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Easy Text Tracking in After Effects CC

Text tracking is a conventional technique to make a non-diegetic element belong as if it’s an integral part of your edit. This can be seen in films such as those directed by David Fincher, or in the opening titles to movies like Easy A. Not only that,

ProRes RAW vs. REDCODE RAW – Which One is Better?

Less than three months ago, Apple had stunned the filmmaking community with the introduction of their latest proprietary codec ProRes RAW, promising to deliver the flexibility of Raw while keeping file sizes as low as possible. Although the codec’s availability is still limited to a narrow selection

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

Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve 14.2 Update is Now Available

Blackmagic Design have released a new update to their super-popular editing and colour grading platform. DaVinci Resolve 14.2 adds support for monitoring modes with the Blackmagic Design DeckLink 8K Pro, importing audio only AAF clips, lets you name Gallery stills with user defined tags, addresses an issue

Attaching Text to the Ground in After Effects CC

Have you ever wanted to attach text to the ground in your aerial shots (or any other type of shot) in a few easy steps? Unbeknownst to a lot of folks, achieving this effect is not complicated to pull off, nor does it require any high level of

Tips and Tricks on How to Edit Faster in DaVinci Resolve 14

Even though it initially became widely-known as a professional color grading software, DaVinci Resolve has come a long way in the recent years with its constantly expanding feature set and quickly advancing range of capabilities. Apparently, there is a fast-growing base of professional video editors and enthusiasts

How to Color Grade S-Log 3 Footage in FCP X

Despite its flat color and contrast aesthetic, Sony’s proprietary picture profile S-Log 3 is well known for its flexibility when it comes to color grading. While the profile definitely has certain advantages, its main difficulty is that it may be tricky to actually work with, especially for

Akitio Thunder3 Quad Mini External Storage Solution for Your Mac

Many of you would probably agree that one of the most annoying parts of the entire post-production workflow is consistently falling short of storage. With the ever-increasing camera picture quality comes larger file sizes, so choosing a reliably fast storage solution for your workflow is paramount. Finding