Category - Visual Effects

How to Edit an Action Movie

How To Edit An Action Movie As an editor some of the most fun I’ve had in editing a scene is when there’s a good amount of action going on. Now in my ‘normal work’ that...

Download Free Lens Flares

Download Free 4K Anamorphic Lens Flares Download free lens flares for video Learn how to successfully use lens flares in your edit Customised lens flare plugins and effects reviewed When it comes to...

Rogue One and Star Wars VFX

Rogue One & The Force Awakens VFX Breakdowns The excitement around Rogue One is building and I thought it was a good opportunity to pull together some great resources on StarWars: The Force...

Editing 360 and VR Video

Editing 360 and VR Video Understand the essential terms, concepts and technology for VR Learn VR’s post-production pipeline in Premiere and FCPX Does VR narrative filmmaking have a future...

What Does an Online Editor Do?

What Does an Online Editor Do? If you’ve ever wondered what an online, or finishing, editor does these days then you’re in luck! In this post you can get an incredibly detailed look at...

DaVinci Resolve 12.5 Tutorial Round Up

DaVinci Resolve 12.5 Tutorial Round Up DaVinci Resolve 12.5 is now out and you should check out this post which rounds up some of the best insights and tutorials on the new features and improvements...

How To Be a VFX Editor

How To Be a VFX Editor Two of the least understood roles in the wider post production team are probably those of VFX editor and 3D editor. With more and more films relying, in an ever increasing...

The Making of The Revenant

The Making of The Revenant The Revenant looks like one brutal journey. Not only for the central character but also for the cast and crew. Shot over the course of almost a year in deepest Canada, the...

Trapcode Suite 13 Review

Trapcode Suite 13 Review Red Giant’s Trapcode Suite, and specifically Trapcode Particular, are often seen by motion graphics artists as an essential item in the creation of superior looking...

Improving Every Part of Your Edit

Improving Every Part of Your Edit When you’re a self-taught filmmaker it pays every now and then to take a refresher course in your editing software of choice, partly to learn new and better...

Download Free Film Grain and Light Leaks

Download Free Film Grain and Light Leaks When used well, a touch of film grain and a well placed light leak can really perfect a look. When used badly it can be carelessly sloshed all over your edit...