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How to Create Floating Messages in After Effects CC

I’m sure you’ve seen numerous videos where iPhone-style message notifications float in the air, as if they belong to the environment the shot takes place in. The graphics even go as far as following every bit of camera shake, emphasizing the faux-realism of the non-diegetic elements. If

Three Super Simple Seamless In-Camera Transitions

When creating transitions, it’s often too easy to get carried away with fancy and expensive third-party packs. Rather than investing hundreds of dollars in digital presets, you may want to consider performing in-camera transitions instead. Not only does using this technique saves money, but it also gives

Moment Rolls Out the World’s First Anamorphic Lens for Drones

Getting this highly demanded anamorphic cinema look using affordable lenses and adapters turned into a growing trend in recent years. Many innovative companies popped up trying to deliver related high-quality products at an affordable price. One of those companies seems to be the smartphone lens maker Moment

DJI Announces Switch Grip Dual Handle for the Ronin-S

Even though most single-handed gimbals like the Ronin-S are initially designed to be compact and leightweight, in reality, they end up being too heavy and bulky. Holding such a device for a long period of time could be a real struggle, not to mention the extra weight

How to Edit Blackmagic RAW in Premiere Pro CC

The ultimate control over your images and the flexibility that a Raw codec gives you in post are undeniable advantages. Blackmagic RAW is no exception to that rule. The only downside, however, is that in order to process Blackmagic Raw, you need to use DaVinci Resolve exclusively

How Does the Canon 1DC Hold Up Against the EOS C200?

The Canon 1DC made a huge splash in the filmmaking community back in 2012 when it was officially introduced to the world. Fast forward seven years later and it is still one of the best DSLR cameras out there capable of shooting cinematic DCI compliant 4K 24p