By Robbie Janney RocketStock used organic elements like evaporated milk, dyes, and water to create these trippy nebula effects that rival the look of photos taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. Just take a look. These free video backgrounds are provided courtesy of RocketStock by Shutterstock, and you can use them in any project — personal or commercial. […]Read more "19 Free Space Background Videos"
by PremiumBeat.com Give your film or video project a unique color grade without using any third-party programs or plugins. Learn how to create a Hollywood film look using the Color Board, how to quickly match shots, and how to save these presets for future use. Download full kit with XML and free video/music assets here: premiumbeat.com/fcpxRead more "Stylized Color Grades in FCP X – A Tutorial"
BY LOGAN BAKER, Premiumbeat Matching shot colors between two clips is easier than ever with these simple tips for Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro users Keeping your shots well lit and consistently colored throughout your project can be one of the most challenging aspects of video production. Whether you’re shooting with different cameras, shooting at […]Read more "Quick Tip: Matching Shot Colors"
by IdustrialRevolution The new update to Final Cut Pro X (10.4) bought the ability to load custom camera and custom creative LUTS. We will concentrate on the latter as we would think most creative LUT use will be on the Timeline and not in the Inspector. Not too sure what a LUT is? No, not Luton […]Read more "HOW TO MAKE CUSTOM LUTS FOR FINAL CUT PRO"
by TIM BUEL Here is a guide on how to create a bootable external Mac hard drive to run macOS from an external hard drive. There are quite a few reasons for why you may want to be able to have an additional startup drive for your Mac. One of the main reasons is backup of your […]Read more "How to Make a Bootable External Mac Hard Drive"
BY CALEB WARD, Premiumbeat Bad sound can easily ruin good footage. Use these tips when it comes time to set audio levels for video and film projects. As a filmmaker and videographer you probably spend a lot of time trying to get the most beautiful shot possible on set. Then when you sit down to edit the video, […]Read more "How to Set Audio Levels for Video"
by Robert Hardy, nofilmschool Great cinematography is all about preparation, and few aspects of the craft require as much preparation as lighting. Not only is lighting an incredibly technical process, but lighting is also a critically important aspect of how the audience interprets your scene on an emotional level. Here are 12 simple questions that cinematographers should […]Read more "Ask Yourself These 12 Questions Before Lighting Any Scene"