Tutorial: Removing Flicker from Drone Video Footage Caused by Prop Shadows

by Spencer Knuttila, Digital Anarchy


One common problem when shooting video with a drone is flicker caused by prop shadows. The Flicker Free plugin is commonly used to deal with this problem and this tutorial goes over how to do it. It discusses the correct settings within the plugin and the two step process usually necessary to deal with drone prop flicker.


Download the free demo at: http://digitalanarchy.com/Flicker/mai…

Download projects and test footage at: http://digitalanarchy.com/Flicker/tut…

This tutorial is done Premiere but the concept should apply to any host app: After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Avid, Resolve, etc.


On a related topic, if you want to actually remove the shadow cast by your done onto the ground, checkout this simple video…



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