by George Edelman Fact: Call sheets are annoying! They’re annoying to make, read, send, hand out, and get. They don’t tell you the whole story of the shoot, and yet a lot of time and energy is put into them. Plus they contain all kinds of information nobody ever needs or uses. Call sheets kinda […]Read more "How to Make a Call Sheet (Without Actually Making One)"
by Jason Boone, nofilmschool Want to create your own map and bring it to life? In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to create a custom Google Map animation. First, I’ll add markers and a route to a map inside of Google My Maps. I’ll export my map as a KMZ file, and […]Read more "How to Create and Animate a Custom Google Map"
by Musicbed Anthem Multimedia founder (and former Boston Globe photojournalist) Dina Rudick shares strategies for getting great answers out of your subjects. As filmmakers, it’s our job to do the digging. Interviewing for documentaries can be uncomfortable, because the truth is never simple. This is why documentaries are so important—they offer the time and context […]Read more "A Guide to Interviewing for Documentaries"
by Film Editing Pro Happy hump day! If you’re on your work break right now mindlessly scrolling through Instagram, we suggest you hit pause and instead check out some of the new videos posted to the FEP YouTube channel. Film Editing Pro added 9 new tutorials! Some of those were related to their latest course release – The […]Read more "Watch: 9 New Quick Edit Tips!"
by Premiere Gal Learn how to turn your low resolution graphic or logo to a high resolution scalable vector graphic in Photoshop. You’ll learn how to remove backgrounds, blur edges, and use Curves to apply contrast in order to smooth out the pixels to make your logo usable for all sorts of future design work! […]Read more "Convert a Low Resolution Logo into a High Res Vector Graphic in Photoshop"
BY ANDREI MAGULEANU and Jeff Rojas Beauty photography is quite literally a fine art, since you have to take all the imperfections shown by your subject and eliminate them 100 percent. Once you have the lighting down to perfection, you have to fine-tune the photo even further. Jeff Rojas explains in the video below how you can eliminate oily skin from […]Read more "How to Fix Oily Skin (in Photoshop, of course!)"
by Joe Cavazos Joe Cavazos stretches the limits of his compositions with a technique he calls “circular pixel stretch.” See how he creates this look using selections and Polar Coordinates in Adobe Photoshop. Take a one-minute look at Cavazos’s process in this video; the steps are written out below. BEFORE YOU START Use this sample file if you’d […]Read more "One Minute Tut: How to Make a Stretch Effect in Adobe Photoshop"
by Envato Elements Everyone loves a freebie, so we’ve made a roundup of 50 of the best black and white Adobe Photoshop actions available for free. 50 Free Black and White Adobe Photoshop Actions Bold Black and White – This Photoshop action will turn your colour photos into bold and impressive black & whites. 5 Free Black […]Read more "50 Free Photoshop Actions for Black and White Photography (and How to Make Your Own)"
by Moviola Blender offers world-class 3D animation tools for the cost of breathing air. All you need is a computer and someone to teach you. Well, if you’re reading this on a computer you’re ready to go. In under 30 minutes our survival guide will get you up to speed on the fundamentals of working […]Read more "A Blender Survival Guide"
by Adobe, Kendall Plant The web is all about motion these days, so GIFs are ubiquitous. Adding motion to an image can help it tell a more complex story—and Adobe Photoshop makes creating GIFs easy. See how designer and content creator Kendall Plant gives new life to one of her sketches by turning it into a GIF. […]Read more "HOW TO MAKE AN ANIMATED GIF IN ADOBE PHOTOSHOP"