Blend Modes, Bit Depth and Double Exposures

Tutorials on using blend modes, explanations of bit depth, double exposure tutorials and how to get rid of wind noise.

The Friday Roundup - Blend Modes, Bit Depth and Double Exposures

This week a few tutorials that use blend modes, an easy to understand explanation of bit depth, a double exposure tutorial and how to get rid of wind noise.

Does the New Apple M1 Chip Live Up to the Hype for Filmmakers?

In short: yep. Apple has, yet again, made a major change in computer hardware. The trillion-dollar tech company has moved on from Intel and switched over to its own Apple Silicon, built on ARM a

We Think You Can Ignore This Screenwriting Advice

If you do not hook them from the start, they're going to leave. We know that opening scenes are important to grab your audience from the start, but not every movie can have an explosion or a thr

FiLMiC Pro Adds 10-Bit Dolby Vision HDR Support for iPhone

The popular creators' tool receives an update to its already stellar version 6 build. It's no secret how much we enjoy the FiLMiC Pro app at No Film School. The versatile tool is a must-download

Easily Color Match Different Camera Sources with CineMatch

With CineMatch from FilmConvert, you can match footage from different cinema, mirrorless, and DSLR cameras in a few simple steps. When it comes to color correction, one of the most tedious thing

Are Film and TV Crews Essential Workers?

We're entering another wave of the coronavirus, and businesses are closing... but not Hollywood. Things are lining up to be one of the worst winters in recent history, as coronavirus outbreaks a

The Public Beta of Blackmagic's DaVinci Resolve 17 Is Now Available

The official release of DaVinci Resolve inches closer. Blackmagic unveiled DaVinci Resolve 17 during a two-hour livestream showcasing all the latest features across the robust platform that incl

Whatever Happened to That 4-hour 'Jesse James' Cut That Roger Deakins Loved?

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford was almost as long as its title. Nothing has made me happier than the resurgence of love for The Assassination of Jesse James by the Co

Research Finds People Are Watching Tons of Nostalgic Movies During Quarantine

Nostalgic movies are suddenly the most comforting thing you can watch during COVID-19. It's not an understatement to say the quarantine has been a drain on everyone's mental health. But without

What the Tortoise and the Hare Can Teach You About Your Filmmaking Career

Slow and steady wins the race. I have always been a real fan of Aesop's fables. I think they're excellent stories for kids that teach valuable lessons, but I also think they're excellent places

The Friday Roundup – Rookie Mistakes, Lenses and YouTube Tips

6 Mistakes Beginner Filmmakers Make Although aimed at budding filmmakers this one has some (slightly) more advanced tips most of us can take advantage of. They open up with a discussion on frame rate

How We Shot a 90-Minute Feature in Less Than 24 Hours AND Got Distribution

Dreaming about shooting a feature? Or want to get more bang for your buck on your next short? Try these tricks! Many filmmakers suffer from what I call Citizen Kane Syndrome: thinking their first

To Split-Screens and Beyond: The Art of Creating Doubles

Movies have adapted over time to the need to have two characters from the same person in one movie. Body doubles are often used, and a lot of times, camera techniques have been used. There have been

Black Friday Post Production Deals 2020

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AIoT Solutions for Safe Offices, Residential Buildings, Health Facilities and Schools

CyberLink and Talma join forces to host a webinar on AIoT solutions for safe offices, residential buildings, health facilities and schools during COVID-19.Learn more about CyberLink FaceMe®: www.cyb

How to Upload Your Videos to Instagram from PC and Mobile

It’s no big secret that Instagram has grown exponentially in popularity over the past few years. Thousands of people who are interested in creating and sharing content are using Instagram for just

The Fundamentals of Film Lighting

Although it is just one ingredient of a film, film-makers know that light can make your film look professional, or if not applied correctly, amateurish. Control of lights is an important step in crea

The Friday Roundup – Keyframing, Pre-production and Montages

How To Keyframe Video Exposure in Filmora X As I have mentioned quite few times over the past few months, the ability to use keyframes in most video editors at the consumer level has become pretty st

The Curves Tool: An Introduction to Color Correction Curves

For video and photo editors, using the color correction tools is an everyday occurrence. The tool that manipulates curves is essential in their work. Regardless of which software package you use, the

A Movie Synopsis: What it Is and How to Write One

It’s a great movie and you want to share it with the world, that is not the best example of what is called a movie synopsis. A real synopsis is a brief description or summary of what a potential au

