January 22, 2015 By Michele Yamazaki, Toolfarm How do I make Whiteboard Write-on Effects? Over the weekend, I was asked, “Do you know of any After Effects plug-in that automate the whiteboard drawn on effect?” which quickly evolved into, “Okay, so how do I create this effect?”. I’ll explore the write-on effect in AE and […]Read more "How do I make Whiteboard Write-on Effects?"
November 13, 2014 By Michele Yamazaki, Toolfarm You may have heard the news that Blackmagic Design acquired Eyeon a couple of months ago. Today they announced that Fusion 7 will be available for free and they have slashed the price on Fusion 7 Studio, which includes everything in the free version of Fusion 7, plus […]Read more "New: Blackmagic Design Revolutionizes the Visual Effects Industry with Fusion 7"
October 21, 2014 By Michele Yamazaki, Toolfarm Dead pixels, stuck pixels, bad pixel, burnt pixels, hot pixels… there are lots of types of damaged pixels and they’re annoying. Here are several ways you can repair them. Introduction: What is a Damaged Pixel? First, lets get semantics out of the way. The term damaged pixel refers […]Read more "Repairing Damaged Pixels"
July 24, 2014 By Michele Yamazaki, Toolfarm If you’re an audio professional, or just a dabbler, here are some freeware plug-ins to help you create some excellent effects, fix problems and create the sound you want. Here are some tested quality free plug-ins that are worth downloading for Avid Pro Tools, Ableton Live, Apple Logic […]Read more "8 Great Free Audio Plug-ins to Improve your Sound"
April 24, 2014 by Michele Yamazaki, Toolfarm Freebies for Color Grading and Color Correction In Depth: 9 Great Freebies for Color Grading After Effects & Premiere Pro The Beat has linked to some nice presets for Premiere Pro & After Effects to give your video work unique color looks. The first couple are from their […]Read more "Color Correction vs. Color Grading (Plus Freebies!)"
November 14, 2013 By Michele Yamazaki, Toolfarm Creative Congo is giving away some light leak footage that you can composite with your own stuff. Think American Horror Story opening sequence! I Can Fix The Past: Click here for viewing these Light Leaks Download the 5 Free Actual Light Leaks at Creative Congo Blog. Need more? […]Read more "Freebie: 5 Free Actual Light Leaks"
August 30, 2013 By Michele Yamazaki, Toolfarm The Beat has linked to some nice presets for Premiere Pro & After Effects to give your video work unique color looks. The first couple are from their list. I’ve expanded on the free presets, plus added some great free color grading plug-ins for AE PPRO and more! […]Read more "9 Great Freebies for Color Grading After Effects & Premiere Pro"
January 15, 2012 By Michele Yamazaki, Toolfarm.com In honor of adding DropDrop Templates to our store, we’re giving away the free DropDrop After Effects project with 77 compositions inside. To download: Login or register for an account at Toolfarm.com. We’ll sign you up for our newsletter (which you can unsubscribe from at any time) but […]Read more "Free AE Template – Cassidy Bisher’s Color Grades"
January 13, 2012 By Michele Yamazaki, Toolfarm.com Someone on one of the groups on Facebook was talking about using templates and how they make a great jumping off point for projects. I’ve heard of other people get really down on templates though, saying that they are cheating. So let’s play the little game of Pros […]Read more "Templates & Presets: Budget and time saver or taking a shortcut to creativity?"