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Established in 1919, Moviola created the very first film editing machine. Changing with the times, we now offer a full service non-linear editing rental division with 24/7 workflow design and technical support, camera rentals, tape and solid state media sales. Our established training division offers leading edge onsite and online training for filmmakers, with weekly live webinars and a vast library of professional on demand training.

DUIK Bassel: The Premiere Animation Toolkit for Mograph Artists

DUIK Bassel: The Premiere Animation Toolkit for Mograph Artists

If you’re an After Effects artist toying with the idea of creating character-driven animation, the free but powerful DUIK should probably be your first port of call…

Learn the Fusion page in Resolve: in 20 minutes

Learn the Fusion page in Resolve: in 20 minutes

Blackmagic have really pushed the limit in terms of what you can get for free in the software realm. Not only have they turned what was previously a high six…

Face Replacement How-to

Face Replacement How-to

Learn the art of face replacement with our step-by-step walkthrough of the technique. This marks the start of a new collaboration between provideocoalition.com and moviola.com: “Impossible…

Creating a blood knife effect

Creating a blood knife effect

Too often these days productions turn to CG to get their effects work done, when tried and true practical gags are more realistic, faster, and cheaper. Here we take a…

Honoring Ed Phillips – video interview

Honoring Ed Phillips – video interview

Like the movies it makes, the Hollywood film industry is home to both heroes and villains. Do business in Hollywood and you’ll quickly meet some villains,  but hopefully…

Learn Maya in 30 minutes, for free

Learn Maya in 30 minutes, for free

With the market squeezing editors more and more to become generalists, 3D animation skills are becoming highly valued. But learning Autodesk’s Maya—the industry standard 3D package—has been…

Digitize your entire set…free, using Meshroom

Digitize your entire set…free, using Meshroom

3D camera tracking has become an essential tool for most filmmakers—even if just for matchmoving titles to scene geography. But until fairly recently, the ability to recreate your scene…

Digital Extra Crowds for Free with Miarmy

Digital Extra Crowds for Free with Miarmy

Think digital crowds are too expensive for your indie budget short film? Think again. If you’ve ever watched a behind-the-scenes doco on The Lord of the Rings…

Everything you wanted to know, but didn’t want to Google

Everything you wanted to know, but didn’t want to Google

What if you could find the best training content on YouTube without spending hours of your life watching the first 30 seconds of the bad stuff? YouTube is full of…

Stickman Straightens Out…Color Management

Stickman Straightens Out…Color Management

Color management is one of the biggest sources of confusion in modern digital video workflow. It doesn’t need to be. In this month’s Stickman Straightens Out…