Category - Editor’s Tools

Useful tools for film and video editors

After Effects for Film Editors – Part 6

After Effects for Film Editors – Part 6 This edition of After Effects for Film Editors comes hot on the heels of Part 5, which took a detailed look at some advanced compositing techniques...

DaVinci Resolve 14 Colour Grading Tutorials

DaVinci Resolve 14 Colour Grading Tutorials In this post I’ve gathered together some of the latest and greatest DaVinci Resolve news, tutorials, tips and training courses. DaVinci Resolve 14 is...

6 Books for Modern Storytellers

6 Books for Modern Storytellers In this post I’ve brought together 6 quite different books, loosely gathered around various aspects of modern storytelling, including; generating story ideas...

Updated Posts, Freebies and Fun Stuff

Recently Updated Posts, Freebies, Fun Stuff So I’ve not had time this week to put together some gargantuan write up of resources or a detailed product review or something fun I’ve found...

Editing Feature Films in Premiere Pro

Editing Feature Films in Premiere Pro In this post I’ve brought together a few resources that take a deeper dive into editing feature films in Adobe Premiere Pro. If you’re spending your...

How To Edit A Film Trailer

How To Edit A Film Trailer Learning how to edit a film trailer requires a very specialised set of skills, and once you’ve acquired those skills you need to practice them over and over until...

Getting Started With Fusion 9

Getting Started With Fusion 9 Fusion and Fusion Studio 9 was recently released, bringing with it a fistful of great new features including all new VR tools, camera tracking, planar tracking and a...

Name That Editor Episode 2

Name That Editor Episode 2 So about a year ago I put together a short editing ‘game show’ called Name That Editor. The premise is to figure out who is the person who cut all of these...

Mixing Light 2.0 and Free Training Videos

Mixing Light 2.0 and Free Training Videos Mixing Light Colorist Training Site Reviewed Mixing Light Practice Courses Reviewed Free Mixing Light Colour Grading Tutorials Mixing Light.com is a...

Editing Baby Driver – Beat Driven Heists

Editing Baby Driver – Beat Driven Heists I really enjoyed Baby Driver. I loved the choreography, the characters and the car chases. It’s a great movie that’s just trying to be, and...

Proxy Workflows for Your NLE

Proxy Workflows for Your NLE The Offline/ Online workflow is back. These days this is mostly due to large file sizes and the computationally difficult nature of some camera negative high res media...

Editing in FCPX Like Thomas Grove Carter

Editing in FCPX Like Thomas Grove Carter Thomas Grove Carter is an editor currently cutting commercials and music videos at Trim, here in London. He’s also a brilliant ambassador for the use of...

How To Make a DCP For Film Festival Projection

How To Make a DCP For Film Festival Projection How to make a DCP for film festival projection Free Tools to create DCPs correctly Tutorials for making Digital Cinema Packages for free Creating a DCP...