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How To Set Up a Mobile Production Studio Virtually Anywhere

Many content creators will find it difficult to produce video content on a regular basis while traveling, especially when they are so used to the coziness and comfort of their home studio. So, rather than improvising while settling for a possible lighting configuration in your hotel room

Three Easy Creative In-Camera Tricks You Can Do Right Away

Sometimes creative camera tricks don’t need to involve specially designed setups or expensive post-production software. In fact, you don’t even have to spend a dime to achieve some amazing results. Techniques such as getting a kaleidoscope-like effect or filter-like foreground bokeh objects can all be done in

The Ultimate Guide to Anamorphic Video and Lenses

Introduced around the early 1950s, anamorphic lenses have become a staple in the filmmaking industry in achieving a vintage yet still contemporary film look that can help elevate modern-day digital video into footage reminiscent of film’s past. A recent video produced by seasoned filmmaker Tom Antos goes

Five Extremely Simple to Pull Off In-Camera Transitions

Transitions used in your video editing workflow shouldn’t necessarily be limited to wipes, fades or just simple cuts. In fact, they don’t even have to be done solely in post-production. Some of the most appealing techniques in that regard combine clever editing and precise camera movements, thus

How To Export 4K HDR Videos for YouTube in Premiere Pro CC

As 4K HDR video creation slowly becomes mainstream, more and more video editors try to wrap their head around the different post-production workflows associated with the format. While the editing process is no different from editing any other type of video files, using the correct export settings

Check Out This Awesome After Effects Mirror Trick

I guess it’s safe to say that Adobe After Effects already provides all the necessary tools and assets that the majority of content creators and VFX artists will ever need to turn even the boldest and most challenging visual concepts they have in mind into reality. Once

Premiere Pro CC Exposure Transitions Pack + Free Download

In case you are you looking for some creative ways to add style and flavor to your edit while switching between shots, you’ve just come to the right place. Typically, those type of premade transitions can run you a significant amount of money, which is ridiculous considering

Best Teleprompter App for iPad and iPhone

While teleprompters used to cost thousands of dollars and were exclusively used by studios and big TV production companies, the dawn of smartphones and their app stores have allowed developers to create advanced teleprompter apps that can virtually do the same job but for a fraction of