compositing

Up and running with Apple Motion…in 20 minutes

Up and running with Apple Motion…in 20 minutes

For a lot of editors, After Effects is overkill but the rudimentary motion graphics tools in their NLE of choice just don’t cut it. Apple’s Motion…

Globe animations in After Effects: The next chapter

Globe animations in After Effects: The next chapter

Just two weeks ago I looked at how globe animations had evolved between 1997 and 2010 – and now Andrew Kramer and the team at Video CoPilot have written the next…

AE Project Diary: 7) Globe animation

AE Project Diary: 7) Globe animation

It might not be obvious, but this simple globe animation was influenced by a Hollywood blockbuster.  I’m happy to admit that there’s nothing spectacular about it, and that…

Getting Started with HitFilm Pro – Lesson 9 – Text Part 1

Getting Started with HitFilm Pro – Lesson 9 – Text Part 1

In our last lesson, in our look at learning HitFilm Pro, we talked about Clip-Based Parameters and keyframing, and how essential they are to your HitFilm Pro workflow.  In…

Getting Started with HitFilm Pro – Lesson 8 – Clip-Based Parameters and Keyframing

Getting Started with HitFilm Pro – Lesson 8 – Clip-Based Parameters and Keyframing

In our last lesson, in our look at learning HitFilm Pro, we talked about updating HitFilm, and why that’s important, especially with an application like this, as major features…

Getting Started with Blackmagic Design Fusion Inside Resolve 15

Getting Started with Blackmagic Design Fusion Inside Resolve 15

Fusion, BlackMagic Design’s compositing application, is now included for free (that’s right, Free!) inside of DaVinci Resolve 15, but how do you access it, and how do you…

Getting Started with HitFilm Pro – Lesson 7 – Updates

Getting Started with HitFilm Pro – Lesson 7 – Updates

In our last lesson, in our look at learning HitFilm Pro, started discussing Composite Shots, and how you’re going to start working with them in HitFilm.  In this lesson…

Getting Started with HitFilm Pro – Lesson 6 – Introduction to Composite Shots

Getting Started with HitFilm Pro – Lesson 6 – Introduction to Composite Shots

In our last lesson, in our look at learning HitFilm Pro, we wrapped up our discussion of the toolbar by looking at the Rate Stretch Tool, and your exporting options…

Getting Started with HitFilm Pro – Lesson 5 – Working with the HitFilm Pro’s Toolbar Part 2

Getting Started with HitFilm Pro – Lesson 5 – Working with the HitFilm Pro’s Toolbar Part 2

In our last lesson, in our look at learning HitFilm Pro, we talked about most of the tools in the toolbar, and how you’ll use them in your…

Getting Started with HitFilm Pro – Lesson 4 – Working with the HitFilm Pro’s Toolbar Part 1

Getting Started with HitFilm Pro – Lesson 4 – Working with the HitFilm Pro’s Toolbar Part 1

In our last lesson, in our look at learning HitFilm Pro, we talked a little bit about basic editing, and setting your options.  In this lesson, we’re going…