What’s New in DaVinci Resolve 17

Discover the best new features and improvements in DaVinci Resolve 17 and learn how to use them with tutorials from professional colorists. The post What's New in DaVinci Resolve 17 first appeared on

The Friday Roundup – Getting Ideas, Tilt Shift Lenses and Action Cams

Finding the Idea – Making Videos When Your Brain is Potatoes. So right out of the gate here on this one let me set the scene. This video tutorial is probably better aimed at more advanced video mak

The Friday Roundup – Color Matching and Keyframing in Filmora X

Color Matching, Keyframing and Audio Ducking in Filmora X Last week the big announcement from Wondershare was the release of Filmora X and within that release three great new features. I mentioned th

AI for Healthy and Contactless Public Transportation | CyberLink, PortNexus and S2 Global Webinar

CyberLink, S2 Global and PortNexus join forces to host a webinar on how biometric technologies create safe and secure user experiences in airports and public transportation.Learn more about CyberLink

Wondershare Filmora X Review

First up, Why Filmora X? Before I get into the whole WonderShare Filmora X review it is important to address why Filmora X has a place in the world. Since the introduction of consumer level video edi

AI-based Video Security Solutions for Safe Business Environments | CyberLink & VIVOTEK Webinar

CyberLink and VIVOTEK present solutions for smart security, visitor management, and contactless access control. In this webinar, learn how smart security can enable touchless access control and mask

AI-based Video Security Solutions for Business Environments|CyberLink, VIVOTEK, Supermicro (Spanish)

In this webinar, CyberLink, VIVOTEK and Supermicro present how they have joined forces and create turnkey solutions for smart security, visitor management, and contactless access control. They demons

AI and Face Biometrics to Secure Large Facilities in the Age of COVID-19 | FaceMe Webinar

Presented by: CyberLink and AdvantechIndustrial facilities, plants and warehouses typically require strict access control and monitoring for employees and visitors, as well as authentication for mach

The Walter Murch-opedia

The Walter Murch-opedia Film Editor Walter Murch is a legendary figure within the annals of film editing’s 130+ year history. I think Walter’s legendary status comes in part due to his achievemen

Facial Recognition x Smart Security -Empowering Smart AIoT Applications

Join us to learn how LILIN & CyberLink innovative facial recognition technologies for the new generation smart security & smart AIoT applications.

AI-based Solutions to Create Safe and Enjoyable Environments During COVID-19 | FaceMe® Webinar

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect businesses across the US, there are AI-based technologies enabling safe reopening, ensuring visitors maintain distance from one another, wear face mask

How to negotiate your finances as a freelance creative

Learn how to negotiate your finances to succeed as a freelance creative If you’re a freelance film editor, colorist, DIT, motion graphics artist or assistant editor, knowing how to handle your fina

FaceMe® Health - Total Solution for COVID-19 Pandemic Control

FaceMe® Health is an integrated solution for mask detection, authentication and temperature measurement. It offers contactless pandemic control measures as required across a wide range of organizati

How to import the PowerPoint and PDF file to the webinar (Windows) | U Webinar Tutorial

Download U Webinar FREE Here: Webinar is a high quality, built-for-business webinar app that is free to download and simple to use. With our U tutorial videos, you c

How to import the PowerPoint and PDF file to the webinar (Mac) | U Webinar Tutorial

Download U Webinar FREE Here: Webinar is a high quality, built-for-business webinar app that is free to download and simple to use. With our U tutorial videos, you c

Learning Fusion For After Effects Users

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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter The brutal murder of George Floyd at the hands of police officer Derek Chauvin is a disgusting act of evil that once again (and again, and again, and again, and again…) highlight

Audio Post Plugins for Film Editors

Audio Post Plugins for Film Editors When it comes to improving the sound of the audio in your edits, there are some really useful audio plugins out there that can work wonders in just a few clicks. I

Adding Captions in Premiere Pro – Fix Common Problems

Adding Closed Captions in Premiere Pro – Fix Common Problems If you’re new to working with Captions in Adobe Premiere Pro, whether for adding subtitles or closed captions, there are a few things

Learn Colour Grading from Professional Colorists

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NAB 2020 Updates and Discount Codes

NAB 2020 Updates and Promo Codes NAB Show 2020 might be cancelled but most development cycles roll on. Here’s a round up of all the biggest post production news and announcements, live-streamed eve


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