Blog: Best Free Editing Software

People, it’s time to share some free stuff! And by free stuff, I mean my opinion and a lifetime of collected information, as that is really all I have to offer. I was chatting with one of my Australian friends in New Zealand, and he asked me what I thought might make for decent FREE editing… Read More

How To: Get the Hollywood Greenscreen Look (KINETIC)

Alrighty, I have had my fun for a while – so today I want to come back to one of the reasons I started this blog in the first place… to share tools, tips, tricks, and generally correlate a whole bunch of resources for those who are still “waiting to be seen” (waiting2bscene… get it?)… Read More

How To: The Inverse Square What? (Hazelton)

To quote the second greatest font of Internet knowledge, Wikipedia, the physics term known as the inverse square law,  “is any physical law stating that a specified physical quantity or intensity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance from the source of that physical quantity. The fundamental cause for this can be understood… Read More

How To: Stop Frame Animation (Stop-Motion/Claymation)

So today’s video how-to one was of personal interest to me, as one of my international colleagues asked the question about whether we could try to pull together a claymation clip for one of our up-and-coming projects. I had no idea… and even though my production manager was reluctant, at least we were given the green… Read More

How To: Slate Like a Pro

Continuing my series of resource links, today I want to share an excellent how to by the Rocket Jump Film School team. That moment when your first slate arrives can be pretty exciting. Suddenly you feel a little more professional, you know (well I did). But I had no idea whether there were some common practices… Read More

How To: Blend Mode Colour Correction in Premiere Pro (Lynda)

Continuing my series of resource links, today I want to share a great little Adobe Premiere Pro tutorial by the ever resource-driven team at Lynda. If you make videos, then you ought to know that good videos have been treated in order to make the colour consistent. Just think – how many Hollywood blockbusters would… Read More

How To: The Five Pillars of Exposure

Continuing my series of resource links, today I want to share an excellent little tutorial on how to get the most out of exposure. Seriously. You have no idea how much I want you to see this video. This is one of those kind of clips… the potentially life altering ones! Okay, that was a… Read More

How To: Colouring Compliments in Photoshop

Continuing my series of resource links, today I want to share an excellent tute that goes through some mid-level colour correction using Photoshop. Now why on earth would I want to share a Photoshop tutorial on a blog that has to do with videography and the like? The simple reason is that I like the… Read More

How To: A Comprehensive Cheat Sheet for Adobe

Continuing my series of resource links, today I want to share an excellent infographic. For those of us who are part of the Adobe Universe, you will know that short-cuts have a funny way of increasing productivity, right? If only there was a way to easily find and/or remember what some of the really important… Read More

Video Article: Understanding Jump Cuts

Continuing my series of resource links, today I want to share a video I stumbled on a little while ago. Coming from Vimeo’s Riley Hooper, it offers a pretty concise explanation of the technique known as a jump cut. Even if you have never heard the term before, I can guarantee that you all know what… Read More