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Get up and running with Adobe Animate—Flash reborn

Get up and running with Adobe Animate—Flash reborn

Back in the 90’s, Macromedia Flash was the king of web-based animation and it was everywhere. Then in 2010 the great Steve Jobs drove a stake right through…

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…

Basic Structure of a Screenplay – free course

Basic Structure of a Screenplay – free course

Good story is vital to filmmaking, regardless of whether you’re creating a documentary, reality TV, or a screenplay for a dramatic scripted show. So many content creators fall…

Compression: the editor’s secret weapon for taming audio

Compression: the editor’s secret weapon for taming audio

Far too many editors are afraid to touch audio tools like parametric EQ and compression. It’s unfortunate, since the fundamentals are easy to grasp and the payoff is immediate…

Surviving the software jungle

Surviving the software jungle

One of the greatest dangers to modern digital artists is getting locked into a single software package. The fortunes of software companies—even large ones—vacillate with the phases of…

Editing Dialogue

Editing Dialogue

Good editors tend to work viscerally; shot choice and cut points for dialogue scenes are chosen as often by instinct as they are by careful deliberation. So it’s not…

Term of the week: Chroma

Term of the week: Chroma

In the digital age, so much of what we deal with in video is based on legacy baggage from the analog era of the twentieth century. Learn in this week…

moviola.com now free

moviola.com now free

Moviola’s extensive library of training for filmmakers is now completely free. Gain access to the entire moviola.com catalog of comprehensive film studies training videos covering the gamut from…

Free moviola.com course for August: Camera Support

Free moviola.com course for August: Camera Support

Camera Support is possibly more important these days than the camera you’re shooting with. Anyone with a little room left on their credit card these days can pick…

Term of the week: Dutch

Term of the week: Dutch

An often overlooked angle in the camera’s arsenal. Click here to watch this week’s visual glossary term from moviola.com…