By Logan Baker, Shutterstock The freedom and versatility of low-budget DIY filmmaking is simultaneously liberating and frustrating. Usually, when they’re working with tight budgets, filmmakers and editors find themselves somewhat limited on time — and production values. With that in mind, PremiumBeat and RocketStock are simplifying filmmaking lives and expanding storytelling capabilities. Here are all the […]Read more "Hundreds of Free Overlays, Sound Effects, and Video Assets"
by Logan Baker, Rocketstock In this Premiere Pro video tutorial, check out how to cut an entire sequence to the beat of a soundtrack in only a matter of seconds. If you’ve seen any YouTube video, commercial, or travel video in the past few years, you’ve most likely seen a video cut to the beat of a song. […]Read more "Editing to a Beat? This Keyboard Shortcut Changes Everything"
by Bryan Haines Free GoPro Editing Software: 7 Options Before we get started, I want to qualify the programs on this list. To be listed, they must offer a “free forever” version. Some of these programs are available for free with a premium upgrade. But there is no trial software included in the list. How are these programs […]Read more "7 Best Free GoPro Editing Software Options"
by Steve Dent, @stevetdent If you’re serious about video editing and are weighing up your software options, two choices usually pop up: Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Final Cut Pro X (FCPX). But Avid, Hollywood’s go-to editing company, just played a wild card by releasing Media Composer First, a limited version of its pro software, […]Read more "Avid’s Media Composer ‘First’ is here as a FREE App!"
By Logan Baker, Shutterstock Regardless of your video editing skill level in Premiere Pro, there are always new features to incorporate into your workflow. One of the best parts about Premiere is the seemingly endless number of shortcuts, hacks, and work-arounds for solving problems and expediting your edit. Let’s take a look at some of the […]Read more "10 Video Editing Hacks You Probably Don’t Use"
by Apple Introducing Clips. A free new iOS app for making and sharing fun videos with text, effects, graphics, and more. Per Apple’s press release… “Clips gives iPhone and iPad users a new way to express themselves through video, and it’s incredibly easy to use,” said Susan Prescott, Apple’s vice president of Apps Product Marketing. “The […]Read more "Introducing Apple’s Free IOS App ‘Clips’"
By: David Vine Free Video Editing Software Options As of late 2016 there are only a handful of good free video editing programs. The reasons why I don’t use one of them range from not enough capabilities to the requirement of running a Linux operating system on my PC. However, work is underway to remedy […]Read more "Free Software (and More) For Filmmakers"