September 10, 2014 by… In the below video, cinematographer David Kong presents an in-depth, but digestible, look at codecs. As Kong writes on Philip Bloom’s blog, “Codecs can sound impossibly complex when all you get is a bunch of numbers and acronyms, but the main concepts at work really aren’t that complicated. I explain the […]Read more "An In-Depth Look at Codecs"
August 29, 2014 by Gadeer Ghannam, trivision.tv How do you raise money and awareness via the Internet without spending money on advertising? You call out people by name and give them an ultimatum. The ALS Challenge (aka the Ice Bucket Challenge) did exactly that and has already raised more than $15 million to date since […]Read more "Four Things Marketers Can Learn From the ‘ALS Ice Bucket Challenge’"
August 15, 2014 By Kim Sternisha, toolfarm Manage all your client’s requests, tasks, and ideas you have, when working on a project in After Effects. From our friends at Creative Dojo comes a simple, yet effective After Effects script for keeping tasks and info organized and handy. It can be a hassle managing all the things […]Read more "Free Adobe After Effects Script – Dojo Task List"
August 13, 2014 By Russell Brown Description Add textures to your images with this great new panel for Adobe Photoshop CC and CC 2014. Included with this panel is a wonderful sampler set of textures from Fly Paper Textures. You can also add your own custom textures for even more creative possibilities. Please note: This […]Read more "Free… Adobe Paper Textures Pro"
August 12, 2014 By FilmImpact.net Description Create more impact with this free set of quality Adobe video transitions: Impact Flash – Impact Push – Impact Roll – Impact Blur to ColorRead more "Free… Transition Pack for Adobe Premiere"
August 7, 2014 by Larry Jordan Editing guru Larry Jordan writes a post on why Apple Final Cut Pro 7 users might want to consider switching to Adobe Premiere Pro. He writes, “From my point of view, Adobe has modeled recent versions of Premiere Pro after Final Cut Pro 7; extending it to run efficiently […]Read more "Why Premiere Pro Looks and Behaves a Lot Like Apple Final Cut Pro 7"
July 31, 2014 by Creative Management Services Elevator Pitch: Going Up Quickly rise above the competition. A winning introduction should begin with an excellent elevator pitch. And you don’t even have to be in an elevator! The Long and the Short An elevator pitch is a verbal description of your business and services that often takes […]Read more "The Elevator Pitch"
July 29, 2014 by Premiumbeat.com Video producers take note! The following detailed map shows you all the places you can and cannot fly a drone. Video drones are awesome. From shooting incredible nature footage to superhero spoofs, drones can create some spectacular videos. So it’s no surprise that the market is flooded with new drone […]Read more "No Fly Zone: This Interactive Map Shows Where Drones are Prohibited…"
July 28, 2014 by ReelProjects.com About Us Support is often the difference between those who are Living the Dream and those who are just dreaming; ReelProjects’ core purpose is to support members in the pursuit of their Reel Dreams. ReelProjects was created for those who contribute in any way, whether a single person or an […]Read more "‘Reel Projects’ Provides You Support"
July 21, 2014 By Jeff Riegel for Red Giant Universe Red Giant earlier this year had created a new first-of-it’s-kind plug-in subscription model for media creative’s aptly named, Universe. I was given the chance months ago to review Universe, but opted to wait a few months until I could personally use the variety of plug-ins […]Read more "The Universe is Expanding, Thanks to Red Giant"