something every content creator has come across at least once. Video noise happens when you shoot in dark or low light conditions, be it in a dark room, at night, or in night clubs.

How to Remove Grain/Noise in Adobe After Effects 2023

August 22, 2023

Background noise in videos is an issue that every filmmaker comes across sooner or later. Sometimes a grainy effect is caused by video clips recorded with insufficient light, and although, in most cases, cameras in automatic mode will increase their ISO values to capture more light, a higher ISO will also add more noise.

How to Upscale Video In After Effects

August 22, 2023

There are plenty of reasons someone might want to upscale videos. Perhaps they were taken with old technology and need to be improved so the content can be viewed optimally on new display technology.

How to Make Screen Shake in Sony Vegas

August 21, 2023

Platforms like YouTube are the go-to place for education and entertainment, and with that, the need for quality video editing skills and talent are more sought-after than ever.

How to Upscale Video in Premiere Pro in 2023

August 21, 2023

Acquiring footage that matches your project’s theme and importing it in Adobe Premiere Pro only to find out that it’s blurry and not the intended video resolution can be disappointing, but unfortunately, happens quite often in the video editing world.

How to Add Motion Blur in Sony Vegas

August 18, 2023

Have you ever noticed the blurry effect that happens in movies when there’s a fast-moving scene, like a car chase, and everything else in the frame is blurred? That’s the motion blur, a common effect that can add vibrancy and energy to your scenes!

The Invisible Art of Roto

April 19, 2021

Modern visual effects are a blend of many different tools, technologies, and artistries. But when it comes to compositing something behind a live-action character without a green screen, removing rigs or wires, recoloring one item in a frame, or converting an entire movie to stereo 3D, the tool of choice is the invisible art of rotoscoping.

Virtual Production: Compositing will Survive

December 15, 2020

Once again Industrial Light and Magic rocks the world of visual effects with the production of The Mandalorian using the new virtual production technology. It has sent shock waves through the VFX community and worries many of my fellow compositors about the future of our jobs.

How to Set up Your Chroma Key for Success

April 23, 2020

In this guide, you’ll get a brief history of the chroma key, how to prepare your green screen set to avoid common shooting pitfalls, a glossary of terms, and discover why Primatte technology delivers the best solution to accomplish seamless composites fast whether a subject is placed over live-action or a CG background.

Color Management for Boutique Studios

March 1, 2020

If you are working in post, you have most likely been hearing more buzz about color management in the last few years. Whether it is delivering assets for Netflix or simply preparing projects for the future, color management is undoubtedly part of the modern post-production workflow.