I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with a few other church techies and talking about random stuff on Brad Zimmerman’s show, “In The Loop.” Check it out.
FCPX Luster Grade Presets includes 20 presets that range everywhere from a retro 70′s style, to an action-packed epic feel.
Adobe just released their new line of Creative Cloud apps. Creative Cloud has been hugely popular, and also not-so-popular for some, since it’s release.
Chad Whisnant tweets in and asks, “What bitrate do you export with?”
These are 3 tips that I teach all my new new live production technical directors.
Here is a neat little paint lower third that you can download for free.
If you find yourself needing to shoot with multiple camera bodies during a shoot, then you definitely need the MoneyMaker.
Tim Bullock tweets and asks: I’m adding floating Dust Particles in AE for a Music Video. Should I grade before or after VFX? @cineblur …
This edition of “Short of the Month” brings us “Paperman,” which is an Oscar-nominated short by Disney with lovely minimalistic black-&-white animation.
“The Wrong Guys For The Job” is a comedic interactive webs series that follow two criminals as they do their job…..or at least try to.
Alot of people have asked me if it’s OK to use templates in their video projects. Short answer: “Yes.”
Here’s a neat little HD falling snow loop.
Thanksgiving was awesome this year. I went out with my wife and filmed for about half an hour and made this simple little video.
In this quick tip video, I show you how to create a nice and simple vignette in Premiere Pro.
It’s been a long time coming, but I’ve finally finished building my “Vintage FX” presets for Premiere Pro.
Checkout this overview of a DVD template ZIP Kit by Precomposed.com
This is an After Effects preset that fixes the “rolling shutter” issue with DSLR’s.
Evan Luzi has put together 20 pocket guides for digital cameras. These are little guides that you can stick in your pocket or view on your mobile device.
I’ve made simple overlays for some common film aspects. They are png image files that you place on top of your footage. Simple, right? Check ‘em out.
Adding the “pendulum” effect in After Effects has never been easier!
Instead of just trimming the end down and fading it out, this is a tip that uses “markers” in your song to seamlessly cut sections out, or add section in.
If you have a clip that was shot on a tripod, you can easily add “handheld” shake with this simple After Effects preset.
“The Hunger Games” was a great movie, but there were a couple of cinematography blunders that I noticed, that should have been addressed.
Here is a great article by Shane and his team describing the many uses for pola filters. He includes examples and tests that really show the difference a pola filter adds.