by MotionVFX Animate videos or photos and give them a captivating movement Every editor knows the classic vertigo effect used in various box-office hits throughout the decades. It’s an in-camera effect that is not easy to achieve. But now you can create it in seconds directly inside FCPX! mVertigo is a powerful tool you can […]Read more "Free mVertigo FCPX Plugin – Dolly Zoom Effects"
by Motion Array Amazing Title Zooms Hey! You’re here. Cool! This free Motion Graphics Template or .mogrt works right inside Premiere Pro and the essential graphics panel. This project will give you fantastic high impact title animations that will knock your audiences socks off. It includes 4 different durations. Stack them together in different videos […]Read more "Zero Money (MOGRT) Motion Graphics Templates"
by Ryan Nangle Ryan Nangle is a Film Maker, Editor, and Software Developer who has created a number of cool freebies for FCPX including some mimicked effects by SAM KOLDER as seen here: Ryan offers 20 FCPX transitional and effects paid and freebies here including Smooth Zoom, Liquify, Twirl and more. #SamKolder, #JeffRiegel, #jeffvlog, #RyanNangle, #transtions, […]Read more "FCPX Transitional Freebies by Ryan Nangle"
by Logan Baker, Rocketstock Make your images and screen pop with this free plugin and video tutorial. No matter what types of video you make, you will eventually need to mix up the form and engage your viewers in new ways. Following trends — as well as creating them — can help filmmakers and videographers […]Read more "Screen Pumping in Final Cut Pro X: Two Free Plugins!"
by V. Renee, nofilmschool.com This new site from Apple aims to show users how to get the most out of their iPhone 7 cameras. When companies like Apple and Samsung design cameras for their smartphones, one of the main objectives is to make them easy enough to operate that any user can simply point and […]Read more "Apple’s New Microsite Provides Tips and Tricks for Shooting on an iPhone 7"
November 10, 2015 by Bobby Lin All of us wanted to shoot a high-quality film with a stunning world-class cinematic look. But producing a high-quality cinematic footage does not simply settle with purchasing the best camera. Starting from pre-production up to post-production, the whole filmmaking process must be done carefully in order to create a […]Read more "5 Video Shooting Tips for Cinematography"
May 20, 2015 By Caleb Ward, PremiumBeat It’s no secret that Walt Disney Animation has been on the cutting edge of filmmaking innovation for over half a century now, and this video from 1957 proves it. Walt Disney himself guides the viewer through a tour of the multiplane camera, a device designed to add never-before-scene […]Read more "Applying Disney Magic to Motion Graphics"
January 28, 2014 by Robert Hardy, nofilmschool The dolly zoom, also referred to as the Vertigo effect or a Zolly shot, is a technique wherein the camera is dollied either forward or backward while the zoom on the lens is pulled in the opposite direction. When timed correctly, the effect of this technique is […]Read more "Everything You Need to Know About the Dolly Zoom"
September 12, 2012 by Michael Reff, Videomaker So you have questions, problems. Do not fear. First, you must gaze…deep…, deeper into my lens. Things are getting blurry, you are having trouble focusing. Never fear you are safe. You have merely dove deeper into…the Depth of Field. Is Depth of Field a mystery to you? Are […]Read more "The Hypnotic Effect of Depth of Field"
April 3, 2011 by Panoptica Panoptica is a step up from photo stitching tools: it works with video. It processes video and it creates new video from old. It works by analyzing the properties of a video clip’s camera move: the 3-axis rotation and zoom. Once this information has been reconstructed, the frames from the […]Read more "Panoptica: Video Stitching, Action Removal and New Camera Moves"