By Sean Berry | Videomaker The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is expanding its requirements for pilots to operate a drone in the U.S. This week, it released a new training program all U.S. drone pilots must pass if they want to fly a drone — commercially and recreationally. Known as the Recreational UAS Safety Test (TRUST), this […]Read more "You can’t legally fly drones in the U.S. without taking this test"
by Daniel “Hashi” Hashimoto In this tutorial, Daniel “Hashi” Hashimoto will show you how to utilize Trapcode Form, Universe, and Supercomp to create and composite a Druun into your scene in record time. And for those of you who want to recreate your Druun natively in After Effects, he shows how the fractal family of […]Read more "Recreate the Druun from Raya and the Last Dragon"
by Jefferson Graham We’re talking about steps photographers and people who love them could take to help curb camera thefts when we’re out on the road. Many are common sense, but as summer travel kicks off, and hoodlums are coming out of the closet after a long year in somewhat hibernation, please read and take seriously… […]Read more "FOLLOW THESE STEPS TO PREVENT CAMERA THEFT"
by Arizona 99 Projects A company called Arizona (aka Arizona Iced Tea here in the USA) has just announced their ’99 Projects’ initiative where they are offering to fund films and creative projects that are pitched to them in under 30 seconds. Worth checking out here! Whataya got to loose?Read more "The ’99 Projects’ Initiative is Offering to Fund Your Film"
by Scott Simmie, DroneDJ So you’re set for a recreational flight. Something goes wrong, and a bystander gets clipped with a prop. Before you know it, there’s a lawsuit and they’re seeking damages of $750,000. This could, unless you’ve literally got money to burn, wipe you out. But there’s a better way: insurance. Most professional […]Read more "Want Simple Drone Insurance? Try SkyWatch"
by Film Riot Podcast audio can go wrong quickly. Struggling with Bad Audio in your project? Here’s a simple way to get yours sounding Pro by using this tool… Accusonus: https://bit.ly/3uhkxCN » 0:00 – Intro » 2:17 – Volume | Noise | Mouth Sounds » 5:31 – Voice Leveler | Plosive Remover » 7:39 – […]Read more "Struggling with Bad Audio in your project? Use this tool!"
by Film Riot The folks over at Film Riot have put together an amazing video featuring free resources to help you make your short film. They cover the process from pre-production to post-production and all of the free resources you can use to help along the way. Whether you are a first time filmmaker or a veteran, […]Read more "Film Riot – Best Free Resources for Making Short Films"
By Chris Heckmann, Studiobinder Final Cut Pro and Premiere Pro are the two most popular video editing platforms for film professionals. Apple and Adobe have been battling for market share in the video editing software industry for decades, and there are no signs of them slowing down anytime soon. So – Final Cut Pro vs Adobe […]Read more "Final Cut Pro vs Premiere Pro — Prices, Specs, Pros & Cons"
by Rev.com You’re an editor, right? So why must you add the skills of an Office Administrator to your required skill-set? Captioning and transcribing in your native language is hard enough, but what if you have to add those attributes to your final project in multiple languages? Ugghhhh! Tack on hours upon hours of typing, […]Read more "Hate Captioning, Transcribing? And What of Multiple Languages? Here’s REV…"
by Adorama TV A great resource we want to share with all of you is the Adorama Learning Center. If you haven’t already, be sure to check out all the online and in-person educational content for professional photographers. Specifically, you’ll find in-depth how-to articles, tutorials, product reviews, buying guides and contests…all accessible free of charge. One […]Read more "The Adorama Learning Center: A Free Resource"