10 Free Cinema 4D Tools

by Toolfarm‘s Michele Yamazaki This week we’re featuring free Cinema 4D tools in our new Friday series, 10 Free. We’ll pick a topic and give you 10 freebies. Some of these are older tools and may not work with R21, but many will work in R21. We’ll make note of compatibility where we can. These […]

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200+ Video Assets, Completely Free!

By Darin Bradley, Premiumbeat PremiumBeat has created 200+ motion design graphics, effects, and elements — and they’re 100% FREE. Over at PremiumBeat, it’s all about discovering digital assets to improve your filmmaking and editing — for free.  Previously, we’ve seen roundups of free motion graphic templates, free cinematic LUTs, free animated typefaces, free film grain overlays, and action compositing elements (plus lots […]

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How To Make Metallic 3D Text in After Effects (Without Any Plugins!)

by Todd Blankenship, Rocketstock Creating metallic text is a common motion graphics request. But it used to be difficult to get professional results natively in After Effects. Not anymore. While it has been possible for a while to get 3D text in After Effects thanks to Video Copilot’s Element 3D, it has been impossible to do it in […]

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‘The Inside Tips’ by Larry Jordan

by Larry Jordan What Are “The Inside Tips?” Curated by Larry Jordan, these are free newsletters, short and tightly focused on media creators, to help you become more efficient. Published once or twice each week, each “Tip Letter” contains three or more Inside Tips you can put to use immediately! Choose your subjects, then – POOF! – Larry drops some […]

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Fix Your Flicker Quick!

by V. Renee, nofilmschool.com Nope, it’s not magic, just really clever editing. You know when your video footage has that really nasty flickering in it? Yeah, that’s just the worst thing ever. “Where’s the hot shot that turned a strobe light on during the shoot,” you wonder, but hey, I promise it wasn’t the hot shots’ […]

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