by Peter Wiggins, fcp.co Some people say it doesn’t matter. Some say it slashes export times. So who is right? We thought we would put FCPX to the test and find out if pre-rendering timelines gives shorter export times. We’ve got some interesting results! Read more…Read more "Must Do: Does Rendering a Final Cut Pro X Project Speed up the Export?"
by Jason Cox via Wipster While Adobe Premiere Pro may be one of the most dominant forces in all of post-production, that doesn’t mean it’s the easiest to use. While you may have mastered Multicam sequences, layering secondary Lumetri color corrections and modifying audio channels, many editors palms start to sweat when they reach for […]Read more "Understanding Premiere Pro’s Confusing Export Settings"
by AG CodeWerks AG CodeWerks Watchdog-ae is a free and open source watch folder render manager for After Effects that is simple and efficient. WatchDog can launch several instances of Adobe After Effects on Macintosh (currently) computer platforms, and act in a manner similar to the internal Watch Folder render queue. It is more stable, in […]Read more "After Effects Freebie: WatchDog-ae Render Manager"
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 Adobe You can improve performance by optimizing your computer system, After Effects, your project, and your workflow. Some of the suggestions here improve performance not by increasing rendering speed but by decreasing time that other operations require, such as opening a project. Note: By far, the best way to improve performance overall is to plan […]Read more "Improve Performance in After Effects"
by Videomaker Final Cut Pro X Essentials (Free for Non-Members) In this course, Videomaker explores 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 audio, transitions, […]Read more "Final Cut Pro X Essentials, Free Training"
by Khan Academy and Pixar Pixar in a Box, from Khan Academy and Pixar and sponsored by Disney, is a complete beginner animation school you can take for free. There are lessons on effects, patterns, rigging, animation, environment modeling, character modeling, crowds, sets & staging, rendering, and more. Start here! Overview of Pixar in a […]Read more "Wanna do what the Pixar peeps do? For Free?"
by Casey Faris, Ground Control Ever Want to Speed Up DaVinci Resolve? Use this little tip to speed up EVERYTHING about DaVinci Resolve.Read more "Faster Resolve Editing Using Optimized Media"
March 27, 2015 by RenderMan is a top-of-the-line, photorealistic 3D rendering software by Pixar and has been used to render all of Pixar’s 3D animated movie productions — hit movies such as Toy Story, Monsters Inc, Iron Man 3, Captain America, I Robot, and many more. Featuring Pixar’s new RIS technology, RenderMan delivers extremely fast […]Read more "Renderman, for Free!"
February 16, 2015 by Joe Marine, nofilmschool Programs like After Effects can be very complex, but there are lots of useful shortcuts and tools that can make your life easier and help you work faster. We’ve already shared part one of Ukramedia and Sergei Prokhnevskiy’s After Effects tutorial, and now there is a terrific follow-up video with […]Read more "22+ Useful Tricks to Save Time & Work More Efficiently in After Effects"