compositing

Adobe’s New Dimension for Video FX

Adobe’s New Dimension for Video FX

Adobe’s new machine learning driven rendering system isn’t just for knocking out product shots. Watch to discover how you can employ Dimension to create convincing visual effects using…

Nuke to Fusion Quick Transition Guide

Nuke to Fusion Quick Transition Guide

Blackmagic Design’s Fusion is a compelling offer at only $299 for the full Studio version. Its feature list checks all the boxes: 3D tracking, keying, rotoscoping, node-based…

AE Project Diary: 4) Mixing up a cake with maths

AE Project Diary: 4) Mixing up a cake with maths

I like cakes a lot, especially cakes with lots of layers.  After Effects also has lots of layers, but when you have to start doing boring and repetitive tasks those…

Fusion 9 in depth review

Fusion 9 in depth review

There was a lot of chatter around Fusion a couple of years back when Blackmagic acquired the company. But in the ensuing time spent porting to Mac and Linux, the…

REVIEW – Shape Monkey

REVIEW – Shape Monkey

Plug-ins are a staple of life for After Effects users.  For me, at least, I’m always super excited when a new effect (or bundle of effects) is/are…

HitFilm Express 2017

HitFilm Express 2017

FXHOME released its free all-in-one video editing and visual effects software HitFilm Express 2017, a subset of HitFilm Pro 2017, the inexpensive yet capable and comprehensive video app…

Fusion 8.2 On Linux Now Shipping

Fusion 8.2 On Linux Now Shipping

Blackmagic continues to hit deadlines they imposed upon themselves at NAB2016. The final release of Fusion 8.2, Blackmagic’s visual effects and motion graphics software, is now available…

AE Project Diary: 3) Ausgrid

AE Project Diary: 3) Ausgrid

What makes a project good to work on? I’ve worked on more productions than I can remember but some projects were definitely more enjoyable to work on than others…

An Avid DS for free: Fusion Connect turns your Avid into a finishing powerhouse.

An Avid DS for free: Fusion Connect turns your Avid into a finishing powerhouse.

Blackmagic just announced a free live link from Avid Media Composer to Fusion free or Fusion Studio, their high-end compositing platform. What does that mean to you? Read on…

HitFilm 4 Express: a free editing and 3D compositing app

HitFilm 4 Express: a free editing and 3D compositing app

FXHOME released its free all-in-one video editing and visual effects software HitFilm 4 Express, a product based on Hitfilm Pro 4. Aimed mainly at YouTube creators, this free…