by Cory Baker During my filmmaking career, I’ve run the gambit on all different sides of production. Back in Baltimore, I worked with skeleton crews writing, directing, and doing sound on my own productions. Since moving to Los Angeles I’ve found a lot of work on set sound mixing, and I wanted to give some easy, […]Read more "The [Ultimate] 5-Step Sound Guide for Great Sound on Set"
by Andrew Kramer at Video CoPilot What started as a tutorial for the CC Sphere effect in After Effects has now transformed into its very own separate plug-in for creating detailed spheres. Take a look at the trailer: This plug-in has some amazing features that are going to help you generate your own planets… Physically […]Read more "FREE? Really? The ORB Plugin by Video CoPilot"
by Joe Petricca, Stage 32 Film festivals can be expensive. But if you do your homework, you’ll find ways to get in with discounts and waivers. To begin with, you should know that I scraped together enough money to make my high quality short film, A Meditation, relying on many favors and friends. The film is […]Read more "5 Tips To Get Into Festivals Without Going Broke"
by V. Renee, nofilmschool You know when your video footage has that really nasty flickering in it? Yeah, that’s just the worst thing ever. “Where’s the hot shot that turned a strobe light on during the shoot,” you wonder, but hey, I promise it wasn’t the hot shots’ fault. It’s banding, or flickering, which happens when […]Read more "A Simple Editing Hack Will Fix Your Flicker Quick"
by VideoMaker In this free course, we explore the ins and outs of Final Cut Pro X. We take you from asset to delivery. When complete you’ll be able to navigate in the Final Cut Pro X environment, work in the timeline, use tools, work with effects, apply effects, set render controls, use compressor and […]Read more "The (Free) Essentials of Final Cut Pro X"
by Casey Faris Here’s a TON of color grading LUT knowledge in one video. Like… everything I could think to say about LUTs and how to use them for color correcting GoPro, DJI, Sony, Canon, Blackmagic etc. Get FREE COLOR GRADING LUTS: https://www.groundcontrolcolor.comRead more "LUTS: The Complete Video Guide – The Basics of Color Grading LUTs"
By Robbie Janney | shutterstock.com The first step to creating an immersive soundscape for your video is to account for every noise in your composition, but sometimes you can’t capture all of it on set. That’s where Foley comes in. The art of Foley, or recording sounds to layer onto the audio track of a film or […]Read more "How To Create Your Own Foley + 40 Free Sound Effects"