by Casey Faris, Ground Control If you’ve wanted to get into FUSION to do fancy things like make animated graphics, VFX, and compositing Casey Faris of Ground Control has a SUPER COOL guide for ya! This video goes over EVERYTHING you need to know about Fusion to get started! This is an ultimate crash course […]Read more "Getting Started with Fusion, FREE BASIC TRAINING"
by Larry Jordan – LarryJordan.com Image Capture is fast, secure, flexible… and free! In Larry Jordan’s weekly newsletter, he illustrated a process to quickly and securely transfer photos or video from an iPhone to a Mac using Image Capture. While many of us use AirDrop, Apple’s free utility, Image Capture, provides the following benefits: Faster file transfers due […]Read more "How To: Quickly Transfer iPhone Media"
by MotionVFX In this video, we will learn how to power up your projects only with free plugins from MotionVFX. We will learn how to get all the free content on the MotionVFX website and learn how to use some plugins like the mLight Diffuse, mLut, mVertigo, mBehavior Basic and mTransition Luma. FREE PLUGINS by […]Read more "How to enrich projects with free MotionVFX plugins inside FCPX"
BY LEWIS MCGREGOR, Premiumbeat Here’s a handy, up-to-date roundup of some of our very favorite motion graphics freebies. Look, everyone loves free content and assets. How could you not? But over the last few years, outlets have realized that advertising free assets is an easy way to generate traffic. As a result, we’ve seen an increase […]Read more "Free Design Elements for Motion Graphics Artists"
by Jason Boone, nofilmschool.com In this tutorial, Jason Boone is going to show you how to calculate the per-minute cost of shooting any video format in three easy steps. “It costs me 88 cents to shoot and store just 1 minute of Blackmagic RAW (24fps, 3:1, 6K). How did I come up with this amount, […]Read more "How to Calculate the Cost of Shooting Any Video Format"
by Moviola In this Impossible Shot episode we are going to create Land Sharks! And we’re going to show you how to do it using your footage and free software. Specifically, we’ll track in Meshroom, animate in Blender, and composite in Nuke Non-commercial—all free downloads. You’ll need a few files to get started: https://moviola.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/sim_src.zip Software used in […]Read more "Create Your Own VFX Land Shark with FREE Software"
Photoshop’s Replace Color adjustment is a quick and efficient way to swap one color for another. In this tutorial, we’ll change the blue of the sky and the Aloha logo on these skateboards for a sunny yellow. Step 1 Start by going to Image > Adjustments > Replace Color. Tap in the image to select the […]Read more "How to Change a Color in Photoshop"
by Larry Jordan – LarryJordan.com Pricing is hard – but it isn’t cookie-cutter either. This article first appeared in MotionArray.com. This is an excerpt. Ask any freelancer what part of their job they hate the most and chances are a good chunk of them will point to the inescapable chore that is pricing. Pricing your own […]Read more "What Do I Charge? A 3-Step Pricing Formula for Videographers"
By Logan Baker | Shutterstock The filmmaking YouTube world is constantly changing. From the style of videos to the subject matter — like the industry — you never know what’s going to be published and who audiences will subscribe to. This is also an absolutely fantastic place to learn and grow as storytellers. Spenser Sakurai The beauty of […]Read more "The Best Filmmaking YouTube Channels to Subscribe to"
by Envato Tuts+ Welcome to the update to After Effects for Beginners! In this free course, you’ll get answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Adobe After Effects. You’ll learn about exporting, masks, cropping layers, animating text, making GIFs, layer duplication and more! 0:00 1. Introduction 00:55 2. How to Export Video […]Read more "Your Ultimate After Effects FAQ for Beginners"