3D Symbols in Motion

3D Symbols in Motion 1

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training how to have some real fun in Motion by creating 3D symbols. The new 3D text engine in both Final Cut Pro X and Motion allows you to quickly and easily create Hollywood-level 3D titles complete with materials, lighting, and reflective environments. But […]

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Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM: The New Nifty Fifty

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM: The New Nifty Fifty 2

Compact and lightweight, the new 50mm lens from Canon features STM (Stepping Motor Technology), meaning it was conceived with video in mind. In fact, the proprietary STM technology from Canon means that this lens supports Canon’s EOS Movie Servo AF (when attached to a Canon EOS camera that supports Movie Servo AF, obviously) function to […]

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After Effects Hidden Gems Weekly: Guide Layers

After Effects Hidden Gems Weekly: Guide Layers 3

Using After Effects is often the art of combining multiple layers and elements to create a pleasing final composite or animation. However, you don’t always want every element to appear in that final render. If you didn’t remember to switch them off before the final render, they could ruin the result, requiring a re-render. Fortunately, […]

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Media Composer 101 – Advanced – Editing Music Videos Part 2

Media Composer 101 - Advanced - Editing Music Videos Part 2 4

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about using PluralEyes from Red Giant Software to sync your multicamera footage.  Although an additional cost, Pluraleyes makes the job of syncing your media super quick and super simple. […]

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