by Enis from Reverse Cuts Here are three tips for Premiere Pro that you probably didn’t know about. When I tried sharing these with other Premiere Pro users, they were shocked by the fact that they didn’t know about these things. That’s why I like to call them “3 Secret Tips”. Animate text opacity for […]Read more "Quick Tips: Premiere Pro"
By DJI Support To buy, or not to buy is an often asked question when it comes to purchasing many products and sometimes it can be quite the head scratcher working out if it’s the right purchase for you. So, to try and help you make your mind up we’ve compiled 8 excellent reasons to buy a […]Read more "8 Swell Reasons to Buy a Drone"
by Matti Haapoja Want to capture cinematic camera movement with your gimbal? Here are a few moves you can bust out… In this video below, Matti Haapoja demonstrates a handful of standard camera moves many filmmakers use when shooting with gimbals. We’ll share a few other creative ways you can move your rig for stunning kinetic […]Read more "MOST CINEMATIC GIMBAL MOVES + TIPS"
October 6, 2015 by V Renée, nofilmschool Forget using expensive dolly tracks or handheld gimbals to pull off beautiful camera moves. You’ve got a car, right? Admittedly, using cars to get these shots is kind of an old school technique that indie filmmakers have been using for a long time, especially before handheld 3-axis gimbals […]Read more "Tutorial: Your Car is (Still) Your Best Friend for Capturing Smooth Tracking Shots"
September 3, 2015 By Noam Kroll, Premiumbeat One of the biggest headaches associated with shooting at 24fps is the jittery look of vertical lines you get when panning. This calculator will help you eliminate that issue entirely. Top image of Chris Menges from Movie City News The reason we love 24p footage so much, is […]Read more "Tip: Capture Smooth Panning Shots at 24fps"
June 11, 2015 by Robert Hardy, nofilmschool Jib shots are great, and there’s no doubt that they can add massive production value. However, they can also be a tremendous pain in the ass to set up and operate, especially as a one man crew. Luckily, like most technical aspects of filmmaking, jib shots can be […]Read more "Use a Slider to Achieve Smooth, Cinematic Jib Shots"
July 30, 2014 by Larry Jordan You ever have a problem where the audio levels you recorded for your talent are too low, or vary wildly in level? Yeah, me too. All the time. We can add audio keyframes to each clip and try to smooth things out, but, frankly, life is too short. A […]Read more "FCP X: Boost and Smooth Audio Levels"
May 6, 2014 by Larry Jordan There’s a new feature in the image stabilizer section of FCP X called Tripod. What this does is stabilize an image so solidly that it looks like it was shot on a tripod. We now have a second stabilization option that may work better in some instances. In addition […]Read more "FCPX’s Tripod Mode"
October 21, 2013 By Bryant Frazer, Studio Daily Glidecam started shipping its new iGlide, a $149 handheld camera stabilizer designed for the tiny likes of GoPro cameras, the Canon Vixia, and—with a $49 iGlide Adapter, the iPhone. If you’re looking to get the most out of an inexpensive camera, that’s a pretty cheap way to […]Read more "New Stabilizer Is Designed for GoPro, Canon Vixia, iPhone and More"
June 11, 2012 Here’s a cool little trick courtesy of Justin Leyba from ImagineNow Entertainment. If you’re trying to get smooth video and you find yourself lacking in the camera dolly department, getting some cheap furniture sliders will offer an easy solution. The above video was shot using just that, a tripod with all three […]Read more "DIY Week! Make a Smooth DIY Camera Dolly Using Furniture Sliders"